G5600 ὦ - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
O! oh!
, including the oblique forms, as well as ἦς ; ἦ ; etc. (may, might, can, could, would, should, must, etc.; also with G1487 and its comparative, as well as with other particles) be
Derivation: the subjunctive of G1510;

KJV Usage: + appear, are, (may, might, should) be, X have, is, + pass the flower of her age, should stand, were.

G1510 G1487
may be

with various uses and significations, like the English verb to be.
__I. As substantive verb.
__1. Of persons and things, to be, exist:
Refs Act.17:28, Jhn.1:1, 8:58, 17:5
, al; ὁ ὢν καὶ ὁ ἦν (for past ptcp.),
Refs Rev.1:4, 8, 4:8, 11:17, 16:5
(see Swete, Ap., 5; M, Pr., 228); τὰ (μὴ) ὄντα,
Refs Rom.4:17, 1Co.1:28
__2. Of times, events, etc., to be, happen, take place:
Refs Mat.24:3, Mrk.14:2, 15:42, Luk.21:23, Jhn.4:6, 23, 5:10, al.

__3. to be present, be in a place, have come:
Refs Mat.2:13, 15, Mrk.1:45, 5:21, 15:40, Luk.1:80, 5:29, Jhn.7:30, al.
; before εἰς, Mrk.2:1; before ἐκ, (ἐξ),
Refs Mat.1:20, 21:25, Mrk.11:30, Jhn.3:31, al.

__4. Impers., ἔστι, ἦν, etc.;
__(a) there is (Fr. il y a), was, etc.:
Refs Mat.16:28, Luk.16:19, Jhn.3:1, 5:2, Rom.3:10, al.
; with dative (of the possessor; Bl., §37, 3),
Refs Mat.16:22, Luk.1:7, Jhn.18.10, Rom.9:2, al.
; ἔστιν ὅς, ὅστις (chiefly in pl),
Refs Mat.16:28, 19:2, Mrk.9:1, al.
__(b) with inf., = ἔξεστιν (which see), it is possible:
Refs Heb.9:5, 1Co.11:20
, RV (but see ICC, in l.).
__II. As copula uniting subject and predicate.
__1. Expressing simply identity or equivalence:
Refs Mat.5:13, 14:15, Luk.1:18, 19, Jhn.1:1, 4:19, Rev.3:9, al.
__2. Explicative, as in parable, figure, type, etc.:
Refs Mat.13:19, 1Co.9:2, 10:4, 11:25, Gal.4:24, Rev.17:15, al.
; ταῦτ᾽ ἔστιν,
Refs Mat.27:46, Mrk.7:2, Rom.7:18 al.
; ὅ ἐστιν,
Refs Mrk.3:17, Col.1:24, Heb.7:2, al.
; akin to this is the sacramental usage:
Refs Mat.26:26-28, Mrk.14:22, 24, Luk.22:19, 1Co.11:24
(see ICC on Mk, I Co, ll. with; DB, iii, 148 f.).
__3. C. genitive: qual., etc.,
Refs Mrk.5:42, Luk.3:23, 1Co.14:33, Heb.12:11, al.
; part.,
Refs 1Ti.1:20, 2Ti.1:15
; poss.,
Refs Mat.5:3, 10, Mrk.12:7, Luk.4:7
; of service or partisanship,
Refs Rom.8:9, 1Co.1:12, 2Co.10:7, 2Ti.2:19
__4. C. dative (BL, §37, 3):
Refs Act.1:8, 9:15, Rom.4:12, 1Co.1:18, 2:14, Rev.21:7, al.

__5. C. ptcp., as a periphrasis for the simple verb (Bl., §62, 1, 2; M, Pr., 225 ff.);
__(a) with ptcp. pf. (cl.):
Refs Mat.10:30, Luk.9:32, Jhn.3:24, Act.21:35, 1Co.15:19
, al;
__(b) with ptcp. pr. (esp. in impf., as in Heb. and Aram.; Dalman, Words, 35 f.),
Refs Mat.7:29, Mrk.1:22, Luk.4:31, 14:1, Act.1:10, al.
mult., id. for imper. (M, Pr., 180f., 182f.), with ellipsis of εἰμί,
Refs Rom.12:9, 10, Heb.13:5, al.
__(with) with ptcp. aor. (cl), Luk.23:9.
__6. Seq. εἰς (cf. Heb. הָיָה לְ), a vernac. usage (M, Pr., 71):
Refs Mat.19:5, Mrk.10:8, Heb.8:10, al.

