New Testament

ALĒThEIA/ἀλήθεια: truth

 ALĒThEIA/ἀλήθεια (noun) 


  1. the quality of being in accord with what is true, truthfulness, dependability, uprightness in thought and deed
  2. the content of what is true, truth
  3. an actual event or state, reality

All occurrences of ALĒThEIA/ἀλήθεια in the NT:
Strong#: 225
Occurrences: 105

Matt 22:16And they sent to him their disciples with those of Herodēs saying: Teacher, we know you are true and you teach the way of God in truth, and are anxious toward no one, for you do not see people at face-value
Mark 5:33Now the woman having feared and trembling, having seen what came to pass to her, she came and fell before him and told him all the truth.
Mark 12:14And having come they to him, Teacher, we know that you are true and it is not a worry for you concerning anyone; for you do not regard the appearance of people, but in truth you teach the way of God; Is it allowed to give the poll-tax to Caesar or not? Should we give or not give it?
Mark 12:32And the scribe said to him: Very good, teacher, in truth have you said that he is one and there is no other beside him.
Luke 4:25But in truth I say to you, there were many widows in Israēl in the days of Ēlias, when the heavens were shut three years and six months, that there came to pass a great famine upon all the land,
Luke 20:21And they asked him saying: Teacher, we know that you rightly speak and teach and do not accept appearances, but upon truth you teach the way of God:
Luke 22:59And having gone away about an hour a certain other man was insisting saying: In truth this one also was with him, for he is also a Galilean.
John 1:14And the Logos became flesh, and tented among us, and we observed his glory, glory as of the only-begotten from the father, full of grace and truth.
John 1:17For the law was given through Mōsēs, grace and truth came into being through Iēsous Christ.
John 3:21But the one doing the truth comes to the light, so that his works be revealed that they have been wrought by God.
John 4:23But an hour comes and now is when the true worshippers will worship the father in spirit and truth, for indeed the father seeks such to be his worshipping ones.
John 4:24God is spirit, and his worshipping ones must be worshipping in spirit and truth.
John 5:33You sent to Iōannēs, and he has witnessed to the truth;
John 8:32And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.
John 8:40But now you seek to kill me a person who has spoken to you the truth, which I heard from God; this Abraam did not do.
John 8:44You are from your father the Devil and you want to be doing the desires of your father. That one was murderer from the beginning, and he has not stood in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaks the lie, he speaks from his own self, because he is a liar and the father [of them].
John 8:45But because I tell you the truth, you do not believe me.
John 8:46Who among you convicts me of sin? If I say the truth, why do you not believe me?
John 14:6Iēsous says to him: I am the way, the truth and the zōē-life; no one comes to the father except through me.
John 14:17the spirit of truth, whom the world is not able to receive, because it does not behold him nor know him. You know him, because he abides with you and will be in you.
John 15:26When the intercessor comes that I will send to you from beside the father — the spirit of truth that goes out from beside the father — that one will testify concerning me;
John 16:7But I tell you the truth, it profits you that I depart. For if I do not depart, the intercessor does not come to you.
John 16:13But when that one comes, the spirit of truth, he will guide you into all truth, for he will not speak from himself, but as much as he hears will he speak, and the coming things will he disclose to you.
John 17:17Make them holy in the truth; your word is truth.
John 17:19And in their behalf do I make myself holy, in order that they also be made holy in the truth.
John 18:37Pilate therefore said to him: So are you a king? Iēsous answered: You say that I am king. I am born for this and am come into the world for this, in order that I witness to the truth. All those being from the truth hear my voice.
John 18:38Pilate says to him: What is truth? And having said this he again went out to the Jews, and says to them: I find nothing blameworthy in him.
Acts 4:27For they were in truth gathered in this city against your holy child Iēsous, whom you anointed, and Herodēs and Pontius Pilate with the nations and peoples of Israēl,
