3689. ontós
Strong's Concordance
ontós: really, truly
Original Word: ὄντως
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: ontós
Phonetic Spelling: (on'-toce)
Short Definition: really, truly
Definition: really, truly, actually.
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3689 óntōs (the adverbial form of 1510 /eimí, "to be") – properly, exist; really be (exist, as reality). 3689 /óntōs ("substance as reality") is usually translated "indeed" and refers to what is genuinely important ("real").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the part. of eimi
Definition
really, truly
NASB Translation
certainly (2), indeed (6), real (1), really (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3689: ὄντως

ὄντως (from ὄν; on adverbs formed from participles cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. § 115 a. Anm. 3; Kühner, § 335 Anm. 2), adverb, truly, in reality, in point of fact, as opposed to what is pretended, fictitious, false, conjectural: Mark 11:32 (see ἔχω, I. 1 f.); Luke 23:47; Luke 24:34; John 8:36; 1 Corinthians 14:25; Galatians 3:21 and Rec. in 2 Peter 2:18; , , τό ὄντως followed by a noun, that which is truly etc., that which is indeed (τά ὄντως ἀγατα καλά, P'lat. Phaedr., p. 260 a.; τήν ὄντως καί ἀληθῶς φιλίαν, Plato, Clit., p. 409 e.; οἱ ὄντως βασιλεῖς, Josephus, Antiquities 15, 3, 5): as ὄντως (Rec. αἰώνιος) ζωή, 1 Timothy 6:19; ὄντως χήρα, a widow that is a widow indeed, not improperly called a widow (as παρθένος λεγομένη χήρα, i. e., a virgin that has taken a vow of celibacy, in Ignatius ad Smyrn. 13 [ET] (cf. Lightfoot, in the place cited); cf. Baur, Die sogen. Pastoralbriefe, p. 46ff), 1 Timothy 5:3, 5, 16. (Euripides, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, and following; the Sept. for אֻמְנָם, Numbers 22:37; for אָכֵן, Jeremiah 3:23; for אַך, Jeremiah 10:19.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
certainly, clean, indeed, verily.

Adverb of the oblique cases of on; really -- certainly, clean, indeed, of a truth, verily.

see GREEK on

Forms and Transliterations
οντως όντως ὄντως όνυξι όνυχα όνυχας όνυχες όνυχι ονυχίζει ονυχίζον ονυχιζόντων ονύχιον ονυχιστήρας όνυχος ονύχων οξέως ontos ontōs óntos óntōs
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10 Occurrences


ὄντως — 10 Occ.

Mark 11:32 Adv
GRK: τὸν Ἰωάννην ὄντως ὅτι προφήτης
NAS: John to have been a real prophet.
KJV: he was a prophet indeed.
INT: John indeed that a prophet

Luke 23:47 Adv
GRK: θεὸν λέγων Ὄντως ὁ ἄνθρωπος
NAS: God, saying, Certainly this man
KJV: God, saying, Certainly this was
INT: God saying Indeed the man

Luke 24:34 Adv
GRK: λέγοντας ὅτι ὄντως ἠγέρθη ὁ
NAS: The Lord has really risen
KJV: is risen indeed, and
INT: saying indeed Is risen the

John 8:36 Adv
GRK: ὑμᾶς ἐλευθερώσῃ ὄντως ἐλεύθεροι ἔσεσθε
NAS: you will be free indeed.
KJV: ye shall be free indeed.
INT: you shall set free indeed free you will be

1 Corinthians 14:25 Adv
GRK: ἀπαγγέλλων ὅτι Ὄντως ὁ θεὸς
NAS: that God is certainly among
KJV: in you of a truth.
INT: declaring that indeed God

Galatians 3:21 Adv
GRK: δυνάμενος ζωοποιῆσαι ὄντως ἐκ νόμου
NAS: then righteousness would indeed have been
KJV: have given life, verily righteousness
INT: was able to give life indeed from out of law

1 Timothy 5:3 Adv
GRK: τίμα τὰς ὄντως χήρας
NAS: widows who are widows indeed;
KJV: widows that are widows indeed.
INT: highly value that [are] indeed widows

1 Timothy 5:5 Adv
GRK: ἡ δὲ ὄντως χήρα καὶ
NAS: she who is a widow indeed and who has been left alone,
KJV: she that is a widow indeed, and
INT: she who moreover indeed a widow and

1 Timothy 5:16 Adv
GRK: ἵνα ταῖς ὄντως χήραις ἐπαρκέσῃ
NAS: those who are widows indeed.
KJV: them that are widows indeed.
INT: that to the truly [needy] widows it might impart relief

1 Timothy 6:19 Adv
GRK: ἐπιλάβωνται τῆς ὄντως ζωῆς
NAS: of that which is life indeed.
INT: they might lay hold of that which is indeed life

10 Occurrences

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