optanomai: to appearOriginal Word: ὀπτάνομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (op-tan'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I appear, am seen
Definition: I appear, am seen (by), let myself be seen (by).
Cognate: 3700 optánomai (or optomai/optanō, likely a later cognate of 3708 /horáō) – become seen (appear). See 3708 (horaō).
[Some forms of Strong's numbering systems designate optomai as 3708.]Word Origin
from a prim. root op- (cf. horaó)
STRONGS NT 3700: ὀπτάνω
ὀπτάνω (ὈΠΤΩ): to look at, behold; middle present participle ὀπτανόμενος; to allow oneself to be seen, to appear: τίνι, Acts 1:3. (1 Kings 8:8; Tobit 12:19; (Graecus Venetus, Exodus 34:24).)<1>
appear, look, see
A (middle voice) prolonged form of the primary (middle voice) optomai (op'-tom-ahee); which is used for it in certain tenses; and both as alternate of horao; to gaze (i.e. With wide-open eyes, as at something remarkable; and thus differing from blepo, which denotes simply voluntary observation; and from eido, which expresses merely mechanical, passive or casual vision; while theaomai, and still more emphatically its intensive theoreo, signifies an earnest but more continued inspection; and skopeo a watching from a distance) -- appear, look, see, shew self.
see GREEK horao
see GREEK blepo
see GREEK eido
see GREEK theaomai
see GREEK theoreo
see GREEK skopeo οπτανομενος οπτανόμενος ὀπτανόμενος ωπτάνοντο optanomenos optanómenos