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Lexicon :: Strong's G5462 - phōtismos

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phōtismos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:310,1293

Strong’s Definitions

φωτισμός phōtismós, fo-tis-mos'; from G5461; illumination (figuratively):—light.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G5462 in the following manner: light (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G5462 in the following manner: light (2x).
  1. the act of enlightening, illumination

  2. brightness, bright light

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φωτισμός phōtismós, fo-tis-mos'; from G5461; illumination (figuratively):—light.
STRONGS NT 5462: φωτισμός
φωτισμός, φωτισμου, (φωτίζω);
a. the act of enlightening, illumination: πρός φωτισμόν τῆς γνώσεως, equivalent to πρός τό φωτίζειν τήν γνῶσιν, that by teaching we may bring to light etc. 2 Corinthians 4:6 (on which passage, see πρόσωπον, 1 a. sub at the end, p. 551{b} top).
b. brightness, bright light (ἐξ ἡλίου, Sextus Empiricus, p. 522, 9; ἀπό σελήνης, Plutarch (de fac. in orb. lun. § 16, 13), p. 929 d. (ibid., § 18, 4, p. 931 a.); the Sept. for אור, Psalm 26:1 (Ps. 27:1); Psalm 43:4 (Ps. 44:4); Psalm 77:14 (Ps. 78:14); Job 3:9; for מָאור, Psalm 89:8 (Ps. 90:8)): εἰς τό μή αὐγάσαι (καταυγασαι, L marginal reading Tr marginal reading) τόν φωτισμόν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, that the brightness of the gospel might not shine forth (R. V. dawn (upon them)), i. e. (dropping the figure) that the enlightening truth of the gospel might not be manifest or be apprehended, 2 Corinthians 4:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

26:1; 27:1; 43:4; 44:4; 77:14; 78:14; 89:8; 90:8
2 Corinthians
4:4; 4:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5462 matches the Greek φωτισμός (phōtismos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:4 - in whose case the god of this [fn]world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that [fn]they will not see the light G5462 of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:6 - For God, who said, “Light shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light G5462 of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

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