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Entry for Strong's #5353 - φθόγγος

Word Origin
from (5350)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. musical sound, whether vocal or instrumental
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6957 ‑ קָו (kav, kawv);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

φθόγγ-ος, ὁ

(both Poet. and Prose),

any clear, distinct sound, esp. voice of men, Il. 5.234, etc.; of the Sirens, Od. 12.41, 159; φθόγγῳ ἐπερχόμεναι 18.199; φ. ἀραῖον οἴκοις A. Ag. 237 (lyr.); γόων οὐκ ἀσήμονες φ. S. OC 1669; φ. οἰκείου κακοῦ voice, telling of.., Id. Ant. 1187; τὸν Αἵμονος φ. ib. 1218, cf. 1214; of birds, ἀλεκτρυόνων φ. Thgn. 864; ἀγνῶτα.. φ. ὀρνίθων S. Ant. 1001, cf. 424; φθόγγος οὔτ' ὀρνίθων οὔτε θαλάσσης E. IA 9 (anap.); κυνῶν καὶ προβάτων καὶ ὀρνέων Pl. R. 397a.

2. speech, Ἑλλάδος φθόγγον χέουσαν A. Th. 73; φ. ἔμμετρος, opp. πεζά, poetical speech, Phld. D. 3.13; utterance, saying, Trag.Adesp. 417.

II generally, sound, ἀνέμων Simon. 37.11; δαίμονος πεδαρσίου.. πτερωτὸς φ. Ar. Av. 1198 (= Trag.Adesp. 47); φωνῆς μὲν οὔ, φθόγγου δὲ μετέχοντά τινος, of semi-vowels, Pl. Phlb. 18c, cf. Arist. Aud. 801b2, 804b9; ἄνευ φθόγγου καὶ ἠχῆς Pl. Ti. 37b, cf. Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.32U.; εἰς τοὺς φ. καὶ τὰς συλλαβάς Pl. Cra. 389d, cf. Plu. Alex. 27, Gal. 15.6.

2. of musical sounds, λωτὸς φθόγγον κελάδει E. El. 716 (lyr.); λύρας Pl. Lg. 812d, etc., cf. φθόγγους ἀλύρους θρηνοῦμεν Alex. 162.6 (anap.). pl., notes on a musical instrument; strings of lyre, D.Chr. 10.19; stops of flute, Philostr. VA 5.21; cf. Corn. ND 14.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

φθόγγος, φθογγου, (φθέγγομαι, which see), a musical sound, whether vocal or instrumental (Wis. 19:17): 1 Corinthians 14:7; Romans 10:18, in this latter passive, Paul transfers what is said in Psalm 18:5 () to the voices of the preachers of the gospel. (Homer, Tragg., Xenophon, Plato, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

φθόγγος , -ου ,

(< φθέγγομαι ),

[in LXX: Psalms 19:4 (H6957), Wisdom of Solomon 19:18 *;]

a sound: Romans 10:18 (LXX) 1 Corinthians 14:7.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";grow,"; ";grow up"; : P Grenf II. 28.8 (B.C. 103) τῶν φυομένων δένδρων, P Flor I. 20.20 (A.D. 127) (= Chrest. I. p. 422) σὺν τῷ φυησομένωι σινάπι, PSIVI.697.11 (ii/A.D.) ὅλου τοῦ κ [ ]που σὺ [ν ] το ̣ι ̣ͅς ̣ φυτοῖς φ [υ ]ομένοις πᾶσι ἐν ἑκάστ [ ] με [ρ ]ίδι.

For the trans, use ";bring forth,"; ";produce,"; see Preisigke 6648.1 εἰμεὶ ἐγὼ Ἰησοῦς, ὁ φὺς δὲ Φαμεῖς, παροδεῖτα, where the editor understands ὃν φῦσε Φαμεῖς or ὁ φύσ (ας) Φ.; cf. Luk. 8:6; Luk. 8:8, and note the new 2 aor. pass, ἐφύην in place of the intrans. act. ἔφυν (cf. Blass-Debrunner § 76. 2).

The subst. φυτόν is very common, e.g. PSI VI. 568.3 (B.C. 253–2?) φυτὰ παντοδαπά, BGU II. 530.31 (i/A.D.) (= Selections, p. 62) ἐπὶ κινδυνεύει τὰ φυτὰ διαφωνῆσαι, ";otherwise there is a risk that the plants perish,"; P Fay 111.25 (A.D. 95–6) (= Selections, p. 67) τὼν (l. τὸν) στίχον τον φυτον (l. τῶν φυτῶν) τῶν ἐν τῷ προφήτῃ πότισον, ";water the row of trees in ‘the prophet’"; (apparently the name of a piece of land), P Ryl II. 99.5 (iii/A.D.) ὑδρεύματα καὶ φυτά, ";irrigators and trees,"; and P Hamb I. 23.19 (A.D. 569) σὺν φυτοῖς παντοίοις ἐγκάρποις τε καὶ ἀκάρποις. See also φυή in such passages as BGU III. 708.4 (A.D. 164–5) ἀπέχ [ο ]μεν πα [ρά σου τιμ ]ὴν χόρτου φυῆς [τοῦ ἐνεστ ]ῶτος ε ̄ (ἔτους).


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