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Lexicon :: Strong's G5461 - phōtizō

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φωτίζω
Transliteration
phōtizō
Pronunciation
fō-tē'-zō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:310,1293

Strong’s Definitions

φωτίζω phōtízō, fo-tid'-zo; from G5457; to shed rays, i.e. to shine or (transitively) to brighten up (literally or figuratively):—enlighten, illuminate, (bring to, give) light, make to see.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G5461 in the following manner: give light (2x), bring to light (2x), lighten (2x), enlighten (2x), light (1x), illuminate (1x), make to see (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G5461 in the following manner: give light (2x), bring to light (2x), lighten (2x), enlighten (2x), light (1x), illuminate (1x), make to see (1x).
  1. to give light, to shine

  2. to enlighten, light up, illumine

  3. to bring to light, render evident

    1. to cause something to exist and thus come to light and become clear to all

  4. to enlighten, spiritually, imbue with saving knowledge

    1. to instruct, to inform, teach

    2. to give understanding to

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φωτίζω phōtízō, fo-tid'-zo; from G5457; to shed rays, i.e. to shine or (transitively) to brighten up (literally or figuratively):—enlighten, illuminate, (bring to, give) light, make to see.
STRONGS NT 5461: φωτίζω
φωτίζω; future φωτίσω (Revelation 22:5 L WH; 1 Corinthians 4:5), Attic φωτιῶ (Revelation 22:5 G T Tr); 1 aorist ἐφωτισα; perfect passive participle πεφωτισμενος; 1 aorist passive ἐφοτίσθην;
1. intransitive, to give light, to shine (Aristotle, Theophrastus, Plutarch, others; the Sept. for אור, Numbers 8:2, etc.): ἐπί τινα, Revelation 22:5 (Rom. WH brackets ἐπί).
2. transitive,
a. properly, to enlighten, light up, illumine: τινα, Luke 11:36: τήν πόλιν, Revelation 21:23 (ἀκτισι τόν κόσμον, of the sun, Diodorus 3, 48; the Sept. for הֵאִיר); γῆ ἐφωτίσθη ἐκ τῆς δόξης (A. V. was lightened) shone with his glory, Revelation 18:1.
b. to bring to light, render evident: τά κρυπτά τοῦ σκότους, 1 Corinthians 4:5; (Ephesians 3:9 according to the reading of T L brackets WH text (but see c.)) (τήν αἵρεσιν τίνος, the preference, opinion, of one, Polybius 23, 3, 10; τήν ἀλήθειαν, Epictetus diss. 1, 4, 31; πεφωτισμενων τῶν πραγματον ὑπό τῆς ἀληθείας, Lucian, cal. non tem. cred. 32); to cause something to exist and thus to come to light and become clear to all: ζωήν καί ἀφθαρσίαν διά τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, opposed to καταργῆσαι τόν θάνατον, 2 Timothy 1:10.
c. by a use only Biblical and ecclesiastical, to enlighten spiritually, imbue with saving knowledge: τινα, John 1:9; with a saving knowledge of the gospel: hence, φωτισθέντες of those who have been made Christians, Hebrews 6:4; Hebrews 10:32; followed by an indirect question Ephesians 3:9 (see b. above) (Sir. 45:17; for הֵאִיר, Psalm 118:130 (Ps. 119:130; for הורָה, to instruct, inform, teach, Judges 13:8, Alex.; 2 Kings 12:2; φωτιοῦσιν αὐτούς τό κρίμα τοῦ Θεοῦ τῆς γῆς, 2 Kings 17:27 (cf. 1 Kings 17:28; others)); to give understanding to: πεφωτίσμενοι τούς ὀφθαλμούς τῆς καρδίας (Rec. διανοίας), as respects the eyes of your soul, Ephesians 1:18 (Buttmann, § 145, 6); ((cf. Sir. 31:20 (Sir. 34:20), etc.)).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Numbers
8:2
Judges
13:8
2 Kings
12:2; 17:27
Psalms
119:130
Luke
11:36
John
1:9
1 Corinthians
4:5; 4:5
Ephesians
1:18; 3:9; 3:9
2 Timothy
1:10
Hebrews
6:4; 10:32
Revelation
18:1; 21:23; 22:5; 22:5; 22:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5461 matches the Greek φωτίζω (phōtizō),
which occurs 15 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:36 - If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle doth give G5461 thee light. G5461
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:9 - That was the true Light, which lighteth G5461 every man that cometh into the world.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:5 - Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light G5461 the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:18 - The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; G5461 that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:9 - And to make G5461 all men see G5461 what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:10 - But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought G5461 life and immortality to light G5461 through the gospel:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:4 - For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, G5461 and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:32 - But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after ye were illuminated, G5461 ye endured a great fight of afflictions;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:1 - And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened G5461 with his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten G5461 it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:5 - And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth G5461 them light: G5461 and they shall reign for ever and ever.
 
 
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