ὀπτάνομαι ὄπτομαι 




op-tan'-om-ahee or transliterated: optomai;

Parts of Speech

TDNT 5:315

Root Word (Etymology)

a (middle voice) prolonged form of the primary (middle voice) transliterated: optomai

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: Pronounced: op'-tom-ahee, which is used for it in certain tenses, and both as alternate of 3708

KJV Translation Count — 58x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: see (37), appear (17), look (2), show (one's) self (1), being seen (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to look at, behold
2. to allow one's self to be seen, to appear
(g3701) ὀπτασία, — op-tas-ee'-ah; from a presumed derivative of (3700) (ὀπτάνομαι); visuality, i.e. (concretely) an apparition: — vision.

Strong's Definitions

op-tan'-om-ahee; a (middle) prolonged form of the primary (middle) ὄπτομαι, op'-tom-ahee; which is used for it in certain tenses; and both as alternate of (3708) (ὁράω); to gaze (i.e. with wide-open eyes, as at something remarkable; and thus differing from (991) (βλέπω), which denotes simply voluntary observation; and from (1492) (εἴδω), which expresses merely mechanical, passive or casual vision; while (2300) (θεάομαι), and still more emphatically its intensive (2334) (θεωρέω), signifies an earnest but more continued inspection; and (4648) (σκοπέω) a watching from a distance): — appear, look, see, shew self.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall G3700 God.


And, behold, there G3700ed unto them Moses and Elias talking with him.


And then shall G3700 the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall G3700 the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.


Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye G3700 the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.


Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? G3700 thou to that.


When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: G3700 ye to it.


And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye G3700 him: lo, I have told you.


Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they G3700 me.


And there G3700ed unto them Elias with Moses: and they were talking with Jesus.


And then shall they G3700 the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.