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Lexicon :: Strong's G5401 - phobos

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φόβος
Transliteration
phobos (Key)
Pronunciation
fob'-os
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a primary phebomai (to be put in fear)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:189,1272

Trench's Synonyms: x. δειλία, φόβος, εὐλάβεια.

Strong’s Definitions

φόβος phóbos, fob'-os; from a primary φέβομαι phébomai (to be put in fear); alarm or fright:—be afraid, + exceedingly, fear, terror.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x

The KJV translates Strong's G5401 in the following manner: fear (41x), terror (3x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x
The KJV translates Strong's G5401 in the following manner: fear (41x), terror (3x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. fear, dread, terror

    1. that which strikes terror

  2. reverence for one's husband

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φόβος phóbos, fob'-os; from a primary φέβομαι phébomai (to be put in fear); alarm or fright:—be afraid, + exceedingly, fear, terror.
STRONGS G5401:
φόβος, φοβοῦ, (φέβομαι; like φόρος, τρόμος, πόνος, from φέρω, τρέμω, πένομαι), from Homer down, the Sept. for יִרְאָה, פַּחַד, אֵימָה (terror), חִתִּית (terror);
1. fear, dread, terror; in a subjective sense (οὐδέν ἐστι φόβος εἰ μή προδοσία τῶν ἀπό λογισμοῦ βοηθημάτων, Wis. 17:11; προσδοκίαν λέγω κακοῦ τοῦτο, εἴτε φόβον, εἴτε δέος καλεῖτε, Plato, Protag., p. 358 d.): universally, 1 John 4:18; φόβος ἐπί τινα πίπτει (Acts 19:17 L Tr); Revelation 11:11 Rec.; ἐπιπίπτει, Luke 1:12; Acts 19:17 (R G T WH; Revelation 11:11 L T Tr WH); ἐγένετο, Luke 1:65; Acts 5:5, 11; λαμβάνει τινα, Luke 7:16 (Homer Iliad 11, 402); γίνεται τίνι, Acts 2:43; πλησθῆναι φοβοῦ, Luke 5:26; συνέχεσθαι φόβῳ, Luke 8:37; ἔχειν φόβον, 1 Timothy 5:20 (Herodotus 8, 12); κατεργάζεσθαι; τίνι φόβον, 2 Corinthians 7:11; φοβεῖσθαι φόβον (see φοβέω, 2), Mark 9:41; Luke 2:9; with a genitive of the object added, 1 Peter 3:14 (so Winer's Grammar, § 32, 2; others subject. genitive); ἀπό φοβοῦ, for fear, Luke 21:26; ἀπό τοῦ φοβοῦ, for the fear, with which they were struck, Matthew 14:26; with a genitive of the object added, Matthew 28:4; εἰς φόβον, unto (that ye may) fear, Romans 8:15; μετά φοβοῦ, Matthew 28:8; with καί τρόμου added, 2 Corinthians 7:15; Ephesians 6:5; Philippians 2:12; ἐν φόβῳ καί ἐν τρόμῳ (see τρόμος), 1 Corinthians 2:3; τινα ἐν φόβῳ σῴζειν (Rec.), ἐλεαν (L T Tr WH), with anxious heed lest ye be defiled by the wickedness of those whom ye are rescuing, Jude 1:23; plural φόβοι, feelings of fear, fears (Winer's Grammar, 176 (166)), 2 Corinthians 7:5; φόβος τίνος, genitive of the object (our fear of one): τῶν Ἰουδαίων, John 7:13; John 19:38; John 20:19; βασανισμοῦ, Revelation 18:10, 15; θανάτου, Hebrews 2:15 (Xenophon, mem. l, 4, 7). In an objective sense, that which strikes terror: φόβος ἀγαθῶν ἔργων, or more correctly (with L T Tr WH) τῷ ἀγαθῷ ἔργῳ, a terror to (or for), Romans 13:3.
2. reverence, respect (for authority, rank, dignity): Romans 13:7; 1 Peter 2:18; 1 Peter 3:16 (15); ἐν φόβῳ ἀναστροφή, behavior coupled with (cf. ἐν, I. 5 e.) reverence for one's husband, 1 Peter 3:2; φόβος with a genitive of the object: τοῦ κυρίου, Acts 9:31; 2 Corinthians 5:11; Χριστοῦ, Ephesians 5:21 (not Rec.); Θεοῦ, Romans 3:18; 2 Corinthians 7:1; (Ephesians 5:21 Rec.); Θεοῦ is omitted as suggested by the context, 1 Peter 1:17; (often in the O. T. יְהוָה יִרְאַת and אֱלֹהִים יִרְאַת). (Synonyms: see δειλία, δέος, at the end; cf. φοβέω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
14:26; 28:4; 28:8
Mark
9:41
Luke
1:12; 1:65; 2:9; 5:26; 7:16; 8:37; 21:26
John
7:13; 19:38; 20:19
Acts
2:43; 5:5; 5:11; 9:31; 19:17; 19:17
Romans
3:18; 8:15; 13:3; 13:7
1 Corinthians
2:3
2 Corinthians
5:11; 7:1; 7:5; 7:11; 7:15
Ephesians
5:21; 5:21; 6:5
Philippians
2:12
1 Timothy
5:20
Hebrews
2:15
1 Peter
1:17; 2:18; 3:2; 3:14; 3:16
1 John
4:18
Jude
1:23
Revelation
11:11; 11:11; 18:10; 18:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5401 matches the Greek φόβος (phobos),
which occurs 47 times in 44 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:26 - And when the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out for fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:4 - And the guards shook for fear of him, and became like dead men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:8 - So they went out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His disciples word.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:41 - And they feared exceedingly, and said to one another, “Who can this be, that even the wind and the sea obey Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:12 - And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:65 - Then fear came on all who dwelt around them; and all these sayings were discussed throughout all the hill country of Judea.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:9 - And behold,[fn] an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:26 - And they were all amazed, and they glorified God and were filled with fear, saying, “We have seen strange things today!