5350. phtheggomai
Strong's Concordance
phtheggomai: to utter
Original Word: φθέγγομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: phtheggomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ftheng'-gom-ahee)
Short Definition: I speak aloud, utter
Definition: I speak aloud, utter.
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5350 phthéggomai – properly, to make a generic or unintelligible sound (resembling the whinny of a horse, LS); (figuratively) to speak in a way that is not understandable to the listener ("unintelligible").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
to utter
NASB Translation
speak (1), speaking (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5350: φθέγγομαι

φθέγγομαι; 1 aorist participle φθεγξάμενος; (φέγγος (but cf. Vanicek, p. 1176), ΦΑΩ); deponent middle; from Homer down;

1. to give out a sound, noise, or cry; used by the Greeks of any sort of sound or voice, whether of man or animal or inanimate object — as of thunder, musical instruments, etc.; (φθέγγεσθαι denotes sound in its relation to the hearer rather than to its cause; the μέγα λαλῶν is a braggart, the μέγα φθεγγόμενος. is a lofty orator; Schmidt, Syn., chapter 1 § 53).

2. to proclaim; to speak, utter: Acts 4:18; ὑπέρογκα, 2 Peter 2:18 (ἄδικα, Wis. 1:8); ὑποζύγιον, ἄφωνον ἐν ἀνθρωπίνῃ φωνή φθεγξάμενον, 2 Peter 2:16. (Compare: ἀποφθέγγομαι.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
speak.

Probably akin to pheggos and thus to phemi; to utter a clear sound, i.e. (generally) to proclaim -- speak.

see GREEK phemi

see GREEK pheggos

Forms and Transliterations
εφθέγξατο φθεγγεσθαι φθέγγεσθαι φθέγγεσθε φθέγγεται φθεγγόμεναι φθεγγομενοι φθεγγόμενοι φθέγξαιτο φθεγξαμενον φθεγξάμενον φθεγξάμενος φθέγξασθε φθεγξάσθωσαν φθέγξεται φθέγξομαι φθέγξονται φθειριεί φθειρίζει phthengesthai phthéngesthai phthengomenoi phthengómenoi phthenxamenon phthenxámenon
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3 Occurrences


φθέγγεσθαι — 1 Occ.
φθεγγόμενοι — 1 Occ.
φθεγξάμενον — 1 Occ.

Acts 4:18 V-PNM/P
GRK: καθόλου μὴ φθέγγεσθαι μηδὲ διδάσκειν
NAS: them, they commanded them not to speak or
KJV: them not to speak at all nor
INT: at all not them to speak nor to teach

2 Peter 2:16 V-APP-NNS
GRK: ἀνθρώπου φωνῇ φθεγξάμενον ἐκώλυσεν τὴν
NAS: donkey, speaking with a voice
KJV: the dumb ass speaking with man's
INT: a man's voice having spoken forbade the

2 Peter 2:18 V-PPM-NMP
GRK: γὰρ ματαιότητος φθεγγόμενοι δελεάζουσιν ἐν
NAS: For speaking out arrogant
KJV: For when they speak great swelling
INT: indeed of vanity speaking they allure with

3 Occurrences

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