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Lexicon :: Strong's G5457 - phōs

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φῶς
Transliteration
phōs
Pronunciation
fō's (Key)
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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.

Strong’s Definitions

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.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 70x

The KJV translates Strong's G5457 in the following manner: light (68x), fire (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 70x
The KJV translates Strong's G5457 in the following manner: light (68x), fire (2x).
  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.
STRONGS NT 5457: φῶς
φῶς, φωτός, τό (contracted from φάος, from φάω to shine), from Homer (who (as well as Pindar) uses the form φάος) down, Hebrew אור, light (opposed to τό σκότος, σκοτία);
1. properly,
a. universally: Θεός εἰπών ἐκ σκότους φῶς λάμψαι, 2 Corinthians 4:6 (Genesis 1:3); λευκά ὡς τό φῶς, Matthew 17:2; νεφέλη φωτός (Griesbach text) i. e. consisting of light, equivalent to φωτεινεη in R L T Tr WH, Matthew 17:5; τό φῶς τοῦ κόσμου, of the sun, John 11:9; τό φῶς οὐκ ἐστιν ἐν αὐτῷ, the light (i. e. illumining power) is not in him, consequently he does not see or distinguish the filings about him, John 11:10; the light emitted by a lamp, Luke 8:16; (Luke 11:33 L Tr text WH). a heavenly light, such as surrounds angels when they appear on earth: hence, ἄγγελος φωτός, 2 Corinthians 11:14, and illumines the place where they appear, Acts 12:7; a light of this kind shone around Paul when he was converted to Christ, Acts 22:6, (Acts 22:9), Acts 22:11 (Winer's Grammar, 371 (348)); with the addition of οὐρανόθεν, Acts 26:13; of ἀπό (or ἐκ) τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, Acts 9:3.
b. by metonymy, anything emitting light: a heavenly luminary (or star), plural James 1:17 (see πατήρ, 3 a.); fire, because it is light and gives light: Luke 22:56; θερμαίνεσθαι πρός τό φῶς, Mark 14:54 (1 Macc. 12:29; Xenophon, Hell. 6, 2, 29; Cyril 7, 5, 27); a lamp or torch: plural φῶτα, Acts 16:29 (φῶς ἔχειν, Xenophon, Hell. 5, 1, 8; in plural often in Plutarch).
c. light i. e. brightness (Latinsplendor) (see a. above), ἡλίου, Revelation 22:5; of a lamp, John 5:35 (where it symbolizes his rank, influence, worth, mighty deeds); with the addition of λύχνου, Revelation 18:23 (Jeremiah 25:10); of the divine Shechinah (see δόξα, III. 1), Revelation 21:24 (Psalm 88:16 (Ps. 89:16); Isaiah 60:1, 19f).
2. φῶς is often used in poetic discourse, in metaphor, and in parable;
a. The extremely delicate, subtile, pure, brilliant quality of light has led to the use of φῶς as an appellation of God, i. e. as by nature incorporeal, spotless, holy (cf. Westcott, Epistles of St. John, p. 15ff): 1 John 1:5 (Wis. 7:26 where cf. Grimm); he is said εἶναι ἐν τῷ φωτί, in a state of supreme sanctity, 1 John 1:7; φῶς οἴκων ἀπρόσιτον, a figure describing his nature as alike of consummate majesty and inaccessible to human comprehension, 1 Timothy 6:16 (Psalm 103:2 (Ps. 104:2)); used of that heavenly state, consummate and free from every imperfection, to which the true disciples of Christ will be exalted, equivalent to the kingdom of light, Colossians 1:12.
b. By a figure frequently in the N. T. (cf. in classic Greek τῆς ἀληθείας τό φῶς, Euripides, L T. 1046 etc.; see Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 2), φῶς is used to denote truth and its knowledge, together with the spiritual purity congruous with it (opposed to τό σκότος b., σκοτία, which see): ζωή ἦν τό φῶς τῶν ἀνθρώπων, had the nature of light in men, i. e. became the source of human wisdom, John 1:4; especially the saving truth embodied in Christ and by his love and effort imparted to mankind, Matthew 4:16; John 1:5; John 3:19-21; Acts 26:18, 23; 2 Corinthians 6:14; Ephesians 5:13{a} (cf. below); τό φῶς τό ἀληθινόν, 1 John 2:8; τό θαυμαστόν τοῦ Θεοῦ φῶς, 1 Peter 2:9 (Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 36, 2 [ET] cf. 59, 2 [ET]); τό φῶς ὑμῶν, the divine truth with which ye are imbued, Matthew 5:16; ἔχειν τό φῶς τῆς ζωῆς, the light by which the true life is gained, John 8:12; τά ὅπλα (Lachmann marginal reading ἔργα) τοῦ φωτός, Romans 13:12; καρπός τοῦ φωτός, Ephesians 5:9 G L T Tr WH; ἐν τῷ φωτί περιπατεῖν, to live agreeably to saving wisdom, 1 John 1:7; ἐν τῷ φωτί εἶναι, to be imbued with saving wisdom, μένειν, to continue devoted to it, to persevere in keeping it, 1 John 2:9f; οἱ υἱοί τοῦ φωτός (see υἱός, 2, p. 635{a}), Luke 16:8; John 12:36; 1 Thessalonians 5:5; τέκνα φωτός (see τέκνον, c. β., p. 618^a), Ephesians 5:8. by metonymy, φῶς; is used of one in whom wisdom and spiritual purity shine forth, and who imparts the same to others: φῶς τῶν ἐν σκότει, Romans 2:19; (φῶς ἐθνῶν, Acts 13:47); in a pre-eminent sense is Jesus the Messiah called φῶς and τό φῶς: Luke 2:32; John 1:7; John 12:35f, 46; τό φῶς τοῦ κόσμου, John 8:12; John 9:5 (τό φῶς τοῦ κόσμου τό δοθέν ἐν ὑμῖν εἰς φωτισμόν παντός ἀνθρώπου, Test xii. Patr. test. Levi § 14); τό φῶς τό ἀληθινόν, John 1:9; by the same name the disciples of Jesus are distinguished, Matthew 5:14; Christians are called φῶς ἐν κυρίῳ, having obtained saving wisdom in communion with Christ, Ephesians 5:8. πᾶν τό φανερούμενον φῶς ἐστιν, everything made manifest by the aid of Christian truth has taken on the nature of light, so that its true character and quality are no longer hidden, Ephesians 5:13{b} (others take φῶς here in an outward or physical sense, and regard the statement as a general truth confirmatory of the assertion made respecting spiritual 'φωτός just before (cf. above)).
c. By a figure borrowed from daylight φῶς is used of that which is exposed to the view of all: ἐν τῷ φωτί (opposed to ἐν τῇ σκοτία), openly, publicly (ἐν φαει, Pindar Nem. 4, 63), Matthew 10:27; Luke 12:3.
d. reason, mind; the power of understanding especially moral and spiritual truth: τό φῶς τό ἐν σοι, Matthew 6:23; Luke 11:35. (Synonym: see φέγγος, at the end.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
1:3
Psalms
88:16; 89:16; 103:2; 104:2
Isaiah
60:1; 60:19
Jeremiah
25:10
Matthew
4:16; 5:14; 5:16; 6:23; 10:27; 17:2; 17:5
Mark
14:54
Luke
2:32; 8:16; 11:33; 11:35; 12:3; 16:8; 22:56
John
1:4; 1:5; 1:7; 1:9; 3:19; 3:20; 3:21; 5:35; 8:12; 8:12; 9:5; 11:9; 11:10; 12:35; 12:36; 12:46
Acts
9:3; 12:7; 13:47; 16:29; 22:6; 22:9; 22:11; 26:13; 26:18; 26:23
Romans
2:19; 13:12
2 Corinthians
4:6; 6:14; 11:14
