Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

About, for, since, to wit, unto, while, X with all speed, which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows)

Greek: ὡς, hōs (G5613)

434 King James Bible Verses


Here are about, after, as, as soon, even as, for and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ὡς mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G5613

Greek Base Word: ὡς

Usage: About, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, X with all speed

Definition: Which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows).

Detailed definition:

  1. As, like, even as, etc.

Derived terms: Probably adverb of comparative from G3739.

See also:

  1. G3739


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: hos
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ows
  3. Transliteration: hōs
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: hose
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ose

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