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Lexicon :: Strong's G5355 - phthonos

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phthonos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably akin to the base of φθείρω (G5351)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Trench's Synonyms: xxvi. ζῆλος, φθόνος.

Strong’s Definitions

φθόνος phthónos, fthon'-os; probably akin to the base of G5351; ill-will (as detraction), i.e. jealousy (spite):—envy.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G5355 in the following manner: envy (8x), envying (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G5355 in the following manner: envy (8x), envying (1x).
  1. envy

  2. for envy, i.e. prompted by envy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φθόνος phthónos, fthon'-os; probably akin to the base of G5351; ill-will (as detraction), i.e. jealousy (spite):—envy.
STRONGS NT 5355: φθόνος
φθόνος, φθόνου, , from (Pindar and) Herodotus down, envy: Romans 1:29; Galatians 5:21; 1 Timothy 6:4; Titus 3:3; 1 Peter 2:1; διά φθόνον, for envy, i. e. prompted by envy (see διαφθονος B. II. 2b.), Matthew 27:18; Mark 15:10; Philippians 1:15 (Dio Cassius, 44, 36); πρός φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τό πνεῦμα κατῴκησεν (but see κατοικίζω) ἐν ἡμῖν; doth the Spirit which took up its abode within us (i. e. the Holy Spirit) long enviously? (see πρός, I. 3 g.), James 4:5 (but T (WH in second marginal reading) drop the interrogative); see on the passage Grimm in the Theol. Studien und Kritiken for 1854, p. 934ff. (Synonym: see ζῆλος, 2 at the end.)
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Strong's Number G5355 matches the Greek φθόνος (phthonos),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:18 - For he knew that for envy G5355 they had delivered him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:10 - For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him for envy. G5355
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:29 - Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, G5355 murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:21 - Envyings, G5355 murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:15 - Some indeed preach Christ even of envy G5355 and strife; and some also of good will:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:4 - He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, G5355 strife, railings, evil surmisings,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:3 - For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, G5355 hateful, and hating one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:5 - Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy? G5355
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:1 - Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, G5355 and all evil speakings,

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