ontós: really, trulyOriginal Word: ὄντωςPart of Speech:
really, truly, actually.
3689 óntōs (the adverbial form of 1510 /eimí, "to be") – properly, exist; really be (exist, as reality). 3689 /óntōs ("substance as reality") is usually translated "indeed" and refers to what is genuinely important ("real").
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the part. of eimiDefinition
really, trulyNASB Translation
certainly (2), indeed (6), real (1), really (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3689: ὄντωςὄντως
; on adverbs formed from participles cf. Alexander Buttmann
(1873) Ausf. Spr. § 115 a. Anm. 3; Kühner, § 335 Anm. 2), adverb, truly, in reality, in point of fact,
as opposed to what is pretended, fictitious, false, conjectural: Mark 11:32
, I. 1 f.); Luke 23:47
; Luke 24:34
; John 8:36
; 1 Corinthians 14:25
; Galatians 3:21
in 2 Peter 2:18
, τό ὄντως
followed by a noun, that which is truly etc., that which is indeed
(τά ὄντως ἀγατα ἤ καλά
, P'lat. Phaedr., p. 260 a.; τήν ὄντως καί ἀληθῶς φιλίαν
, Clit., p. 409 e.; οἱ ὄντως βασιλεῖς
, Antiquities 15, 3, 5): as ἡ ὄντως
, 1 Timothy 6:19
; ἡ ὄντως χήρα
, a widow that is a widow indeed, not improperly called a widow (as παρθένος ἡ λεγομένη χήρα
, i. e., a virgin that has taken a vow of celibacy, in Ignatius
ad Smyrn. 13 [ET] (cf. Lightfoot
, in the place cited); cf. Baur, Die sogen. Pastoralbriefe, p. 46ff), 1 Timothy 5:3, 5, 16
, and following; the Sept.
, Numbers 22:37
; for אָכֵן
, Jeremiah 3:23
; for אַך
, Jeremiah 10:19
certainly, clean, indeed, verily.
Adverb of the oblique cases of on; really -- certainly, clean, indeed, of a truth, verily.
see GREEK on