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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Enlighten

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1: φωτίζω

(Strong's #5461 — Verb — photizo — fo-tid'-zo )

from phos, "light," (a), used intransitively, signifies "to give light, shine," Revelation 22:5; (b), used transitively, "to enlighten, illumine," is rendered "enlighten" in Ephesians 1:18 , metaphorically of spiritual "englightenment;" so John 1:9 , i.e., "lighting every man" (by reason of His coming); Ephesians 3:9 , "to make (all men) see" (RV marg., "to bring to light"); Hebrews 6:4 , "were enlightened;" Hebrews 10:32 , RV, "enlightened," AV, "illuminated." See ILLUMINATED , LIGHT. Cp. photismos, "light," and photeinos, "full of light."

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Enlighten'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/e/enlighten.html. 1940.

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