Acts 10:34So Petros having opened his mouth said: In truth do I understand that God is not a shower-of-partiality,
Acts 26:25But Paul said, I am not insane, most excellent Phestus, but rather I boldly declare words of truth and rationality.
Rom 1:18For the anger of God is revealed from heaven upon all irreverence and injustice of those people suppressing the truth in injustice; for God has manifested them to them.
Rom 1:25They themselves exchanged the truth of God for the false, and worshipped and ministered to the creation instead of the creator, who is blessed to the ages, Amen.
Rom 2:2For we know that the judgment of God is according to truth upon those practicing such things.
Rom 2:8but to those of selfish ambition and those being disobedient to the truth but being obedient to injustice: wrath and rage.
Rom 2:20instructor of the ignorant, teacher of children, having the embodiment of knowledge and truth in the law with
Rom 3:7But if the truth of God abounds in my falsehood to his glory, why am I yet judged as sinner?
Rom 9:1I say the truth in Christ, I do not deceive, my conscience co-witnessing for me in the Holy Spirit,
Rom 15:8For I say that the Christ became a servant of circumcision in behalf of the truth of God, to confirm the promise made to the fathers,
1Cor 5:8So that let us be keeping the feast, not in old leaven nor in the leaven of evil or fornication, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
1Cor 13:6does not rejoice in injustice, but co-rejoices with faith;
2Cor 4:2but we have renounced the secret things of disgrace, not walking about in cunning, nor adulterating the word of God, but in the manifestation of the truth having commended ourselves to every conscience of people before God.
2Cor 6:7in word of truth, in power of God, through the weapons of justice on the right hand and the left,
2Cor 7:14For if I have boasted anything to him concerning you, I was not shamed, but as everything I spoke to you in truth, thus also our boast to Titus became truth.
2Cor 11:10The truth of Christ is in me, that this boasting will not be stopped in me in the regions of Achaia.
2Cor 12:6For if I wish to boast, I will not be foolish, for I will speak truth. But I forbear, lest any reckon in me above that which he sees me to be or hears from me,
2Cor 13:8For we are unable to do anything against the truth, but rather for the truth.
Gal 2:5to whom we did not for an hour yield in subjection, in order that the good-news remain with us.
Gal 2:14But when I saw that they do not walk uprightly with the truth of the good-news, I said to Cephas before all: If you being a Jew zōē-live as Gentile and not as Jew, how do you compel the nations to Judaize?
Gal 3:1O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Iēsous Christ was publicly shown forth crucified among you?
Gal 5:7You were running well, what hindered you to not be being persuaded to the truth?
Eph 1:13in whom you also hoped, having heard the word of truth, the good-news of your salvation, in which having believed you have been sealed by the Holy Spirit of promise,
Eph 4:21if indeed you heard him and were taught in him just as the truth is in Iēsous,
Eph 4:24and to put on the new person having been created according to God in justness and piety of the truth.
Eph 4:25Therefore having put off the false, be each speaking truth with his neighbor, because we are members of one another.
Eph 5:9for the fruit of light is in every goodness and justness and truth —
Eph 6:14Stand therefore, having girded your loins in the truth, and having put on the breastplate of justness,
Phil 1:18What then? Except that in every place, whether in pretext or in truth, Christ is preached, and in this I rejoice, rather I will also rejoice.
Col 1:5because of the hope laid up for you in the heavens which you heard beforehand in the word of the truth of the good-news being at hand to you,
Col 1:6just as in all the world it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as it is also among you from which day you believed and recognized the grace of God in truth,
2Thes 2:10and in all deception of unjustness to those perishing, because they did not receive the agapē-love of truth to the end that they be saved.
2Thes 2:12in order that all those not having believed in the truth, but having taken pleasure in the unjust, be judged.
2Thes 2:13But we ought to be thanking God always concerning you, brothers agapē-beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you to be first-fruits for salvation by the holyfication of the spirit and the belief of the truth,
