5457: φῶς

Noun, Neuter


Dodson dictionary

G5457 φῶς, φωτός, τό

Transliteration: phōs

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Neuter

Definition: light, a source of light, radiance.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5457 φῶς

Transliteration: phōs

Derivation: from an obsolete φάω (pháō) (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays; compare G5316, G5346);

Definition: luminousness (in the widest application, natural or artificial, abstract or concrete, literal or figurative)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

φῶς

G5457 

Occurrences in the NT: 73

φῶς (Att.. contr. from φάος; < φάω), gen., φωτός, τό,
[in LXX chiefly for אוֹר ;]
light (opp. to τὸ σκότος, ἡ σκοτία): Mt 17:2, 5, Jo 11:9, 10, II Co 4:6; ἡλίου, Re 22:5; of a lamp, Lk 8:16 11:33, Jo 5:35, Re 18:23; of a supernatural heavenly light, Ac 9:3 12:7 22:6, 9, 11 26:13; hence, ἄγγελος φωτός, II Co 11:14; ὁ κλήρος τ. ἁγίων ἐν τ. φ., Col 1:12; of the divine glory, Re 21:24; by meton., of that which gives light: of fire, Mk 14:54, Lk 22:56 (cl.; I Mac 12:29; cf. DCG, i, 595); pl., of a lamp or torch, Ac 16:29; of heavenly bodies, Ja 1:17.
Metaph.,
(a) of God: I Jn 1:5, 7; φῶς οἰκῶν ἀπρόσιτον, I Ti 6:16;
(b) of spiritual truth and its effects on the lives of men: Mt 4:16 5:16, Jo 1:4, 5 3:19-21, Ac 26:18, 23, II Co 6:14, Eph 5:13, I Pe 2:9, I Jn 2:8; τ. φ. τ. ζωῆς, Jo 8:12; τ. ὅπλα τοῦ φ., Ro 13:12; καρπὸς τοῦ φ., Eph 5:9; έν τ. φ. περιπατεῖν (εἶναι, μένειν), I Jn 1:7 2:9, 10; υἱοὶ (τέκνα) τοῦ φ., Lk 16:8, Jo 12:36, Eph 5:8, I Th 5:5; by meton., of one from whom truth shines forth: Ac 13:47 (LXX), Ro 2:19; esp. of Christ, Lk 2:32, Jo 1:7, 8 12:35, 36, 46; τ. φ. τ. κόσμου, Jo 8:12 9:5;τ. φ. τ. ἀληθινόν, Jo 1:9; of Christians, Mt 5:14, Eph 5:8;
(c) of the spiritual under­standing: τ. φ. τὸ ἐν σοί, Mt 6:23, Lk 11:35;
(d) adverbially, of that which is open to view (opp. to ἐν τ. σκοτίᾳ): ἐν τ. φ., Mt 10:27, Lk 12:3.†
SYN.: v.s. φέγγος

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition