5616. hósei
Strong's Concordance
hósei: as if, as it were, like
Original Word: ὡσεί
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: hósei
Phonetic Spelling: (ho-si')
Definition: as if, as it were, like
Usage: as if, as it were, like; with numbers: about.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
adverb from hós and ei
as if, as it were, like
NASB Translation
about (10), about* (1), like (3), much like (1), some (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5616: ὡσεί

ὡσεί (ὡς and εἰ (Tdf. Proleg., p. 110)), adverb, from Homer down, properly, as if, i. e.

a. as it were (had been), as though, as, like as, like: Matthew 3:16; Matthew 9:36 (Treg. ὡς); Luke 3:22 (L T Tr WH ὡς); Acts 2:3; Acts 6:15; Acts 9:18 (L T Tr WH ὡς); Romans 6:13 L T Tr WH; Hebrews 1:12; also Rec. in Mark 1:10; John 1:32; γίνεσθαι ὡσεί, Matthew 28:4 R G; Mark 9:26; Luke 22:44 (L brackets WH reject the passive); εἶναι ὡσεί, Matthew 28:3 (L T Tr WH ὡς), and Rec. in Hebrews 11:12 and Revelation 1:14; φαίνεσθαι ὡσεί τί, to appear like a thing, Luke 24:11.

b. about, nearly: α. before numerals: Matthew 14:21; Luke 1:56 (R G); ; John 6:10 (R G L (others ὡς)); Acts 2:41; Acts 4:4 (R G); (in L T Tr WH it is strengthened here by the addition of περί); ; also, Rec. in Mark 6:44; R G in John 4:6; John 19:14 (G?), 39; Acts 5:36; Lachmann in John 6:19 (Judges 3:29; Nehemiah 7:66; Xenophon, Hell. 1, 2, 9; 2, 4, 25). β. before a measure of space: ὡσεί λίθου βολήν, Luke 22:41.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
like, about

From hos and ei; as if -- about, as (it had been, it were), like (as).

see GREEK hos

see GREEK ei

Forms and Transliterations
ὡς ωσει ωσεί ώσει ὡσεὶ hos hōs hosei hoseì hōsei hōseì os ōs osei ōsei
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 3:16 Adv
GRK: θεοῦ καταβαῖνον ὡσεὶ περιστερὰν καὶ
KJV: of God descending like a dove, and
INT: God descending as a dove and

Matthew 9:36 Adv
GRK: καὶ ἐρριμμένοι ὡσεὶ πρόβατα μὴ
NAS: and dispirited like sheep
KJV: were scattered abroad, as sheep
INT: and cast away as sheep not

Matthew 14:21 Adv
GRK: ἦσαν ἄνδρες ὡσεὶ πεντακισχίλιοι χωρὶς
NAS: There were about five thousand men
KJV: were about five thousand
INT: were men about five thousand besides

Mark 9:26 Adv
GRK: καὶ ἐγένετο ὡσεὶ νεκρὸς ὥστε
NAS: out; and [the boy] became so much like a corpse
KJV: and he was as one dead; insomuch
INT: and he became as if dead so that

Luke 3:23 Adv
GRK: Ἰησοῦς ἀρχόμενος ὡσεὶ ἐτῶν τριάκοντα
NAS: Himself was about thirty
KJV: began to be about thirty years of age,
INT: Jesus beginning [to be] about years [old] thirty

Luke 9:14 Adv
GRK: ἦσαν γὰρ ὡσεὶ ἄνδρες πεντακισχίλιοι
NAS: (For there were about five thousand
KJV: For they were about five thousand men.
INT: they were for about men five thousand

Luke 9:14 Adv
GRK: αὐτοὺς κλισίας ὡσεὶ ἀνὰ πεντήκοντα
NAS: [to eat] in groups of about fifty
INT: them groups of about in fifty

Luke 9:28 Adv
GRK: λόγους τούτους ὡσεὶ ἡμέραι ὀκτὼ
NAS: Some eight days
KJV: it came to pass about an eight
INT: sayings these about days eight

Luke 22:41 Adv
GRK: ἀπ' αὐτῶν ὡσεὶ λίθου βολήν
NAS: And He withdrew from them about a stone's
KJV: from them about a stone's cast,
INT: from them about a stone's throw

Luke 22:44 Adv
GRK: ἱδρὼς αὐτοῦ ὡσεὶ θρόμβοι αἵματος
NAS: became like drops
KJV: was as it were great drops
INT: sweat of him as great drops of blood

Luke 22:59 Adv
GRK: καὶ διαστάσης ὡσεὶ ὥρας μιᾶς
NAS: After about an hour had passed,
KJV: And about the space of one
INT: And having elapsed about hour one

Luke 23:44 Adv
GRK: ἦν ἤδη ὡσεὶ ὥρα ἕκτη
NAS: It was now about the sixth hour,
KJV: And it was about the sixth hour,
INT: it was now about [the] hour sixth

Luke 24:11 Adv
GRK: ἐνώπιον αὐτῶν ὡσεὶ λῆρος τὰ
KJV: to them as idle tales, and
INT: before them like idle talk the

Acts 1:15 Adv
GRK: τὸ αὐτὸ ὡσεὶ ἑκατὸν εἴκοσι
INT: the same about a hundred [and] twenty

Acts 2:3 Adv
GRK: διαμεριζόμεναι γλῶσσαι ὡσεὶ πυρός καὶ
KJV: cloven tongues like as of fire, and
INT: divided tongues as of fire And

Acts 2:41 Adv
GRK: ἐκείνῃ ψυχαὶ ὡσεὶ τρισχίλιαι
NAS: there were added about three thousand
KJV: there were added [unto them] about three thousand
INT: that souls about three thousand

Acts 6:15 Adv
GRK: πρόσωπον αὐτοῦ ὡσεὶ πρόσωπον ἀγγέλου
NAS: his face like the face
KJV: face as it had been the face
INT: face of him as [the] face of an angel

Acts 10:3 Adv
GRK: ὁράματι φανερῶς ὡσεὶ περὶ ὥραν
NAS: About the ninth hour
KJV: evidently about the ninth
INT: a vision plainly as if about hour

Acts 19:7 Adv
GRK: πάντες ἄνδρες ὡσεὶ δώδεκα
NAS: There were in all about twelve men.
KJV: the men were about twelve.
INT: all men about twelve

Romans 6:13 Adv
GRK: τῷ θεῷ ὡσεὶ ἐκ νεκρῶν
INT: to God as from among [the] dead

Hebrews 1:12 Adv
GRK: καὶ ὡσεὶ περιβόλαιον ἑλίξεις
KJV: And as a vesture shalt thou fold
INT: and as a robe you will roll up

Strong's Greek 5616
21 Occurrences

ὡσεὶ — 21 Occ.

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