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Lexicon :: Strong's G5456 - phōnē

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phōnē (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably akin to φαίνω (G5316) through the idea of disclosure
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:278,1287

Trench's Synonyms: lxxxix. φωνή, λόγος.

Strong’s Definitions

φωνή phōnḗ, fo-nay'; probably akin to G5316 through the idea of disclosure; a tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication, an address (for any purpose), saying or language:—noise, sound, voice.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 141x

The KJV translates Strong's G5456 in the following manner: voice (131x), sound (8x), be noised abroad (with G1096) (1x), noise (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 141x
The KJV translates Strong's G5456 in the following manner: voice (131x), sound (8x), be noised abroad (with G1096) (1x), noise (1x).
  1. a sound, a tone

    1. of inanimate things, as musical instruments

  2. a voice

    1. of the sound of uttered words

  3. speech

    1. of a language, tongue

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φωνή phōnḗ, fo-nay'; probably akin to G5316 through the idea of disclosure; a tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication, an address (for any purpose), saying or language:—noise, sound, voice.
φωνή, φωνῆς, (φάω) to shine, make clear (cf. Curtius, § 407; Liddell and Scott, under the word φάω)), from Homer down, Hebrew קול:
1. a sound, tone: of inanimate things, as of musical instruments, Matthew 24:31 (T omits φωνῆς, WH give it only in marginal reading; cf. Buttmann, § 132, 10); 1 Corinthians 14:7; Revelation 14:2; Revelation 18:22 (Isaiah 18:3; Isaiah 24:8; Sir. 50:16; 1 Macc. 5:31; ὀργάνων, Plato, de rep. 3, p. 397a; συριγγων, Euripides, Tro. 127; ψαλτηρίου καί αὐλοῦ, Plutarch, mor., p. 713 c.); of wind, John 3:8; Acts 2:6; of thunder, Revelation 6:1; Revelation 14:2; Revelation 19:6, cf. Revelation 4:5; 8:5; 11:19; 16:18; noise, of a millstone, Revelation 18:22; of a thronging multitude, Revelation 19:1, 6; of chariots, Revelation 9:9; of wings, whir (Ezekiel 1:24), ibid.; of waters (Ezekiel 1:24; 4 Esdr. 6:17 [2 Esdras 6:17]), Revelation 1:15; Revelation 14:2; Revelation 19:6; also with the genitive of a thing implying speech, the sound (A. V. voice): τοῦ ἀσπασμοῦ, Luke 1:44; ῤημάτων, Hebrews 12:19; the cry (of men), φωνή μεγάλη, a loud cry, Mark 15:37; the clamor of men making a noisy demand, Luke 23:28, cf. Acts 19:34; absolutely, a cry i. e. wailing, lamentation, Matthew 2:18 (from Jeremiah 38:15 (Jer. 31:15)).
