5461. phótizó
Strong's Concordance
phótizó: to shine, give light
Original Word: φωτίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: phótizó
Phonetic Spelling: (fo-tid'-zo)
Definition: to shine, give light
Usage: (a) I light up, illumine, (b) I bring to light, make evident, reveal.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 5461 phōtízō (from 5457 /phṓs, "light") – properly, enlighten; (figuratively) God sharing His life, exposing and overcoming darkness – like the ignorance (prejudice) caused by sin. See 5457 (phōs).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from phós
to shine, give light
NASB Translation
bring to light (2), brought (1), enlightened (3), enlightens (1), illumine (1), illumined (2), illumines (1), light (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5461: φωτίζω

φωτίζω; future φωτίσω (Revelation 22:5 L WH; 1 Corinthians 4:5), Attic φωτιῶ (Revelation 22:5 G T Tr); 1 aorist ἐφωτισα; perfect passive participle πεφωτισμενος; 1 aorist passive ἐφοτίσθην;

1. intransitive, to give light, to shine (Aristotle, Theophrastus, Plutarch, others; the Sept. for אור, Numbers 8:2, etc.): ἐπί τινα, Revelation 22:5 (Rom. WH brackets ἐπί).

2. transitive,

a. properly, to enlighten, light up, illumine: τινα, Luke 11:36: τήν πόλιν, Revelation 21:23 (ἀκτισι τόν κόσμον, of the sun, Diodorus 3, 48; the Sept. for הֵאִיר); γῆ ἐφωτίσθη ἐκ τῆς δόξης (A. V. was lightened) shone with his glory, Revelation 18:1.

b. to bring to light, render evident: τά κρυπτά τοῦ σκότους, 1 Corinthians 4:5; (Ephesians 3:9 according to the reading of T L brackets WH text (but see c.)) (τήν αἵρεσιν τίνος, the preference, opinion, of one, Polybius 23, 3, 10; τήν ἀλήθειαν, Epictetus diss. 1, 4, 31; πεφωτισμενων τῶν πραγματον ὑπό τῆς ἀληθείας, Lucian, cal. non tem. cred. 32); to cause something to exist and thus to come to light and become clear to all: ζωήν καί ἀφθαρσίαν διά τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, opposed to καταργῆσαι τόν θάνατον, 2 Timothy 1:10.

c. by a use only Biblical and ecclesiastical, to enlighten spiritually, imbue with saving knowledge: τινα, John 1:9; with a saving knowledge of the gospel: hence, φωτισθέντες of those who have been made Christians, Hebrews 6:4; Hebrews 10:32; followed by an indirect question Ephesians 3:9 (see b. above) (Sir. 45:17; for הֵאִיר, Psalm 118:130 (; for הורָה, to instruct, inform, teach, Judges 13:8, Alex.; 2 Kings 12:2; φωτιοῦσιν αὐτούς τό κρίμα τοῦ Θεοῦ τῆς γῆς, 2 Kings 17:27 (cf. 1 Kings 17:28; others)); to give understanding to: πεφωτίσμενοι τούς ὀφθαλμούς τῆς καρδίας (Rec. διανοίας), as respects the eyes of your soul, Ephesians 1:18 (Buttmann, § 145, 6); ((cf. Sir. 31:20 (Sir. 34:20), etc.)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
enlighten, illuminate, make to see.

