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Lexicon :: Strong's G5461 - phōtizō

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φωτίζω
Transliteration
phōtizō (Key)
Pronunciation
fo-tid'-zo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:310,1293

Strong’s Definitions

φωτίζω phōtízō, fo-tid'-zo; from G5457; to shed rays, i.e. to shine or (transitively) to brighten up (literally or figuratively):—enlighten, illuminate, (bring to, give) light, make to see.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G5461 in the following manner: give light (2x), bring to light (2x), lighten (2x), enlighten (2x), light (1x), illuminate (1x), make to see (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G5461 in the following manner: give light (2x), bring to light (2x), lighten (2x), enlighten (2x), light (1x), illuminate (1x), make to see (1x).
  1. to give light, to shine

  2. to enlighten, light up, illumine

  3. to bring to light, render evident

    1. to cause something to exist and thus come to light and become clear to all

  4. to enlighten, spiritually, imbue with saving knowledge

    1. to instruct, to inform, teach

    2. to give understanding to

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φωτίζω phōtízō, fo-tid'-zo; from G5457; to shed rays, i.e. to shine or (transitively) to brighten up (literally or figuratively):—enlighten, illuminate, (bring to, give) light, make to see.
STRONGS NT 5461: φωτίζω
φωτίζω; future φωτίσω (Revelation 22:5 L WH; 1 Corinthians 4:5), Attic φωτιῶ (Revelation 22:5 G T Tr); 1 aorist ἐφωτισα; perfect passive participle πεφωτισμενος; 1 aorist passive ἐφοτίσθην;
1. intransitive, to give light, to shine (Aristotle, Theophrastus, Plutarch, others; the Sept. for אור, Numbers 8:2, etc.): ἐπί τινα, Revelation 22:5 (Rom. WH brackets ἐπί).
2. transitive,
a. properly, to enlighten, light up, illumine: τινα, Luke 11:36: τήν πόλιν, Revelation 21:23 (ἀκτισι τόν κόσμον, of the sun, Diodorus 3, 48; the Sept. for הֵאִיר); γῆ ἐφωτίσθη ἐκ τῆς δόξης (A. V. was lightened) shone with his glory, Revelation 18:1.
b. to bring to light, render evident: τά κρυπτά τοῦ σκότους, 1 Corinthians 4:5; (Ephesians 3:9 according to the reading of T L brackets WH text (but see c.)) (τήν αἵρεσιν τίνος, the preference, opinion, of one, Polybius 23, 3, 10; τήν ἀλήθειαν, Epictetus diss. 1, 4, 31; πεφωτισμενων τῶν πραγματον ὑπό τῆς ἀληθείας, Lucian, cal. non tem. cred. 32); to cause something to exist and thus to come to light and become clear to all: ζωήν καί ἀφθαρσίαν διά τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, opposed to καταργῆσαι τόν θάνατον, 2 Timothy 1:10.
c. by a use only Biblical and ecclesiastical, to enlighten spiritually, imbue with saving knowledge: τινα, John 1:9; with a saving knowledge of the gospel: hence, φωτισθέντες of those who have been made Christians, Hebrews 6:4; Hebrews 10:32; followed by an indirect question Ephesians 3:9 (see b. above) (Sir. 45:17; for הֵאִיר, Psalm 118:130 (Ps. 119:130; for הורָה, to instruct, inform, teach, Judges 13:8, Alex.; 2 Kings 12:2; φωτιοῦσιν αὐτούς τό κρίμα τοῦ Θεοῦ τῆς γῆς, 2 Kings 17:27 (cf. 1 Kings 17:28; others)); to give understanding to: πεφωτίσμενοι τούς ὀφθαλμούς τῆς καρδίας (Rec. διανοίας), as respects the eyes of your soul, Ephesians 1:18 (Buttmann, § 145, 6); ((cf. Sir. 31:20 (Sir. 34:20), etc.)).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Numbers
8:2
Judges
13:8
2 Kings
12:2; 17:27
Psalms
119:130
Luke
11:36
John
1:9
1 Corinthians
4:5; 4:5
Ephesians
1:18; 3:9; 3:9
2 Timothy
1:10
Hebrews
6:4; 10:32
Revelation
18:1; 21:23; 22:5; 22:5; 22:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5461 matches the Greek φωτίζω (phōtizō),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:36 - εἰ οὖν τὸ σῶμά σου ὅλον φωτεινόν μὴ ἔχον μέρος τι σκοτεινόν ἔσται φωτεινὸν ὅλον ὡς ὅταν λύχνος τῇ ἀστραπῇ φωτίζῃ G5461 σε
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:9 - ἦν τὸ φῶς τὸ ἀληθινόν φωτίζει G5461 πάντα ἄνθρωπον ἐρχόμενον εἰς τὸν κόσμον
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:5 - ὥστε μὴ πρὸ καιροῦ τι κρίνετε ἕως ἂν ἔλθῃ κύριος ὃς καὶ φωτίσει G5461 τὰ κρυπτὰ τοῦ σκότους καὶ φανερώσει τὰς βουλὰς τῶν καρδιῶν καὶ τότε ἔπαινος γενήσεται ἑκάστῳ ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:18 - πεφωτισμένους G5461 τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς τῆς καρδίας ὑμῶν εἰς τὸ εἰδέναι ὑμᾶς τίς ἐστιν ἐλπὶς τῆς κλήσεως αὐτοῦ τίς πλοῦτος τῆς δόξης τῆς κληρονομίας αὐτοῦ ἐν τοῖς ἁγίοις
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:9 - καὶ φωτίσαι G5461 πάντας τίς οἰκονομία τοῦ μυστηρίου τοῦ ἀποκεκρυμμένου ἀπὸ τῶν αἰώνων ἐν τῷ θεῷ τῷ τὰ πάντα κτίσαντι
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:10 - φανερωθεῖσαν δὲ νῦν διὰ τῆς ἐπιφανείας τοῦ σωτῆρος ἡμῶν Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ καταργήσαντος μὲν τὸν θάνατον φωτίσαντος G5461 δὲ ζωὴν καὶ ἀφθαρσίαν διὰ τοῦ εὐαγγελίου
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:4 - ἀδύνατον γὰρ τοὺς ἅπαξ φωτισθέντας G5461 γευσαμένους τε τῆς δωρεᾶς τῆς ἐπουρανίου καὶ μετόχους γενηθέντας πνεύματος ἁγίου
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:32 - ἀναμιμνῄσκεσθε δὲ τὰς πρότερον ἡμέρας ἐν αἷς φωτισθέντες G5461 πολλὴν ἄθλησιν ὑπεμείνατε παθημάτων
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:1 - μετὰ ταῦτα εἶδον ἄλλον ἄγγελον καταβαίνοντα ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἔχοντα ἐξουσίαν μεγάλην καὶ γῆ ἐφωτίσθη G5461 ἐκ τῆς δόξης αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - καὶ πόλις οὐ χρείαν ἔχει τοῦ ἡλίου οὐδὲ τῆς σελήνης ἵνα φαίνωσιν αὐτῇ γὰρ δόξα τοῦ θεοῦ ἐφώτισεν G5461 αὐτήν καὶ λύχνος αὐτῆς τὸ ἀρνίον
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:5 - καὶ νὺξ οὐκ ἔσται ἔτι καὶ οὐκ ἔχουσιν χρείαν φωτὸς λύχνου καὶ φωτὸς ἡλίου ὅτι κύριος θεὸς φωτίσει G5461 ἐπ᾽ αὐτούς καὶ βασιλεύσουσιν εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων

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