2. a voice, i. e. the sound of uttered words: λαλεῖν φωνάς, Revelation 10:3; those who begin to cry out or call to anyone are said τήν φωνήν αἴρειν, Luke 17:13; πρός τινα, Acts 4:24; φωνήν ἐπαίρειν, Luke 11:27; Acts 2:14; Acts 14:11; Acts 22:22; (φωνῆς... ἐκέκραξα (or ἐκκράζειν), Acts 24:21 (cf. Buttmann, § 143, 11)); φωνή μεγάλη added to verbs: to λέγειν, Revelation 5:12; Revelation 8:13; (ἐν φωνή μεγάλη Revelation 14:7 (Lachmann omits ἐν; Rev. 14:9)); to εἰπεῖν, Luke 8:28; Acts 14:10; to φάναι, Acts 26:24; to αἰνεῖν τόν Θεόν, Luke 19:37; with verbs of crying out, shouting: ἀναβοαν, Matthew 27:46 (R G L text T); βοᾶν (Matthew 27:46 L marginal reading Tr WH); Mark 15:34; Acts 8:7; φώνειν, (Mark 1:26 T Tr WH); Luke 23:46; Acts 16:28; (Revelation 14:18 L T Tr WH); ἀναφωνεῖν, Luke 1:42 (R G L Tr marginal reading); κηρύσσειν (ἐν φωνή μεγάλη), Revelation 5:2 (Rec. omits ἐν); κραυγάζειν, John 11:43; ἀνακράζειν, Luke 4:33; κράζειν. Matthew 27:50; Mark 1:26 (R G L); Mark 5:7; Acts 7:57, 60; Revelation 6:10; Revelation 7:2, 10; Revelation 10:3; (Revelation 18:2 Rec.); Rev. 19:17; κράζων ἐν φωνή μεγάλη Revelation 14:15; ἐν ἰσχυρά φωνή, Revelation 18:2 (G L T Tr WH); μετά φωνῆς μεγάλης δοξάζων τόν Θεόν, Luke 17:15; of declarations from heaven, heard through no speaker is seen: ἰδού φωνή λέγουσα, Matthew 3:17; Matthew 17:5; ἔρχεται φωνή, Mark 9:7 (R G L Tr text); John 12:28; ἐξέρχεται, Revelation 16:17; Revelation 19:5; γίνεται φωνή, Mark 1:11 (T omits; WH brackets ἐγένετο; Mark 9:7 T Tr marginal reading WH); Luke 3:22; Luke 9:35; John 12:30; (Acts 7:31 (where Rec. adds πρός αὐτόν)); πρός τινα, Acts 10:13, 15; (φωνῆς ἐνεχθείσης αὐτῷ, 2 Peter 1:17); ἐγένοντο φωναί μεγάλαι, Revelation 11:15; (ἀπεκρίθη φωνή, Acts 11:9); ἀκούειν φωνήν (cl. Buttmann, §§ 132, 17; 144, 16 α.), Acts 9:4; Acts 22:9,(14); Acts 26:14; 2 Peter 1:18; Revelation 1:10; Revelation 4:1 (Buttmann, § 129, 8 b.); Revelation 6:6 (here L T Tr WH insert ὡς), Revelation 6:7 (here G omits; Tr brackets φωνήν); Revelation 9:13 (Buttmann, as above); Revelation 10:4,8; 11:12 (R G L WH marginal reading); Rev. 12:10; 14:2; 18:4; 19:6; ἀκούειν φωνῆς (Buttmann, § 132, 17; Winer's Grammar, § 30, 7d.), Acts 9:7; Acts 11:7; Acts 22:7; Rev. (Revelation 11:12 T Tr WH text); Rev 14:13; 16:1; 21:3; βλέπειν τήν φωνήν, i. e. the one who uttered the voice, Revelation 1:12. φωνή with a genitive of the subject: βοῶντος, Matthew 3:3; Mark 1:3; Luke 3:4; John 1:23, all from Isaiah 40:3; (ἀγγέλου ὅταν μέλλῃ σαλπίζειν, Revelation 10:7); φωνή τίνος, the natural (familiar) sound of one's voice, Acts 12:14; Revelation 3:20 (Song of Solomon 5:2); the manner of speaking, as a shepherd's (cry or call to iris sheep), John 