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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5462 - φωτισμός

from (G5461)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
  1. the act of enlightening, illumination
  2. brightness, bright light
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 216 ‑ אוֹר (ore);  3974 ‑ מְאֹרָה ((1,2) maw‑ore', (3,4) meh‑o‑raw');  
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KJV (2)
2 Corinthians
NAS (2)
2 Corinthians
HCS (2)
2 Corinthians
BSB (2)
2 Corinthians
ESV (2)
2 Corinthians
WEB (2)
2 Corinthians
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

φωτ-ισμός, ὁ,

illumination, light, Diocl(?).ap. Gal. 19.530, Plu. 2.929e, 931b, S.E. M. 10.224: pl., Dam. Proverbs 23:1-35; σελήνης Vett.Val. 28.7, Jul. Or. 5.167d; [ ἡμισφαιρίων ] ib. 4.147b.

2. metaph., light, Κύριος φ. μου LXX Psalms 27:1(26).1, cf. 2 Corinthians 4:4; 2 Corinthians 4:6.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

φωτισμός , -οῦ ,

(φωτίζω ),

[in LXX: Job 3:9, Psalms 27:1; Psalms 44:3; Psalms 78:14; Psalms 139:11 (H216), Psalms 89:8 (H3974) *;]

illumination, light: metaph., 1 Corinthians 4:4; 1 Corinthians 4:6.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

χωρέω is used with (he same variety of connotation in ordinary usage as in the NT., as the following exx. will show : —(1) ";go away,"; ";withdraw,"; followed by εἰς (Mat. 15:17, 2Pe. 3:9) : P Oxy VII. 1021.4 (A.D. 54) ὁ μὲν ὀφειλόμενος τοῖς προγόνοις καὶ ἐνφανὴς θεὸς Καῖσαρ εἰς αὐτοὺς κεχώρηκε, ";the Caesar who had to pay his debt to his ancestors, god manifest, has joined them"; (Ed.), with reference to the decease of the Emperor Claudius : cf. BGU III. 760.9 (ii/A.D.) ἄχυρα τὰ καὶ χωροῦντα ἰς ὑπόκαυσιν τοῦ με [γά ]λου γυμ (νασίου), P Tebt II. 397.27 (A.D. 198) τῶν δραχμῶν χωρουσῶν ἰς τὸ δημόσιον ὑπὲρ τιμῆς πυροῦ, ";the drachmae are being paid to the treasury as the price of wheat"; (Edd.), ib. 423.5 (early iii/A.D.) χωρησάτω εἰς τὴν Τ ̣βεκλ ̣υ ̣τιν ̣ χορτάρακός τε καὶ ἄρακος μ [ο ]να ̣χὸς ε ̣ἰς σπέρματα, ";let the grass aracus and the aracus go alone to Tbeklutis for seed,"; P Oxy X. 1278.23 (A.D. 214) τὸ ]ν ̣ κ [ ]προν χωρῆσαι κατ ̣̕ ε ̣̀[τος εἰς τὸ προκείμ ]ε ̣ν ̣ο ̣ν ̣ α [ ]τῶν ἀμπελ [ι ]κὸν κτῆμα, ";the dung is to go annually to their aforesaid vineyard"; (Edd.), and P Ryl II. 236.25 (A.D. 256) ποίησον. . . ὤμους δύο ἐλαιουργικοὺς κοπῆναι ἵνα χωρήσωσιν εἰς τὸ ἐλαιουργῖον Ἀμμωνίου, ";have two beams (?) cut for oil-presses so that they may go to the press of Ammonius.";

(2) ";pass,"; ";pass muster"; : P Lond 356.13 (i/A.D.) ( = II. p. 252, Selections, p. 59) σαπρὸν αὐτῷ δοῦν ̣αι τὸ μὴ χωροῦν ἐν τῇ Ἀλεξανδρείᾳ, ";gave him stale stuff, which willnot pass muster in Alexandria,"; with reference to drugs.

(3)";give place to,"; ";make roomfor,"; lit., P Cairo Zen III. 59509.10 (iii/B.C.) ὁ γὰρ ὑ ]πάρχων (sc. θησαυρὸς) οὐχ ἱκαν [ός ἐστι ] χωρεῖν τὸν σῖτον, of a granary which is not large enough to hold the crop, and metaph., as in 2Co. 7:2, Chrest. I, 238.8 (c. A.D. 117) ἐπεὶ οὔτε ὑμεῖς τὴν ὑπόνοιαν ταύτην χωρεῖτε, and Syll 376 ( = .3814).11 (A.D. 67) χαρίζομαι τοσαύτην ὅσην οὐκ ἐχωρήσατε αἰτεῖσθαι, Nero’s speech regarding Greek liberty.


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