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Lexicon :: Strong's G5455 - phōneō

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TDNT Reference: 9:301,1287

Strong’s Definitions

φωνέω phōnéō, fo-neh'-o; from G5456; to emit a sound (animal, human or instrumental); by implication, to address in words or by name, also in imitation:—call (for), crow, cry.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's G5455 in the following manner: call (23x), crow (12x), cry (5x), call for (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's G5455 in the following manner: call (23x), crow (12x), cry (5x), call for (2x).
  1. to sound, emit a sound, to speak

    1. of a cock: to crow

    2. of men: to cry, cry out, cry aloud, speak with a loud voice

  2. to call, to call one's self, either by one's own voice or though another

  3. to send for, summon

    1. to call out of (i.e. bid one to quit a place and come to one

    2. to invite

    3. to address, accost, call by a name

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φωνέω phōnéō, fo-neh'-o; from G5456; to emit a sound (animal, human or instrumental); by implication, to address in words or by name, also in imitation:—call (for), crow, cry.
φωνέω, φώνω; imperfect 3 person singular ἐφώνει; future φωνήσω; 1 aorist ἐφώνησα; 1 aorist infinitive passive, φωνηθῆναι; (φωνή);
1. as from Homer down, intransitive, to sound, emit a sound, to speak: of a cock, to crow, Matthew 26:34, 74; Mark 14:30, 68 (L brackets; WH omits the clause (see the latter's Appendix at the passage)), 72; Luke 22:34, 60; John 13:38; John 18:27 (of the cries of other animals, Isaiah 38:14; Jeremiah 17:11; Zephaniah 2:14; rarely so in secular authors as (Aristotle (see Liddell and Scott, under I. 2)), Aesop fab. 36 (225 edition Halm)); of men, to cry, cry out, cry aloud, speak with a loud voice: followed by the words uttered, Luke 8:8; with φωνή μεγάλη added ((cf. Winer's Grammar, § 32, 2 at the end), Mark 1:26 T Tr WH); Acts 16:28; ἐφώνησε λέγων, Luke 8:54; φωνήσας εἶπεν, Luke 16:24; φωνήσας φωνή μεγάλη... εἶπεν, Luke 23:46; ἐφώνησεν ἐν κραυγή (L T Tr WH φωνή) μεγάλη... λέγων, Revelation 14:18; (φωνήσαντες ἐπυνθάνοντο (WH text ἐπυθοντο), Acts 10:18).
2. as from (Homer, Odyssey 24, 535) Sophocles down, transitive,
a. to call, call to oneself: τινα — either by one's own voice, Matthew 20:32; Matthew 27:47; Mark 9:35; Mark 10:49 (cf. Buttmann, § 141, 5 at the end); Mark 15:35; John 1:48(John 1:49); John 2:9; 4:16; 10:3 L T Tr WH; John 11:28a; 18:33; Acts 9:41; Acts 10:7; — or through another; to send for, summon: Mark 3:31 R G; Luke 16:2; John 9:18, 24; John 11:28b; εἶπε φωνηθῆναι αὐτῷ τούς κτλ., Luke 19:15; ἐφώνησεν τινα... ἐκ, with a genitive of the place, to call out of (i. e. bid one to quit a place and come to one), John 12:17.
b. to invite: Luke 14:12.
c. equivalent to to address, accost, call by a name: τινα, followed by a nominative of the title (see Winers Grammar, § 29, 1; (Buttmann, § 131, 8)), John 13:13. (Compare: ἀναφωνέω, ἐπιφωνέω, προσφωνέω, συμφωνέω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

20:32; 26:34; 26:74; 27:47
1:26; 3:31; 9:35; 10:49; 14:30; 14:68; 15:35
8:8; 8:54; 14:12; 16:2; 16:24; 19:15; 22:34; 22:60; 23:46
1:48; 1:49; 2:9; 4:16; 9:18; 9:24; 10:3; 11:28; 11:28; 12:17; 13:13; 13:38; 18:27; 18:33
9:41; 10:7; 10:18; 16:28

