226. alétheuó
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alétheuó: to speak the truth
Original Word: ἀληθεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: alétheuó
Phonetic Spelling: (al-ayth-yoo'-o)
Short Definition: I say, speak truth, I do truth
Definition: I say (speak) truth, do truth, maintain truth (the truth).

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 226 alētheúō (literally, "truthing") – speaking reality (truth) into a person's life, making a record of what God deems is truth (reality, fact). See 225 (alētheia).

226 /alētheúō (literally, "to truth") includes Spirit-led confrontation where it is vital to tell the truth so others can live in God's reality rather than personal illusion.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from aléthés
to speak the truth
NASB Translation
speaking the truth (1), telling...the truth (1).

STRONGS NT 226: ἀληθεύω

ἀληθεύω; in secular writings ((Aeschylus), Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, others) to speak the truth;

a. to teach the truth: τίνι Galatians 4:16.

b. to profess the truth (true doctrine): Ephesians 4:15. (R. V. marginal reading in both passages, to deal truly.)

speak the truth.

From alethes; to be true (in doctrine and profession) -- speak (tell) the truth.

see GREEK alethes

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