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Lexicon :: Strong's G5346 - phēmi

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φημί
Transliteration
phēmi (Key)
Pronunciation
fay-mee'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Properly, the same as the base of φῶς (G5457) and φαίνω (G5316)
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Strong’s Definitions

φημί phēmí, fay-mee'; properly, the same as the base of G5457 and G5316; to show or make known one's thoughts, i.e. speak or say:—affirm, say. Compare G3004.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x

The KJV translates Strong's G5346 in the following manner: say (57x), affirm (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x
The KJV translates Strong's G5346 in the following manner: say (57x), affirm (1x).
  1. to make known one's thoughts, to declare

  2. to say

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φημί phēmí, fay-mee'; properly, the same as the base of G5457 and G5316; to show or make known one's thoughts, i.e. speak or say:—affirm, say. Compare G3004.
STRONGS G5346:
φημί; imperfect ἔφην; (from φάω, to bring forth into the light (cf. Curtius, § 407)); hence (from Homer down) properly, to make known one's thoughts, to declare; to say: ἔφη, he said (once on a time), Matthew 26:61; historical writers, in quoting the words of anyone, prefix φησίν, ἔφη (Latinait, inquit): Luke 22:58; Acts 8:36, and often: φησίν and ἔφη are used of a person replying, Matthew 13:29; Luke 7:40; John 1:23; John 9:38; Acts 7:2, etc.; of one who asks a question, Matthew 27:23; Acts 16:30; Acts 21:37; ἔφη μεγάλη τῇ φωνή, Acts 26:24; ἀποκριθείς ἔφη, Matthew 8:8; (φησίν is interjected into the recorded speech of another (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 61, 6), Matthew 14:8; Acts 25:5, 22; Acts 26:25; also ἔφη, Acts 23:35; φησίν, like the Latinait, inquit, is employed especially in the later Greek usage with an indefinite subject (`impersonally') (cf.man sagt, on dit, they say) (inserted in a sentence containing the words of another (cf. Winer's Grammar, as above)): 2 Corinthians 10:10 where L Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading φασίν (cf. Passow, ii, p. 2238a; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 1); Buttmann, § 129, 19; (Winer's Grammar, § 58, 9{b}. β.; § 64, 3)). φησίν namely, Θεός, 1 Corinthians 6:16 (here Lachmann brackets φησίν); Hebrews 8:5; (Winer's Grammar, 522 (486f)). The constructions of the verb are the following: ἔφη αὐτῷ, αὐτοῖς, he replied to him, to them, Matthew 4:7; Matthew 13:28; Matthew 21:27, etc.; Mark (Mark 9:12 T Tr text WH); Matt. 14:29; Luke 7:44; Acts 26:32; ἀποκριθείς αὐτῷ ἔφη, Luke 23:3; ἔφη πρός τινα, Luke 22:70; Acts 10:28; Acts 16:37; Acts 26:1; with an accusative of the thing, 1 Corinthians 10:15, 19; followed by ὅτι, 1 Corinthians 10:19; τοῦτο etc. ὅτι, 1 Corinthians 7:29 (Rec.bez elz; others omit ὅτι); 1 Corinthians 15:50; followed by an accusative with an infinitive, Romans 3:8. (On its alleged omission, see Winer's Grammar, § 64, 7 a. Compare: σύμφημι.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
4:7; 8:8; 13:28; 13:29; 14:8; 14:29; 21:27; 26:61; 27:23
Mark
9:12
Luke
7:40; 7:44; 22:58; 22:70; 23:3
John
1:23; 9:38
Acts
7:2; 8:36; 10:28; 16:30; 16:37; 21:37; 23:35; 25:5; 25:22; 26:1; 26:24; 26:25; 26:32
Romans
3:8
1 Corinthians
6:16; 7:29; 10:15; 10:19; 10:19; 15:50
2 Corinthians
10:10
Hebrews
8:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5346 matches the Greek φημί (phēmi),
which occurs 66 times in 65 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 4:7–Act 23:35)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:7 - Jesus said to him, “Again it is written, ‘You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:8 - But the centurion replied, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof, but only say the word, and my servant will be healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:28 - He said to them, ‘An enemy has done this.’ So the servants said to him, ‘Then do you want us to go and gather them?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:29 - But he said, ‘No, lest in gathering the weeds you root up the wheat along with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:8 - Prompted by her mother, she said, “Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:26 - And when he said, “From others,” Jesus said to him, “Then the sons are free.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:21 - Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:27 - So they answered Jesus, “We do not know.” And he said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:37 - And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:21 - His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant.[fn] You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:23 - His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:34 - Jesus said to him, “Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:61 - and said, “This man said, ‘I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to rebuild it in three days.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:11 - Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You have said so.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:23 - And he said, “Why? What evil has he done?” But they shouted all the more, “Let him be crucified!