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5455 matches the Greek φωνέω (phōneō),
which occurs 42 times in 38 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:32 - καὶ στὰς Ἰησοῦς ἐφώνησεν G5455 αὐτοὺς καὶ εἶπεν Τί θέλετε ποιήσω ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:34 - ἔφη αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς Ἀμὴν λέγω σοι ὅτι ἐν ταύτῃ τῇ νυκτὶ πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι G5455 τρὶς ἀπαρνήσῃ με
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:74 - τότε ἤρξατο καταναθεματίζειν καὶ ὀμνύειν ὅτι Οὐκ οἶδα τὸν ἄνθρωπον καὶ εὐθέως ἀλέκτωρ ἐφώνησεν G5455
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:75 - καὶ ἐμνήσθη Πέτρος τοῦ ῥήματος τοῦ Ἰησοῦ εἰρηκότος αὐτῷ ὅτι Πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι G5455 τρὶς ἀπαρνήσῃ με· καὶ ἐξελθὼν ἔξω ἔκλαυσεν πικρῶς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:47 - τινὲς δὲ τῶν ἐκεῖ ἑστώτων ἀκούσαντες ἔλεγον ὅτι Ἠλίαν φωνεῖ G5455 οὗτος
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:31 - ἔρχονται οῦν οἱ ἀδελφοὶ Καὶ μήτηρ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἔξω ἑστῶτες ἀπέστειλαν πρὸς αὐτὸν φωνοῦντες G5455 αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:35 - καὶ καθίσας ἐφώνησεν G5455 τοὺς δώδεκα καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς Εἴ τις θέλει πρῶτος εἶναι ἔσται πάντων ἔσχατος καὶ πάντων διάκονος
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:49 - καὶ στὰς Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτόν Φωνηθῆναι· G5455 καὶ φωνοῦσιν G5455 τὸν τυφλὸν λέγοντες αὐτῷ Θάρσει ἔγειραι, φωνεῖ G5455 σε
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:30 - καὶ λέγει αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς Ἀμὴν λέγω σοι ὅτι σήμερον ἐν τῇ νυκτὶ ταύτῃ πρὶν δὶς ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι G5455 τρίς ἀπαρνήσῃ με
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:68 - δὲ ἠρνήσατο λέγων, Οὐκ οἶδα οὐδέ ἐπίσταμαι τί σὺ λέγεις καὶ ἐξῆλθεν ἔξω εἰς τὸ προαύλιον καὶ ἀλέκτωρ ἐφώνησεν G5455
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:72 - καὶ ἐκ δευτέρου ἀλέκτωρ ἐφώνησεν G5455 καὶ ἀνεμνήσθη Πέτρος τοῦ ῥήματος οὖ εἶπεν αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς ὅτι Πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι G5455 δὶς ἀπαρνήσῃ με τρίς· καὶ ἐπιβαλὼν ἔκλαιεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:35 - καί τινες τῶν παρεστηκότων ἀκούσαντες ἔλεγον Ἰδού, Ἠλίαν φωνεῖ G5455
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:8 - καὶ ἕτερον ἔπεσεν ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν τὴν ἀγαθήν καὶ φυὲν ἐποίησεν καρπὸν ἑκατονταπλασίονα ταῦτα λέγων ἐφώνει, G5455 ἔχων ὦτα ἀκούειν ἀκουέτω
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:54 - αὐτὸς δὲ ἐκβαλὼν ἔξω πάντας, καὶ κρατήσας τῆς χειρὸς αὐτῆς ἐφώνησεν G5455 λέγων, παῖς ἔγειρου
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:12 - Ἔλεγεν δὲ καὶ τῷ κεκληκότι αὐτόν Ὅταν ποιῇς ἄριστον δεῖπνον μὴ φώνει G5455 τοὺς φίλους σου μηδὲ τοὺς ἀδελφούς σου μηδὲ τοὺς συγγενεῖς σου μηδὲ γείτονας πλουσίους μήποτε καὶ αὐτοὶ σε ἀντικαλέσωσίν καὶ γένηται σοι ἀνταπόδομά
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:2 - καὶ φωνήσας G5455 αὐτὸν εἶπεν αὐτῷ Τί τοῦτο ἀκούω περὶ σοῦ ἀπόδος τὸν λόγον τῆς οἰκονομίας σου οὐ γὰρ δύνήσῃ ἔτι οἰκονομεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:24 - καὶ αὐτὸς φωνήσας G5455 εἶπεν Πάτερ Ἀβραάμ ἐλέησόν με καὶ πέμψον Λάζαρον ἵνα βάψῃ τὸ ἄκρον τοῦ δακτύλου αὐτοῦ ὕδατος καὶ καταψύξῃ τὴν γλῶσσάν μου ὅτι ὀδυνῶμαι ἐν τῇ φλογὶ ταύτῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:15 - Καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ ἐπανελθεῖν αὐτὸν λαβόντα τὴν βασιλείαν καὶ εἶπεν φωνηθῆναι G5455 αὐτῷ τοὺς δούλους τούτους οἷς ἔδωκεν τὸ ἀργύριον ἵνα γνῷ τίς τί διεπραγματεύσατο
