Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1492: eido (pronounced i'-do)

a primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent 3700 and 3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know:--be aware, behold, X can (+ not tell), consider, (have) know(-ledge), look (on), perceive, see, be sure, tell, understand, wish, wot. Compare 3700.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) to see

1a) to perceive with the eyes

1b) to perceive by any of the senses

1c) to perceive, notice, discern, discover

1d) to see

1d1) i.e. to turn the eyes, the mind, the attention to anything

1d2) to pay attention, observe

1d3) to see about something

1d3a) i.e. to ascertain what must be done about it

1d4) to inspect, examine

1d5) to look at, behold

1e) to experience any state or condition

1f) to see, i.e. have an interview with, to visit

2) to know

2a) to know of anything

2b) to know, i.e. get knowledge of, understand, perceive

2b1) of any fact

2b2) the force and meaning of something which has definite meaning

2b3) to know how, to be skilled in

2c) to have regard for one, cherish, pay attention to (I Thessalonians 5:12)

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a root word

Citing in TDNT: 5:116, 673


This word is used 665 times:

Matthew 2:2: "of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the"
Matthew 2:9: "the star, which they saw in the east, went before"
Matthew 2:10: "When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy."
Matthew 2:11: "into the house, they saw the young child with Mary"
Matthew 2:16: "Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men,"
Matthew 3:7: "But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come"
Matthew 3:16: "were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending"
Matthew 4:16: "sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat"
Matthew 4:18: "the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called"
Matthew 4:21: "And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James"
Matthew 5:1: "And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and"
Matthew 5:16: "before men, that they may see your good works, and"
Matthew 6:8: "for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before"
Matthew 6:32: "your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things."
Matthew 7:11: "then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your"
Matthew 8:14: "into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother laid, and"
Matthew 8:18: "Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment"
Matthew 8:34: "to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that"
Matthew 9:2: "a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the"
Matthew 9:4: "And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think"
Matthew 9:6: "But that ye may know that the Son of man hath"
Matthew 9:8: "But when the multitudes saw it, they marveled, and glorified God,"
Matthew 9:9: "as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting"
Matthew 9:11: "And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why"
Matthew 9:22: "Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort;"
Matthew 9:23: "ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the"
Matthew 9:36: "But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because"
Matthew 11:8: "But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft"
Matthew 11:9: "But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto you,"
Matthew 12:2: "But when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, Behold, thy"
Matthew 12:25: "And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every"
Matthew 12:38: "saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee."
Matthew 13:14: "ye shall see, and shall not perceive:"
Matthew 13:15: "their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear"
Matthew 13:17: "and righteous men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not"
Matthew 13:17: "ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear,"
Matthew 14:14: "And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion"
Matthew 14:26: "And when the disciples saw him walking on the"
Matthew 15:12: "disciples, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended,"
Matthew 16:28: "taste of death, till they see the Son of man"
Matthew 17:8: "when they had lifted up their eyes, they saw no man, save Jesus only."
Matthew 18:31: "So when his fellowservants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and"
Matthew 20:3: "the third hour, and saw others standing idle in"
Matthew 20:22: "Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able"
Matthew 20:25: "called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the"
Matthew 21:15: "chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did,"
Matthew 21:19: "And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came"
Matthew 21:20: "And when the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, How soon"
Matthew 21:27: "they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said"
Matthew 21:32: "him: and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe"

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