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Entry for Strong's #3701 - ὀπτασία

Transliteration
optasía
Phonetics
op-tas-ee'-ah  
Word Origin
from a presumed derivative of (3700)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
5:372,706
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. the act of exhibiting one's self to view
  2. a sight, a vision, an appearance presented to one whether asleep or awake
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4758 ‑ מַרְאֶה (mar‑eh');  4759 ‑ מַרְאָה (mar‑aw');  7200 ‑ רָאָה (raw‑aw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Luke 2
Acts 1
2 Corinthians 1
Luke 2
Acts 1
2 Corinthians 1
Luke 2
Acts 1
2 Corinthians 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-DSF 1
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-DSF 1
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-DSF 1
NA WH
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-DSF 1
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-DSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὀπτᾰσία

(A), , (ὀπτάζομαι)

vision, AP 6.210 codd. (Philet.; v. ὁπλισία), LXX Ezra 4:17, Luke 1:22; simply, appearance, LXX Ma. 3.2, Si. 43.2.

ὀπτᾰσία

(B), , prob.

scribal error for ὀπτάνιον, PHolm. 9.39.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὀπτασία, ὀπτασίας, (ὀπτάζω);

1. the act of exhibiting oneself to view: ὀπτασιαι κυρίου, 2 Corinthians 12:1 (A. V. visions; cf. Meyer at the passage) (ἐν ἡμέραις ὀπτασίας μου, Additions to Esther 4:1, 44 (13) [Esther 4:384:17f]; (cf. Malachi 3:2); ἥλιος ἐν ὀπτασία, coming into view, Sir. 43:2).

2. a sight, a vision, an appearance presented to one whether asleep or awake: οὐρανίῳ ὀπτασία, Acts 26:19; ἑωρακέναι ὀπτασίαν, Luke 1:22; with the genitive of apposition ἀγγέλων, Luke 24:23. A later form for ὄψις (cf. Winers Grammar, 24), Anthol. 6, 210, 6; for מַרְאֶה, (Theod.) Daniel 9:23; Daniel 10:1, 7f.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὀπτασία , -ας ,

(< ὀπτάζομαι , Numbers 14:14* = ὀπτάνομαι ), later form of ὄψις ,

[in LXX: Malachi 3:2 (H7200 ni.), Da TH Daniel 9:23; Daniel 10:1; Daniel 10:7-8; Daniel 10:16 (H4758, H4759 LXX, ὅραμα , -σις ), Ezra 4:7, Sirach 43:2; Sirach 43:16 *;]

1. an appearing, coming into view (Ma, Es, Sir, ll. c.).

2. a vision: Luke 1:22; Luke 24:23, Acts 26:19, 2 Corinthians 12:1 (Da, ll. c., also in MGr.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
οπτασια οπτασία ὀπτασίᾳ οπτασιαν οπτασίαν ὀπτασίαν οπτασιας οπτασίας ὀπτασίας οπτήσαι οπτήσας οπτήσεις οπτήσωμεν ώπτησαν ώπτησεν optasia optasíāi optasian optasían optasias optasías
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