5355. phthonos
Strong's Concordance
phthonos: envy
Original Word: φθόνος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: phthonos
Phonetic Spelling: (fthon'-os)
Short Definition: envy, a grudge
Definition: envy, a grudge, spite.
HELPS Word-studies

5355 phthónos (a primitive word, perhaps akin to 5351 /phtheírō, "decay, break-down, corrupt") – properly, strong feeling (desire) that sours, due to the influence of sin; (figuratively) the miserable trait of being glad when someone experiences misfortune or pain.

5355 /phthónos ("the feeling of ill-will") refers to the jealous envy that negatively "energizes" someone with an embittered mind. 5355 /phthónos ("ill-will") conveys "displeasure at another's good; . . . without longing to raise oneself to the level of him whom he envies, but only to depress the envied to his own level" (R. Trench, 90).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
envy
NASB Translation
envy (7), envying (1), jealously (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5355: φθόνος

φθόνος, φθόνου, , from (Pindar and) Herodotus down, envy: Romans 1:29; Galatians 5:21; 1 Timothy 6:4; Titus 3:3; 1 Peter 2:1; διά φθόνον, for envy, i. e. prompted by envy (see διαφθονος B. II. 2b.), Matthew 27:18; Mark 15:10; Philippians 1:15 (Dio Cassius, 44, 36); πρός φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τό πνεῦμα κατῴκησεν (but see κατοικίζω) ἐν ἡμῖν; doth the Spirit which took up its abode within us (i. e. the Holy Spirit) long enviously? (see πρός, I. 3 g.), James 4:5 (but T (WH in second marginal reading) drop the interrogative); see on the passage Grimm in the Theol. Studien und Kritiken for 1854, p. 934ff. (Synonym: see ζῆλος, 2 at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
envy.

Probably akin to the base of phtheiro; ill-will (as detraction), i.e. Jealousy (spite) -- envy.

see GREEK phtheiro

Forms and Transliterations
φθονοι φθόνοι φθονον φθόνον φθονος φθόνος φθονου φθόνου φθονους φθόνους φθονω φθόνω φθόνῳ phthono phthonō phthonoi phthónoi phthónōi phthonon phthónon phthonos phthónos phthonou phthónou phthonous phthónous
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Strong's Greek 5355
9 Occurrences


φθόνῳ — 1 Occ.
φθόνοι — 1 Occ.
φθόνον — 4 Occ.
φθόνος — 1 Occ.
φθόνου — 1 Occ.
φθόνους — 1 Occ.

Matthew 27:18 N-AMS
GRK: ὅτι διὰ φθόνον παρέδωκαν αὐτόν
NAS: that because of envy they had handed
KJV: that for envy they had delivered him.
INT: that through envy they delivered up him

Mark 15:10 N-AMS
GRK: ὅτι διὰ φθόνον παραδεδώκεισαν αὐτὸν
NAS: had handed Him over because of envy.
KJV: him for envy.
INT: that because of envy had delivered up him

Romans 1:29 N-GMS
GRK: κακίᾳ μεστοὺς φθόνου φόνου ἔριδος
NAS: evil; full of envy, murder, strife,
KJV: full of envy, murder,
INT: malice full of envy murder strife

Galatians 5:21 N-NMP
GRK: φθόνοι μέθαι κῶμοι
NAS: envying, drunkenness, carousing,
KJV: Envyings, murders, drunkenness,
INT: envyings drunkennesses carousing

Philippians 1:15 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ διὰ φθόνον καὶ ἔριν
NAS: even from envy and strife,
KJV: even of envy and strife;
INT: even from envy and strife

1 Timothy 6:4 N-NMS
GRK: ὧν γίνεται φθόνος ἔρις βλασφημίαι
NAS: arise envy, strife,
KJV: whereof cometh envy, strife, railings,
INT: which come envy strife evil speakings

Titus 3:3 N-DMS
GRK: κακίᾳ καὶ φθόνῳ διάγοντες στυγητοί
NAS: in malice and envy, hateful,
KJV: malice and envy, hateful, [and] hating
INT: malice and envy living hateful

James 4:5 N-AMS
GRK: λέγει Πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ
NAS: to no purpose: He jealously desires
KJV: lusteth to envy?
INT: speaks with envy does long the

1 Peter 2:1 N-AMP
GRK: ὑποκρίσεις καὶ φθόνους καὶ πάσας
NAS: and hypocrisy and envy and all
KJV: hypocrisies, and envies, and all
INT: hypocrisies and envyings and all

9 Occurrences

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