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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5616 - ὡσεί

Transliteration
hōseí
Phonetics
ho-si'
Origin
from (G5613) and (G1487)
Parts of Speech
Adverb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. as it were, (had been), as though, as, like as, like
  2. about, nearly
    1. before numerals
    2. before a measure of time
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (34)
Matthew
5
Mark
3
Luke
10
John
5
Acts
8
Hebrews
2
Revelation
1
NAS (16)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
8
Acts
4
HCS (21)
Matthew
3
Mark
1
Luke
9
Acts
6
Romans
1
Hebrews
1
BSB (21)
Matthew
3
Mark
1
Luke
9
Acts
6
Romans
1
Hebrews
1
ESV (30)
Matthew
5
Mark
2
Luke
9
John
4
Acts
8
Hebrews
1
Revelation
1
WEB (30)
Matthew
4
Mark
2
Luke
10
John
5
Acts
7
Hebrews
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὡσεί or ὡς εἰ,

Adv. as if, as though; with various moods:

I c. opt., ἴσαν, ὡς εἴ τε πυρὶ χθὼν πᾶσα νέμοιτο Il. 2.780, cf. 11.389, Od. 9.314, etc.

2. ὡσεί τε c. subj., ἐρίλησ' ὡς εἴ τε πατὴρ ὃν παῖδα φιλήσῃ Il. 9.481.

3. ὡς εἰ or ὡς εἴ τε, c. indic., ἕπονθ' ὡς εἴ τε μετὰ κτίλον ἕσπετο μῆλα Il. 13.492; φιάλαν ὡς εἴ τις.. δωρήσεται Pi. O. 7.1.

II in comparisons, like, just as, Il. 16.59, Od. 7.36, Hes. Sc. 290, B. 11.1, S. Ant. 653, El. 234 (lyr.), etc.: c. part., Il. 5.374, Hes. Sc. 194; ὡς εἴ τε Il. 11.474; with verb supplied, Od. 14.254, Pi. P. 4.112; ὡσεί περ c. part., Hes. Sc. 189, cf. Theoc. 25.163 (nisi leg. εἰ περὶ σεῦ) ; ὡς εἴ πέρ τε with a noun, h.Cer. 215.

2. ὡς εἴτε as it were, Pi. P. 1.44.

III with Numerals, or measures of time and space, about, ὡσεὶ τριήκοντα σταδίων μάλιστά κῃ Hdt. 7.109, cf. X. HG 1.2.9, LXX Genesis 24:55, al., Matthew 14:21, al.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὡσεί ,

adv.,

(a) as if, .as it were, like as, like: Matthew 3:16; Matthew 9:36, Acts 2:3; Acts 6:15, Romans 6:13, Hebrews 1:12; γίνεσθαι (φαίνεσθαι ) ὡσεί , Mark 9:26, Luke 22:44 ([WH] R, mg., om.), Luke 24:11;

(b) in calculation, and with numbers, about: Matthew 14:21, Luke 3:23; Luke 9:14; Luke 9:28; Luke 22:41; Luke 22:59; Luke 23:44, Acts 2:41; Acts 10:3; Acts 19:7; ὡσεὶ λίθου βολήν , Luke 22:41.†


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
ὡς ωσει ωσεί ώσει ὡσεὶ hos hōs hosei hoseì hōsei hōseì os ōs osei ōsei
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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