Word Summary
homoioō: to make like
Original Word: ὁμοιόω
Transliteration: homoioō
Phonetic Spelling: (hom-oy-o'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to make like
Meaning: to make like
Strong's Concordance
make like, compare, resemble.

From homoios; to assimilate, i.e. Compare; passively, to become similar -- be (make) like, (in the) liken(-ess), resemble.

see GREEK homoios

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3666: ὁμοιόω

ὁμοιόω, ὁμοίῳ: future ὁμοιώσω; passive, 1 aorist ὡμοιώθην, and without augment ὁμοιωθην (once Romans 9:29 L marginal reading T editions 2, 7 (but see WHs Appendix, p. 161); cf. Buttmann, 34 (30); Sturz, De dial. Maced. etc., p. 124; (cf.) Lob. ad Phryn., p. 153); 1 future ὁμοιωθήσομαι; (ὅμοιος); from (Homer and) Herodotus down; the Sept. especially for דָּמָה;

a. to make like: τινα τίνι; passive to be or to become like to one: Matthew 6:8; Acts 14:11; Hebrews 2:17; ὡμοιώθη βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν, was made like, took the likeness of, (aorist of the time when the Messiah appeared), Matthew 13:24; Matthew 18:23; Matthew 22:2; ὁμοιωθήσεται (future of the time of the last judgment), Matthew 25:1; ὡς τί, to be made like and thus to become as a thing (i. e., a blending of two thoughts; cf. Fritzsche on Mark 4:31; Buttmann, § 133, 10; Winer's Grammar, § 65, 1 a.), Romans 9:29 (כְּ נִדְמָה, Ezekiel 32:2).

b. to liken, compare: τινα τίνι, or τί τίνι, Matthew 7:24 (R G (see below)); ; Mark 4:30 R L text Tr marginal reading; Luke 7:31; Luke 13:18 ; passive Matt. 7:( L T WH Tr text), ; to illustrate by comparison, πῶς ὁμοιώσωμεν τήν βασσιλειαν τοῦ Θεοῦ, Mark 4:30 T WH Tr text L marginal reading (Compare: ἀφομοιόω.)