__7. C. adv.:
Refs Mat.19:20, Mrk.4:26, Luk.18:11, al.

__8. Ellipses;
__(a) of the copula (Bl., §30, 3):
Refs Mat.8:29, 24:32, Jhn.21:22, 23, Heb.6:4, al.
__(b) of the predicate: ἐγώ εἰμί,
Refs Mat.14:27, Mrk.6:50, al.
; absol. (cf. Deu.32:39; אֲנִי הוּא),
Refs Mrk.13:6, Jhn.4:26, al.
(cf. ἄπ-, ἔν-, πάρ-, συμ-πάρ-, σύν-ειμι).
1) be, may be, etc.

Including the oblique forms, as well as ἦς ēs ace ; ē ay , etc.; the subjunctive of G1510; (may, might, can, could, would, must, etc.; also with G1487 and its compounds, as well as with other particles) be

KJV Usage: + appear, are, (may, might, should) be, X have, is, + pass the flower of her age, should stand, were.

View how G5600 ὦ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 62 occurrences of G5600

Matthew 6:4 may be
Matthew 6:22 is
Matthew 6:23 is
Matthew 10:13 be
Matthew 10:13 it be
Matthew 20:4 is
Matthew 20:7 is
Matthew 24:28 is,
Mark 3:14 they should be
Mark 5:18 he might be
Luke 10:6 be
Luke 11:34 is
Luke 11:34 thy eye is
Luke 14:8 be
John 3:2 be
John 3:27 it be
John 6:65 it were
John 9:5 I am
John 9:31 is
John 14:3 may be
John 16:24 may be
John 17:11 they may be
John 17:19 may
John 17:21 may be
John 17:21 may be
John 17:22 they may be
John 17:23 they may be
John 17:24 be
John 17:26 may be
Acts 5:38 is

Distinct usage

12 may be
9 be
7 is
4 they may be
4 ye may be
3 it be
3 may
2 should
2 there should be
1 is,
1 they should be
1 he might be
1 thy eye is
1 it were
1 I am
1 ye should be
1 that there be
1 that ye be
1 stand
1 she may be
1 she hath passed the flower of her age,
1 there is
1 ourselves,
1 are
1 it should be
1 he may be
1 destitute
1 he hath
1 he may be.
1 thou art
1 we henceforth be

Related words

G5600 ὦ

G1510 εἰμί

G1510 εἰμί

G548 ἄπειμι
From G575 and G1510; to be away

KJV Usage: be absent.

Compare G549.

G1488 εἶ
Second parson singular present of G1510; thou art

KJV Usage: art, be.

G1498 εἴην
Optative (that is, English subjunctive) present of G1510 (including the other person); might (could, would or should) be

KJV Usage: mean, + perish, should be, was, were.

G1511 εἶναι
Present infinitive from G1510; to exist

KJV Usage: am, are, come, is, X lust after, X please well, there is, to be, was.

G1526 εἰσί
Third person plural present indicative of G1510; they are

KJV Usage: agree, are, be, dure, X is, were.

G1751 ἔνειμι
From G1722 and G1510; to be within (neuter participle plural)

KJV Usage: such things as . . . have. See also G1762.

G1832 ἔξεστι
Third person singular present indicative of a compound of G1537 and G1510; so also ἐξόν exon ; neuter present participle of the same (with or without some form of G1510 expressed); impersonally it is right (through the figurative idea of being out in public)

KJV Usage: be lawful, let, X may (-est).

G1967 ἐπιούσιος
Perhaps from the same as G1966; to-morrow's; but more probably from G1909 and a derivative of the present participle feminine of G1510; for subsistence, that is, needful

KJV Usage: daily.

G2070 ἐσμέν
Frist person plural indicative of G1510; we are

KJV Usage: are, be, have our being, X have hope, + [the gospel] was [preached unto] us.

G2071 ἔσομαι
Future tense of G1510; will be

KJV Usage: shall (should) be (have), (shall) come (to pass), X may have, X fall, what would follow, X live long, X sojourn.

G2075 ἐστέ
Second person plural present indicative of G1510; ye are

KJV Usage: be, have been, belong.

G2076 ἐστί
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are

KJV Usage: are, be (-long), call, X can [-not], come, consisteth, X dure for awhile, + follow, X have, (that) is (to say), make, meaneth, X must needs, + profit, + remaineth, + wrestle.

G2077 ἔστω, ἔστωσαν
ἔστω, ἔστωσαν
estō estōsan
es'-to, es'-to-san
Second person singular present imperative and third person of G1510; be thou; let them be

KJV Usage: be.

G2258 ἦν
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were)

KJV Usage: + agree, be, X have (+ charge of), hold, use, was (-t), were.

G2277 ἤτω
Third person singular imperative of G1510; let him (or it) be

KJV Usage: let . . . be.

G2468 ἴσθι
Second person imperative present of G1510; be thou

KJV Usage: + agree, be, X give thyself wholly to.

