phos <5457>

fwv phos

Pronunciation:foce
Origin:from an obsolete phao (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays, cf 5316, 5346)
Reference:TDNT - 9:310,1293
PrtSpch:n n
In Greek:fwta 1, fwti 9, fwtov 13, fwtwn 1, fwv 49
In NET:light 56, a light 8, of light 3, lights 2, bright light 1, firelight 1, fire 1
In AV:light 68, fire 2
Count:70
Definition:1) light
1a) the light
1a1) emitted by a lamp
1a2) a heavenly light such as surrounds angels when they
appear on earth
1b) anything emitting light
1b1) a star
1b2) fire because it is light and sheds light
1b3) a lamp or torch
1c) light, i.e brightness
1c1) of a lamp
2) metaph.
2a) God is light because light has the extremely delicate,
subtle, pure, brilliant quality
2b) of truth and its knowledge, together with the spiritual
purity associated with it
2c) that which is exposed to the view of all, openly, publicly
2d) reason, mind
2d1) the power of understanding esp. moral and spiritual truth

Synonym : See Definition 5817
from an obsolete phao (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays;
compare 5316, 5346); luminousness (in the widest application, natural
or artificial, abstract or concrete, literal or figurative):-fire,
light.
see GREEK for 5316
see GREEK for 5346

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