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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5456 - φωνή

Transliteration
phōnḗ
Phonetics
fo-nay'
Origin
probably akin to (G5316) through the idea of disclosure
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
9:278,1287
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a sound, a tone
    1. of inanimate things, as musical instruments
  2. a voice
    1. of the sound of uttered words
  3. speech
    1. of a language, tongue
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 565 ‑ אֶמְרָה (im‑raw', em‑raw');  1600 ‑ גָּעָה (gaw‑aw');  1697 ‑ דָּבָר (daw‑bawr');  1995 ‑ הָמֹן (haw‑mone', haw‑mone');  2201 ‑ זַעַק (zah'‑ak, zeh‑aw‑kaw');  3956 ‑ לְשֹׁנָה (law‑shone', law‑shone', lesh‑o‑naw');  4687 ‑ מִצְוָה (mits‑vaw');  5100 ‑ נְהָמָה (neh‑haw‑maw');  6310 ‑ פֶּה (peh);  6618 ‑ פְּתַלְתֹּל (peth‑al‑tole');  6963 ‑ קֹל (kole, kole);  8193 ‑ שֶׂפֶת (saw‑faw', sef‑eth');  8467 ‑ תְּחִנָּה (tekh‑in‑naw');  8643 ‑ תְּרוּעָה (ter‑oo‑aw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (141)
Matthew
8
Mark
7
Luke
15
John
15
Acts
27
1 Corinthians
4
Galatians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
2 Peter
3
Revelation
55
NAS (139)
Matthew
7
Mark
7
Luke
14
John
15
Acts
27
1 Corinthians
4
Galatians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
2 Peter
3
Revelation
55
HCS (139)
Matthew
7
Mark
7
Luke
14
John
15
Acts
27
1 Corinthians
4
Galatians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
2 Peter
3
Revelation
55
BSB (139)
Matthew
7
Mark
7
Luke
14
John
15
Acts
27
1 Corinthians
4
Galatians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
2 Peter
3
Revelation
55
ESV (133)
Matthew
8
Mark
5
Luke
15
John
12
Acts
27
1 Corinthians
4
Galatians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
2 Peter
3
Revelation
52
WEB (150)
Matthew
11
Mark
8
Luke
16
John
17
Acts
29
1 Corinthians
4
Galatians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
5
2 Peter
3
Revelation
55
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

φων-ή, ἡ,

sound, tone, prop., the sound of the voice, whether of men or animals with lungs and throat (ἡ φωνὴ ψόφος τίς ἐστιν ἐμψύχου Arist. de An. 420b5, cf. 29, HA 535a27, PA 664b1); opp. φθόγγος (v. φθόγγος 11):

I mostly of human beings, speech, voice, utterance, φ. ἄρρηκτος Il. 2.490; ἀτειρέα φ. 17.555; φ. δέ οἱ αἰθέρ' ἵκανεν, of Ajax' battle- cry, 15.686; of the battle- cry of an army, Τρώων καὶ Ἀχαιῶν.. φ. δεινὸν ἀϋσάντων 14.400: pl., of the cries of market-people, X. Cyr. 1.2.3; ὁ τόνος τῆς φ. Id. Cyn. 6.20, D. 18.280, Aeschin. 3.209; ὀξεῖα, βαρυτέρα, λεία, τραχεῖα φ., Pl. Ti. 67b; φ. μαλακή Ar. Nu. 979 (anap.); μιαρά, ἀναιδής, Id. Eq. 218, 638: with Verbs, φωνὴν ῥῆξαι Hdt. 1.85, Ar. Nu. 357 (anap.); φ. ἱέναι Hdt. 2.2, 4.23, Pl. Phdr. 259d, etc.; φ. ἥσει E. HF 1295; προΐεσθαι Aeschin. 2.23; ἀρθροῦν X. Mem. 1.4.12; διαρθρώσασθαι Pl. Prt. 322a; ἐντείνασθαι Aeschin. 2.157; φ. ἐπαρεῖ D. 19.336; φωνῇ with his voice, aloud, Il. 3.161, Pi. P. 9.29; εἶπε τῇ φωνῇ τὰ ἀπόρρητα Lys. 6.51; διὰ ζώσης φωνῆς Anon. Geog.Epit. 1p.488M.; μιᾷ φ. with one voice, Luc. Nigr. 14; ἀπὸ φωνῆς, c. gen., dictated by.., Choerob. in Thd. 1.103 tit., Marin. in Euc.Dat. p.234 M., Olymp. in Grg. p.1 N., Pall. in Hp. 2.1 D.: pl., αἱ φ. the notes of the voice, Pl. Grg. 474e; σχήμασι καὶ φωναῖς Arist. Rh. 1306a32: prov., φωνῇ ὁρᾶν, of a blind man, S. OC 138 (anap.); πᾶσαν, τὸ λεγόμενον, φ. ἱέντα, i.e. using every effort, Pl. Lg. 890d, cf. Euthd. 293a; πάσας ἀφιέναι φωνάς Id. R. 475a, D. 18.195; φωνὰς ἀπρεπεῖς προΐεντο PTeb. 802.15 (ii B. C.).

2. the cry of animals, as of swine, dogs, oxen, Od. 10.239, 12.86, 396; of asses, Hdt. 4.129; of the nightingale, song, Od. 19.521; ἄνθρωπος πολλὰς φωνὰς ἀφίησι, τὰ δὲ ἄλλα μίαν Arist. Pr. 895a4.