1Tim 2:4who wants all people to be saved and to come to true knowledge.
1Tim 2:7for which I was appointed herald and apostle — I say truth, I do not lie — teacher of the nations in faith and truth.
1Tim 3:15But if I delay, I write in order that you know how to conduct yourself in the house of God, which is the assembly of the zōē-living God, the pillar and mainstay of the truth.
1Tim 4:3hindering to be marrying, commanding to be abstaining from foods, which God created for sharing with thanks to those believing and having known the truth.
1Tim 6:5mutual irritation of people of corrupt mind and depraved of the truth, thinking piety to be a means-of-gain.
2Tim 2:15Be earnest to present yourself approved to God, a worker not-needing-to-be-ashamed, cutting-straight the word of truth.
2Tim 2:18who concerning the truth have deviated, saying the resurrection has already come to pass, and they overturn the faith of some.
2Tim 2:25in gentleness instructing those being opposed, if God might give them repentance to the knowledge of the truth,
2Tim 3:7always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of truth.
2Tim 3:8Now just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Mōsēs, thus also do these people oppose the truth, men of corrupted mind, disqualified concerning the faith.
2Tim 4:4and they will turn their hearing away from the truth, and will be turned to myths.
Tit 1:1Paul, a slave of God, apostle of Iēsous Christ according to the faith of God’s chosen, and the knowledge of the truth which is according to piety,
Tit 1:14not giving heed to Jewish myths and commandments of people who turn aside from truth.
Heb 10:26For when we are voluntarily sinning after having received the knowledge of truth, no longer for sins does there remain a sacrifice,
Jam 1:18Of set purpose he brought us forth by the word of truth for us to be certain first fruits among his creatures.
Jam 3:14But if you have bitter jealousy and self-seeking in your heart, be not boasting and lying against the truth.
Jam 5:19My brothers, if any among you strays from the truth and anyone turns him back,
1Pet 1:22Having purified your psuchē-lives in the obedience of the truth in unhypocritical brotherly-philia-love, agapē-love one another earnestly from a clean heart,
2Pet 1:12Therefore I will not always be ready to be reminding you concerning these things, although you know them and are established in the present truth.
2Pet 2:2and will follow their debauchery, because of whom the way of truth will be slandered.
1John 1:6If we say that we have fellowship with him and are walking in darkness, we lie and do not do the truth.
1John 1:8If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.
1John 2:4The one saying that he has known him, and not keeping his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
1John 2:21I have not written to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it, and because every liar is not from the truth.
1John 3:18Children, let us not be agapē-loving in word nor in tongue, but in work and in truth.
1John 3:19By this we will know that we are from the truth, and will assure our heart before him.
1John 4:6We are from God. The one knowing God hears us, whoever is not from God does not hear us. From this we know that spirit of truth and the spirit of deception.
1John 5:6This is the one having come through water and blood, Iēsous Christ, not in water only, but in water and in blood, and the spirit is the one testifying, because the spirit is truth.
2John 1:1The elder to the chosen lady and to her children, whom I agapē-love in the truth, and not I only but all those having known the truth,
2John 1:2because of the truth having abided in us, and will be with us to eternity,
2John 1:3grace be with us, mercy and peace from God the father, and from Iēsous the son of the father, in truth and agapē-love.
2John 1:4I rejoiced greatly that I found of your children walking in the truth, just as we received the commandment from the father.
3John 1:1The elder to Gaius the agapē-beloved, whom I agapē-love in truth.
3John 1:3For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified of the truth in you, just as you walk in the truth.
3John 1:4I have no greater joy than these, that I hear that my children are walking in the truth.
3John 1:8We therefore ought to be supporting such, in order that we become co-workers to the truth.
3John 1:12Demetrius has been well testified of by all and by the truth itself, and we also testify, and know that our witness is true.

