5316. phainó
Strong's Concordance
phainó: to bring to light, to cause to appear
Original Word: φαίνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: phainó
Phonetic Spelling: (fah'-ee-no)
Short Definition: I shine, appear, seem
Definition: (a) act: I shine, shed light, (b) pass: I shine, become visible, appear, (c) I become clear, appear, seem, show myself as.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a prim. root
Definition
to bring to light, to cause to appear
NASB Translation
appear (5), appeared (7), appears (1), became evident (1), become (1), flashes (1), noticed (2), seem (1), seen (2), shine (3), shines (1), shining (4), shown (1), visible (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5316: φαίνω

φαίνω; (1 aorist active subjunctive 3 person singular φανῇ, L T WH in Revelation 8:12; Revelation 18:23 (see below and ἀναφαίνω; Winers Grammar, § 15, under the word; Buttmann, 41 (35))); passive, present φαίνομαι; 2 aorist ἐφαινην; 2 future φανήσομαι and (in 1 Peter 4:18) φανοῦμαι (cf. Kühner, § 343, under the word; (Veitch, under the word)); (φάω); in Greek writings from Homer down; to bring forth into the light, cause to shine; to show. In Biblical Greek:

1. Active intransitively, to shine, shed light (which the Greeks (commonly (cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word, A. II.)) express by the passive), the Sept. for הֵאִיר: τό φῶς φαίνει, John 1:5; 1 John 2:8; λύχνος, John 5:35; 2 Peter 1:19 (1 Macc. 4:50; Genesis 1:17); ἥλιος, Revelation 1:16; ἥλιος καί σελήνη, Revelation 21:23; ἡμέρα, Revelation 8:12 Rec.

2. Passive,

a. to shine, be bright or resplendent: ἡμέρα, Revelation 8:12 Tr ((see above); Revelation 18:23 R G Tr — but see Veitch, under the word; moreover, the following examples should be brought under the next head; see Meyer on Philippians 2:15); ὡς φωστῆρες, Philippians 2:15; ἀστήρ, Matthew 2:7; ἀστραπή, Matthew 24:27.

b. to become evident, to be brought forth into light, come to view, appear: Matthew 24:30; opposed to ἀφανίζεσθαι, James 4:14; of the appearance of angels: τίνι, Matthew 1:20; Matthew 2:13, 19 (2 Macc. 3:33 2Macc. 10:29 2Macc. 11:8; of God, Josephus, Antiquities 7, 7, 3; for נִקְרָה in reference to the same, Numbers 23:3); of those restored to life, Luke 9:8; τίνι, Mark 16:9; of growing vegetation, to come to light, Matthew 13:26; universally, to appear, be seen: φαινομενα, Hebrews 11:3; impersonally, φαίνεται, it is seen, exposed to view: οὐδέποτε ἐφάνη οὕτως ἐν τῷ Ἰσραήλ, never was it seen in such (i. e. so remarkable) a fashion — never was such a sight seen — in Israel, Matthew 9:33.

c. to meet the eyes, strike the sight, become clear or manifest, with a predicate nominative (be seen to be) (cf. Buttmann, § 144, 15 a., 18): Matthew 6:16, 18; Matthew 23:27; 2 Corinthians 13:7; ἵνα (namely, ἁμαρτία) φανῇ ἁμαρτία (equivalent to ἁμαρτωλός), Romans 7:13; with the dative of the person added, Matthew 6:5 (namely, προσευχόμενοι praying); to be seen, appear: ἁμαρτωλός ποῦ φανεῖται; i. e. he will nowhere be seen, will perish, 1 Peter 4:18.

d. to appear to the mind, seem to one's judgment or opinion: τί ὑμῖν φαίνεται (A. V. what think ye), Mark 14:64 (1 Esdr. 2:18 (21)); ἐφάνησαν ἐνώπιον αὐτῶν ὡσεί ληροι, Luke 24:11 (Winers Grammar, § 33 f.; Buttmann, § 133, 3. Synonym: see δοκέω, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
to shine, appear

Prolongation for the base of phos; to lighten (shine), i.e. Show (transitive or intransitive, literal or figurative) -- appear, seem, be seen, shine, X think.

