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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ὡσεί
Greek transliteration: 
hōsei
Simplified transliteration: 
hosei
Principal Parts: 
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5616
GK Number: 
6059
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
21
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
particle
Gloss: 
like, as; about (an approximation)
Definition: 
as if; as it were, as, like,, Mt. 3:16; 9:36; with terms of number or quantity, about, Mt. 14:21; Lk. 1:56; 22:41, 59

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 3:16 And when Jesus was baptized, just as he was coming up from the water, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) a dove and lighting on him.
Matthew 9:36 And when he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were distressed and dejected, like (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) sheep without a shepherd.
Matthew 14:21 Not counting women and children, there were about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) five thousand men who had eaten.
Mark 9:26 After crying out and convulsing him violently, the spirit came out; and the boy was like (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) a corpse, so that many were saying, “He is dead.”
Luke 3:23 So Jesus, when he began his ministry, was about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) thirty years of age, being the son (as it was thought) of Joseph, the son of Helix,
Luke 9:14 For there were about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) five thousand men. He said to his disciples, “Have them sit down in groups of about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) fifty each.”
Luke 9:28 About (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) eight days after these sayings, it happened that he went up on the mountain to pray, taking along Peter and John and James.
Luke 22:41 Then he withdrew from them about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) a stone’s throw, knelt down and began to pray,
Luke 22:44 And being in agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became like (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
Luke 22:59 Then after about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) an hour had passed a certain other person kept insisting, saying, “Surely this person also was with him, for he too is a Galilean.”
Luke 23:44 It was already only about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) the sixth hour but darkness covered the whole land until the ninth hour,
Luke 24:11 but these words seemed like (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) nonsense to them, and they did not believe them.
Acts 1:15 And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the brothers (a crowd of people, about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) a hundred and twenty, had gathered together), and said,
Acts 2:3 And there appeared to them tongues spreading out like (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) fire, and one came to rest on each one of them.
Acts 2:41 So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added on that day about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) three thousand souls.
Acts 6:15 And everyone who was sitting in the council, looking intently at him, saw his face like (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) the face of an angel.
Acts 10:3 He saw in a vision clearly, about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) the ninth hour of the day, an angel of God coming to him and saying to him, “Cornelius.”
Acts 19:7 And the men were in all about (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) twelve.
Romans 6:13 Do not continue to present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) alive from the dead, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.
Hebrews 1:12 like (hōsei | ὡσεί | particle) a robe you will fold them up, like a garment they will also be changed. But you are the same, and your years will never end.”