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Lexicon :: Strong's G5342 - pherō

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pherō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary verb (for which other and apparently not cognate ones are used in certain tenses only, namely, oio {oy'-o}; and enegko {en-eng'-ko)
66x in 33 unique form(s)
64x in 36 unique form(s)
233x in 53 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:56,1252

Trench's Synonyms: lviii. φέρω, φορέω.

Strong’s Definitions

φέρω phérō, fer'-o; a primary verb (for which other, and apparently not cognate ones are used in certain tenses only; namely, οἴω oíō oy'-o; and ἐνέγκω enénkō en-eng'-ko; to "bear" or carry (in a very wide application, literally and figuratively, as follows):—be, bear, bring (forth), carry, come, + let her drive, be driven, endure, go on, lay, lead, move, reach, rushing, uphold.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 64x

The KJV translates Strong's G5342 in the following manner: bring (34x), bear (8x), bring forth (5x), come (3x), reach (2x), endure (2x), carry (1x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 64x
The KJV translates Strong's G5342 in the following manner: bring (34x), bear (8x), bring forth (5x), come (3x), reach (2x), endure (2x), carry (1x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. to carry

    1. to carry some burden

      1. to bear with one's self

    2. to move by bearing; move or, to be conveyed or borne, with the suggestion of force or speed

      1. of persons borne in a ship over the sea

      2. of a gust of wind, to rush

      3. of the mind, to be moved inwardly, prompted

    3. to bear up i.e. uphold (keep from falling)

      1. of Christ, the preserver of the universe

  2. to bear, i.e. endure, to endure the rigour of a thing, to bear patiently one's conduct, or spare one (abstain from punishing or destroying)

