4649. skopos
Strong's Concordance
skopos: a watchman, a mark (on which to fix the eye)
Original Word: σκοπός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: skopos
Phonetic Spelling: (skop-os')
Definition: a watchman, a mark (on which to fix the eye)
Usage: a watcher; a goal, a mark aimed at.
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4649 skopós (the root of the English term, "scope," like the zoom-scope on a rifle to hit the target) – properly, the "end-marker" of a foot-race; (figuratively) the final objective (destination) in the faith-life, i.e. the unique glorification the Lord awards to each believer at His return (cf. Phil 3:11,14). 4649 /skopós ("end-marker") is only used in Phil 3:14.

[4649 (skopós) represents the "end-marker" ("goal") in the race of faith (so TDNT/Kittel.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from skeptomai (to look carefully, consider)
a watchman, a mark (on which to fix the eye)
NASB Translation
goal (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4649: σκοπός

σκοπός, σκοποῦ, ((from a root denoting 'to spy,' 'peer,' 'look into the distance'; cf. also Latinspecio, speculum, species, etc.; Fick i., 251f; iv., 279; Curtius, § 111)); from Homer down;

1. an observer, a watchman.

2. the distant mark looked at, the goal or end one has in view: κατά σκοπόν (on this phrase see κατά, II. 1 c.), Philippians 3:14.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
goal, mark.

From skeptomai (to peer about ("skeptic"); perhaps akin to skapto through the idea of concealment; compare skepasma); a watch (sentry or scout), i.e. (by implication) a goal -- mark.

see GREEK skapto

see GREEK skepasma

Forms and Transliterations
σκοποί σκοπον σκοπόν σκοπὸν σκοπός σκοπού σκοπούς σκορόδα skopon skopòn
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Philippians 3:14 N-AMS
GRK: κατὰ σκοπὸν διώκω εἰς
NAS: on toward the goal for the prize
KJV: I press toward the mark for the prize
INT: toward [the] goal I pursue for

Strong's Greek 4649
1 Occurrence

σκοπὸν — 1 Occ.

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