Word Summary
atenizō: to look fixedly, gaze
Original Word: ἀτενίζω
Transliteration: atenizō
Phonetic Spelling: (at-en-id'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to look fixedly, gaze
Meaning: to look fixedly, gaze
Strong's Concordance
stare, fasten eyes, look stedfastly.

From a compound of a (as a particle of union) and teino (to stretch); to gaze intently -- behold earnestly (stedfastly), fasten (eyes), look (earnestly, stedfastly, up stedfastly), set eyes.

see GREEK a

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 816: ἀτενίζω

ἀτενίζω; 1 aorist ἠτενισα; (from ἀτενής stretched, intent, and this from τείνω and intensive; (yet cf. Winers Grammar, § 16, 4; Buttmann, a. at the end, and under the word Alfa Α, , 3)); to fix the eyes on, gaze upon: with the dative of person, Luke 4:20; Luke 22:58; Acts 3:12; Acts 10:4; Acts 14:9; Acts 23:1; followed by εἰς with an accusative of person, Acts 3:4; Acts 6:15; Acts 13:9; metaphorically, to fix one's mind on one as an example, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 9, 2 [ET]; εἰς τί, Acts 1:10; Acts 7:55; 2 Corinthians 3:7, 13; εἰς τί, to look into anything, Acts 11:6. (3Macc. 2:26. (Aristotle), Polybius 6, 11, 5 (i. e. 6, 11a, 12 Dindorf); Diodorus 3, 39 (Dindorf ἐνατενίζω); Josephus, b. j. 5, 12, 3; Lucian, cont. 16, others.)