see GREEK phos

Forms and Transliterations
εφαίνετο έφαναν εφανη εφάνη ἐφάνη εφανησαν εφάνησαν ἐφάνησαν φαινει φαίνει φαίνειν φαινεσθε φαίνεσθε φαινεται φαίνεται φαίνηται φαινομενη φαινομένη φαινομενου φαινομένου φαινομενων φαινομένων φαίνοντα φαινονται φαίνονται φαινοντι φαίνοντι φαινων φαίνων φαινωσιν φαίνωσιν φαιόν φακόν φακός φακού φαλακρά φαλακρέ φαλακρός φαλάκρωμα φαλακρώματι φανείσθε φανειται φανείται φανεῖται φανη φανή φανῇ φάνη φάνῃ φανης φανής φανῇς φανησεται φανήσεται φανήσονται φανήτω φανούνται φανούσιν φανωμεν φανώμεν φανῶμεν φανώσι φανωσιν φανῶσιν ephane ephanē epháne ephánē ephanesan ephanēsan ephánesan ephánēsan phainei phaínei phainesthe phaínesthe phainetai phaínetai phainomene phainomenē phainoméne phainoménē phainomenon phainomenōn phainoménon phainoménōn phainomenou phainoménou phainon phainōn phaínon phaínōn phainontai phaínontai phainonti phaínonti phainosin phainōsin phaínosin phaínōsin phane phanē phanêi phanē̂i phánei phánēi phanêis phanē̂is phaneitai phaneîtai phanes phanēs phanesetai phanēsetai phanḗsetai phanomen phanômen phanōmen phanō̂men phanosin phanôsin phanōsin phanō̂sin
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31 Occurrences


ἐφάνη — 5 Occ.
ἐφάνησαν — 1 Occ.
φαίνει — 3 Occ.
φαίνεσθε — 2 Occ.
φαίνεται — 4 Occ.
φαίνων — 1 Occ.
φαίνωσιν — 1 Occ.
φαινομένη — 1 Occ.
φαινομένων — 1 Occ.
φαινομένου — 1 Occ.
φαίνονται — 1 Occ.
φαίνοντι — 1 Occ.
φανῇ — 3 Occ.
φανῇς — 1 Occ.
φανήσεται — 1 Occ.
φανεῖται — 1 Occ.
φανῶμεν — 1 Occ.
φανῶσιν — 2 Occ.

Matthew 1:20 V-AIP-3S
GRK: κατ' ὄναρ ἐφάνη αὐτῷ λέγων
NAS: of the Lord appeared to him in a dream,
KJV: of the Lord appeared unto him
INT: in a dream appeared to him saying

Matthew 2:7 V-PPM/P-GMS
GRK: χρόνον τοῦ φαινομένου ἀστέρος
NAS: the star appeared.
KJV: what time the star appeared.
INT: time of the appearing star

Matthew 2:13 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἄγγελος Κυρίου φαίνεται κατ' ὄναρ
NAS: of the Lord appeared to Joseph
KJV: of the Lord appeareth to Joseph
INT: an angel of [the] Lord appears in a dream

Matthew 2:19 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἄγγελος Κυρίου φαίνεται κατ' ὄναρ
NAS: of the Lord appeared in a dream
KJV: of the Lord appeareth in
INT: an angel of [the] Lord appears in a dream

Matthew 6:5 V-ASP-3P
GRK: προσεύχεσθαι ὅπως φανῶσιν τοῖς ἀνθρώποις
NAS: so that they may be seen by men.
KJV: that they may be seen of men. Verily
INT: to pray so that they might be seen by men

Matthew 6:16 V-ASP-3P
GRK: αὐτῶν ὅπως φανῶσιν τοῖς ἀνθρώποις
NAS: so that they will be noticed by men
KJV: that they may appear unto men
INT: of them so that they might appear to men

Matthew 6:18 V-ASP-2S
GRK: ὅπως μὴ φανῇς τοῖς ἀνθρώποις
NAS: that your fasting will not be noticed by men,
KJV: That thou appear not unto men
INT: so that not you might appear to men

Matthew 9:33 V-AIP-3S
GRK: λέγοντες Οὐδέποτε ἐφάνη οὕτως ἐν
NAS: has ever been seen in Israel.
KJV: It was never so seen in Israel.
INT: saying Never was it seen thus in