3. any articulate sound, opp. inarticulate noise (ψόφος), φ. κωκυμάτων S. Ant. 1206; ὥσπερ φωνῆς οὔσης κατὰ τὸν ἀέρα πολλάκις καὶ λόγου ἐν τῇ φωνῇ Plot. 6.4.12: στοιχεῖόν ἐστι φ. ἀδιαίρετος Arist. Po. 1456b22; also esp. of vowelsound, opp. to that of consonants, Pl. Tht. 203b, Arist. HA 535a32; in literary criticism, of sound, opp. meaning, Phld. Po. 5.20 (pl.), 21.

4. of sounds made by inanimate objects, mostly Poet., κερκίδος φ. S. Fr. 595; συρίγγων E. Tr. 127 (lyr.); αὐλῶν Mnesim. 4.56 (anap.); rare in early Prose, ὀργάνων φωναί Pl. R. 397a; freq. in LXX, ἡ φ. τῆς σάλπιγγος LXX Exodus 20:18; φ. βροντῆς ib. Psalms 104:7(103).7; ἡ φ. αὐτοῦ ὡς φ. ὑδάτων πολλῶν Revelation 1:15.

5. generally, sound, defined as ἀὴρ πεπληγμένος, πληγὴ ἀέρος, Zeno Stoic. 1.21, Chrysipp.ib.2.43.

II faculty of speech, discourse, εἰ φωνὴν λάβοι S. El. 548; παρέσχε φωνὴν τοῖς ἀφωνήτοις τινά Id. OC 1283.

2. language, hdt. 4.114, 117; φ. ἀνθρωπηΐη Id. 2.55; ἀγνῶτα φ. βάρβαρον A. Ag. 1051; φωνὴν ἥσομεν Παρνησίδα Id. Ch. 563, cf. E. Or. 1397 (lyr.), Th. 6.5, 7.57, X. Cyn. 2.3, Pl. Revelation 17:1-18 d, etc.; τῶν βαρβάρων πρὶν μαθεῖν τὴν φ. Id. Tht. 163b; κατὰ τὴν Ἀττικὴν τὴν παλαιὰν φ. Id. Cra. 398d, cf. 409e.

III phrase, saying, τὴν Σιμωνίδου φ. Id. Prt. 341b; ἡ τοῦ Σωκράτους φ. Plu. 2.106b, cf. 330f, etc.; of formulae, στοιχειώματα καὶ φ. Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.4U., cf. Sent.Vat. 41 (= Metrod. Fr. 59); αἱ σκεπτικαὶ φ. S.E. P. 1.14, cf. Jul. Or. 5.162b, etc. report, rumour, LXX Genesis 45:16. message, Sammelb. 7252.21 (iii/iv A. D.). loud talk, bragging, Epicur. Sent.Vat. 45.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

φωνή , -ῆς , ,

[in LXX chiefly and very freq. for H6963;]

a voice;

(a) prop., of persons, Matthew 2:18 (LXX), al.; φ . αἴρειν (ἐπαίρειν ), Luke 17:13, Acts 2:14, al.; φ . μεγάλῃ εἰπεῖν (λέγειω , φωνεῖν , etc.), Luke 8:28, Acts 7:57, Revelation 5:12, al.; γίνεται (ἔρχεται ) φ . ἐκ τ . οὐρανῶν (ἐξ οὐρανοῦ ), Mark 1:11, Luke 3:22, John 12:28, al. (cf. DCG, ii, 810a; Dalman, Words, 204 f.);ἀκούειν φωνήν (-ῆς ; vs. ἀκούω ), Acts 9:4; Acts 9:7, al.; φ . βοῶντος , Matthew 3:3, Mark 1:3, Luke 3:4, John 1:23 (LXX); τ . θεοῦ , John 5:37, Hebrews 3:7, al.

By meton.,

(α ) of the speaker, βλέπειν τὴν φ ., Revelation 1:12;

(β ) speech, language (Genesis 11:1, 4 Maccabees 12:7, al.): 1 Corinthians 14:10;

(b) of inanimate things: Matthew 24:31, John 3:8, Acts 2:6, Revelation 1:15 b, Revelation 9:9; Revelation 14:2, al. (cf. Tr., Syn., § LXXxix).


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a leek-coloured gem, akin to the beryl (Rev. 21:20) : cf. Pliny H.N. xxxvii. 32 ";vicinum genus huic est pallidius, et a quibusdam proprii generis existimatur vocaturque chrysoprasus.";

 

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List of Word Forms
φωναι φωναί φωναὶ φωναις φωναίς φωναῖς φωνας φωνάς φωνὰς Φωνη φωνή Φωνὴ φωνῇ φωνην φωνήν φωνὴν φωνηνς φωνης φωνής φωνῆς φωνων φωνών φωνῶν φωραθώσι phonai phonaì phōnai phōnaì phonais phonaîs phōnais phōnaîs phonas phonás phonàs phōnas phōnás phōnàs Phone Phonḕ Phōnē Phōnḕ phonêi phōnē̂i phonen phonḗn phonḕn phōnēn phōnḗn phōnḕn phones phonês phōnēs phōnē̂s phonon phonôn phōnōn phōnō̂n
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