G225 ἀλήθεια - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
truth, but not merely truth as spoken; truth of idea, reality, sincerity, truth in the moral sphere, divine truth revealed to man, straightforwardness.
Derivation: from G227;

KJV Usage: true, X truly, truth, verity.

ἀλήθεια, -ας, ἡ
(< ἀληθής), [in LXX chiefly for אֱמֶת (on which, see Cremer, 627f.), אֱמוּנָה ;]
truth (see DB, iv, 818f.).
__1. Objectively, "the reality lying at the basis of an appearance; the manifested, veritable essence of a matter" (Cremer, 86): Rom.9:1, al.; of religious truth, Rom.1:25, al.; esp. of Christian doctrine, Gal.2:5, al.; ἀ. θεοῦ, Rom.15:8.
__2. Subjectively, truthfulness, truth, not merely verbal (cl.), but sincerity and integrity of character:
Refs Jhn.8:44, 3Jo.3
__3. In phrases (MM, VGT, see word): ἐπ᾽ ἀληθείας, Mrk.12:14, al.; ἀ. λέγειν (εἰπεῖν, λαλεῖν),
Refs Rom.9:1, 2Co.12:6, Eph.4:25, al.
; ἀ. ποιεῖν,
Refs Jhn.3:21, 1Jn.1:6
(cf. DB, iv, 818b, ff.).
1) objectively
1a) what is true in any matter under consideration
1a1) truly, in truth, according to truth
1a2) of a truth, in reality, in fact, certainly
1b) what is true in things appertaining to God and the duties of man, moral and religious truth
1b1) in the greatest latitude
1b2) the true notions of God which are open to human reason without his supernatural intervention
1c) the truth as taught in the Christian religion, respecting God and the execution of his purposes through Christ, and respecting the duties of man, opposing alike to the superstitions of the Gentiles and the inventions of the Jews, and the corrupt opinions and precepts of false teachers even among Christians
2) subjectively
2a) truth as a personal excellence
2a1) that candour of mind which is free from affection, pretence, simulation, falsehood, deceit

From G227; truth

KJV Usage: true, X truly, truth, verity.

View how G225 ἀλήθεια is used in the Bible

First 30 of 110 occurrences of G225 ἀλήθεια

Matthew 22:16 truth,
Mark 5:33 the truth.
Mark 12:14 truth:
Mark 12:32 truth:
Luke 4:25 truth,
Luke 20:21 truly:
Luke 22:59 Surely
John 1:14 truth.
John 1:17 truth
John 3:21 truth
John 4:23 in truth:
John 4:24 in truth.
John 5:33 to the truth.
John 8:32 the truth,
John 8:32 the truth
John 8:40 the truth,
John 8:44 the truth,
John 8:44 truth
John 8:45 you the truth,
John 8:46 the truth,
John 14:6 the truth,
John 14:17 of truth;
John 15:26 of truth,
John 16:7 the truth;
John 16:13 of truth,
John 16:13 the truth:
John 17:17 truth:
John 17:17 truth.
John 17:19 the truth.
John 18:37 to the truth.

Distinct usage

14 the truth
12 the truth,
9 truth
9 truth.
7 truth,
6 the truth.
6 of truth,
5 of the truth
4 the truth:
4 truth:
3 to the truth.
3 the truth;
2 in truth.
2 of the truth.
2 of the truth,
2 of truth
1 Surely
1 in truth:
1 you the truth,
1 of truth;
1 truth?
1 to truth
1 to be true.
1 the truth?
1 true
1 truth;
1 of the truth:
1 of the truth;
1 the truth's sake,
1 of truth.
1 in the truth;
1 of the truth.
1 truly:
1 As the truth
1 in truth,
1 verity.

Corresponding Hebrew Words

aletheia H217 ur
aletheia H529 emun
aletheia H530 emunah
aletheia H571 emet
aletheia H3330 yatstsiv
aletheia H3477 yashar
aletheia H3559 kun ni.
aletheia H5228 nakhoach
aletheia H7187 qeshot
aletheia H8537 tom

Related words

G225 ἀλήθεια

G227 ἀληθής

From G1 (as a negative particle) and G2990; true (as not concealing)

KJV Usage: true, truly, truth.

G226 ἀληθεύω
From G227; to be true (in doctrine and profession)

KJV Usage: speak (tell) the truth.

G228 ἀληθινός
From G227; truthful

KJV Usage: true.

G230 ἀληθῶς
Adverb from G227; truly

KJV Usage: indeed, surely, of a surety, truly, of a (in) truth, verily, very.