Strong's Greek: 2117. εὐθύς (euthus) -- straight, straightway
2117. euthus
Strong's Concordance
euthus: straight, straightway
Original Word: εὐθύς, εῖα, ύ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: euthus
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-thoos')
Short Definition: straight, immediately
Definition: adj: (a) straight of direction, as opposed to crooked, (b) upright; adv: immediately.
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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).

[This root (euthy-) often correlates in the LXX to the OT term, yāsar.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word used as an adjective or adverb
straight, straightway
NASB Translation
early (1), immediately (52), just then (1), right (2), straight (6).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS 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.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by and by, forthwith, immediately, straightway.

Perhaps from eu and tithemi; straight, i.e. (literally) level, or (figuratively) true; adverbially (of time) at once -- anon, by and by, forthwith, immediately, straightway.

see GREEK eu

see GREEK tithemi

Forms and Transliterations
ευθέα ευθεια ευθεία εὐθεῖα ευθείαι Ευθειαν ευθείαν εὐθείαν Εὐθεῖαν ευθειας ευθείας εὐθείας ευθείς ευθειών ευθείων ευθέσι ευθέσιν ευθέων ευθύ ευθύς eutheia eutheîa eutheian eutheían Eutheîan eutheias eutheías
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Strong's Greek 2117
8 Occurrences

εὐθεῖα — 1 Occ.
εὐθείαν — 3 Occ.
εὐθείας — 4 Occ.

Matthew 3:3 Adj-AFP
GRK: ὁδὸν Κυρίου εὐθείας ποιεῖτε τὰς
KJV: his paths straight.
INT: way of [the] Lord straight make the

Mark 1:3 Adj-AFP
GRK: ὁδὸν Κυρίου εὐθείας ποιεῖτε τὰς
KJV: his paths straight.
INT: way of [the] Lord straight make the

Luke 3:4 Adj-AFP
GRK: ὁδὸν Κυρίου εὐθείας ποιεῖτε τὰς
KJV: his paths straight.
INT: way of [the] Lord straight make the

Luke 3:5 Adj-AFP
GRK: σκολιὰ εἰς εὐθείαν καὶ αἱ
KJV: shall be made straight, and
INT: crooked into straight and the

Acts 8:21 Adj-NFS
GRK: οὐκ ἔστιν εὐθεῖα ἔναντι τοῦ
NAS: for your heart is not right before
KJV: is not right in the sight of God.
INT: not is right before

Acts 9:11 Adj-AFS
GRK: τὴν καλουμένην Εὐθεῖαν καὶ ζήτησον
NAS: called Straight, and inquire
KJV: which is called Straight, and enquire
INT: which is called Straight and seek

Acts 13:10 Adj-AFP
GRK: κυρίου τὰς εὐθείας
NAS: to make crooked the straight ways
KJV: to pervert the right ways
INT: of Lord straight

2 Peter 2:15 Adj-AFS
GRK: καταλείποντες εὐθεῖαν ὁδὸν ἐπλανήθησαν
NAS: forsaking the right way,
KJV: Which have forsaken the right way,
INT: having left [the] straight way they went astray

8 Occurrences

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