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:34 - δὲ εἶπεν Λέγω σοι Πέτρε οὐ μή φωνήσει G5455 σήμερον ἀλέκτωρ πρὶν τρίς ἀπαρνήσῃ μή εἰδέναι με
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:60 - εἶπεν δὲ Πέτρος Ἄνθρωπε οὐκ οἶδα λέγεις καὶ παραχρῆμα ἔτι λαλοῦντος αὐτοῦ ἐφώνησεν G5455 ἀλέκτωρ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:61 - καὶ στραφεὶς κύριος ἐνέβλεψεν τῷ Πέτρῳ καὶ ὑπεμνήσθη Πέτρος τοῦ λόγου τοῦ κυρίου ὡς εἶπεν αὐτῷ ὅτι Πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι G5455 ἀπαρνήσῃ με τρίς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:46 - καὶ φωνήσας G5455 φωνῇ μεγάλῃ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν Πάτερ εἰς χεῖράς σου παραθήσομαι τὸ πνεῦμά μου καὶ ταῦτα εἰπὼν ἐξέπνευσεν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:48 - λέγει αὐτῷ Ναθαναήλ Πόθεν με γινώσκεις ἀπεκρίθη Ἰησοῦς καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ Πρὸ τοῦ σε Φίλιππον φωνῆσαι G5455 ὄντα ὑπὸ τὴν συκῆν εἶδόν σε
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:9 - ὡς δὲ ἐγεύσατο ἀρχιτρίκλινος τὸ ὕδωρ οἶνον γεγενημένον καὶ οὐκ ᾔδει πόθεν ἐστίν οἱ δὲ διάκονοι ᾔδεισαν οἱ ἠντληκότες τὸ ὕδωρ φωνεῖ G5455 τὸν νυμφίον ἀρχιτρίκλινος
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:16 - Λέγει αὐτῇ Ἰησοῦς, Ὕπαγε φώνησον G5455 τὸν ἄνδρα σου καὶ ἐλθὲ ἐνθάδε
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:18 - Οὐκ ἐπίστευσαν οὖν οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι περὶ αὐτοῦ ὅτι τυφλὸς ἦν καὶ ἀνέβλεψεν ἕως ὅτου ἐφώνησαν G5455 τοὺς γονεῖς αὐτοῦ τοῦ ἀναβλέψαντος
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:24 - Ἐφώνησαν G5455 οὖν ἐκ δευτέρου τὸν ἄνθρωπον ὃς ἦν τυφλὸς καὶ εἶπον αὐτῷ Δὸς δόξαν τῷ θεῷ· ἡμεῖς οἴδαμεν ὅτι ἄνθρωπος οὗτος ἁμαρτωλός ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:28 - Καὶ ταῦτά εἰποῦσα ἀπῆλθεν καὶ ἐφώνησεν G5455 Μαρίαν τὴν ἀδελφὴν αὐτῆς λάθρᾳ εἰποῦσα διδάσκαλος πάρεστιν καὶ φωνεῖ G5455 σε
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:17 - ἐμαρτύρει οὖν ὄχλος ὢν μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ ὅτε τὸν Λάζαρον ἐφώνησεν G5455 ἐκ τοῦ μνημείου καὶ ἤγειρεν αὐτὸν ἐκ νεκρῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:13 - ὑμεῖς φωνεῖτέ G5455 με διδάσκαλος καὶ κύριος καὶ καλῶς λέγετε εἰμὶ γάρ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:38 - ἀπεκρίθη αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς Τὴν ψυχήν σου ὑπὲρ ἐμοῦ θήσεις ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω σοι οὐ μὴ ἀλέκτωρ φωνήσει G5455 ἕως οὗ ἀπαρνήσῃ με τρίς
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:27 - πάλιν οὖν ἠρνήσατο Πέτρος καὶ εὐθέως ἀλέκτωρ ἐφώνησεν G5455
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:33 - Εἰσῆλθεν οὖν εἰς τὸ πραιτώριον πάλιν Πιλᾶτος καὶ ἐφώνησεν G5455 τὸν Ἰησοῦν καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ Σὺ εἶ βασιλεὺς τῶν Ἰουδαίων
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:41 - δοὺς δὲ αὐτῇ χεῖρα ἀνέστησεν αὐτήν φωνήσας G5455 δὲ τοὺς ἁγίους καὶ τὰς χήρας παρέστησεν αὐτὴν ζῶσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:7 - ὡς δὲ ἀπῆλθεν ἄγγελος λαλῶν τῷ Κορνηλίῳ, φωνήσας G5455 δύο τῶν οἰκετῶν αὐτοῦ καὶ στρατιώτην εὐσεβῆ τῶν προσκαρτερούντων αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:18 - καὶ φωνήσαντες G5455 ἐπυνθάνοντο εἰ Σίμων ἐπικαλούμενος Πέτρος ἐνθάδε ξενίζεται
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:28 - ἐφώνησεν G5455 δὲ φωνῇ μεγάλῃ Παῦλος λέγων, Μηδὲν πράξῃς σεαυτῷ κακόν ἅπαντες γάρ ἐσμεν ἐνθάδε
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:18 - Καὶ ἄλλος ἄγγελος ἐξῆλθεν ἐκ τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου ἔχων ἐξουσίαν ἐπὶ τοῦ πυρός καὶ ἐφώνησεν G5455 κραυγῇ μεγάλῃ τῷ ἔχοντι τὸ δρέπανον τὸ ὀξὺ λέγων, Πέμψον σου τὸ δρέπανον τὸ ὀξὺ καὶ τρύγησον τοὺς βότρυας τῆς γῆς ὅτι ἤκμασαν αἱ σταφυλαὶ αὐτῆς
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