3701. optasia
Strong's Concordance
optasia: an appearing
Original Word: ὀπτασία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: optasia
Phonetic Spelling: (op-tas-ee'-ah)
Definition: an appearing
Usage: a vision, supernatural appearance.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 3701 optasía (a feminine noun derived from 3700 /optánomai "to see") – a vision (spiritual seeing), emphasizing a particular facet (aspect) of a spiritual vision ("seeing"), as defined by the individual context. See 3708 (horaō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from optazomai (to be seen)
an appearing
NASB Translation
vision (3), visions (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3701: ὀπτασία

ὀπτασία, ὀπτασίας, (ὀπτάζω);

1. the act of exhibiting oneself to view: ὀπτασιαι κυρίου, 2 Corinthians 12:1 (A. V. visions; cf. Meyer at the passage) (ἐν ἡμέραις ὀπτασίας μου, Additions to Esther 4:1, 44 (13) [Esther 4:384:17f]; (cf. Malachi 3:2); ἥλιος ἐν ὀπτασία, coming into view, Sir. 43:2).

2. a sight, a vision, an appearance presented to one whether asleep or awake: οὐρανίῳ ὀπτασία, Acts 26:19; ἑωρακέναι ὀπτασίαν, Luke 1:22; with the genitive of apposition ἀγγέλων, Luke 24:23. A later form for ὄψις (cf. Winers Grammar, 24), Anthol. 6, 210, 6; for מַרְאֶה, (Theod.) Daniel 9:23; Daniel 10:1, 7f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a presumed derivative of optanomai; visuality, i.e. (concretely) an apparition -- vision.

see GREEK optanomai

Forms and Transliterations
οπτασια οπτασία ὀπτασίᾳ οπτασιαν οπτασίαν ὀπτασίαν οπτασιας οπτασίας ὀπτασίας οπτήσαι οπτήσας οπτήσεις οπτήσωμεν ώπτησαν ώπτησεν optasia optasíāi optasian optasían optasias optasías
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 1:22 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπέγνωσαν ὅτι ὀπτασίαν ἑώρακεν ἐν
NAS: that he had seen a vision in the temple;
KJV: he had seen a vision in
INT: they recognized that a vision he has seen in

Luke 24:23 N-AFS
GRK: λέγουσαι καὶ ὀπτασίαν ἀγγέλων ἑωρακέναι
NAS: seen a vision of angels
KJV: also seen a vision of angels, which
INT: declaring also a vision of angels to have seen

Acts 26:19 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ οὐρανίῳ ὀπτασίᾳ
NAS: disobedient to the heavenly vision,
KJV: disobedient unto the heavenly vision:
INT: to the heavenly vision

2 Corinthians 12:1 N-AFP
GRK: δὲ εἰς ὀπτασίας καὶ ἀποκαλύψεις
NAS: but I will go on to visions and revelations
KJV: I will come to visions and revelations
INT: moreover to visions and revelations

Strong's Greek 3701
4 Occurrences

ὀπτασίᾳ — 1 Occ.
ὀπτασίαν — 2 Occ.
ὀπτασίας — 1 Occ.

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