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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G5616 - Were

Strong's No.:G5616

Greek:ὡσεί

Transliteration:hōsei

Phonetic:ho-si'

Word Origin:From G5613 and G1487

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

Part of Speech:Adverb

Strongs
Definition:

as if


Thayers
Definition:

1. as it were, (had been), as though, as, like as, like

2. about, nearly

a. before numerals

b. before a measure of time


Bible References:
Were

Translation
Occurrences:
about ( 18 )
as ( 8 )
been ( 2 )
like ( 5 )
were ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.