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Lexicon :: Strong's G5316 - phainō

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φαίνω
Transliteration
phainō (Key)
Pronunciation
fah'-ee-no
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Prolongation for the base of φῶς (G5457)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:1,1244

Trench's Synonyms: lxxx. δοκέω, φαίνομαι.

Strong’s Definitions

φαίνω phaínō, fah'-ee-no; prolongation for the base of G5457; to lighten (shine), i.e. show (transitive or intransitive, literal or figurative):—appear, seem, be seen, shine, × think.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's G5316 in the following manner: appear (17x), shine (10x), be seen (2x), seem (1x), think (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's G5316 in the following manner: appear (17x), shine (10x), be seen (2x), seem (1x), think (1x).
  1. to bring forth into the light, cause to shine, shed light

  2. shine

    1. to shine, be bright or resplendent

    2. to become evident, to be brought forth into the light, come to view, appear

      1. of growing vegetation, to come to light

      2. to appear, be seen

      3. exposed to view

    3. to meet the eyes, strike the sight, become clear or manifest

      1. to be seen, appear

    4. to appear to the mind, seem to one's judgment or opinion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φαίνω phaínō, fah'-ee-no; prolongation for the base of G5457; to lighten (shine), i.e. show (transitive or intransitive, literal or figurative):—appear, seem, be seen, shine, × think.
STRONGS G5316:
φαίνω; (1 aorist active subjunctive 3 person singular φανῇ, L T WH in Revelation 8:12; Revelation 18:23 (see below and ἀναφαίνω; Winers Grammar, § 15, under the word; Buttmann, 41 (35))); passive, present φαίνομαι; 2 aorist ἐφαινην; 2 future φανήσομαι and (in 1 Peter 4:18) φανοῦμαι (cf. Kühner, § 343, under the word; (Veitch, under the word)); (φάω); in Greek writings from Homer down; to bring forth into the light, cause to shine; to show. In Biblical Greek:
1. Active intransitively, to shine, shed light (which the Greeks (commonly (cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word, A. II.)) express by the passive), the Sept. for הֵאִיר: τό φῶς φαίνει, John 1:5; 1 John 2:8; λύχνος, John 5:35; 2 Peter 1:19 (1 Macc. 4:50; Genesis 1:17); ἥλιος, Revelation 1:16; ἥλιος καί σελήνη, Revelation 21:23; ἡμέρα, Revelation 8:12 Rec.
2. Passive,
a. to shine, be bright or resplendent: ἡμέρα, Revelation 8:12 Tr ((see above); Revelation 18:23 R G Tr — but see Veitch, under the word; moreover, the following examples should be brought under the next head; see Meyer on Philippians 2:15); ὡς φωστῆρες, Philippians 2:15; ἀστήρ, Matthew 2:7; ἀστραπή, Matthew 24:27.
b. to become evident, to be brought forth into light, come to view, appear: Matthew 24:30; opposed to ἀφανίζεσθαι, James 4:14; of the appearance of angels: τίνι, Matthew 1:20; Matthew 2:13, 19 (2 Macc. 3:33 2Macc. 10:29 2Macc. 11:8; of God, Josephus, Antiquities 7, 7, 3; for נִקְרָה in reference to the same, Numbers 23:3); of those restored to life, Luke 9:8; τίνι, Mark 16:9; of growing vegetation, to come to light, Matthew 13:26; universally, to appear, be seen: φαινομενα, Hebrews 11:3; impersonally, φαίνεται, it is seen, exposed to view: οὐδέποτε ἐφάνη οὕτως ἐν τῷ Ἰσραήλ, never was it seen in such (i. e. so remarkable) a fashion — never was such a sight seen — in Israel, Matthew 9:33.
c. to meet the eyes, strike the sight, become clear or manifest, with a predicate nominative (be seen to be) (cf. Buttmann, § 144, 15 a., 18): Matthew 6:16, 18; Matthew 23:27; 2 Corinthians 13:7; ἵνα (namely, ἁμαρτία) φανῇ ἁμαρτία (equivalent to ἁμαρτωλός), Romans 7:13; with the dative of the person added, Matthew 6:5 (namely, προσευχόμενοι praying); to be seen, appear: ἁμαρτωλός ποῦ φανεῖται; i. e. he will nowhere be seen, will perish, 1 Peter 4:18.
d. to appear to the mind, seem to one's judgment or opinion: τί ὑμῖν φαίνεται (A. V. what think ye), Mark 14:64 (1 Esdr. 2:18 (21)); ἐφάνησαν ἐνώπιον αὐτῶν ὡσεί ληροι, Luke 24:11 (Winers Grammar, § 33 f.; Buttmann, § 133, 3. Synonym: see δοκέω, at the end.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
1:17
Numbers
23:3
Matthew
1:20; 2:7; 2:13; 2:19; 6:5; 6:16; 6:18; 9:33; 13:26; 23:27; 24:27; 24:30
Mark
14:64; 16:9
Luke
9:8; 24:11
John
1:5; 5:35
Romans
7:13
2 Corinthians
13:7
Philippians
2:15; 2:15
Hebrews
11:3
James
4:14
1 Peter
4:18; 4:18
2 Peter
1:19
1 John
2:8
Revelation
1:16; 8:12; 8:12; 8:12; 18:23; 18:23; 21:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5316 matches the Greek φαίνω (phainō),
