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

Luke 7:46 You did not anoint my head with oil, but she (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) has poured perfume on my feet.
Luke 7:49 Then those reclining at table with him began to say to themselves, “Who is this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc), who even forgives sins?”
Luke 8:8 Other seed fell into good soil, and when it came up, it produced fruit a hundredfold.” As he was saying these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things he began to call out, “Let the one who has ears to hear, hear.”
Luke 8:9 Now his disciples were questioning him as to what this (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) parable meant.
Luke 8:11 “Now this (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) is what the parable means: The seed is the word of God.
Luke 8:13 Those that fall on rock are the ones who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy; but they (houtoi | οὗτοι | nom pl masc) have no root — they believe for a while but in a time of testing they fall away.
Luke 8:14 As for what fell among the thorns — these (houtoi | οὗτοι | nom pl masc) are the ones who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by the cares and riches and pleasures of life, and they do not bring fruit to maturity.
Luke 8:15 But as for that in the good soil — these (houtoi | οὗτοι | nom pl masc) are the ones who, having heard with an honest and good heart, hold firmly onto the word and bear fruit through patient endurance.
Luke 8:21 In response he said to them, “Those (houtoi | οὗτοι | nom pl masc) who hear and do the word of God are my mother and my brothers.”
Luke 8:25 He said to them, “Where is your faith?” They were afraid and amazed, saying to one another, “Who, then, is this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) that he commands even the winds and the water and they obey him?”
Luke 8:41 Just then there came a man named Jairus. This (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) man was a ruler of the synagogue, and he fell at the feet of Jesus and implored him to come into his house,
Luke 9:9 Herod said, “John I beheaded, but who is this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) about whom I hear such things?” So he was trying to see him.
Luke 9:13 But he said to them, “You give them something to eat.” They said, “We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless we go and buy food for all these (touton | τοῦτον | acc sg masc) people.”
Luke 9:21 Then, with a warning, he commanded them to tell no one this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut),
Luke 9:24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake, this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) person will save it.
Luke 9:26 For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words, of this (touton | τοῦτον | acc sg masc) one will the Son of Man be ashamed when he comes in his glory and the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.
Luke 9:28 About eight days after these (toutous | τούτους | acc pl masc) sayings, it happened that he went up on the mountain to pray, taking along Peter and John and James.
Luke 9:34 While he was saying these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things, a cloud came and enveloped them; and they were afraid as they entered the cloud.
Luke 9:35 Then a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) is my Son, the Chosen One; listen to him!”
Luke 9:44 “Let these (toutous | τούτους | acc pl masc) words sink into your ears: the Son of Man is about to be betrayed into the hands of men.”
Luke 9:45 But they did not understand this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) saying. It was concealed from them, so that they might not understand it; and they were afraid to ask him about this (toutou | τούτου | gen sg neut) saying.
Luke 9:48 and said to them, “Whoever receives this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. So the one who is least among you all, this (houtos | οὗτος | nom sg masc) is the one who is great.”
Luke 10:1 After this (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go.
Luke 10:5 In whichever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this (toutō | τούτῳ | dat sg masc) house!’
Luke 10:11 ‘Even the dust of your town that clings to our feet we wipe off against you. But know this: (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) the kingdom of God has come near.’
Luke 10:20 However, do not rejoice in this (toutō | τούτῳ | dat sg neut), that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names have been recorded in heaven.”
Luke 10:21 At this time Jesus was filled with joy by the Holy Spirit, and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was well-pleasing in your sight.
Luke 10:28 Jesus said to him, “You have answered correctly; do this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut), and you will live.”
Luke 10:36 Which of these (toutōn | τούτων | gen pl masc) three, do you think, became a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?”
Luke 11:19 And if by Beelzebul I cast out demons, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.
Luke 11:27 While he was saying these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that carried you, and the breasts that nursed you!”
Luke 11:29 As the crowds were getting larger, Jesus began to say, “This (hautē | αὕτη | nom sg fem) generation is an evil generation; it looks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah.
Luke 11:30 For as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so the Son of Man will be a sign to this (tautē | ταύτῃ | dat sg fem) generation.
Luke 11:31 The queen of the South will rise in the judgment with the men of this (tautēs | ταύτης | gen sg fem) generation and will condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.
Luke 11:32 The men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this (tautēs | ταύτης | gen sg fem) generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.
Luke 11:42 But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every kind of garden herb, yet disregard justice and the love of God. These (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) you should have done, without neglecting the others.
Luke 11:45 One of the lawyers responded and said to him, “Teacher, in saying these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things you insult us as well.”
Luke 11:49 Indeed, for this (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) reason the Wisdom of God said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and persecute,’
Luke 11:50 so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this (tautēs | ταύτης | gen sg fem) generation,
Luke 11:51 from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, it will be charged against this (tautēs | ταύτης | gen sg fem) generation.
Luke 12:4 “I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who can kill the body, and after that (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) have nothing more that they can do.
Luke 12:5 I will show you whom you should fear: Fear the one who, after he kills, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear this (touton | τοῦτον | acc sg masc) one!
Luke 12:18 Then he said, ‘This (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) is what I will do: I will tear down my barns and I will build bigger ones; and I will store there all my grain and my goods.
Luke 12:20 But God said to him, ‘You fool! This (tautē | ταύτῃ | dat sg fem) very night your soul will be demanded of you. And what you have prepared for yourself, whose will it be?’
Luke 12:22 He said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will wear.
Luke 12:27 Consider the lilies, how they grow. They neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these (toutōn | τούτων | gen pl neut).
Luke 12:30 For all the nations of the world have these (tauta | ταῦτα | acc pl neut) things as their overriding concern, and your Father knows full well that you need them (toutōn | τούτων | gen pl neut).
Luke 12:31 Instead, have his kingdom as your overriding concern, and these (tauta | ταῦτα | nom pl neut) things will be given to you in addition.
Luke 12:39 “Know this: (touto | τοῦτο | acc sg neut) that if the master of the house had known at what hour the thief would come, he would not have allowed his house be broken into.
Luke 12:41 Then Peter said, “Lord, are you telling this (tautēn | ταύτην | acc sg fem) parable to us or to everyone?”