Ephesians
5:8; 5:8; 5:9; 5:13; 5:13
Colossians
1:12
1 Thessalonians
5:5
1 Timothy
6:16
James
1:17
1 Peter
2:9
1 John
1:5; 1:7; 1:7; 2:8; 2:9
Revelation
18:23; 21:24; 22:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5457 matches the Greek φῶς (phōs),
which occurs 70 times in 59 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 4:16–Jas 1:17)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 - The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light,
And upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death
Light has dawned.”
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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:14 - “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:16 - “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:23 - “But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:27 - “Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what you hear in the ear, preach on the housetops.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:2 - and He was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and His clothes became as white as the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:54 - But Peter followed Him at a distance, right into the courtyard of the high priest. And he sat with the servants and warmed himself at the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:32 - A light to bring revelation to the Gentiles,
And the glory of Your people Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 - “No one, when he has lit a lamp, covers it with a vessel or puts it under a bed, but sets it on a lampstand, that those who enter may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:35 - “Therefore take heed that the light which is in you is not darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:3 - “Therefore whatever you have spoken in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have spoken in the ear in inner rooms will be proclaimed on the housetops.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:8 - “So the master commended the unjust steward because he had dealt shrewdly. For the sons of this world are more shrewd in their generation than the sons of light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:56 - And a certain servant girl, seeing him as he sat by the fire, looked intently at him and said, “This man was also with Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:4 - In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:5 - And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend[fn] it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:7 - This man came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all through him might believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:8 - He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:9 - That was the true Light which gives light to every man coming into the world.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:19 - “And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:20 - “For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:21 - “But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:35 - “He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:12 - Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:5 - “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 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 of this world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:10 - “But if one walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:35 - Then Jesus said to them, “A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you; he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:36 - “While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light.” These things Jesus spoke, and departed, and was hidden from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:46 - “I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in Me should not abide in darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:3 - As he journeyed he came near Damascus, and suddenly a light shone around him from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:7 - Now behold, an angel of the Lord stood by him, and a light shone in the prison; and he struck Peter on the side and raised him up, saying, “Arise quickly!” And his chains fell off his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:47 - “For so the Lord has commanded us:

‘I have set you as a light to the Gentiles,
That you should be for salvation to the ends of the earth.’ 
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Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:29 - Then he called for a light, ran in, and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:6 - “Now it happened, as I journeyed and came near Damascus at about noon, suddenly a great light from heaven shone around me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:9 - “And those who were with me indeed saw the light and were afraid,[fn] but they did not hear the voice of Him who spoke to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:11 - “And since I could not see for the glory of that light, being led by the hand of those who were with me, I came into Damascus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:13 - “at midday, O king, along the road I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining around me and those who journeyed with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:18 - ‘to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:23 - “that the Christ would suffer, that He would be the first to rise from the dead, and would proclaim light to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:19 - and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:12 - The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:6 - For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:14 - Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:14 - And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:8 - For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:13 - But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:12 - giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:5 - You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:16 - who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see, to whom be honor and everlasting power. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:17 - Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.

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