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Lexicon :: Strong's G5458 - phōstēr

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φωστήρ
Transliteration
phōstēr (Key)
Pronunciation
foce-tare'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:310,1293

Trench's Synonyms: xlvi. φῶς, φέγγος, φωστήρ, λύχνος, λαμπάς.

Strong’s Definitions

φωστήρ phōstḗr, foce-tare'; from G5457; an illuminator, i.e. (concretely) a luminary, or (abstractly) brilliancy:—light.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G5458 in the following manner: light (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G5458 in the following manner: light (2x).
  1. that which gives light, an illuminator

    1. of the stars, sun and moon

  2. light, brightness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φωστήρ phōstḗr, foce-tare'; from G5457; an illuminator, i.e. (concretely) a luminary, or (abstractly) brilliancy:—light.
STRONGS NT 5458: φωστήρ
φωστήρ, φωστηρος, (φῶς, φώσκω);
1. that which gives light, an illuminator (Vulg.luminar): of the stars (luminaries), Philippians 2:15 (Wis. 13:2; Sir. 43:7; Genesis 1:14, 16; Heliodorus 2, 24; (Anthol. Pal. 15, 17; of sun and moon, Test xii. Patr. test. Levi 14); ecclesiastical writings.)
2. light, brightness: Revelation 21:11 (Anthol. 11, 359) (others refer this to 1; cf. Trench, § xlvi.).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
1:14; 1:16
Leviticus
14
Philippians
2:15
Revelation
21:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5458 matches the Greek φωστήρ (phōstēr),
which occurs 4 times in 2 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:14 - καὶ εἶπεν θεός γενηθήτωσαν φωστῆρες G5458 ἐν τῷ στερεώματι τοῦ οὐρανοῦ εἰς φαῦσιν τῆς γῆς τοῦ διαχωρίζειν ἀνὰ μέσον τῆς ἡμέρας καὶ ἀνὰ μέσον τῆς νυκτὸς καὶ ἔστωσαν εἰς σημεῗα καὶ εἰς καιροὺς καὶ εἰς ἡμέρας καὶ εἰς ἐνιαυτοὺς
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:16 - καὶ ἐποίησεν θεὸς τοὺς δύο φωστῆρας G5458 τοὺς μεγάλους τὸν φωστῆρα G5458 τὸν μέγαν εἰς ἀρχὰς τῆς ἡμέρας καὶ τὸν φωστῆρα G5458 τὸν ἐλάσσω εἰς ἀρχὰς τῆς νυκτός καὶ τοὺς ἀστέρας

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