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:16 - Then fear came upon all, and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet has risen up among us”; and, “God has visited His people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:37 - Then the whole multitude of the surrounding region of the Gadarenes[fn] asked Him to depart from them, for they were seized with great fear. And He got into the boat and returned.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:26 - “men’s hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:13 - However, no one spoke openly of Him for fear of the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:38 - After this, Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him permission. So he came and took the body of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:19 - Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled,[fn] for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, “Peace be with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:43 - Then fear came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:5 - Then Ananias, hearing these words, fell down and breathed his last. So great fear came upon all those who heard these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:11 - So great fear came upon all the church and upon all who heard these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:31 - Then the churches[fn] throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and were edified. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:17 - This became known both to all Jews and Greeks dwelling in Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:18 - “There is no fear of God before their eyes.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:15 - For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:3 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:7 - Render therefore to all their due: taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs, fear to whom fear, honor to whom honor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:3 - I was with you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:11 - Knowing, therefore, the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are well known to God, and I also trust are well known in your consciences.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:1 - Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:5 - For indeed, when we came to Macedonia, our bodies had no rest, but we were troubled on every side. Outside were conflicts, inside were fears.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:11 - For observe this very thing, that you sorrowed in a godly manner: What diligence it produced in you, what clearing of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what vehement desire, what zeal, what vindication! In all things you proved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:15 - And his affections are greater for you as he remembers the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling you received him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:21 - submitting to one another in the fear of God.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:5 - Bondservants, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in sincerity of heart, as to Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:12 - Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:20 - Those who are sinning rebuke in the presence of all, that the rest also may fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:15 - and release those who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:17 - And if you call on the Father, who without partiality judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves throughout the time of your stay here in fear;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:18 - Servants, be submissive to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the harsh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:2 - when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by fear.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:14 - But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed. “And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:15 - But sanctify the Lord God[fn] in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear;
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:18 - There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:23 - but others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire,[fn] hating even the garment defiled by the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:11 - Now after the three-and-a-half days the breath of life from God entered them, and they stood on their feet, and great fear fell on those who saw them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:10 - “standing at a distance for fear of her torment, saying, ‘Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! For in one hour your judgment has come.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:15 - “The merchants of these things, who became rich by her, will stand at a distance for fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,
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