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Lexicon :: Strong's G5457 - phōs


fō's (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an obsolete phao (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays, cf φαίνω (G5316), φημί (G5346))
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:310,1293

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

KJV Translation Count — Total: 70x
The KJV translates Strongs G5457 in the following manner: light (68x), fire (2x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. light

    1. the light

      1. emitted by a lamp

      2. a heavenly light such as surrounds angels when they appear on earth

    2. anything emitting light

      1. a star

      2. fire because it is light and sheds light

      3. a lamp or torch

    3. light, i.e brightness

      1. of a lamp

  2. metaph.

    1. God is light because light has the extremely delicate, subtle, pure, brilliant quality

    2. of truth and its knowledge, together with the spiritual purity associated with it

    3. that which is exposed to the view of all, openly, publicly

    4. reason, mind

      1. the power of understanding esp. moral and spiritual truth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φῶς phōs, foce; from an obsolete φάω pháō (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays; compare G5316, G5346); luminousness (in the widest application, natural or artificial, abstract or concrete, literal or figurative):—fire, light.
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Concordance Results Using NASB

Strong's Number G5457 matches the Greek φῶς (phōs),
which occurs 72 times in 60 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB
Page 1 / 2 (Mat 4:16–1Ti 6:16)

Tools specific to Mat 4:16

Mat 4:16


Tools specific to Mat 5:14

Mat 5:14

“You are the light G5457 of the world. A city set on a fnhill cannot be hidden;

Tools specific to Mat 5:16

Mat 5:16

“Let your light G5457 shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Tools specific to Mat 6:23

Mat 6:23

“But if your eye is fnbad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light G5457 that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Tools specific to Mat 10:27

Mat 10:27

“What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; G5457 and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

Tools specific to Mat 17:2

Mat 17:2

And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as light. G5457

Tools specific to Mar 14:54

Mar 14:54

Peter had followed Him at a distance, right into the courtyard of the high priest; and he was sitting with the fnofficers and warming himself at the fnfire. G5457

Tools specific to Luk 2:32

Luk 2:32

And the glory of Your people Israel.”

Tools specific to Luk 8:16

Luk 8:16

“Now no one after lighting a lamp covers it over with a container, or puts it under a bed; but he puts it on a lampstand, so that those who come in may see the light. G5457

Tools specific to Luk 11:35

Luk 11:35

“Then watch out that the light G5457 in you is not darkness.

Tools specific to Luk 12:3

Luk 12:3

“Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, G5457 and what you have fnwhispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon the housetops.

Tools specific to Luk 16:8

Luk 16:8

“And his fnmaster praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted shrewdly; for the sons of this age are more shrewd in relation to their own fnkind than the sons of light. G5457

Tools specific to Luk 22:56

Luk 22:56

And a servant-girl, seeing him as he sat in the firelight G5457 and looking intently at him, said, “This man was with Him too.”

Tools specific to Jhn 1:4

Jhn 1:4

In Him was life, and the life was the Light G5457 of men.

Tools specific to Jhn 1:5

Jhn 1:5

The Light G5457 shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not fncomprehend it.

Tools specific to Jhn 1:7

Jhn 1:7

fnHe came fnas a witness, to testify about the Light, G5457 so that all might believe through him.

Tools specific to Jhn 1:8

Jhn 1:8

fnHe was not the Light, G5457 but he came to testify about the Light. G5457

Tools specific to Jhn 1:9

Jhn 1:9

There was the true Light G5457 fnwhich, coming into the world, enlightens every man.

Tools specific to Jhn 3:19

Jhn 3:19

“This is the judgment, that the Light G5457 has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, G5457 for their deeds were evil.

Tools specific to Jhn 3:20

Jhn 3:20

“For everyone who does evil hates the Light, G5457 and does not come to the Light G5457 for fear that his deeds will be exposed.

Tools specific to Jhn 3:21

Jhn 3:21

“But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, G5457 so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God.”

Tools specific to Jhn 5:35

Jhn 5:35

“He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for fna while in his light. G5457

Tools specific to Jhn 8:12

Jhn 8:12

Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light G5457 of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light G5457 of life.”

Tools specific to Jhn 9:5

Jhn 9:5

“While I am in the world, I am the Light G5457 of the world.”

Tools specific to Jhn 11:9

Jhn 11:9

Jesus answered, “Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light G5457 of this world.

Tools specific to Jhn 11:10

Jhn 11:10

“But if anyone walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light G5457 is not in him.”

Tools specific to Jhn 12:35

Jhn 12:35

So Jesus said to them, “For a little while longer the Light G5457 is among you. Walk while you have the Light, G5457 so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

Tools specific to Jhn 12:36

Jhn 12:36

“While you have the Light, G5457 believe in the Light, G5457 so that you may become sons of Light.” G5457 These things Jesus spoke, and He went away and fnhid Himself from them.

Tools specific to Jhn 12:46

Jhn 12:46

“I have come as Light G5457 into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.

Tools specific to Act 9:3

Act 9:3

As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light G5457 from heaven flashed around him;

Tools specific to Act 12:7

Act 12:7

And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared and a light G5457 shone in the cell; and he struck Peter’s side and woke him up, saying, “Get up quickly.” And his chains fell off his hands.

Tools specific to Act 13:47

Act 13:47

“For so the Lord has commanded us,

Tools specific to Act 16:29

Act 16:29

And he called for lights G5457 and rushed in, and trembling with fear he fell down before Paul and Silas,

Tools specific to Act 22:6

Act 22:6

“But it happened that as I was on my way, approaching Damascus about noontime, a very bright light G5457 suddenly flashed from heaven all around me,

Tools specific to Act 22:9

Act 22:9

“And those who were with me saw the light, G5457 to be sure, but did not fnunderstand the voice of the One who was speaking to me.

Tools specific to Act 22:11

Act 22:11

“But since I could not see because of the fnbrightness of that light, G5457 I was led by the hand by those who were with me and came into Damascus.

Tools specific to Act 26:13

Act 26:13

at midday, O King, I saw on the way a light G5457 from heaven, fnbrighter than the sun, shining all around me and those who were journeying with me.

Tools specific to Act 26:18

Act 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light G5457 and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’

Tools specific to Act 26:23

Act 26:23

fnthat fnthe Christ was fnto suffer, and fnthat by reason of His resurrection from the dead He would be the first to proclaim light G5457 both to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles.”

Tools specific to Rom 2:19

Rom 2:19

and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light G5457 to those who are in darkness,

Tools specific to Rom 13:12

Rom 13:12

The night is almost gone, and the day is near. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. G5457

Tools specific to 2Co 4:6

2Co 4:6

For God, who said, “Light G5457 shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

Tools specific to 2Co 6:14

2Co 6:14

Do not be fnbound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light G5457 with darkness?

Tools specific to 2Co 11:14

2Co 11:14

No wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. G5457

Tools specific to Eph 5:8

Eph 5:8

for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light G5457 in the Lord; walk as children of Light G5457

Tools specific to Eph 5:9

Eph 5:9

(for the fruit of the Light G5457 consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Tools specific to Eph 5:13

Eph 5:13

But all things become visible when they are fnexposed by the light, G5457 for everything that becomes visible is light. G5457

Tools specific to Col 1:12

Col 1:12

giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us fnto share in the inheritance of the fnsaints in Light. G5457

Tools specific to 1Th 5:5

1Th 5:5

for you are all sons of light G5457 and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness;

Tools specific to 1Ti 6:16

1Ti 6:16

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, G5457 whom no man has seen or can see. To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.

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1. Mat 4:16–1Ti 6:16

2. Jas 1:17–Rev 22:5

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