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Entry for Strong's #5401 - φόβος

Transliteration
phóbos
Phonetics
fob'-os  
Word Origin
from a primary phebomai (to be put in fear)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
9:189,1272
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. fear, dread, terror
    1. that which strikes terror
  2. reverence for one's husband
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 367 ‑ אֵמָה (ay‑maw', ay‑maw');  1763 ‑ דְּחַל (deh‑khal');  2730 ‑ חָרֵד (khaw‑rade');  2844 ‑ חַת (khath);  3374 ‑ יִרְאָה (yir‑aw');  6184 ‑ עָרִיץ (aw‑reets');  6343 ‑ פַּחַד (pakh'‑ad);  7413 ‑ רָמָה (raw‑maw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (47) NAS (45) HCS (45)
Matthew 3
Mark 1
Luke 7
John 3
Acts 5
Romans 4
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 5
Ephesians 2
Philippians 1
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 5
1 John 1
Jude 1
Revelation 3
Matthew 3
Luke 6
John 3
Acts 5
Romans 4
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 5
Ephesians 2
Philippians 1
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 5
1 John 1
Jude 1
Revelation 3
Matthew 3
Luke 6
John 3
Acts 5
Romans 5
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 5
Ephesians 2
Philippians 1
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 5
1 John 3
Jude 1
Revelation 3
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASM 15
N-DSM 10
N-GSM 9
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 12
N-ASM 15
N-DSM 10
N-GSM 9
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 12
N-ASM 15
N-DSM 10
N-GSM 9
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 12
NA WH
ADV 1
N-ASM 15
N-DSM 10
N-GSM 9
N-NSM 10
V-AMI-3S 1
N-ASM 15
N-DSM 11
N-GSM 11
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 12


Thayer's Expanded Definition
 φόβος, φοβοῦ, (φέβομαι; like φόρος, τρόμος, πόνος, from φέρω, τρέμω, πένομαι), from Homer down, the Sept. for יִרְאָה, פַּחַד, אֵימָה (terror), חִתִּית (terror);

1. fear, dread, terror; in a subjective sense (οὐδέν ἐστι φόβος εἰ μή προδοσία τῶν ἀπό λογισμοῦ βοηθημάτων, Wisdom of Solomon 17:11; προσδοκίαν λέγω κακοῦ τοῦτο, εἴτε φόβον, εἴτε δέος καλεῖτε, Plato, Protag., p. 358d.): universally, 1 John 4:18; φόβος ἐπί τινα πίπτει ( Acts 19:17 L Tr); Revelation 11:11 Rec.; ἐπιπίπτει, Luke 1:12; Acts 19:17 ( R G T WH; Revelation 11:11 L T Tr WH); ἐγένετο, Luke 1:65; Acts 5:5,11; λαμβάνει τινα, Luke 7:16 ( Homer Iliad 11,402); γίνεται τίνι, Acts 2:43; πλησθῆναι φοβοῦ, Luke 5:26; συνέχεσθαι φόβῳ, Luke 8:37; ἔχειν φόβον, 1 Timothy 5:20 ( Herodotus 8,12); κατεργάζεσθαι; τίνι φόβον, 2 Corinthians 7:11; φοβεῖσθαι φόβον (see φοβέω, 2), Mark 9:41; Luke 2:9; with a genitive of the object added, 1 Peter 3:14 (so Winer's Grammar, § 32,2; others subject. genitive); ἀπό φοβοῦ, for fear, Luke 21:26; ἀπό τοῦ φοβοῦ, for the fear, with which they were struck, Matthew 14:26; with a genitive of the object added, Matthew 28:4; εἰς φόβον, unto (that ye may) fear, Romans 8:15; μετά φοβοῦ, Matthew 28:8; with καί τρόμου added, 2 Corinthians 7:15; Ephesians 6:5; Philippians 2:12; ἐν φόβῳ καί ἐν τρόμῳ (see τρόμος), 1 Corinthians 2:3; τινα ἐν φόβῳ σῴζειν ( Rec.), ἐλεαν ( L T Tr WH), with anxious heed lest ye be defiled by the wickedness of those whom ye are rescuing, Jude 1:23; plural φόβοι, feelings of fear, fears ( Winer's Grammar, 176 (166)), 2 Corinthians 7:5; φόβος τίνος, genitive of the object (our fear of one): τῶν Ἰουδαίων, John 7:13; John 19:38; John 20:19; βασανισμοῦ, Revelation 18:10,15; θανάτου, Hebrews 2:15 ( Xenophon, mem. l, 4,7). In an objective sense, that which strikes terror: φόβος ἀγαθῶν ἔργων, or more correctly (with L T Tr WH) τῷ ἀγαθῷ ἔργῳ, a terror to (or for), Romans 13:3.

2. reverence, respect (for authority, rank, dignity): Romans 13:7; 1 Peter 2:18; 1 Peter 3:16 (15); ἐν φόβῳ ἀναστροφή, behavior coupled with (cf. ἐν, I:5e.) reverence for one's husband, 1 Peter 3:2; φόβος with a genitive of the object: τοῦ κυρίου, Acts 9:31; 2 Corinthians 5:11; Χριστοῦ, Ephesians 5:21 (not Rec.); Θεοῦ, Romans 3:18; 2 Corinthians 7:1; ( Ephesians 5:21 Rec.); Θεοῦ is omitted as suggested by the context, 1 Peter 1:17; (often in the O. T. יְהוָה יִרְאַת and אֱלֹהִים יִרְאַת). (Synonyms: see δειλία, δέος, at the end; cf. φοβέω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

φόβος , -ου , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H3374, also for H6343, H367, etc.;]

1. in Hom., flight.

2. That which causes flight, fear, dread, terror: , , . , al.; cogn. acc, φοβεῖσθαι φ ., , ; c. gen. obj., ; ; , , (but cf. ICC, in l);ἀπὸ (τοῦ ) φ ., , ; εἰς φ ., ; μετὰ φόβου , ; φ . καὶ τρόμος (Lft., Notes, 172), , , , ; by meton., of that which causes fear, ; of reverential fear, , ; ; ; ; τ . κυρίου , , (v. Field, Notes, 183); Χριστοῦ , ; θεοῦ , , .

SYN.: see δειλία G1167 (and of. DCG, i, 381).

 

 

 

 


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";worse,"; is fairly common in the NT : cf. BGU IV. 1118.31 (B. C. 22) οὐδενὶ χείρον [α, ib. 1208i. 28 (B.C. 27) τὸ δὲ [πάν ̣των ̣χ ̣ε ̣ι ̣ρ ̣ω (l. χεῖρον), where, however, the word is uncertain, P Oxy II. 237vii. 43 (A.D. 186) χεῖρόν ἐστι ἀνδρὸς ἀφαι [ρεῖσθαι, ";it is worse to take away (a wife) from her husband (than a dowry from a daughter?)"; (Edd.), and Syll 588.122 (c. B.C. 180) τοῦ χείρονος χρυσίου πρῶτον χύμα. For the superlve see ib. 316 (= .3 684).12 (B.C. 139?) τῆς χειρίστης κα [τασ ]τάσεως [κα ]ὶ ταραχῆς, and P Amh II. 40.9 (ii/B.C.).

 

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List of Word Forms
φοβοι φόβοι φοβον φόβον φοβος φόβος φοβου φόβου φοβω φόβω φόβῳ phobo phobō phoboi phóboi phóbōi phobon phóbon phobos phóbos phobou phóbou

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