 ALĒThEUŌ/ἀληθεύω (verb) 


  1. be truthful, tell the truth

All occurrences of ALĒThEUŌ/ἀληθεύω in the NT:
Strong#: 226
Occurrences: 2

Gal 4:16So that your enemy came to be speaking truth to you?
Eph 4:15but being truthful in agapē-love, let us increase in him in everything, who is the head, even Christ,

 ALĒThĒS/ἀληθής (adj) 


  1. pertaining to being truthful and honest, truthful, righteous, honest
  2. pertaining to being in accordance with fact, true of things, especially that which is spoken
  3. pertaining to being real, real, genuine, not imaginary

All occurrences of ALĒThĒS/ἀληθής in the NT:
Strong#: 227
Occurrences: 25

Matt 22:16And they sent to him their disciples with those of Herodēs saying: Teacher, we know you are true and you teach the way of God in truth, and are anxious toward no one, for you do not see people at face-value
Mark 12:14And having come they to him, Teacher, we know that you are true and it is not a worry for you concerning anyone; for you do not regard the appearance of people, but in truth you teach the way of God; Is it allowed to give the poll-tax to Caesar or not? Should we give or not give it?
John 3:33The one having received his testimony has set his seal to this, that God is true.
John 4:18For you have had five husbands, and whom you now have is not your husband. This truly you have said.
John 5:31If I witness concerning myself, my witness is not true.
John 5:32Another is witness concerning me, and I know that the witness is true that he witnessed concerning me.
John 7:18The one speaking from himself seeks his own glory. But the one seeking the glory of the one having sent him, this one is true and injustice is not in him.
John 8:13So the Pharisees said to him: You witness concerning yourself, your witness is not true.
John 8:14Iēsous answered and said to them: And if I witness concerning myself, my witness is true, because I know whence I came and to where I depart. But you do not know whence I come or to where I depart.
John 8:16But if I judge, my judgment is true, because I am not alone, but it is I and the father having sent me.
John 8:17And in your law it is written that the witness of two people is true.
John 8:26I have many things concerning you to be saying and to be judging. But the one having sent me is true, and I, what I heard from him, these things I speak to the world.
John 10:41And many came to him and were saying that Iōannēs on the one hand made no sign, but on the other everything as much as Iōannēs said concerning this one was true.
John 19:35And the one having seen has witnessed, and his witness is true, and that one knows that he speaks truth, in order that you also be believing.
John 21:24This is the disciple witnessing concerning these things and the one having written these things, and we know that his witness is true.
Acts 12:9And having gone out he followed, and he did not know that the thing coming to pass through the angel was true, but was supposing he was seeing a vision.
Rom 3:4May it not be! Let God become true, but every person a liar, just as it is written, In order that you be justified in your words And you will overcome when you be judged.
2Cor 6:8through glory and dishonor, through defamation and praise, as deceivers and true,
Phil 4:8Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever just, whatever pure, whatever agreeable, whatever praiseworthy, if there is any excellence and if there is any praise, be reckoning these things.
Tit 1:13This testimony is true. For this reason be rebuking them sharply, in order that they be sound in belief,
1Pet 5:12Through Silvanius, a trustworthy brother to you, as I consider, have I written briefly, calling upon you and testifying this to be true grace of God, in which you stand.
2Pet 2:22But the true saying has happened to them: the dog is returned to his own vomit, and: the swine having been washed is returned to wallowing in the mud.
1John 2:8Again I write to you a new commandment, which is true in him and in you, that darkness departs and the true light already shines.
1John 2:27And the anointing which you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone be teaching you. But as his anointing teaches you concerning everything, and it is true and is not false, and just as it was teaching you, be abiding in him.
3John 1:12Demetrius has been well testified of by all and by the truth itself, and we also testify, and know that our witness is true.

 ALĒThINOS/ἀληθινός (adj) 


  1. pertaining to being in accord with what is true, true, trustworthy
  2. pertaining to being in accordance with fact, true
  3. pertaining to being real, genuine, authentic, real

