3704. hopós
Strong's Concordance
hopós: as, how, that
Original Word: ὅπως
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: hopós
Phonetic Spelling: (hop'-oce)
Short Definition: how, in order that, so that
Definition: how, in order that, so that, that.
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3704 hópōs (an adverb that is also used as a conjunction – derived from ho, "which" and 4459 /pṓs, "how, in what way," J. Thayer) – that, focusing on the necessary measures (factors, desires) that are required for the intended goal to be reached.

3704 /hópōs ("so that") is stronger than simple "that," because it emphasizes the method (qualities, prerequisites) involved to accomplish the objective (purpose) at hand.

[3704 (hópōs) occurs over 50 times in the Greek NT.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hos, and pós
Definition
as, how, that
NASB Translation
end (1), how (4), order (2), so (26), what (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3704: ὅπως

ὅπως (from πῶς and the relative ), with the indicative, a relative adverb but, like the Latinut, assuming also the nature of a conjunction (cf. Winer's Grammar, 449 (418f)).

I. As an adverb; as, in what manner, how; once so in the N. T. in an indirect question, with the indicative: οὐκ ἔγνως, ὅπως κτλ., Luke 24:20, where cf. Bornemann, Scholia etc.

II. A conjunction, Latinut, answering to the German dass, that; in classical Greek with the optative, and subjunctive, and future indicative; cf. especially Klotz ad Devar. ii. 2, p. 681ff But the distinction observed between these constructions by the more elegant Greek writings is quite neglected in the N. T., and if we except Matthew 26:59 L T Tr (ὅπως θανατώσουσιν) (1 Corinthians 1:29 Rec.elz), only the subjunctive follows this particle (for in Mark 5:23, for ὅπως ... ζήσεται, L text T Tr WH have correctly restored ἵνα ... ζήσῃ); cf. Winers Grammar, 289 (271); Buttmann, 233f (201f); (214 (185)).

1. It denotes the purpose or end, in order that; with the design or to the end that; that;

a. without ἄν — after the present, Matthew 6:2, 16; Philemon 1:6; Hebrews 9:15; after ἐστε to be supplied, 1 Peter 2:9; after the perfect, Acts 9:17; Hebrews 2:9; ὅπως μή, Luke 16:26; after the imperfect, Matthew 26:59 (R G (see above)); Acts 9:24; after the aorist, Acts 9:2, 12; Acts 25:26; Romans 9:17; Galatians 1:4; ὅπως μή, Acts 20:16; 1 Corinthians 1:29; after the pluperfect, John 11:57; after the future, Matthew 23:35; and Rec. in Acts 24:26; after an aorist subjunctive by which something is asked for, Mark 5:23 Rec.; after imperatives, Matthew 2:8; Matthew 5:16, 45; Matthew 6:4; Acts 23:15, 23; 2 Corinthians 8:11; ὅπως μή, Matthew 6:18; after clauses with ἵνα and the aorist subjunctive, Luke 16:28; 2 Corinthians 8:14; 2 Thessalonians 1:12. Noteworthy is the phrase ὅπως πληροθη, i. e. that according to God's purpose it might be brought to pass or might be proved by the event, of O. T. prophecies and types (see ἵνα, II. 3 at the end): Matthew 2:23; Matthew 8:17; Matthew 12:17 (where L T Tr WH ἵνα); .

b. ὅπως ἄν, that, if it be possible, Matthew 6:5 R G; that, if what I have just said shall come to pass, Luke 2:35; Acts 3:20 () (R. V. that so); ; Romans 3:4 (Buttmann, 234 (201)); examples from the Sept. are given in Winer's Grammar, § 42, 6.

2. As in the Greek writings also (cf. Winers Grammar, 338 (317); (Buttmann, § 139, 41)), ὅπως with the subjunctive is used after verbs of praying, entreating, asking, exhorting, to denote what one wishes to be done: Matthew 8:34 (here L ἵνα); ; Luke 7:3; Luke 10:2; Luke 11:37; Acts 8:15, 24; Acts 9:2; Acts 23:20; Acts 25:3; James 5:16; after a verb of deliberating: Matthew 12:14; Matthew 22:15; Mark 3:6 (from which examples it is easy to see how the use noted in II. arises from the original adverbial force of the particle; for συμβούλιον ἐδίδουν ... ὅπως αὐτόν ἀπολέσωσιν, they took counsel to destroy him is equivalent to how they might destroy him, and also to to this end that they might destroy him; cf. Kühner, § 552 Anm. 3, ii., p. 892).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
because, how, so that

From hos and pos; what(-ever) how, i.e. In the manner that (as adverb or conjunction of coincidence, intentional or actual) -- because, how, (so) that, to, when.

see GREEK hos

see GREEK pos

Forms and Transliterations
οπως όπως ὅπως hopos hopōs hópos hópōs opos opōs
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53 Occurrences


ὅπως — 53 Occ.

