3775. ous
Strong's Concordance
ous: the ear
Original Word: οὖς, ὠτός, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: ous
Phonetic Spelling: (ooce)
Short Definition: the ear
Definition: (a) the ear, (b) met: the faculty of perception.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
the ear
NASB Translation
ear (12), ears (23), hearing (1), whispered* (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3775: οὖς

οὖς, genitive ὠτός, plural ὦτα, dative ὦσιν, τό (cf. Latinauris,ausculto, audio, etc.; akin to ἀΐω, αἰσθάνομαι; cf. Curtius, § 619; Vanicek, p. 67); from Homer down; Hebrew אֹזֶן; the ear;

1. properly: Matthew 13:16; Mark 7:33; Luke 22:50; 1 Corinthians 2:9; 1 Corinthians 12:16; ὦτα τίνος εἰς δέησιν, to hear supplication, 1 Peter 3:12; γραφή πληροῦται ἐν τοῖς ὠσί τίνος, while present and hearing, Luke 4:21 (Baruch 1:3f); those unwilling to hear a thing are said συνέχειν (which see 2 a.) τά ὦτα, to stop their ears, Acts 7:57; ἠκούσθη τί εἰς τά ὦτα τίνος, something was heard by, came to the knowledge of (A. V. came to the ears of) one, Acts 11:22; likewise ἐισέρχεσθαι, James 5:4; γίνεσθαι, to come unto the ears of one, Luke 1:44; ἀκούειν εἰς τό οὖς, to hear (A. V. in the ear i. e.) in familiar converse, privately, Matthew 10:27 (εἰς οὖς often so in classical Greek; cf. Passow (Liddell and Scott), under the word, 1); also πρός τό οὖς λαλεῖν, Luke 12:3.

2. metaphorically equivalent to: the faculty of perceiving with the mind, the faculty of understanding and knowing: Matthew 13:16; ἔχων (or εἰ τίς ἔχει) ὦτα (or οὖς, in Rev.) (sometimes (especially in Mark and Luke) with ἀκούειν added; cf. Buttmann, § 140, 3) ἀκουέτω, whoever has the faculty of attending and understanding, let him use it, Matthew 11:15; Matthew 13:9, 43; Mark 4:9, 23; Mark 7:16 (T WH omit; Tr brackets the verse); Luke 8:8; Luke 14:35 (34); Revelation 2:7, 11, 17, 29; Revelation 3:6, 13, 22; Revelation 13:9; τοῖς ὠσί βαρέως ἀκούειν, to be slow to understand or obey (A. V. their ears are dull of hearing), Matthew 13:15; Acts 28:27 (from Isaiah 6:10); ὦτα ἔχοντες οὐκ ἀκούετε, Mark 8:18; ὦτα τοῦ μή ἀκούειν, (ears that they should not hear; cf. Buttmann, 267 (230)), Romans 11:8; θέσθε τούς λόγους τούτους εἰς τά ὦτα (A. V. let these words sink into your ears i. e.) take them into your memory and hold them there, Luke 9:44; ἀπερίτμητος τοῖς ὦσιν (see ἀπερίτμητος), Acts 7:51.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ear.

Apparently a primary word; the ear (physically or mentally) -- ear.

Forms and Transliterations
ους οὖς ωσί ώσι ωσιν ωσίν ὠσίν ὠσὶν ωτα ωτά ώτα ώτά ὦτα ὦτά ωτός ωτών osin osín osìn ōsin ōsín ōsìn ota ôta ôtá ōta ō̂ta ō̂tá ous oûs
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Strong's Greek 3775
37 Occurrences


ὠσὶν — 6 Occ.
ὦτα — 18 Occ.
οὖς — 13 Occ.

Matthew 10:27 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ οὖς ἀκούετε κηρύξατε
NAS: you hear [whispered] in [your] ear, proclaim
KJV: in the ear, [that] preach ye
INT: in the ear you hear proclaim

Matthew 11:15 N-ANP
GRK: Ὁ ἔχων ὦτα ἀκουέτω
NAS: He who has ears to hear, let him hear.
KJV: He that hath ears to hear,
INT: He that has ears let him hear

Matthew 13:9 N-ANP
GRK: Ὁ ἔχων ὦτα ἀκουέτω
NAS: He who has ears, let him hear.
KJV: Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.
INT: He that has ears let him hear

Matthew 13:15 N-DNP
GRK: καὶ τοῖς ὠσὶν βαρέως ἤκουσαν
NAS: HAS BECOME DULL, WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY
KJV: and [their] ears are dull
INT: and with the ears barely they have heard

