Number 5457

Transliteration:
phos {foce}
Word Origin:
from an obsolete phao (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays, cf 5316, 5346)
TDNT:
9:310,1293
Part of Speech:
noun neuter
Usage in the KJV:
light 68, fire 2

Total: 70
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 For Synonyms see entry 5817