Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 
ou|toV, au{th, tou:to

sg: this; he, she, it;
pl: these; they

Mnemonic Singing: 

This is my Father's world,
and to my listening ears


There is much more to this word than we are presenting here. Its form changes considerably in its different genders. ou|toV is covered in detail in chapter 13. As an adjective it means "this" (singular) and "these" (plural), and as a noun it means "this one."

Biblical Concordance

Mark 15:39 And when the centurion, who was standing in front of him, saw that in this way he had died, he said, “Truly, this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) man was the son of God!”
Mark 16:8 And going outside, they fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonishment had taken hold of them. And they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.
Mark 16:12 After this (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut), he appeared in another form to two of them as they were walking along, going into the country.
Mark 16:17 And these (tauta | ταῦτα | nom pl neut) signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues;
Luke 1:18 But Zechariah said to the angel, “How can I be sure of this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut)? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years?”
Luke 1:19 And the angel answered, him, “I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I was sent to speak to you, and to tell you the good news of these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things.
Luke 1:20 And now you will be reduced to silence and not be able to speak until the day in which these (tauta | ταῦτα | nom pl neut) things (tauta | ταῦτα | nom pl neut) happen, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their time.”
Luke 1:24 After these (tautas | ταύτας | acc pl fem) days, Elizabeth his wife became pregnant, and she kept herself in seclusion for five months, saying,
Luke 1:29 She was thoroughly troubled by what he said, and tried to discern what sort of greeting this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) could be.
Luke 1:32 This (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) very one will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David.
Luke 1:34 Mary said to the angel, “How will this (touto | τοῦτο | nom sg neut) be, since I have no sexual relationship with a man?”
Luke 1:36 Look, your relative Elizabeth, she also has conceived a son in her old age; indeed, this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) is the sixth month with her who was called barren.
Luke 1:39 In those (tautais | ταύταις | dat pl fem) days Mary arose and went into the hill country with eagerness, to a town in Judah,
Luke 1:43 And why should this (touto | τοῦτο | nom sg neut) happen to me that the mother of my Lord should come to me?
Luke 1:61 And they said to her, “There is no one among your relatives who is called by this (toutō | τούτῳ | dat sg neut) name.”
Luke 1:65 Fear came upon all who lived around them, and all these (tauta | ταῦτα | nom pl neut) things were being talked about throughout the whole hill country of Judea.
Luke 1:66 All who heard took these things to their heart, saying, “What, then, will this (touto | τοῦτο | nom sg neut) child be?” For the hand of the Lord was with him.
Luke 2:2 This (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) registration first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria.
Luke 2:12 And this (touto | τοῦτο | nom sg neut) is the sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.”
Luke 2:15 When the angels departed from them into heaven, the shepherds began to speak to one another, “Let us go across to Bethlehem and see this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.”
Luke 2:17 And when they had seen him, they made it known concerning the message that had been spoken to them about this (toutou | τούτου | gen sg neut) child.
Luke 2:19 Mary remembered all that had been said, pondering them (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) in her heart.
Luke 2:25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) man was righteous and devout, waiting expectantly for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
Luke 2:34 Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Take note, this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that will be opposed
Luke 2:36 Now there was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) was advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from her virginity,
Luke 3:8 Bear, then, fruits worthy of repentance. Do not even begin to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I say to you that God is able, out of these (toutōn | τούτων | gen pl masc) stones, to raise up children to Abraham.
Luke 3:20 added this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) also to them all: he confined John in prison.
Luke 4:3 The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell this (toutō | τούτῳ | dat sg masc) stone to become bread.”
Luke 4:6 The devil said to him, “To you I will give all this (tautēn | ταύτην | acc sg fem) authority and their glory, for to me it has been handed over, and to whomever I desire, I give it.
Luke 4:21 And he set about telling them, “Today this (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) scripture has been fulfilled in your ears.”
Luke 4:22 They were all bearing witness to him in that they were marveling at the gracious words that were coming from his mouth. Then they said, “Is not this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) Joseph’s son?”
Luke 4:23 And he said to them, “No doubt you will quote this (tautēn | ταύτην | acc sg fem) proverb to me: ‘Physician, heal yourself.’ What we have heard happened in Capernaum, do also here in your hometown.”
Luke 4:28 And everyone in the synagogue was filled with wrath when they heard these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things.
Luke 4:36 Astonishment came over them all, and they said to one another, “What is this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) teaching? For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits and they come out!”
Luke 4:43 but he said to them, “I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God in the other towns as well; because for this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) purpose I was sent.”
Luke 5:6 And when they had done this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut), they enclosed a large number of fish, and their nets were about to break.
Luke 5:21 And the scribes and the Pharisees began to ponder, saying, “Who is this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) who speaks blasphemies? Who is able to forgive sins except God alone?”
Luke 5:27 After this (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth. And he said to him, “Follow me.”
Luke 6:3 In answer to them Jesus said, “Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him?
Luke 6:12 It happened in those (tautais | ταύταις | dat pl fem) days that Jesus went out to the mountain to pray, and spent the whole night in prayer to God.
Luke 7:4 And when they came to Jesus, they pleaded with him earnestly, saying, “He is worthy that you should grant this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut),
Luke 7:8 For I too am a man set under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this one (toutō | τούτῳ | dat sg masc), ‘Go,’ and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes; and to my servant, ‘Do this,’ (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) and he does it.”
Luke 7:9 When Jesus heard these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things, he admired him. Turning to the crowd that was following him, he said, “I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.”
Luke 7:17 This (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) report about Jesus spread throughout Judea and all the surrounding area.
Luke 7:18 The disciples of John told him about all these (toutōn | τούτων | gen pl neut) things. Calling two of his disciples, John
Luke 7:27 This (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) is he of whom it is written, ‘Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.’
Luke 7:31 “To what then shall I compare the people of this (tautēs | ταύτης | gen sg fem) generation? What are they like?
Luke 7:39 When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) man were a prophet, he would know who and what kind of woman this is who is touching him — that she is a sinner.”
Luke 7:44 Then turning toward the woman, he said to Simon, “You see this (tautēn | ταύτην | acc sg fem) woman? I came into your house; you did not provide water for my feet, but she (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) has bathed my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.
Luke 7:45 You did not give me a kiss, but from the time I came in she (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) has not stopped kissing my feet.