All occurrences of ALĒThINOS/ἀληθινός in the NT:
Strong#: 228
Occurrences: 27

Luke 16:11If therefore you do not become trustworthy in unjust mammon, who will entrust to you the true?
John 1:9This was the true light, that lights every person coming into the world.
John 4:23But an hour comes and now is when the true worshippers will worship the father in spirit and truth, for indeed the father seeks such to be his worshipping ones.
John 4:37For in this the word is true that one is the one sowing and another is the one harvesting.
John 6:32So Iēsous said to them: Truly truly I say to you, Mōsēs did not give you bread from heaven, but my father gives you the true bread from heaven.
John 7:28So Iēsous cried out in the temple teaching and saying: You know me and you know whence I am, and I have not come from myself, but the one having sent me is true, whom you do not knowith
John 15:1I am the true vine, and my father is the gardner.
John 17:3This is zōē-life eternal, that they know you, the only true God, and whom you sent, Iēsous Christ.
John 19:35And the one having seen has witnessed, and his witness is true, and that one knows that he speaks truth, in order that you also be believing.
1Thes 1:9for they themselves report concerning you what sort of entrance we had to you, and how you turned towards God from the idols to be slaving to the zōē-living and true God,
Heb 8:2minister of the holy ones and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, not people.
Heb 9:24For not into a Holies made with hands did Christ enter, corresponding to the true, but into the heavenly one now to appear to God’s face in our behalf;
Heb 10:22let us come with a true heart in certainty of belief, your hearts being sprinkled from a wicked conscience and the body being washed in pure water.
1John 2:8Again I write to you a new commandment, which is true in him and in you, that darkness departs and the true light already shines.
1John 5:20And we know that the son of God is come, and he gave to us understanding in order that we know the true one. And we are in the true one, in his son Iēsous Christ. This is the true God and zōē-life eternal.
Rev 3:7And to the angel of the assemblies in Philadelphia write: These things says the holy, the true, the one having the key of Dabid, the one opening and no one shuts, and shutting, and no one opens:
Rev 3:14And to the angel of the assembly in Laodecia, write: These things says the Amen, the trustworthy and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:
Rev 6:10And they cried out with a great voice saying: How long, O holy and true Lord, do you not judge and revenge our blood on those dwelling upon the land?
Rev 15:3And they sing the song of Mōsēs the slave of God and the song of the lamb, saying: Great and marvelous are your works, O Lord God almighty, Just and true are your ways, O king of the nations.
Rev 16:7And I heard the one of the altar saying: Yes, O Lord God Almighty, your judgments are true and just.
Rev 19:2because true and just are his judgments. For he judged the great fornicatress which corrupted the land with her fornication, and he avenged the blood of his slaves from her hands.
Rev 19:9And he says to me: Write: Blessed are those called to the wedding supper of the lamb. These are the true words of God.
Rev 19:11And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and the one having sat upon it is called trustworthy and true, and with justice he judges and makes war.
Rev 21:5And the one having sat upon the throne said: Behold I make everything newith And he says: Write, for these words are trustworthy and true.
Rev 22:6And he said to me: These words are trustworthy and true, and the Lord God of the spirits of the prophets sent his angel to show his slaves what must swiftly come to pass.

 ALĒThŌS/ἀληθῶς (adv) 


  1. corresponding to what is really so, truly, in truth, really, actually

All occurrences of ALĒThŌS/ἀληθῶς in the NT:
Strong#: 230
Occurrences: 19

Matt 14:33And those in the boat worshipped him saying: Truly you are the son of God.
Matt 26:73And after a little, after those that stood there entered they said to Petros: Truly you also are among them, for your speech makes you evident.
Matt 27:54But the centurion and those with him watching Iēsous having seen the earthquake and the things coming to pass, they feared greatly, saying: Truly this was the son of God.
Mark 14:70But he again denied it. And after a little those standing by again were saying to him: Truly you are among them, for you are also a Galilean.
Mark 15:39And when the centurion, the one having been present opposite him, saw that having cried out he thus breathed out his last, he said: Truly this person was the son of God.
Luke 9:27But truly I say to you, There are some having stood here who will not taste of death until they see the kingdom of God.
Luke 12:44Truly I say to you that he will appoint him over all his possessions.
Luke 21:3and he said: Truly do I say to you that this poor widow has thrown in more than all.
John 1:47Iēsous saw Nathanaēl coming toward him and says concerning him: Behold a true Israēlite in whom there is not deceit.
John 4:42And to the woman they were saying, We no longer believe because of your speaking, for we ourselves have heard and know that this is truly the savior of the world.
John 6:14So the people having seen what sign he did were saying that: This is truly the prophet coming into the world.
John 6:55For my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink.
John 7:26And behold he speaks in public, and they say nothing to him. The rulers haven’t truly known that this one is the Christ, have they?
John 7:40So, many of the crowd hearing of these words were saying: This is truly the prophet.
John 8:31So Iēsous was saying to the Jews having believed in him: If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples.
John 17:8that the words you gave to me I have given to them, and they received them and they knew truly that I came from you, and they believed that you sent me.
Acts 12:11And Petros having come to himself said: Now I truly know that the Lord sent out his angel and took me out of the hand of Herodēs and of all the expectations of the people of the Jews.
1Thes 2:13And because of this we also thank God unceasingly, that having received the word of God from hearing us, you received it not as the word of people, but just as it is truly, the word of God, which also works in you the believing ones.
1John 2:5But whoever keeps his word, truly is the agapē-love of God completed in him. By this we know that we are in him.