  3. to bring, bring to, bring forward

    1. to move to, apply

    2. to bring in by announcing, to announce

    3. to bear i.e. bring forth, produce; to bring forward in a speech

    4. to lead, conduct

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φέρω phérō, fer'-o; a primary verb (for which other, and apparently not cognate ones are used in certain tenses only; namely, οἴω oíō oy'-o; and ἐνέγκω enénkō en-eng'-ko; to "bear" or carry (in a very wide application, literally and figuratively, as follows):—be, bear, bring (forth), carry, come, + let her drive, be driven, endure, go on, lay, lead, move, reach, rushing, uphold.
φέρω; (allied to German führen. fahren (English bear, etc. Scotch bairn, etc. etc.; cf. Curtius, § 411)); imperfect ἔφερον; passive, present φέρομαι; imperfect ἐφερομην; future active οἴσω (John 21:18; Revelation 21:26); 1 aorist ἤνεγκα, participle ἐνέγκας; 2 aorist infinitive ἐνεγκεῖν (Matthew 7:18 T WH); 1 aorist passive ἠνέχθην (2 Peter 1:17, 21); (cf. WHs Appendix, p. 164; Buttmann, 68 (60); Winers Grammar, 90 (85f); especially Veitch, p. 668f); from Homer down; the Sept. for הֵבִיא and נָשָׂא; to bear, i. e.:
1. to carry;
a. to carry some burden: τόν σταυρόν ὄπισθεν τίνος, Luke 23:26; to bear with oneself (which the Greek writings express by the middle) (A. V. to bring): τί, Luke 24:1; John 19:39.
b. to move by bearing; passive, like the Latin feror equivalent to moveor, to be conveyed or borne, with a suggestion of speed or force (often so in secular authors from Homer down): of persons borne in a ship over the sea (A. V. to be driven), Acts 27:15, 17; of a gust of wind, to rush, Acts 2:2 (cf. Jeremiah 18:14); φωνή ἐνεχθεισα, was brought, came, 2 Peter 1:17, 18 (see ὑπό, I. 2 a.); of the mind, to be moved inwardly, prompted, ὑπό πνεύματος ἁγίου, 2 Peter 1:21; φέρομαι ἐπί τί (R. V. press on), Hebrews 6:1.
c. according to a less frequent use to bear up, i. e. uphold (keep from falling): φέρων τά πάντα τῷ ῤήματι τῆς δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ, of God (the Son) the preserver of the universe, Hebrews 1:3 (so in the Targums and rabbinical writings סְבַל is often used, e. g. עולָמו סובֵל, of God; οὐ δυνήσομαι ἐγώ μόνος φέρειν τόν λαόν τοῦτον, Numbers 11:14, cf. 11; add, Deuteronomy 1:9, for נָשָׂא; τά μή (μέν) ὄντα φέρων καί τά πάντα γεννων, Philo, rer. div. haer. § 7; from native Greek writings we have φέρειν τήν πόλιν, Plutarch, Lucull. 6; cf. Bleek, Brief a. d. Hebrew ii. 1, p. 70f).
2. to bear i. e. endure (examples without number in Greek writings from Homer down; cf. Passow, under the word, B. I. 3; (Liddell and Scott, under the word A. III.)): τόν ὀνειδισμόν, Hebrews 13:13; τί, to endure the rigor of a thing, Hebrews 12:20; τινα, to bear patiently one's conduct, or to spare one (abstain from punishing or destroying), Romans 9:22.
3. to bring, bring to, bring forward;
a. properly: τινα, Acts 5:16; τί, Mark (Mark 6:27 R G T Tr WH); Acts 11:2 T Tr WH, Mark 12:16; Luke 15:23; Acts 4:34, 37; Acts 5:2; 2 Timothy 4:13; τινα πρός τινα, Mark 1:32; Mark 2:3 (T Tr marginal reading WH); Mark 9:17 (Winer's Grammar, 278 (262)), 19f; (τινα ἐπί τινα, Luke 12:11 Tr marginal reading); τινα τίνι, Mark 7:32; Mark 8:22; (τινα ἐπί τίνος, Luke 5:18); τί τίνι, Mark 12:15; John 2:8; with ὧδε added, Matthew 14:18 (here Tr marginal reading brackets ὧδε); Matthew 17:17; τί πρός τινα, Mark 11:7 (T Tr WH); τί εἰς with an accusative of the place, Revelation 21:24, 26; τί ἐπί πίνακι, Matthew 14:11; Mark 6:28 (Mark 6:27, Lachmann); ἀπό τίνος (a part of (see ἀπό, I. 3)), John 21:10; φέρω τίνι φαγεῖν, An. 4:33.
b. to move to, apply: τόν δάκτυλόν, τήν χεῖρα, ὧδε, εἰς with an accusative of the place (A. V. reach), John 20:27. figuratively, φέρεται ὑμῖν τί, a thing is offered (literally, 'is being brought') to you: χάρις, 1 Peter 1:13.
c. to bring by announcing: διδαχήν, 2 John 1:10 (τίνι ἀγγελιην, μυθον, λόγον, φημην, etc., in Homer, Pindar, others); to announce (see Passow, under the word, p. 2231b; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, A. IV. 4)): θάνατον, Hebrews 9:16.
d. to bear i. e. bring forth, produce;
α. properly: καρπόν (Matthew 7:18a T WH, 18b T); Mark 9:8 (on ἐν ἑξήκοντα, etc. WH text, see ἐν, I. 5 f.); John 12:24; John 15:2, 4f, 8, 16; (Homer, Odyssey 4, 229; Hesiod, Works, 117; Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 28; others).
β. to bring forward in speech: προφητεία, 2 Peter 1:21 (A. V. came); κρίσιν κατά τίνος, 2 Peter 2:11; (κατηγορίαν κατά τίνος, John 18:29 R G L Tr (but here T WH omit κατά)); αἰτιώματα κατά τίνος, Acts 25:7 R G (but G omits κατά τίνος); αἰτίαν, Acts 25:18 L T Tr WH; (τασας αἰτίας, reasons, Demosthenes, p. 1328, 22; ἀπολογισμους, Polybius 1, 32, 4).
e. to lead, conduct (A. V. bring, carry, etc. (German führen)): ἐπί with an accusative of the place, Mark 15:22; Acts 14:13; (ἐκεῖ) ὅπου, John 21:18; metaphorically, a gate is said φέρειν (Latin ferre (English lead)) εἰς τήν πόλιν, Acts 12:10 (ὁδός φέρουσαν εἰς ἱρόν, Herodotus 2, 122; διά τῆς ἀγορᾶς ἐς τό πρός ἠω, id. 2, 138 (cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word, A. VII.)). (Compare: ἀναφέρω, ἀποφέρω, διαφέρω, εἰσφέρω, παρεισφέρω, ἐκφέρω, ἐπιφέρω, καταφέρω, παραφέρω, περιφέρω, προφέρω, προσφέρω, συνφέρω, ὑποφέρω. Synonym: cf. Schmidt, chapter 105.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

11:11; 11:14
7:18; 7:18; 14:11; 14:18; 17:17
1:32; 2:3; 6:27; 6:27; 6:28; 7:32; 8:22; 9:8; 9:17; 11:7; 12:15; 12:16; 15:22
5:18; 12:11; 15:23; 23:26; 24:1
2:8; 12:24; 15:2; 15:4; 15:8; 15:16; 18:29; 19:39; 20:27; 21:10; 21:18; 21:18
2:2; 4:34; 4:37; 5:2; 5:16; 11:2; 12:10; 14:13; 25:7; 25:18; 27:15; 27:17
2 Timothy
1:3; 6:1; 9:16; 12:20; 13:13
1 Peter
2 Peter
1:17; 1:17; 1:18; 1:21; 1:21; 1:21; 2:11
2 John
21:24; 21:26; 21:26

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5342 matches the Greek φέρω (pherō),
which occurs 66 times in 60 verses in the MGNT Greek.

