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Forms of the word
ἀληθής, -ές
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true, genuine, reliable, trustworthy, valid
true, Jn. 4:18; worthy of credit, Jn. 5:31; truthful, Jn. 7:18

Greek-English Concordance for ἀληθής

Matthew 22:16 And they sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are true (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg masc) and teach the way of God in truth, and show deference to no one, for you are not swayed by appearances.
Mark 12:14 When they came they said to him, “Teacher, we know that you are truthful (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg masc) and that the opinion of another is of no concern to you. For you do not regard the position of men, but you truly teach the way of God. Is it lawful to pay tax to Caesar, or not? Should we give, or should we not pay?”
John 3:33 The one who has accepted his testimony has thereby acknowledged that God is truthful (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg masc).
John 4:18 for you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. You have spoken the truth.” (alēthes | ἀληθές | acc sg neut)
John 5:31 “If I bear witness about myself, my testimony is not deemed true (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem).
John 5:32 There is another who bears witness about me, and I know that the witness that he bears about me is true (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem).
John 6:55 for my flesh is real (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem) food and my blood is real (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem) drink.
John 7:18 The one who speaks on his own authority seeks his own honor; but the one who seeks the honor of the one who sent him is truthful (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg masc), and in him there is nothing false.
John 8:13 Therefore the Pharisees said to him, “You are bearing witness about yourself; your testimony is not valid.” (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem)
John 8:14 Jesus answered them, saying, “Even if I am bearing witness about myself, my testimony is valid (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem), because I know where I came from and where I am going. You, on the other hand, do not know where I come from or where I am going.
John 8:17 In your own law it is written that the testimony of two men is conclusive (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem).
John 8:26 I have many things to say about you by way of judgment; but the one who sent me is truthful (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg masc), and I say to the world only that which I have heard from him.”
John 10:41 Many people came to him and were saying, “John performed no miraculous sign, but everything he said about this man was true!” (alēthē | ἀληθῆ | nom pl neut)
John 19:35 (The man who saw this has borne witness to it so that you too may believe. His witness is true, and he knows that he is telling the truth.) (alēthē | ἀληθῆ | acc pl neut)
John 21:24 This is the disciple who is bearing witness about these things and who wrote these things, and we know that his witness is true (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem).
Acts 12:9 And he went out and followed him, and he did not know that what was being done by the angel was real (alēthes | ἀληθές | nom sg neut), but thought he was seeing a vision.
Romans 3:4 By no means! Let God be true (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg masc) and every man a liar. As it is written, “so that you may be justified in your words and prevail when you are judged.”
2 Corinthians 6:8 through glory and dishonor, through slander and praise; as deceivers, and yet true (alētheis | ἀληθεῖς | nom pl masc) men;
Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true (alēthē | ἀληθῆ | nom pl masc), whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things.
Titus 1:13 This testimony is true (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem), for which reason rebuke them sharply, so that they may be healthy in the faith,
1 Peter 5:12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother as I regard him, I have written briefly to you, exhorting and testifying that this is the true (alēthē | ἀληθῆ | acc sg fem) grace of God. Stand fast in it.
2 Peter 2:22 What has happened to them illustrates the true (alēthous | ἀληθοῦς | gen sg fem) proverb: “A dog returns to its own vomit, and a sow, after washing herself, returns to wallow in the mire.”
1 John 2:8 Yet it is a new commandment that I write to you, one that is true (alēthes | ἀληθές | nom sg neut) in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.
1 John 2:27 But the anointing you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things, and is true (alēthes | ἀληθές | nom sg neut) and not a lie, just as it has taught you, abide in him.
3 John 1:12 Everyone has testified favorably regarding Demetrius, and so has the truth itself. And we testify for him as well, and you know that our testimony is true (alēthēs | ἀληθής | nom sg fem).