Matthew 13:15 N-DNP
GRK: καὶ τοῖς ὠσὶν ἀκούσωσιν καὶ
NAS: HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND
KJV: hear with [their] ears, and
INT: and with the ears they should hear and

Matthew 13:16 N-NNP
GRK: καὶ τὰ ὦτα ὑμῶν ὅτι
NAS: they see; and your ears, because
KJV: and your ears, for they hear.
INT: and the ears of you because

Matthew 13:43 N-ANP
GRK: Ὁ ἔχων ὦτα ἀκουέτω
NAS: He who has ears, let him hear.
KJV: Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.
INT: He that has ears let him hear

Mark 4:9 N-ANP
GRK: Ὃς ἔχει ὦτα ἀκούειν ἀκουέτω
NAS: has ears to hear,
KJV: He that hath ears to hear,
INT: He that has ears to hear let him hear

Mark 4:23 N-ANP
GRK: τις ἔχει ὦτα ἀκούειν ἀκουέτω
NAS: has ears to hear,
KJV: have ears to hear,
INT: anyone has ears to hear let him hear

Mark 7:16 Noun-ANP
GRK: τις ἔχει ὦτα ἀκούειν ἀκουέτω
KJV: have ears to hear,
INT: anyone have ears to hear let him hear

Mark 7:33 N-ANP
GRK: εἰς τὰ ὦτα αὐτοῦ καὶ
NAS: His fingers into his ears, and after spitting,
KJV: into his ears, and he spit,
INT: to the ears of him and

Mark 8:18 N-ANP
GRK: βλέπετε καὶ ὦτα ἔχοντες οὐκ
NAS: AND HAVING EARS, DO YOU NOT HEAR?
KJV: and having ears, hear ye not?
INT: do you see and ears having not

Luke 1:44 N-ANP
GRK: εἰς τὰ ὦτά μου ἐσκίρτησεν
NAS: reached my ears, the baby
KJV: in mine ears, the babe leaped
INT: into the ears of me leaped

Luke 4:21 N-DNP
GRK: ἐν τοῖς ὠσὶν ὑμῶν
NAS: has been fulfilled in your hearing.
KJV: in your ears.
INT: in the hearing of you

Luke 8:8 N-ANP
GRK: Ὁ ἔχων ὦτα ἀκούειν ἀκουέτω
NAS: out, He who has ears to hear,
KJV: He that hath ears to hear,
INT: the [one] that has ears to hear let him hear

Luke 9:44 N-ANP
GRK: εἰς τὰ ὦτα ὑμῶν τοὺς
NAS: sink into your ears; for the Son
KJV: into your ears: for the Son
INT: into the ears of you the

Luke 12:3 N-ANS
GRK: πρὸς τὸ οὖς ἐλαλήσατε ἐν
KJV: ye have spoken in the ear in closets
INT: to the ear you spoke in

Luke 14:35 N-ANP
GRK: Ὁ ἔχων ὦτα ἀκούειν ἀκουέτω
NAS: out. He who has ears to hear,
KJV: He that hath ears to hear,
INT: He that has ears to hear let him hear

Luke 22:50 N-ANS
GRK: ἀφεῖλεν τὸ οὖς αὐτοῦ τὸ
NAS: and cut off his right ear.
KJV: his right ear.
INT: cut off the ear his

Acts 7:51 N-DNP
GRK: καὶ τοῖς ὠσίν ὑμεῖς ἀεὶ
NAS: in heart and ears are always
KJV: in heart and ears, ye do
INT: and ears you always

Acts 7:57 N-ANP
GRK: συνέσχον τὰ ὦτα αὐτῶν καὶ
NAS: and covered their ears and rushed
KJV: and stopped their ears, and ran
INT: they held the ears of them and

Acts 11:22 N-ANP
GRK: εἰς τὰ ὦτα τῆς ἐκκλησίας
NAS: them reached the ears of the church
KJV: came unto the ears of the church which
INT: in the ears of the church

Acts 28:27 N-DNP
GRK: καὶ τοῖς ὠσὶν βαρέως ἤκουσαν
NAS: HAS BECOME DULL, AND WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY
KJV: and their ears are dull
INT: and with the ears barely they have heard

Acts 28:27 N-DNP
GRK: καὶ τοῖς ὠσὶν ἀκούσωσιν καὶ
NAS: AND HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND
KJV: hear with [their] ears, and
INT: and with the ears they should hear and

Romans 11:8 N-ANP
GRK: βλέπειν καὶ ὦτα τοῦ μὴ
NAS: TO SEE NOT AND EARS TO HEAR
KJV: see, and ears that they should not
INT: to see and ears not

37 Occurrences

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