Word: optanomai

Pronounce: op-tan'-om-ahee

Strongs Number: G3700

Orig: , a (middle voice) prolonged form of the primary (middle voice) optomai op'-tom-ahee; which is used for it in certain tenses; and both as alternate of 3708 to gaze (i.e. with wide-open eyes, as at something remarkable; and thus differing from 991, which denotes simply voluntary observation; and from 1492, which expresses merely mechanical, passive or casual vision; while 2300, and still more emphatically its intensive 2334, signifies an earnest but more continued inspection; and 4648 a watching from a distance):--appear, look, see, shew self. G3708 G1492 G2334

Use: TDNT-5:315,706 Verb

Heb Strong: H3700

    1) to look at, behold
    2) to allow one's self to be seen, to appear