Matthew 2:8 Adv
GRK: ἀπαγγείλατέ μοι ὅπως κἀγὼ ἐλθὼν
NAS: [Him], report to me, so that I too
KJV: word again, that I may come
INT: bring word back to me that I also having come

Matthew 2:23 Adv
GRK: λεγομένην Ναζαρέτ ὅπως πληρωθῇ τὸ
KJV: Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled
INT: called Nazareth so that should be fulfilled that

Matthew 5:16 Adv
GRK: τῶν ἀνθρώπων ὅπως ἴδωσιν ὑμῶν
KJV: before men, that they may see your
INT: men so that they might see your

Matthew 5:45 Adv
GRK: ὅπως γένησθε υἱοὶ
NAS: so that you may be sons of your Father
KJV: That ye may be the children
INT: so that you might be sons

Matthew 6:2 Adv
GRK: ταῖς ῥύμαις ὅπως δοξασθῶσιν ὑπὸ
KJV: the streets, that they may have glory
INT: the streets that they might have glory from

Matthew 6:4 Adv
GRK: ὅπως ᾖ σου
NAS: so that your giving will be in secret;
KJV: That thine alms
INT: so that might be your

Matthew 6:5 Adv
GRK: ἑστῶτες προσεύχεσθαι ὅπως φανῶσιν τοῖς
NAS: corners so that they may be seen
KJV: of the streets, that they may
INT: standing to pray so that they might be seen

Matthew 6:16 Adv
GRK: πρόσωπα αὐτῶν ὅπως φανῶσιν τοῖς
NAS: their appearance so that they will be noticed
KJV: faces, that they may appear
INT: appearance of them so that they might appear

Matthew 6:18 Adv
GRK: ὅπως μὴ φανῇς
NAS: so that your fasting
KJV: That thou appear not
INT: so that not you might appear

Matthew 8:17 Adv
GRK: ὅπως πληρωθῇ τὸ
KJV: That it might be fulfilled
INT: So that might be fulfilled that

Matthew 8:34 Adv
GRK: αὐτὸν παρεκάλεσαν ὅπως μεταβῇ ἀπὸ
KJV: they besought [him] that he would depart
INT: him they begged [him] that he would depart from

Matthew 9:38 Adv
GRK: τοῦ θερισμοῦ ὅπως ἐκβάλῃ ἐργάτας
KJV: of the harvest, that he will send forth
INT: of the harvest that he might send out workmen

Matthew 12:14 Adv
GRK: κατ' αὐτοῦ ὅπως αὐτὸν ἀπολέσωσιν
NAS: against Him, [as to] how they might destroy
KJV: him, how they might destroy
INT: against him how him they might destroy

Matthew 13:35 Adv
GRK: ὅπως πληρωθῇ τὸ
KJV: That it might be fulfilled which
INT: so that might be fulfilled that

Matthew 22:15 Adv
GRK: συμβούλιον ἔλαβον ὅπως αὐτὸν παγιδεύσωσιν
NAS: and plotted together how they might trap
KJV: counsel how they might entangle
INT: counsel took how him they might trap

Matthew 23:35 Adv
GRK: ὅπως ἔλθῃ ἐφ'
NAS: so that upon you may fall
KJV: That upon you
INT: so that should come upon

Matthew 26:59 Adv
GRK: τοῦ Ἰησοῦ ὅπως αὐτὸν θανατώσωσιν
NAS: Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.
KJV: against Jesus, to put him
INT: Jesus so that him they might put to death

Mark 3:6 Adv
GRK: κατ' αὐτοῦ ὅπως αὐτὸν ἀπολέσωσιν
NAS: against Him, [as] [to] how they might destroy
KJV: him, how they might destroy
INT: against him how him they might destroy

Luke 2:35 Adv
GRK: διελεύσεται ῥομφαία ὅπως ἂν ἀποκαλυφθῶσιν
NAS: soul-- to the end that thoughts
KJV: soul also,) that the thoughts of
INT: will go through a sword so that anyhow might be revealed

Luke 7:3 Adv
GRK: ἐρωτῶν αὐτὸν ὅπως ἐλθὼν διασώσῃ
KJV: him that he would come
INT: begging him that having come he might cure

Luke 10:2 Adv
GRK: τοῦ θερισμοῦ ὅπως ἐργάτας ἐκβάλῃ
KJV: of the harvest, that he would send forth
INT: of the harvest that workmen he might send out

Luke 11:37 Adv
GRK: αὐτὸν Φαρισαῖος ὅπως ἀριστήσῃ παρ'
KJV: besought him to dine with
INT: him a Pharisee that he would dine with

Luke 16:26 Adv
GRK: μέγα ἐστήρικται ὅπως οἱ θέλοντες
NAS: chasm fixed, so that those who wish
KJV: fixed: so that they which would
INT: great has been fixed so that they who desire

Luke 16:28 Adv
GRK: πέντε ἀδελφούς ὅπως διαμαρτύρηται αὐτοῖς
NAS: brothers-- in order that he may warn
KJV: brethren; that he may testify
INT: five brothers so that he might warn them

Luke 24:20 Adv
GRK: ὅπως τε παρέδωκαν
NAS: and how the chief priests
KJV: And how the chief priests and
INT: that moreover delivered up

53 Occurrences

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