5462. phótismos
Strong's Concordance
phótismos: illumination
Original Word: φωτισμός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: phótismos
Phonetic Spelling: (fo-tis-mos')
Short Definition: light, luster, illumination
Definition: light, luster, illumination, enlightenment.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 5462 phōtismós (a masculine noun, see also 5457 /phṓs, the neuter noun-form) – light itself, the embodiment of the source (beginning) of the illumination. See 5457 (phōs).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from phótizó
Definition
illumination
NASB Translation
light (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5462: φωτισμός

φωτισμός, φωτισμου, (φωτίζω);

a. the act of enlightening, illumination: πρός φωτισμόν τῆς γνώσεως, equivalent to πρός τό φωτίζειν τήν γνῶσιν, that by teaching we may bring to light etc. 2 Corinthians 4:6 (on which passage, see πρόσωπον, 1 a. sub at the end, p. 551{b} top).

b. brightness, bright light (ἐξ ἡλίου, Sextus Empiricus, p. 522, 9; ἀπό σελήνης, Plutarch (de fac. in orb. lun. § 16, 13), p. 929 d. (ibid., § 18, 4, p. 931 a.); the Sept. for אור, Psalm 26:1 (); Psalm 43:4 (); Psalm 77:14 (); Job 3:9; for מָאור, Psalm 89:8 ()): εἰς τό μή αὐγάσαι (καταυγασαι, L marginal reading Tr marginal reading) τόν φωτισμόν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, that the brightness of the gospel might not shine forth (R. V. dawn (upon them)), i. e. (dropping the figure) that the enlightening truth of the gospel might not be manifest or be apprehended, 2 Corinthians 4:4.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
enlightenment, light

From photizo; illumination (figuratively) -- light.

see GREEK photizo

Forms and Transliterations
έχανε φωτισμον φωτισμόν φωτισμὸν φωτισμός φωτισμώ χάνε photismon photismòn phōtismon phōtismòn
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2 Occurrences


φωτισμὸν — 2 Occ.

2 Corinthians 4:4 N-AMS
GRK: αὐγάσαι τὸν φωτισμὸν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου
NAS: that they might not see the light of the gospel
KJV: lest the light of the glorious
INT: to beam forth the radiancy of the gospel

2 Corinthians 4:6 N-AMS
GRK: ἡμῶν πρὸς φωτισμὸν τῆς γνώσεως
NAS: in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge
KJV: to [give] the light of the knowledge
INT: of us for [the] radiancy of the knowledge

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