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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.
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 it was because of envy G5355 that [fn]they had handed Him over.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:10 - For he was aware that the chief priests had handed Him over because of envy G5355.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:29 - people having been filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, and evil; full of envy G5355, murder, strife, deceit, and malice; they are gossips,
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:21 - envy G5355, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:15 - Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even [fn]from envy G5355 and strife, but some also [fn]from goodwill;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:4 - he is conceited and understands nothing; but he [fn]has a sick craving for controversial questions and disputes about words, from which come envy G5355, strife, abusive language, evil suspicions,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:3 - For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy G5355, hateful, hating one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:5 - Or do you think that the Scripture says to no purpose, “[fn]He [fn]jealously G5355 desires the Spirit whom He has made to dwell in us”?
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:1 - Therefore, rid yourselves of all [fn]malice and all deceit and [fn]hypocrisy and [fn]envy G5355 and all [fn]slander,
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