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Dictionaries :: Bright, Brightness

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g5460 Greek: photeinos

Bright, Brightness:

"bright" (from phos, "light"), is said of a cloud, Mat 17:5; metaphorically of the body, Mat 6:22, "full of light;" Luk 11:34, 36.

A-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g2986 Greek: lampros

Bright, Brightness:

"shining, brilliant, bright," is used of the clothing of an angel, Act 10:30; Rev 15:6; symbolically, of the clothing of the saints in glory, Rev 19:8, RV, in the best texts (AV, "white"); of Christ as the Morning Star, Rev 22:16; of the water of life, Rev 22:1, AV, "clear."

Note: Cp. lampros, "sumptuously," Luk 16:19.

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g2987 Greek: lamprotes

Bright, Brightness:

"brightness," akin to A, No. 2, above, is found in Act 26:13.

B-2 Noun Strong's Number: g541 Greek: apaugasma

Bright, Brightness:

"a shining forth" (apo, "from," auge, "brightness"), of a light coming from a luminous body, is said of Christ in Hbr 1:3, AV, "brightness," RV, "effulgence," i.e., shining forth (a more probable meaning than reflected brightness).

Note: Epiphaneia, lit., "shining forth or upon," is rendered "brightness" in the AV of 2Th 2:8; RV, "manifestation."


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