G991 – blepo – βλέπω to look, see

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Find “blepo” in the Bible (New Testament)

Equip God’s People Greek Lexicon

1) to look
2) to see

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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

a primary verb; to look at (literally or figuratively):—behold, beware, lie, look (on, to), perceive, regard, see, sight, take heed. Compare .

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) to see, discern, of the bodily eye
1a) with the bodily eye: to be possessed of sight, have the power of seeing
1b) perceive by the use of the eyes: to see, look descry
1c) to turn the eyes to anything: to look at, look upon, gaze at
1d) to perceive by the senses, to feel
1e) to discover by use, to know by experience
2) metaphorically to see with the mind’s eye
2a) to have (the power of) understanding
2b) to discern mentally, observe, perceive, discover, understand
2c) to turn the thoughts or direct the mind to a thing, to consider, contemplate, to look at, to weigh carefully, examine
3) in a geographical sense of places, mountains, buildings, etc. turning towards any quarter, as it were, facing it

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.