Verb · A root word

A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know:—be aware, behold, × can (+ not tell), consider, (have) know(-ledge), look (on), perceive, see, be sure, tell, understand, wish, wot. Compare G3700.


  1. to see
    1. to perceive with the eyes
    2. to perceive by any of the senses
    3. to perceive, notice, discern, discover
    4. to see
      1. i.e. to turn the eyes, the mind, the attention to anything
      2. to pay attention, observe
      3. to see about something
        1. i.e. to ascertain what must be done about it
      4. to inspect, examine
      5. to look at, behold
    5. to experience any state or condition
    6. to see i.e. have an interview with, to visit
  2. to know
    1. to know of anything
    2. to know, i.e. get knowledge of, understand, perceive
      1. of any fact
      2. the force and meaning of something which has definite meaning
      3. to know how, to be skilled in
    3. to have regard for one, cherish, pay attention to (1Th. 5:12)

Usages (1/13)

Matthew 2:10


The star was a chariot.

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Matthew 3:7


wrath to come 70AD and the end of this Kingdom.

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Matthew 13:14

Quoting Isaiah 6:9

¶ And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not.

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Matthew 13:15

Quoting Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.

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Matthew 22:11


had not on a wedding garment He didn't have the full truth.

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