3798. opsios
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opsios: evening
Original Word: ὄψιος, α, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: opsios
Phonetic Spelling: (op'-see-os)
Short Definition: late
Definition: late, evening.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from opse
NASB Translation
evening (14).

STRONGS NT 3798: ὄψιος

ὄψιος, ὀψία, ὀψιον (ὀψέ), late;

1. as an adjective ((Pindar) Thucydides, Demosthenes, Aristotle, Theophrastus, others; (Lob. ad Phryn., p. 51f)): ὥρα, Mark 11:11 (but T Tr marginal reading WH text ὀψέ, which see) (ὀψία ἐν νυκτί, Pindar Isthm. 4, 59).

2. contrary to the usage of secular authors ὀψία as a substantive (namely, ὥρα (cf. Winers Grammar, 591f (550); Buttmann, 82 (71))), evening: i. e. either from our three to six o'clock p. m., Matthew 8:16; Matthew 14:15; Matthew 27:57; Mark 4:35; or from our six o'clock p. m. to the beginning of night, Matthew 14:23; Matthew 16:2 there T brackets WH reject the passage); ; Mark 1:32; Mark 6:47; Mark 14:17; Mark 15:42; John 6:16; John 20:19,(hence, הָעַרְבַּיִם בֵּין, between the two evenings, Exodus 12:6; Exodus 16:12; Exodus 29:39 (cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus, p. 1064f (and addit. et emend., p. 103); B. D. under the word )). Besides only in Judith 13:1.


From opse; late; feminine (as noun) afternoon (early eve) or nightfall (later eve) -- even(-ing, (-tide)).

see GREEK opse

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