3799. opsis
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opsis: the act of seeing, the sense of sight
Original Word: ὄψις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: opsis
Phonetic Spelling: (op'-sis)
Short Definition: the features, outward appearance
Definition: (a) the face, countenance, (b) the features, outward appearance.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from opópa (perf. of horaó)
the act of seeing, the sense of sight
NASB Translation
appearance (1), face (2).

STRONGS NT 3799: ὄψις

ὄψις, ὄψεως, (ὈΠΤΩ, ὄψομαι (cf. ὀφθαλμός)), from Homer down; the Sept. chiefly for מַרְאֶה;

1. seeing, sight.

2. face, countenance: John 11:44; Revelation 1:16.

3. the outward appearance, look (many lexicographers give this neuter and objective sense precedence): κρίνειν κατ' ὄψιν, John 7:24.

appearance, countenance, face.

From optanomai; properly, sight (the act), i.e. (by implication) the visage, an external show -- appearance, countenance, face.

see GREEK optanomai

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