which occurs 31 times in 31 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:20 - But when he had thought this over, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared G5316 to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for [fn]the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:7 - Then Herod secretly called for the magi and determined from them the exact [fn]time the star appeared G5316.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:13 - Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord *appeared G5316 to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to kill Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:19 - But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord *appeared G5316 in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:5 - “And when you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they [fn]will be seen G5316 by people. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:16 - “Now whenever you fast, do not make a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they [fn]distort their faces so that they will be noticed G5316 by people when they are fasting. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:18 - so that your fasting will not be noticed G5316 by people but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:33 - And after the demon was cast out, the man who was previously unable to speak talked; and the crowds were amazed, and were saying, “Nothing like this has ever [fn]been seen G5316 in Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:26 - “And when the [fn]wheat sprouted and produced grain, then the weeds also became G5316 evident G5316.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:27 - “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear G5316 beautiful, but inside they are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:28 - “So you too, outwardly appear G5316 righteous to people, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:27 - “For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes G5316 as far as the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man [fn]be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:30 - “And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear G5316 in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the SON OF MAN COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF THE SKY with power and great glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:64 - “You have heard the blasphemy; how does it seem G5316 to you?” And they all condemned Him as deserving of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:9 - [[[fn]Now after He had risen early on the first day of the week, He first appeared G5316 to Mary Magdalene, from whom He had cast out seven demons.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:8 - and by some that Elijah had appeared G5316, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:11 - But these words appeared G5316 [fn]to them as nonsense, and they would not believe [fn]the women.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:5 - And the Light shines G5316 in the darkness, and the darkness did not [fn]grasp it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:35 - “He was the lamp that was burning and shining G5316, and you were willing to rejoice for [fn]a while in his light.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:13 - Therefore did that which is good become a cause of death for me? [fn]Far from it! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown G5316 to be sin by bringing about my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:7 - Now we pray to God that you do nothing wrong; not so that we ourselves may appear G5316 approved, but that you may do what is right, though we may [fn]appear unapproved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:15 - so that you will [fn]prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you [fn]appear G5316 as [fn]lights in the world,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:3 - By faith we understand that the [fn]world has been created by the word of God so that what is seen has not been made out of things that are visible G5316.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:14 - [fn]Yet you do not know [fn]what your life will be like tomorrow. For you are just a vapor that appears G5316 for a little while, and then vanishes away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:18 - AND IF IT IS WITH DIFFICULTY THAT THE RIGHTEOUS IS SAVED, [fn]WHAT WILL BECOME G5316 OF THE GODLESS MAN AND THE SINNER?
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:19 - And so we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining G5316 in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:8 - [fn]On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true Light is already shining G5316.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:16 - In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun [fn]shining G5316 in its strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:12 - The fourth angel sounded, and a third of the sun, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars were struck, so that a third of them would be darkened and the day would not shine G5316 for a third of it, and the night in the same way.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:23 - and the light of a lamp will never shine G5316 in you again; and the voice of the groom and bride will never be heard in you again; for your merchants were the powerful people of the earth, because all the nations were deceived by your witchcraft.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine G5316 on it, for the glory of God has illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.
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