euthus: straight, straightwayOriginal Word: εὐθύς, εῖα, ύ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-thoos')
Short Definition: straight, immediately
Definition: adj: (a) straight of direction, as opposed to crooked, (b) upright; adv: immediately.
2117 euthýs – properly, straight, without unnecessary zig-zags (detours); upright (not crooked, bent); (figuratively) without delay; acting immediately, "straightway," taking a direct path from "God's point A" to "God's point B" which avoids unnecessary delays (deviations).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word used as an adjective or adverb
early (1), immediately (52), just then (1), right (2), straight (6).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2117: εὐθύς
εὐθύς, εὐθεῖα, εὐθύ, the Sept. for יָשָׁר (from Pindar down), straight;
a. properly, straight, level: of a way (Matthew 3:3); Mark 1:3; Luke 3:4; Acts 9:11; εἰς εὐθεῖαν (L T Tr WH εἰς εὐθείας), namely, ὁδόν (an ellipsis common also in classical Greek cf. Winer's Grammar, § 64, 5), Luke 3:5; εὐθεῖα ὁδός the straight, the right way, is figuratively used of true religion as a rule of life leading to its goal, i. e. to salvation, 2 Peter 2:15; αἱ ὁδοί κυρίου, the right and saving purposes of God, Acts 13:10 (Song of the Three Children, verse 3).
b. tropically, straightforward, upright, true, sincere (as often in secular authors): καρδία, Acts 8:21 (εὐθεῖς τῇ καρδία often in the Psalms, as Psalm 7:11; Psalm 31:11 STRONGS NT 2117: εὐθύς (adv)εὐθύς (adv), adverb (from Pindar down), equivalent to εὐθέως, with which it is often interchanged in the manuscripts (see εὐθέως); straightway, immediately, forthwith: Matthew 3:16; Matthew 13:20; John 13:32, etc. (Cf. Phryn. ed. Lob., p. 145.) see GREEK eu see GREEK tithemi
STRONGS NT 2117: εὐθύς (adv)εὐθύς (adv), adverb (from Pindar down), equivalent to εὐθέως, with which it is often interchanged in the manuscripts (see εὐθέως); straightway, immediately, forthwith: Matthew 3:16; Matthew 13:20; John 13:32, etc. (Cf. Phryn. ed. Lob., p. 145.)
see GREEK eu
see GREEK tithemi
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2117
εὐθεῖα — 1 Occ.
εὐθείαν — 3 Occ.
εὐθείας — 4 Occ.
Matthew 3:3 Adj-AFP
GRK: ὁδὸν Κυρίου εὐθείας ποιεῖτε τὰς
NAS: MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT!'
KJV: his paths straight.
INT: way of [the] Lord straight make the