atenizó: to look fixedly, gazeOriginal Word: ἀτενίζωPart of Speech:
I direct my gaze, look steadilyDefinition:
I direct my gaze, look steadily.
816 atenízō (from teinō, "to stretch, strain," prefixed by "intensive alpha," 1 /A) – properly, completely fixed (fixated); to stare at because fully occupied with ("taken by"); to observe with great interest and a fastened (fixed) gaze; "to fix one’s eyes on some object continually and intensely – 'to look straight at, to stare at, to keep one's eyes fixed on' " (L & N, 1, 24.49).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
(as a cop. prefix) and teinó (to stretch, extend)Definition
to look fixedly, gazeNASB Translation
fixed (1), fixed...gaze (4), fixing...gaze (2), gaze (1), gazed intently (1), gazing intently (1), look intently (2), looking intently (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 816: ἀτενίζωἀτενίζω
; 1 aorist ἠτενισα
; (from ἀτενής
stretched, intent, and this from τείνω
intensive; (yet cf. Winer
s Grammar, § 16, 4; Buttmann
, a. at the end, and under the word Alfa Α
, 3)); to fix the eyes on, gaze upon
: with the dative of person, Luke 4:20
; Luke 22:58
; Acts 3:12
; Acts 10:4
; Acts 14:9
; Acts 23:1
; followed by εἰς
with an accusative of person, Acts 3:4
; Acts 6:15
; Acts 13:9
; metaphorically, to fix one's mind on one as an example, Clement of Rome
, 1 Cor. 9, 2 [ET]; εἰς τί
, Acts 1:10
; Acts 7:55
; 2 Corinthians 3:7, 13
; εἰς τί
, to look into anything, Acts 11:6
. (3Macc. 2:26. (Aristotle
6, 11, 5 (i. e. 6, 11a, 12 Dindorf); Diodorus
3, 39 (Dindorf ἐνατενίζω
, b. j.
5, 12, 3; Lucian
, cont. 16, others.)<1>
stare, fasten eyes, look stedfastly.
From a compound of a (as a particle of union) and teino (to stretch); to gaze intently -- behold earnestly (stedfastly), fasten (eyes), look (earnestly, stedfastly, up stedfastly), set eyes.
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