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:11 - And his head was brought G5342 on a platter and given to the girl, and she brought G5342 it to her mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:18 - And He said, “Bring G5342 them here to Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:17 - And Jesus answered and said, “You unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring G5342 him here to Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:32 - When evening came, after the sun had set, they began bringing G5342 to Him all who were ill and those who were demon-possessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:3 - And they *came, bringing G5342 to Him a paralytic, carried by four men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:8 - “Other seeds fell into the good soil, and as they grew up and increased, they yielded a crop and produced G5342 thirty, sixty, and a hundredfold.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:27 - Immediately the king sent an executioner and commanded him to bring G5342 back his head. And he went and had him beheaded in the prison,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:28 - and brought G5342 his head on a platter, and gave it to the girl; and the girl gave it to her mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:32 - They *brought G5342 to Him one who was deaf and spoke with difficulty, and they *implored Him to lay His hand on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:22 - And they *came to Bethsaida. And they *brought G5342 a blind man to Jesus and *implored Him to touch him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:17 - And one of the crowd answered Him, “Teacher, I brought G5342 You my son, possessed with a spirit which makes him mute;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:19 - And He *answered them and *said, “O unbelieving generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring G5342 him to Me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:20 - They brought G5342 [fn]the boy to Him. When he saw Him, immediately the spirit threw him into a convulsion, and falling to the ground, he began rolling around and foaming at the mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:2 - and *said to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, on which no one yet has ever sat; untie it and bring G5342 it here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:7 - They *brought G5342 the colt to Jesus and put their coats on it; and He sat on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:15 - “Shall we pay or shall we not pay?” But He, knowing their hypocrisy, said to them, “Why are you testing Me? Bring G5342 Me a [fn]denarius to look at.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:16 - They brought G5342 one. And He *said to them, “Whose likeness and inscription is this?” And they said to Him, “Caesar’s.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:22 - Then they *brought G5342 Him to the place Golgotha, which is translated, Place of a Skull.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:18 - And some men were carrying G5342 on a [fn]bed a man who was paralyzed; and they were trying to bring him in and to set him down in front of Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:23 - and bring G5342 the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat and celebrate;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:26 - When they led Him away, they seized a man, Simon of Cyrene, coming in from the country, and placed on him the cross to carry G5342 behind Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:1 - But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb bringing G5342 the spices which they had prepared.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:8 - And He *said to them, “Draw some out now and take G5342 it to the [fn]headwaiter.” So they took G5342 it to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:33 - So the disciples were saying to one another, “No one brought G5342 Him anything to eat, did he?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:24 - “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears G5342 much fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:2 - “Every branch in Me that does not bear G5342 fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears G5342 fruit, He [fn]prunes it so that it may bear G5342 more fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:4 - “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear G5342 fruit [fn]of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:5 - “I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears G5342 much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:8 - “My Father is glorified by this, that you bear G5342 much fruit, and so [fn]prove to be My disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:16 - “You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear G5342 fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:29 - Therefore Pilate went out to them and *said, “What accusation do you bring G5342 against this Man?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:39 - Nicodemus, who had first come to Him by night, also came, bringing G5342 a [fn]mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred [fn]pounds weight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:27 - Then He *said to Thomas, “Reach G5342 here with your finger, and see My hands; and reach G5342 here your hand and put it into My side; and do not be unbelieving, but believing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:10 - Jesus *said to them, “Bring G5342 some of the fish which you have now caught.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:18 - “Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were younger, you used to gird yourself and walk wherever you wished; but when you grow old, you will stretch out your hands and someone else will gird you, and bring G5342 you where you do not wish to go.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:2 - And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing G5342 wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:34 - For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of land or houses would sell them and bring G5342 the [fn]proceeds of the sales
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:37 - and who owned a tract of land, sold it and brought G5342 the money and laid it at the apostles’ feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:2 - and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife’s [fn]full knowledge, and bringing G5342 a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles’ feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:16 - Also the [fn]people from the cities in the vicinity of Jerusalem were coming together, bringing G5342 people who were sick [fn]or afflicted with unclean spirits, and they were all being healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:10 - When they had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads G5342 into the city, which opened for them by itself; and they went out and went along one street, and immediately the angel departed from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:13 - The priest of Zeus, whose temple was [fn]just outside the city, brought G5342 oxen and garlands to the gates, and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:18 - “When the accusers stood up, they began bringing G5342 charges against him not of such crimes as I was expecting,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:15 - and when the ship was caught in it and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and let ourselves be driven G5342 along.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:17 - After they had hoisted it up, they used [fn]supporting cables in undergirding the ship; and fearing that they might run aground on the shallows of Syrtis, they let down the [fn]sea anchor and in this way let themselves be driven G5342 along.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:22 - [fn]What if God, although willing to demonstrate His wrath and to make His power known, endured G5342 with much patience vessels of wrath prepared for destruction?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:13 - When you come bring G5342 the cloak which I left at Troas with Carpus, and the books, especially the parchments.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:3 - [fn]And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and [fn]upholds G5342 all things by the word of His power. When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:1 - Therefore leaving the [fn]elementary teaching about the [fn]Christ, let us press G5342 on to [fn]maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:16 - For where a [fn]covenant is, there must of necessity [fn]be the death of the one who made it.

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