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:65 - Pilate said to them, “You have a guard[fn] of soldiers. Go, make it as secure as you can.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:12 - And he said to them, “Elijah does come first to restore all things. And how is it written of the Son of Man that he should suffer many things and be treated with contempt?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:38 - John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name,[fn] and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:20 - And he said to him, “Teacher, all these I have kept from my youth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:29 - Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:24 - Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:29 - Peter said to him, “Even though they all fall away, I will not.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:40 - And Jesus answering said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” And he answered, “Say it, Teacher.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:44 - Then turning toward the woman he said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave me no water for my feet, but she has wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:17 - “But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:58 - And a little later someone else saw him and said, “You also are one of them.” But Peter said, “Man, I am not.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:70 - So they all said, “Are you the Son of God, then?” And he said to them, “You say that I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:3 - And Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” And he answered him, “You have said so.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:40 - But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:23 - He said, “I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, ‘Make straight[fn] the way of the Lord,’ as the prophet Isaiah said.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:38 - He said, “Lord, I believe,” and he worshiped him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:29 - So Pilate went outside to them and said, “What accusation do you bring against this man?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:38 - And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:2 - And Stephen said: “Brothers and fathers, hear me. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:36 - And as they were going along the road they came to some water, and the eunuch said, “See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:28 - And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a Jew to associate with or to visit anyone of another nation, but God has shown me that I should not call any person common or unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:30 - And Cornelius said, “Four days ago, about this hour, I was praying in my house at the ninth hour,[fn] and behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:31 - and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard and your alms have been remembered before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:30 - Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:37 - But Paul said to them, “They have beaten us publicly, uncondemned, men who are Roman citizens, and have thrown us into prison; and do they now throw us out secretly? No! Let them come themselves and take us out.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:22 - So Paul, standing in the midst of the Areopagus, said: “Men of Athens, I perceive that in every way you are very religious.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:35 - And when the town clerk had quieted the crowd, he said, “Men of Ephesus, who is there who does not know that the city of the Ephesians is temple keeper of the great Artemis, and of the sacred stone that fell from the sky?[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:37 - As Paul was about to be brought into the barracks, he said to the tribune, “May I say something to you?” And he said, “Do you know Greek?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:2 - And when they heard that he was addressing them in the Hebrew language,[fn] they became even more quiet. And he said:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:27 - So the tribune came and said to him, “Tell me, are you a Roman citizen?” And he said, “Yes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:28 - The tribune answered, “I bought this citizenship for a large sum.” Paul said, “But I am a citizen by birth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:5 - And Paul said, “I did not know, brothers, that he was the high priest, for it is written, ‘You shall not speak evil of a ruler of your people.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:17 - Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to the tribune, for he has something to tell him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:18 - So he took him and brought him to the tribune and said, “Paul the prisoner called me and asked me to bring this young man to you, as he has something to say to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:35 - he said, “I will give you a hearing when your accusers arrive.” And he commanded him to be guarded in Herod’s praetorium.

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