G3603 ὅ εστι
ὅ εστι
ho esti
ho es-tee'
From the neuter of G3739 and the third person singular present indicative of G1510; which is

KJV Usage: called, which is (make), that is (to say).

G3801 ὁ ὢν ὁ ἦν ὁ ἐρχόμενος
ὁ ὢν ὁ ἦν ὁ ἐρχόμενος
ho ōn ho ēn ho erchomenos
ho own ho ane ho er-khom'-enos
A phrase combining G3588 with the present participle and imperfect of G1510 and the present participle of G2064 by means of G2532; the one being and the one that was and the one coming, that is, the Eternal, as a divine epithet of Christ. (Each “and” (G2532) was ommited from the phrase because of limited space.)

KJV Usage: which art (is, was), and (which) wast (is, was), and art (is) to come (shalt be).

G3918 πάρειμι
From G3844 and G1510 (including its various forms); to be near, that is, at hand; neuter present participle (singular) time being, or (plural) property

KJV Usage: come, X have, be here, + lack, (be here) present.

G4041 περιούσιος
From the present participle feminine of a compound of G4012 and G1510; being beyond usual, that is, special (one’s own)

KJV Usage: peculiar.

G4895 σύνειμι
From G4862 and G1510 (including its various inflections); to be in company with, that is, present at the time

KJV Usage: be with.

G5607 ὤν, οὖσα, ὄν
ὤν, οὖσα, ὄν
ōn ousa on
oan, oo'-sah, on
The feminine, the neuter and the present participle of G1510; being

KJV Usage: be, come, have.

G1487 εἰ

A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

KJV Usage: forasmuch as, if, that, ([al-]) though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in G1489, G1490, G1499, G1508, G1509, G1512, G1513, G1536, and G1537. See also G1437.

G686 ἄρα
Probably from G142 (through the idea of drawing a conclusion); a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive (as follows)

KJV Usage: haply, (what) manner (of man), no doubt, perhaps, so be, then, therefore, truly, wherefore. Often used in connection with other particles, especially G1065 or G3767 (after) or G1487 (before).

Compare also G687.

G1437 ἐάν
From G1487 and G302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty

KJV Usage: before, but, except, (and) if, (if) so, (what-, whither-) soever, though, when (-soever), whether (or), to whom, [who-] so (-ever). See G3361.

G1489 εἴγε
From G1487 and G1065; if indeed, seeing that, unless, (with negative) otherwise

KJV Usage: if (so be that, yet).

εἰ δὲ μή ( γε )
ei de mē ( ge )
i deh may'-(gheh)
From G1487, G1161 and G3361 (sometimes with G1065 added); but if not

KJV Usage: (or) else, if (not, otherwise), otherwise.

G1499 εἰ καί
εἰ καί
ei kai
i kahee
From G1487 and G2532; if also (or even)

KJV Usage: if (that), though.

G1508 έἰ μή
έἰ μή
ei mē
i may
From G1487 and G3361; if not

KJV Usage: but, except (that), if not, more than, save (only) that, saving, till.

G1512 εἴ περ
εἴ περ
ei per
i per
From G1487 and G4007; if perhaps

KJV Usage: if so be (that), seeing, though.

G1513 εἴ πως
εἴ πως
ei pōs
i poce
From G1487 and G4458; if somehow

KJV Usage: if by any means.

G1535 εἴτε
From G1487 and G5037; if too

KJV Usage: if, or, whether.

G1536 εἴ τις
εἴ τις
ei tis
i tis
From G1487 and G5100; if any

KJV Usage: he that, if a (-ny) man (‘s thing, from any, ought), whether any, whosoever.

G1893 ἐπεί
From G1909 and G1487; there upon, that is, since (of time or cause)

KJV Usage: because, else, for that (then, -asmuch as), otherwise, seeing that, since, when.

G5177 τυγχάνω
Probably for an obsolete τύχω tuchō (for which the middle voice of another alternate τεύχω teuchō [to make ready or bring to pass ] is used in certain tenses; akin to the base of G5088 through the idea of effecting; properly to affect; or (specifically) to hit or light upon (as a mark to be reached), that is, (transitively) to attain or secure an object or end, or (intransitively) to happen (as if meeting with); but in the latter application only impersonally (with G1487), that is, perchance; or (present participle) as adjective usual (as if commonly met with, with G3756, extraordinary), neuter (as adverb) perhaps; or (with another verb) as adverb by accident (as it were)

KJV Usage: be, chance, enjoy, little, obtain, X refresh . . . self, + special.

Compare G5180.

G5616 ὡσεί
From G5613 and G1487; as if

KJV Usage: about, as (it had been, it were), like (as).

G5619 ὡσπερεί
From G5618 and G1487; just as if, that is, as it were

KJV Usage: as.