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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Manifest (Adjective and Verb)

Dictionaries :: Manifest (Adjective and Verb)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g1717 Greek: emphanes

Manifest (Adjective and Verb):

manifest (akin to emphaino, "to show in, to exhibit;" en, "in," phaino, "to cause to shine"), is used

(a) literally in Act 10:40, RV "(gave Him to be made) manifest;"

(b) metaphorically in Rom 10:20, "(I was made) manifest."
See OPENLY. Cp. B, No. 2.

A-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g5318 Greek: phaneros

Manifest (Adjective and Verb):

"open to sight, visible, manifest" (the root phan--, signifying "shining," exists also in No. 1), is translated "manifest" in Luk 8:17; Act 4:16; 7:13, RV (AV, "known"); Rom 1:19; 1Cr 3:13; 11:19; 14:25; Gal 5:19; Phl 1:13; 1Ti 4:15 (AV, "appear"); 1Jo 3:10.

A-3 Adjective Strong's Number: g852 Greek: aphanes

Manifest (Adjective and Verb):

denotes "unseen, hidden," Hbr 4:13, "not manifest" (a, negative, and phaino). In the Sept., Neh 4:8; Job 24:20.


(1) In 1Cr 15:27, AV delos, "evident," is translated "manifest" (RV, "evident").

(2) So with ekdelos, 2Ti 3:9, an intensive form of delos, signifying "quite evident."

(3) In 1Ti 5:25, AV, prodelos, "evident beforehand, clearly evident," is translated "manifest beforehand" (RV, "evident"); see EVIDENT.

(4) For "manifest token," see TOKEN.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g5319 Greek: phaneroo

Manifest (Adjective and Verb):

"to make visible, clear, manifest," known (akin to A, No. 2), is used especially in the writings of the Apostles John and Paul), occurring 9 times in the Gospel, 9 times in 1 John, 2 in Rev.; in the Pauline Epistles (including Heb.) 24 times; in the other Gospels, only in Mark, 3 times; elsewhere in 1Pe 1:20; 5:4. The true meaning is "to uncover, lay bare, reveal." The following are variations in the rendering, which should be noted: Mar 16:12, 14 (RV, "was manifested," AV, "appeared"); Jhn 21:1 (RV, "manifested," AV, "shewed;" cp. Jhn 21:14); Rom 1:19 (RV, "manifested," AV, "hath shewed"); 2Cr 3:3 (RV, "being made manifest," AV, "are manifestly declared"); 2Cr 5:10; 7:12; Rev 3:18 (RV, "be made manifest," AV, "appear"); 2Cr 11:6 (RV, "we have made it manifest," AV, "we have been throughly made manifest"); Col 1:26 (RV, "hath it been manifested," AV, "is made manifest"); 3:4 (RV, "be manifested," AV, "appear;" so 1Pe 5:4); 1Ti 3:16 (RV, "was manifested," AV, "was manifest"); 2Ti 1:10 (RV, "hath... been manifested," AV, "is... made manifest;" cp. Rom 16:26; 2Cr 4:10, 11; 1Pe 1:20); Hbr 9:26 (RV, "hath He been manifested," AV, "hath He appeared"); 1Jo 2:28; 3:2 (RV, "is... made manifest," AV, "doth appear").
See APPEAR, A, No. 4.

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1718 Greek: emphanizo

Manifest (Adjective and Verb):

akin to A, No. 1, is translated "to manifest, make manifest," in Jhn 14:21, 22; Hbr 11:14, RV; see APPEAR, A, No. 5.

Note: For the adverb phaneros, "manifestly," see EVIDENTLY, OPENLY.


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