From phos; to shed rays, i.e. To shine or (transitively) to brighten up (literally or figuratively) -- enlighten, illuminate, (bring to, give) light, make to see.

see GREEK phos

Forms and Transliterations
εφωτισεν εφώτισεν ἐφώτισεν εφωτισθη εφωτίσθη ἐφωτίσθη πεφωτισμενους πεφωτισμένους φωτιεί φωτιείς φωτιζει φωτιζεί φωτίζει φωτίζειν φωτίζεις φωτιζη φωτίζη φωτίζῃ φωτίζου φωτίζουσα φωτίζουσαν φωτίζουσι φωτίζουσιν φωτίζων φωτιούσιν φωτισαι φωτίσαι φωτισαντος φωτίσαντος φωτίσατε φωτισάτω φωτισει φωτίσει φωτισθεντας φωτισθέντας φωτισθεντες φωτισθέντες φωτισθήσεται φωτίσθητε φωτισμοίς φώτισον ephotisen ephōtisen ephṓtisen ephotisthe ephotísthe ephōtisthē ephōtísthē pephotismenous pephotisménous pephōtismenous pephōtisménous photisai photísai phōtisai phōtísai photisantos photísantos phōtisantos phōtísantos photisei photísei phōtisei phōtísei photisthentas photisthéntas phōtisthentas phōtisthéntas photisthentes photisthéntes phōtisthentes phōtisthéntes photize phōtizē photizei photízei phōtizei phōtízei phōtízēi
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 11:36 V-PSA-3S
GRK: τῇ ἀστραπῇ φωτίζῃ σε
NAS: the lamp illumines you with its rays.
KJV: doth give thee light.
INT: shining might light you

John 1:9 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ἀληθινὸν ὃ φωτίζει πάντα ἄνθρωπον
NAS: into the world, enlightens every
KJV: which lighteth every man
INT: true that which enlightens every man

1 Corinthians 4:5 V-FIA-3S
GRK: ὃς καὶ φωτίσει τὰ κρυπτὰ
NAS: will both bring to light the things hidden
KJV: both will bring to light the hidden things
INT: who both will bring to light the hidden things

Ephesians 1:18 V-RPM/P-AMP
GRK: πεφωτισμένους τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς
NAS: of your heart may be enlightened, so
KJV: understanding being enlightened; that
INT: being enlightened the eyes

Ephesians 3:9 V-ANA
GRK: καὶ φωτίσαι πάντας τίς
NAS: and to bring to light what
KJV: all [men] see what
INT: and to enlighten all what [is]

2 Timothy 1:10 V-APA-GMS
GRK: τὸν θάνατον φωτίσαντος δὲ ζωὴν
NAS: death and brought life
KJV: immortality to light through
INT: death having brought to light moreover life

Hebrews 6:4 V-APP-AMP
GRK: τοὺς ἅπαξ φωτισθέντας γευσαμένους τε
NAS: who have once been enlightened and have tasted
KJV: for those who were once enlightened, and
INT: those once having been enlightened having tasted moreover

Hebrews 10:32 V-APP-NMP
GRK: ἐν αἷς φωτισθέντες πολλὴν ἄθλησιν
NAS: when, after being enlightened, you endured
KJV: which, after ye were illuminated, ye endured
INT: in which having been enlightened much conflict

Revelation 18:1 V-AIP-3S
GRK: ἡ γῆ ἐφωτίσθη ἐκ τῆς
NAS: and the earth was illumined with his glory.
KJV: and the earth was lightened with his
INT: the earth was enlightened with the

Revelation 21:23 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τοῦ θεοῦ ἐφώτισεν αὐτήν καὶ
NAS: of God has illumined it, and its lamp
KJV: the glory of God did lighten it, and
INT: of God enlightened it and

Revelation 22:5 V-FIA-3S
GRK: ὁ θεὸς φωτίσει ἐπ' αὐτούς
NAS: God will illumine them; and they will reign
KJV: them light: and
INT: God enlightens above them

Strong's Greek 5461
11 Occurrences

ἐφώτισεν — 1 Occ.
ἐφωτίσθη — 1 Occ.
πεφωτισμένους — 1 Occ.
φωτίσαι — 1 Occ.
φωτίσαντος — 1 Occ.
φωτίσει — 2 Occ.
φωτισθέντας — 1 Occ.
φωτισθέντες — 1 Occ.
φωτίζῃ — 1 Occ.
φωτίζει — 1 Occ.

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