Matthew 13:26 V-AIP-3S
GRK: ἐποίησεν τότε ἐφάνη καὶ τὰ
NAS: then the tares became evident also.
KJV: fruit, then appeared the tares also.
INT: produced then appeared also the

Matthew 23:27 V-PIM/P-3P
GRK: ἔξωθεν μὲν φαίνονται ὡραῖοι ἔσωθεν
NAS: on the outside appear beautiful,
KJV: which indeed appear beautiful outward,
INT: outwardly indeed appear beautiful inside

Matthew 23:28 V-PIM/P-2P
GRK: ἔξωθεν μὲν φαίνεσθε τοῖς ἀνθρώποις
NAS: outwardly appear righteous
KJV: outwardly appear righteous
INT: outwardly indeed appear to men

Matthew 24:27 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἀνατολῶν καὶ φαίνεται ἕως δυσμῶν
NAS: from the east and flashes even
KJV: and shineth even unto
INT: east and shines as far as [the] west

Matthew 24:30 V-FIP-3S
GRK: καὶ τότε φανήσεται τὸ σημεῖον
NAS: of Man will appear in the sky,
KJV: then shall appear the sign
INT: And then will appear the sign

Mark 14:64 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: τί ὑμῖν φαίνεται οἱ δὲ
NAS: how does it seem to you? And they all
KJV: the blasphemy: what think ye? And
INT: what to you appears and

Mark 16:9 V-AIP-3S
GRK: πρώτῃ σαββάτου ἐφάνη πρῶτον Μαρίᾳ
NAS: He first appeared to Mary
KJV: [day] of the week, he appeared first
INT: first [day] of the week he appeared first to Mary

Luke 9:8 V-AIP-3S
GRK: ὅτι Ἠλίας ἐφάνη ἄλλων δὲ
NAS: that Elijah had appeared, and by others
KJV: Elias had appeared; and
INT: that Elijah had appeared by others also

Luke 24:11 V-AIP-3P
GRK: καὶ ἐφάνησαν ἐνώπιον αὐτῶν
NAS: words appeared to them as nonsense,
KJV: their words seemed to them
INT: And appeared before them

John 1:5 V-PIA-3S
GRK: τῇ σκοτίᾳ φαίνει καὶ ἡ
NAS: The Light shines in the darkness,
KJV: And the light shineth in darkness;
INT: the darkness shines and the

John 5:35 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: καιόμενος καὶ φαίνων ὑμεῖς δὲ
NAS: that was burning and was shining and you were willing
KJV: a burning and a shining light: and
INT: burning and shining you moreover

Romans 7:13 V-ASP-3S
GRK: ἁμαρτία ἵνα φανῇ ἁμαρτία διὰ
NAS: in order that it might be shown to be sin
KJV: sin, that it might appear sin, working
INT: sin that it might appear sin by

2 Corinthians 13:7 V-ASP-1P
GRK: ἡμεῖς δόκιμοι φανῶμεν ἀλλ' ἵνα
NAS: not that we ourselves may appear approved,
KJV: that we should appear approved, but
INT: we approved might appear but that

Philippians 2:15 V-PIM/P-2P
GRK: ἐν οἷς φαίνεσθε ὡς φωστῆρες
NAS: whom you appear as lights
KJV: among whom ye shine as lights
INT: among whom you appear as lights

Hebrews 11:3 V-PPM/P-GNP
GRK: μὴ ἐκ φαινομένων τὸ βλεπόμενον
NAS: was not made out of things which are visible.
KJV: made of things which do appear.
INT: not from [things] appearing the things seen

James 4:14 V-PPM/P-NFS
GRK: πρὸς ὀλίγον φαινομένη ἔπειτα καὶ
NAS: You are [just] a vapor that appears for a little while
KJV: that appeareth for a little time,
INT: for a little [while] appears then moreover

1 Peter 4:18 V-FIM-3S
GRK: ἁμαρτωλὸς ποῦ φανεῖται
NAS: WHAT WILL BECOME OF THE GODLESS MAN
KJV: and the sinner appear?
INT: sinner where will appear

31 Occurrences

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