ide: see! behold!Original Word: ἴδεPart of Speech:
See! Lo! Behold! Look!Definition:
See! Lo! Behold! Look!.
2396 íde (the aorist imperative of 1492 /eídō, "to know, see") – properly, a Greek imperative meaning "Behold!" – literally, "Be sure to see . . . !," i.e. "Don't miss this! It is an observable, objective fact!"
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
, used as an interj.Definition
see! behold!NASB Translation
behold (18), lo (1), look (4), see (5).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2396: ἴδεἴδε
(so occasionally Griesbach and Rec.bez elz
; e. g. Galatians 5:2
; Romans 11:22
) and (later) ἴδε
(ἴδε ἀττικως ὡς τό εἶπε
. ἴδε ἑλληνικως
(p. 193, Pierson edition); cf. Winer
s Grammar, § 6, 1 a.; (Buttmann
, 62 (54))), imperative from εἶδον
, which see; (from Homer
down). In so far as it retains the force of an imperative it is illustrated under εἰδῶ
, I. 1 e. and 3. But in most places in the N. T. it stands out of construction like an interjection, even when ninny are addressed (cf. Buttmann
, 70 (61); and especially 139 (121f)); Latinen
; "See! Behold! Lo!" a. at the beginning of sentences: as the utterance of one who wishes that something should not be neglected by another, Matthew 26:65
; Mark 2:24
; Mark 11:21
; Mark 13:1
; John 5:14
; John 18:21
; Romans 2:17 Rec.
; equivalent to German sieh'doch
(see, pray; yet see
), John 11:36
; John 16:29
; John 19:4
; Galatians 5:2
; or of one who brings forward something new and unexpected, John 7:26
; John 11:3
; John 12:19
; or of one pointing out or showing, German hierist
: ἴδε ὁ τόπος
), Mark 16:6
; add, Mark 3:34
marginal reading ἰδού
); John 1:29, 36, 47
(); (T Tr WH ἰδού), f (where some ἰδού); where we (might) use simply here, Matthew 25:25; with adverbs of place: ἴδε (R G L ἰδού) ὧδε ὁ Χριστός, ἴδε (R G ἰδού) ἐκεῖ, Mark 13:21.
b. inserted into the midst of a sentence, in such a way that the words which precede it serve to render the more evident the strangeness of what follows: Matthew 25:20, 22; John 3:26.
Second person singular imperative active of eido; used as an interjection to denote surprise; lo! -- behold, lo, see.
see GREEK eido