optanomai: to appearOriginal Word: ὀπτάνομαιPart of Speech:
I appear, am seenDefinition:
I appear, am seen (by), let myself be seen (by).
Cognate: 3700 optánomai (or optomai/optanō, likely a later cognate of 3708 /horáō) – become seen (appear). See 3708 (horaō).
[Some forms of Strong's numbering systems designate optomai as 3708.]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from a prim. root op- (cf. horaó
to appearNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3700: ὀπτάνωὀπτάνω
): to look at, behold
; middle present participle ὀπτανόμενος
; to allow oneself to be seen, to appear
, Acts 1:3
. (1 Kings 8:8
; Tobit 12:19; (Graecus Venetus
, Exodus 34:24
appear, look, see
A (middle voice) prolonged form of the primary (middle voice) optomai (op'-tom-ahee); which is used for it in certain tenses; and both as alternate of horao; to gaze (i.e. With wide-open eyes, as at something remarkable; and thus differing from blepo, which denotes simply voluntary observation; and from eido, which expresses merely mechanical, passive or casual vision; while theaomai, and still more emphatically its intensive theoreo, signifies an earnest but more continued inspection; and skopeo a watching from a distance) -- appear, look, see, shew self.
see GREEK horao
see GREEK blepo
see GREEK eido
see GREEK theaomai
see GREEK theoreo
see GREEK skopeo