Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Behold, beware, lie, perceive, regard, see, sight, take heed, to look at (literally or figuratively)

Greek: βλέπω, blepō (G991)

119 King James Bible Verses


Here are behold, beware, lie, look, perceive and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word βλέπω 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: G991

Greek Base Word: βλέπω

Usage: Behold, beware, lie, look (on, to), perceive, regard, see, sight, take heed

Definition: To look at (literally or figuratively).

Detailed definition:

  1. To see, discern, of the bodily eye.
    1. With the bodily eye: to be possessed of sight, have the power of seeing.
    2. Perceive by the use of the eyes: to see, look descry.
    3. To turn the eyes to anything: to look at, look upon, gaze at.
    4. To perceive by the senses, to feel.
    5. To discover by use, to know by experience.
  2. Metaphorically to see with the mind's eye.
    1. To have (the power of) understanding.
    2. To discern mentally, observe, perceive, discover, understand.
    3. To turn the thoughts or direct the mind to a thing, to consider, contemplate, to look at, to weigh carefully, examine.
  3. In a geographical sense of places, mountains, buildings, etc. turning towards any quarter, as it were, facing it.

Derived terms: A primary verb.

See also:

  1. G3700

Comments: Compare G3700.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈβlɛ.po
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈvle̞.pow
  3. Transliteration: blepō
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: VLEH-poh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: VLAY-poh

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