Word Summary
orthos: straight, upright
Original Word: ὀρθός
Transliteration: orthos
Phonetic Spelling: (or-thos')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: straight, upright
Meaning: straight, upright
Strong's Concordance
straight, upright.

Probably from the base of oros; right (as rising), i.e. (perpendicularly) erect (figuratively, honest), or (horizontally) level or direct -- straight, upright.

see GREEK oros

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3717: ὀρθός

ὀρθός, ὀρθή, ὀρθόν (ὈΡΩ, ὄρνυμι (to stir up, set in motion; according to others, from the root, to lift up; cf. Fick iii., p. 775; Vanicek, p. 928; Curtius, p. 348)), straight, erect; i. e.

a. upright: ἀνάστηθι, Acts 14:10; so with στῆναι in 1 Esdr. 9:46, and in Greek writings, especially Homer b. opposed to σκολιός, straight i. e. not crooked: τροχιαί, Hebrews 12:13 (for יָשָׁר, Proverbs 12:15 etc.; (Pindar, Theognis, others)).