Thus - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G3779,houtos or houto ] in this way, so, thus," is used
(a) with reference to what precedes, e.g., Luke 1:25; Luke 2:48;
(b) with reference to what follows, e.g., Luke 19:31, rendered "on this wise," in Matthew 1:18; John 21:1, and before quotations, Acts 7:6; Acts 13:34; Romans 10:6, AV (RV, "thus"); Hebrews 4:4;
(c) marking intensity, rendered "so," e.g., Galatians 1:6; Hebrews 2:21; Revelation 16:18;
(d) in comparisons, rendered "so," e.g., Luke 11:30; Romans 5:15. See FASHION, B, LIKEWISE, Note
(1), MANNER, C, No. 2, So, Note

(1) Touto, the neuter of houtos, "this," is transalted "thus" in 2 Corinthians 1:17; 2 Corinthians 5:14; Philippians 3:15; the neuter plural, tauta, "these things," e.g., in Luke 18:11; Luke 19:28; John 9:6; John 11:43; John 13:21; John 20:14; Acts 19:41.

(2) Tade, these things (the neuter plural of hode, "this"), is translated "thus" in Acts 21:11.

(3) In Luke 17:30, AV, kata tauta, lit., "according to these things," is rendered "thus" (RV, "after the same manner," follows the reading kata ta auta, lit., "according to the same things").

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words