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King James Bible Dictionary

 

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G5457 - Light

Strong's No.:G5457

Greek:φῶς

Transliteration:phōs

Phonetic:foce

Word Origin:From an obsoleteφάω phaō (to shine or make manifest especially by rays

Bible Usage:fire light.

Part of Speech:Noun Neuter

Strongs
Definition:

compare G5316 and G5346); luminousness (in the widest application natural or artificial abstract or concrete literal or figurative)


Thayers
Definition:

1. light

a. the light

1. emitted by a lamp

2. a heavenly light such as surrounds angels when they appear on earth

b. anything emitting light

1. a star

2. fire because it is light and sheds light

3. a lamp or torch

c. light, i.e brightness

1. of a lamp

2. metaph.

a. God is light because light has the extremely delicate, subtle, pure, brilliant quality

b. of truth and its knowledge, together with the spiritual purity associated with it

c. that which is exposed to the view of all, openly, publicly

d. reason, mind

1. the power of understanding esp. moral and spiritual truth


Bible References:
Light

Translation
Occurrences:
fire ( 2 )
light ( 66 )
lights ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.