Aletheia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   225  
Original WordWord Origin
aleqeiafrom (227)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Aletheia1:232,37
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
al-ay'-thi-a   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. objectively
    1. what is true in any matter under consideration
      1. truly, in truth, according to truth
      2. of a truth, in reality, in fact, certainly
    2. what is true in things appertaining to God and the duties of man, moral and religious truth
      1. in the greatest latitude
      2. the true notions of God which are open to human reason without his supernatural intervention
    3. the truth as taught in the Christian religion, respecting God and the execution of his purposes through Christ, and respecting the duties of man, opposing alike to the superstitions of the Gentiles and the inventions of the Jews, and the corrupt opinions and precepts of false teachers even among Christians
  2. subjectively
    1. truth as a personal excellence
      1. that candour of mind which is free from affection, pretence, simulation, falsehood, deceit
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 110
certainly* 2, most 1, rightly* 1, truly* 2, truth 104
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Mark3
Luke3
John20
Acts3
Romans8
1 Corinthians2
2 Corinthians6
Galatians3
Ephesians6
Philippians1
Colossians2
2 Thessalonians3
1 Timothy5
2 Timothy6
Titus2
Hebrews1
James3
1 Peter1
2 Peter2
1 John8
2 John4
3 John5


Total98
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Aletheia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.