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Lexicon :: Strong's G5458 - phōstēr

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φωστήρ
Transliteration
phōstēr (Key)
Pronunciation
fō-stā'r (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:310,1293

Trench's Synonyms: xlvi. φῶς, φέγγος, φωστήρ, λύχνος, λαμπάς.

Strong’s Definitions

φωστήρ phōstḗr, foce-tare'; from G5457; an illuminator, i.e. (concretely) a luminary, or (abstractly) brilliancy:—light.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G5458 in the following manner: light (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G5458 in the following manner: light (2x).
  1. that which gives light, an illuminator

    1. of the stars, sun and moon

  2. light, brightness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φωστήρ phōstḗr, foce-tare'; from G5457; an illuminator, i.e. (concretely) a luminary, or (abstractly) brilliancy:—light.
STRONGS NT 5458: φωστήρ
φωστήρ, φωστηρος, (φῶς, φώσκω);
1. that which gives light, an illuminator (Vulg.luminar): of the stars (luminaries), Philippians 2:15 (Wis. 13:2; Sir. 43:7; Genesis 1:14, 16; Heliodorus 2, 24; (Anthol. Pal. 15, 17; of sun and moon, Test xii. Patr. test. Levi 14); ecclesiastical writings.)
2. light, brightness: Revelation 21:11 (Anthol. 11, 359) (others refer this to 1; cf. Trench, § xlvi.).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
1:14; 1:16
Leviticus
14
Philippians
2:15
Revelation
21:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5458 matches the Greek φωστήρ (phōstēr),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:15 - That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights G5458 in the world;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:11 - Having the glory of God: and her light G5458 was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;
 
 
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