Phos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5457  
Original WordWord Origin
foßfrom an obsolete phao (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays, cf (5316), (5346))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phos9:310,1293
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
foce   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. light
    1. the light
      1. emitted by a lamp
      2. a heavenly light such as surrounds angels when they appear on earth
    2. anything emitting light
      1. a star
      2. fire because it is light and sheds light
      3. a lamp or torch
    3. light, i.e brightness
      1. of a lamp
  2. metaph.
    1. God is light because light has the extremely delicate, subtle, pure, brilliant quality
    2. of truth and its knowledge, together with the spiritual purity associated with it
    3. that which is exposed to the view of all, openly, publicly
    4. reason, mind
      1. the power of understanding esp. moral and spiritual truth
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 72
fire 1, firelight 1, light 68, lights 2
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew6
Mark1
Luke6
John16
Acts10
Romans2
2 Corinthians3
Ephesians3
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians1
1 Timothy1
James1
1 Peter1
1 John5
Revelation3


Total60
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Phos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.