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Strong's #5322 - φανός

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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

φᾱνός, ή, όν, (contr. fr. φαεινός) light, bright, Parm. 8.41, Phryn. Com.93; ἅμα φανοτάτῳ τινὶ πυρί Pl. Phlb. 16c; ἵνα ὡς φανότατον ᾖ τὸ ἔσω X. Cyn. 10.7; τὸ φ. brightness, light, ib. 5.18; στρέφειν πρὸς τὸ φ. ἐκ τοῦ σκοτώδους Pl. R. 518c, cf. 478c (Comp.); φανά τε καὶ καλά ib. 506d, cf. Phld. Po. 2.45; φανότατος ἀήρ Gal. 18(2).285; τοῖς φανοτάτοις θεῶν Ἡλίῳ καὶ Σελήνῃ Hld. 10.4.

2. of garments, washed clean, χλαῖνα Ar. Ach. 845 (lyr.); σισύρα Id. Ec. 347.

3. bright, joyous, φαναῖς ἐν εὐφροσύναις A. Pr. 538 (lyr.); φ. βίον διάγειν Pl. Phdr. 256d.

4. conspicuous, ἐλλόγιμος καὶ φ. Id. Smp. 197a.

5. Adv. -νῶς clearly: Comp. φανότερον Jul. Or. 4.145b; Sup. φανότατα, Luc. Hist.Conscr. 44.

II Φᾶνος, ὁ (properisp., cf. Hdn.Gr. 1.175), name of a συκοφάντης, Ar. Eq. 1256.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

φανός. φανου, (φαίνω), a torch (A. V. lantern; Hesychius Ἀττικοι δέ λυχνουκον ἐκάλουν ἡμεῖς νῦν φανον; cf. Phryn., p. 59 and Lob.'s note; Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 131; Athen. 15, p. 699 d. and following, and Casaubon's notes, chapter 18: see λαμπάς and references): John 18:8. (Aristophanes, Xenophon, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Plutarch, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* φανός , -οῦ ,

(< φαίνω ),

a torch or lantern (v. Rutherford, NPhr., 131 f.): John 18:3.†

SYN.: see λαμπάς G2985.

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";deceive one’s own mind,"; first found in Gal. 6:3, but see s.v. φρεναπάτης


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