3700. optanomai
Strong's Concordance
optanomai: to appear
Original Word: ὀπτάνομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: optanomai
Phonetic Spelling: (op-tan'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I appear, am seen
Definition: I appear, am seen (by), let myself be seen (by).
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Cognate: 3700 optánomai (or optomai/optanō, likely a later cognate of 3708 /horáō) – become seen (appear). See 3708 (horaō).

[Some forms of Strong's numbering systems designate optomai as 3708.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a prim. root op- (cf. horaó)
Definition
to appear
NASB Translation
appearing (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3700: ὀπτάνω

ὀπτάνω (ὈΠΤΩ): to look at, behold; middle present participle ὀπτανόμενος; to allow oneself to be seen, to appear: τίνι, Acts 1:3. (1 Kings 8:8; Tobit 12:19; (Graecus Venetus, Exodus 34:24).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
appear, look, see

A (middle voice) prolonged form of the primary (middle voice) optomai (op'-tom-ahee); which is used for it in certain tenses; and both as alternate of horao; to gaze (i.e. With wide-open eyes, as at something remarkable; and thus differing from blepo, which denotes simply voluntary observation; and from eido, which expresses merely mechanical, passive or casual vision; while theaomai, and still more emphatically its intensive theoreo, signifies an earnest but more continued inspection; and skopeo a watching from a distance) -- appear, look, see, shew self.

see GREEK horao

see GREEK blepo

see GREEK eido

see GREEK theaomai

see GREEK theoreo

see GREEK skopeo

Forms and Transliterations
οπτανομενος οπτανόμενος ὀπτανόμενος ωπτάνοντο optanomenos optanómenos
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Strong's Greek 3700
1 Occurrence


ὀπτανόμενος — 1 Occ.

Acts 1:3 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: ἡμερῶν τεσσεράκοντα ὀπτανόμενος αὐτοῖς καὶ
NAS: convincing proofs, appearing to them over
KJV: infallible proofs, being seen of them
INT: days forty being seen by them and

1 Occurrence

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