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ἰδοῦ ( ἴδου Hdn.Gr. ap. Theod.2.140), aor.2 imper.Med. of ὁράω; but,
II. ἰδού (on the accent v. Hdn.Gr.1.417, al.), as Adv., lo! behold! (even with words of hearing, “ἰδοὺ δοῦπον αὖ κλύω τινάS.Aj.870 (lyr.), cf.El.1410):
1. with Nouns and Prons., . χελιδών Klein Meistersign.133 (Attic vase, vi B.C.), etc.; . ἐγώ here am I, LXX Ge.27.1,al.; “. μνᾶ σοιEv.Luc.19.20; οὐκ . Ἀαρών; LXXEx.4.14.
2. with Verbs,
a. in the imper., “. θεᾶσθεS.Tr.1079, Ar.Ach.366; esp. in offering a thing, take it! “. δέχου παῖS.Ph.776.
b. in ind. of all tenses, “. πείθομαιE.Or.143 (lyr.): freq. in LXX and NT with past tenses, Ge.24.15,al., Ev.Matt.27.51, al.; in the middle of a sentence, Ev.Luc.13.16.
3. with questions, ., τί ἔστιν; Ar.Nu.825, Eq.157.
4. in repeating another's words quizzingly, as ἰδού γ᾽ ἄκρατον wine, quotha! ib.87; . λέγειν ib.344; “ἰδού γε κλέπτεινId.Th.206, cf. Ec.136.
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