5409. phoreó
Strong's Concordance
phoreó: to bear constantly, to wear
Original Word: φορέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: phoreó
Phonetic Spelling: (for-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I carry, wear
Definition: I carry, wear, bear constantly.
HELPS Word-studies

5409 phoréō (from 5342 /phérō, "to bring") – to bear (or wear) as a habit, i.e. in a "frequentative way, implying repetition or continuance" (S. Zodhiates, Dictionary).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pheró
Definition
to bear constantly, to wear
NASB Translation
bear (2), borne (1), wear (1), wearing (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5409: φορέω

φορέω, φορῶ; future φορέσω (1 Corinthians 15:49 R G WH marginal reading); 1 aorist ἐφορεσα (later forms for the earlier φορήσω and ἐφόρησα, cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii. 315; Kühner (and especially Veitch) under the word; Winers Grammar, § 13, 3{c}; (Buttmann, 37 (32))); (frequent. of φέρω, and differing from it by denoting not the simple and transient act of bearing, but a continuous or habitual bearing; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 585f; Hermann on Sophocles Electr. 715; (Trench, § lviii.; Schmidt, chapter 105, 6); accordingly, ἀγγελιην φέρειν means 'to carry a (single) message', Herodotus 3, 53 and 122; ἀγγελιην φορηιν, 'to serve as (fill the office of) a messenger', Herodotus 3, 34; hence, we are said φόρειν those things which we carry about with us or wear, as e. g. our clothing); from Homer down; to bear constantly, wear: of clothing, garments, armor, etc., Matthew 11:8; John 19:5; Romans 13:4 (on this last passage, see μάχαιρα, 2); 1 Corinthians 15:49 (see above, and WH. Introductory § 404); James 2:3 (Sir. 11:5 Sir. 40:4).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bear, wear.

From phoros; to have a burden, i.e. (by analogy) to wear as clothing or a constant accompaniment -- bear, wear.

see GREEK phoros

Forms and Transliterations
εφορεσαμεν εφορέσαμεν ἐφορέσαμεν φορει φορεί φορεῖ φορέσει φορεσόμεν φορέσομεν φορεσωμεν φορέσωμεν φορθομμιν φορολογητοί φορολόγος φορολόγου φορολόγω φορουντα φορούντα φοροῦντα φορουντες φορούντες φοροῦντες φορων φορών φορῶν ephoresamen ephorésamen phorei phoreî phoresomen phorésomen phoron phorôn phorōn phorō̂n phorounta phoroûnta phorountes phoroûntes
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6 Occurrences


ἐφορέσαμεν — 1 Occ.
φορεῖ — 1 Occ.
φορέσομεν — 1 Occ.
φορῶν — 1 Occ.
φοροῦντα — 1 Occ.
φοροῦντες — 1 Occ.

Matthew 11:8 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: τὰ μαλακὰ φοροῦντες ἐν τοῖς
NAS: [clothing]? Those who wear soft
KJV: behold, they that wear soft
INT: the fine [clothes] wear in the

John 19:5 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: Ἰησοῦς ἔξω φορῶν τὸν ἀκάνθινον
NAS: came out, wearing the crown
KJV: forth, wearing the crown
INT: Jesus out wearing the thorny

Romans 13:4 V-PIA-3S
GRK: τὴν μάχαιραν φορεῖ θεοῦ γὰρ
NAS: be afraid; for it does not bear the sword
KJV: for he beareth not
INT: the sword he wears of god indeed

1 Corinthians 15:49 V-AIA-1P
GRK: καὶ καθὼς ἐφορέσαμεν τὴν εἰκόνα
NAS: Just as we have borne the image
KJV: as we have borne the image
INT: And as we bore the image

1 Corinthians 15:49 V-ASA-1P
GRK: τοῦ χοϊκοῦ φορέσομεν καὶ τὴν
NAS: we will also bear the image
KJV: also bear the image
INT: of the [one] made of dust we shall bear also the

James 2:3 V-PPA-AMS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὸν φοροῦντα τὴν ἐσθῆτα
NAS: and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine
KJV: to him that weareth the gay
INT: upon him who wears the apparel

6 Occurrences

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