Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 

See! Behold!

Mnemonic Singing: 

Forward into battle see His banners go.


Originally i[de was an aorist active imperative of ei\don, but came to be used as a particle. It only occurs 34 times but because of its similarity with the following ijdou:, we thought it best that you learn it. It is used with the same basic meaning as ijdou:.


Caesar, BEHOLD the IDE of March!

Biblical Concordance

Matthew 25:20 The one who had received the five talents came and brought another five, saying, ‘Master, you entrusted five talents to me; look (ide | ἴδε | particle), I have gained five more.’
Matthew 25:22 The one who had received the two talents also came, saying, “Master, you entrusted two talents to me. Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), I have gained two more.’
Matthew 25:25 and being afraid, I went off and hid your talent in the ground. Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), you have what is yours.’
Matthew 26:65 Then the high priest tore his robes and said, “He has blasphemed! What further need do we have of witnesses? You have now heard his blasphemy.
Mark 2:24 So the Pharisees said to him, “Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), why are they doing on the Sabbath?” what is not lawful on the Sabbath?”
Mark 3:34 And looking around at those who were sitting around him in a circle, who were sitting he said, “Here (ide | ἴδε | particle) are my mother my and my brothers! my
Mark 11:21 And thinking back, Peter said to him, “Rabbi, look! (ide | ἴδε | particle) The fig tree that you cursed has withered!”
Mark 13:1 And as he went out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Teacher, look (ide | ἴδε | particle), what massive stones and what magnificent buildings!”
Mark 13:21 And then if someone should say to you, ‘Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), here is the Christ!’ or, ‘Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), there he is!’ — do not believe it.
Mark 15:4 Then Pilate questioned him again, saying, “Do you answer nothing? See (ide | ἴδε | particle) how many accusations they are bringing against you.”
Mark 15:35 And when some of the bystanders heard this, they said, “Listen (ide | ἴδε | particle), he is calling Elijah!”
Mark 16:6 But he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has been raised. He is not here. Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), there is the place where they laid him.
John 1:29 On the following day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold (ide | ἴδε | particle), the Lamb of God, the one who takes away the sin of the world!
John 1:36 Looking intently at Jesus as he walked about, John said, “Behold (ide | ἴδε | particle), the Lamb of God!”
John 1:46 And Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” (ide | ἴδε | aor act imperative 2 sg)
John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Here (ide | ἴδε | particle) is a true Israelite, one in whom there is no deceit!”
John 3:26 So they came to John and said to him, “Rabbi, that man who was with you on the far side of the Jordan, the one to whom you bore witness — well (ide | ἴδε | particle), he is baptizing, and everyone is going to him!”
John 5:14 Later on Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, “See (ide | ἴδε | particle), you have been healed! Do not sin any longer, so that nothing worse happens to you.”
John 7:26 And look (ide | ἴδε | particle), he is speaking boldly and they are saying nothing to him. Is it possible that our rulers know for sure that this man is the Christ?
John 7:52 They replied to him, saying, “You too are not from Galilee, are you? Search and you will see (ide | ἴδε | aor act imperative 2 sg) that no prophet will arise from Galilee.”
John 11:3 So the sisters sent word to him, saying, “Lord, the one you love is ill.”
John 11:34 He asked, “Where have you laid him?” They replied, “Lord, come and see.” (ide | ἴδε | aor act imperative 2 sg)
John 11:36 So the Jews kept saying, “See (ide | ἴδε | particle) how he loved him!”
John 12:19 The Pharisees therefore said to one another, “You see, you are accomplishing nothing. Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), the world has gone after him!”
John 16:29 His disciples said, “Ah (ide | ἴδε | particle), now you are speaking plainly and not using veiled language!
John 18:21 Why do you question me? Question those who have heard as to what I said to them; they know what I said.”
John 19:4 Once more Pilate went out and said to them, “Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), I am bringing him out to you that you may know that I find no basis for an accusation against him.”
John 19:14 Now it was the day of Preparation for the Passover, about noon. Pilate said to the Jews, “Here (ide | ἴδε | particle) is your king!”
John 19:26 When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing there, he said to his mother, “Woman, look (ide | ἴδε | particle), your son!”
John 19:27 Then he said to his disciple, “Look (ide | ἴδε | particle), your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her into his own home.
John 20:27 Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and examine (ide | ἴδε | aor act imperative 2 sg) my hands; and reach out your hand, and put it into my side. Do not continue in unbelief, but believe.”
Romans 11:22 Consider (ide | ἴδε | aor act imperative 2 sg) therefore the kindness and the severity of God — severity to those who have fallen, but God’s kindness to you, provided you continue in his kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.
Galatians 5:2 Listen! (ide | ἴδε | particle) I, Paul, tell you that if you agree to circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you.