10:3-5; to such 'voices' Jesus likens his precepts approved (`heard') by all the good, John 10:16, 27, cf. 18:37; ἀνθρώπου, human utterance, 2 Peter 2:16; φωνή τίνος, the voice of a clamorous person, Matthew 12:19 (Isaiah 42:2); of one exulting, jubilant, John 3:29; Revelation 18:23; ἀγγέλων πολλῶν, singing the praises of Christ, Revelation 5:11f; the sound of the words of Christ as he shall recall the dead to life (the Resurrection-cry), John 5:25, 28; ἀρχαγγέλου, the awakening shout of the archangel, the leader of the angelic host, 1 Thessalonians 4:16; τοῦ Θεοῦ, of God — teaching, admonishing, whether in the O. T. Scriptures or in the gospel, John 5:37; Hebrews 3:7, 15; Hebrews 4:7; shaking the earth, Hebrews 12:26; the speech, discourse, Θεοῦ... οὐκ ἀνθρώπου, Acts 12:22; (τάς φωνάς τῶν προφητῶν, the predictions (`read every sabbath'), Acts 13:27); ἀλλάξαι τήν φωνήν. (See ἀλλάσσω), Galatians 4:20. 3. speech, i. e. a language, tongue: 1 Corinthians 14:10f (Josephus, contra Apion 1, 1; (1, 9, 2; 1, 14, 1, etc.); Cebes () tab. 33; Aelian v. h. 12, 48; (Diogenes Laërtius 8, 3; for other examples from Greek writings see Passow, under the word, p. 2377{b}; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 3); Genesis 11:1; Deuteronomy 28:49; τῇ Ἑβραΐδι φωνή, 4 Macc. 12:7; τῇ πατρίῳ φωνή, 2 Macc. 7:8, 21, 27). (Synonym: cf. Schmidt, chapter 1 § 27; Trench, § lxxxix.; and see λαλέω, at the beginning.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Song of Songs
18:3; 24:8; 40:3; 42:2
31:15; 38:15
1:24; 1:24; 4
2:18; 3:3; 3:17; 12:19; 17:5; 24:31; 27:46; 27:46; 27:50
1:3; 1:11; 1:26; 1:26; 5:7; 9:7; 9:7; 15:34; 15:37
1:42; 1:44; 3:4; 3:22; 4:33; 8:28; 9:35; 11:27; 17:13; 17:15; 19:37; 23:28; 23:46
1:23; 3:8; 3:29; 5:25; 5:28; 5:37; 10:3; 10:4; 10:5; 10:16; 10:27; 11:43; 12:28; 12:30; 18:37
2:6; 2:14; 4:24; 7:31; 7:57; 7:60; 8:7; 9:4; 9:7; 10:13; 10:15; 11:7; 11:9; 12:14; 12:22; 13:27; 14:10; 14:11; 16:28; 19:34; 22:7; 22:9; 22:22; 24:21; 26:14; 26:24
1 Corinthians
14:7; 14:10
4:3; 4:20
1 Thessalonians
3:7; 3:15; 4:7; 12:19; 12:26
2 Peter
1:17; 1:18; 2:16
1:10; 1:12; 1:15; 3:20; 4:1; 4:5; 5:2; 5:11; 5:12; 6:1; 6:6; 6:7; 6:10; 7:2; 7:10; 8:5; 8:13; 9:9; 9:13; 10:3; 10:3; 10:4; 10:7; 10:8; 11:12; 11:12; 11:15; 11:19; 12:10; 14:2; 14:2; 14:2; 14:2; 14:7; 14:9; 14:13; 14:15; 14:18; 16:1; 16:17; 16:18; 18:2; 18:2; 18:4; 18:22; 18:22; 18:23; 19:1; 19:5; 19:6; 19:6; 19:6; 19:6; 19:17; 21:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5456 matches the Greek φωνή (phōnē),
which occurs 139 times in 128 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 2:18–Act 9:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:18 -






Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:3 - For this is the one referred to [fn]by Isaiah the prophet when he said,




Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:17 - and behold, a voice G5456 from the heavens said, “This is [fn]My beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:19 -



Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:5 - While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice G5456 from the cloud said, “This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:46 - And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice G5456, saying, “ELI, ELI, LEMA SABAKTANEI?” that is, “MY GOD, MY GOD, WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:50 - And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice G5456, and gave up His spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:3 -




Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:11 - and a voice G5456 came from the heavens: “You are My beloved Son; in You I [fn]am well pleased.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:26 - After throwing him into convulsions and crying out with a loud voice G5456, the unclean spirit came out of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:7 - and shouting with a loud voice G5456, he *said, “[fn]What business do You have with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I implore You by God, do not torment me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:7 - Then a cloud [fn]formed, overshadowing them, and a voice G5456 [fn]came out of the cloud: “This is My beloved Son; [fn]listen to Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:34 - At the [fn]ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice G5456, “ELOI, ELOI, LEMA SABAKTANEI?” which is translated, “MY GOD, MY GOD, WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:37 - But Jesus let out a loud cry G5456, and [fn]died.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:44 - “For behold, when the sound G5456 of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:4 - as it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet:




Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:22 - and the Holy Spirit descended upon Him in bodily form like a dove, and a voice G5456 came from heaven: “You are My beloved Son, in You I am well pleased.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:33 - In the synagogue there was a man [fn]possessed by the spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice G5456,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:28 - And seeing Jesus, he cried out and fell down before Him, and said with a loud voice G5456, “[fn]What business do You have with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg You, do not torment me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:35 - And then a voice G5456 came from the cloud, saying, “This is My Son, My Chosen One; listen to Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:36 - And when the voice G5456 [fn]had spoken, Jesus was found alone. And they kept silent, and reported to no one in those days any of the things which they had seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:27 -

While [fn]Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice G5456 and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb that carried You, and the breasts at which You nursed!”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:13 - and they raised their voices G5456, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:15 - Now one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice G5456,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:37 - And as soon as He was approaching, near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God [fn]joyfully with a loud voice G5456 for all the [fn]miracles which they had seen,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:23 - But they were insistent, with loud voices G5456, demanding that He be crucified. And their voices G5456 began to prevail.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:46 - And Jesus, crying out with a loud voice G5456, said, “Father, INTO YOUR HANDS I ENTRUST MY SPIRIT.” And having said this, He [fn]died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:23 - He said, “I am THE VOICE G5456 OF ONE CALLING [fn]OUT IN THE WILDERNESS, ‘MAKE THE WAY OF THE LORD STRAIGHT,’ as Isaiah the prophet said.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:8 - “The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound G5456 of it, but you do not know where it is coming from and where it is going; so is everyone who has been born of the Spirit.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:29 - “He who has the bride is the groom; but the friend of the groom, who stands and listens to him, rejoices greatly because of the groom’s voice G5456. So this joy of mine has been made full.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:25 - “Truly, truly, I say to you, [fn]a time is coming and [fn]even now has arrived, when the dead will hear the voice G5456 of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:28 - “Do not be amazed at this; for [fn]a time is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear His voice G5456,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:37 - “And the Father who sent Me, He has testified about Me. You have neither heard His voice G5456 at any time, nor seen His form.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:3 - “To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep listen to his voice G5456, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:4 - “When he puts all his own sheep outside, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice G5456.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:5 - “However, a stranger they simply will not follow, but will flee from him, because they do not know the voice G5456 of strangers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:16 - “And I have other sheep that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will listen to My voice G5456; and they will become one flock, with one shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:27 - “My sheep listen to My voice G5456, and I know them, and they follow Me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:43 - And when He had said these things, He cried out with a loud voice G5456, “Lazarus, come out!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:28 - “Father, glorify Your name.” Then a voice G5456 came out of heaven: “I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:30 - Jesus responded and said, “This voice G5456 has not come for My sake, but for yours.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:37 - Therefore Pilate said to Him, “So You are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say correctly that I am a king. For this purpose I have been born, and for this I have come into the world: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice G5456.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:6 - And when this sound G5456 occurred, the crowd came together and they were bewildered, because each one of them was hearing them speak in his own [fn]language.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:14 -

But Peter, taking his stand with the other eleven, raised his voice G5456 and declared to them: “Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, [fn]know this, and pay attention to my words.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:24 - And when they heard this, they raised their voices G5456 to God with one mind and said, “[fn]Lord, it is You who MADE THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND THE SEA, AND EVERYTHING THAT IS IN THEM,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:31 - “When Moses saw it, he was astonished at the sight; and as he approached to look more closely, the voice G5456 of the Lord came:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:57 - But they shouted with loud voices G5456, and covered their ears and rushed at him with one [fn]mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:60 - Then he fell on his knees and cried out with a loud voice G5456, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them!” Having said this, he [fn]fell asleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:7 - For in the case of many who had unclean spirits, they were coming out of them shouting with a loud voice G5456; and many who had been paralyzed or limped on crutches were healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:4 - and he fell to the ground and heard a voice G5456 saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?”

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