2 Corinthians 4:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
For God,θεὸς
(theos)
2316: God, a godof uncertain origin
who said, 
 
3004: to saya prim. verb
"Lightφῶς
(phōs)
5457: lightcont. of phaos (light, daylight); from the same as phainó
shall shineλάμψει
(lampsei)
2989: to shinea prim. verb
out of darkness,"σκότους
(skotous)
4655: darknessa prim. word
is the One whoὃς
(os)
3739: usually rel. who, which, that, also demonstrative this, thata prim. pronoun
has shoneἔλαμψεν
(elampsen)
2989: to shinea prim. verb
in our heartsκαρδίαις
(kardiais)
2588: hearta prim. word
to give the Lightφωτισμὸν
(phōtismon)
5462: illuminationfrom phótizó
of the knowledgeγνώσεως
(gnōseōs)
1108: a knowing, knowledgefrom ginóskó
of the gloryδόξης
(doxēs)
1391: opinion (always good in N.T.), hence praise, honor, gloryfrom dokeó
of Godθεοῦ
(theou)
2316: God, a godof uncertain origin
in the faceπροσώπῳ
(prosōpō)
4383: the facefrom pros and óps (an eye, face)
of Christ.Χριστοῦ
(christou)
5547: the Anointed One, Messiah, Christfrom chrió







KJV Lexicon
οτι  conjunction
hoti  hot'-ee:  demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because -- as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
θεος  noun - nominative singular masculine
theos  theh'-os:  a deity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very -- exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ειπων  verb - second aorist active participle - nominative singular masculine
epo  ep'-o:  to speak or say (by word or writing) -- answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell.
εκ  preposition
ek  ek:  a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote)
σκοτους  noun - genitive singular neuter
skotos  skot'-os:  shadiness, i.e. obscurity -- darkness.
φως  noun - accusative singular neuter
phos  foce:  luminousness (in the widest application, natural or artificial, abstract or concrete, literal or figurative) -- fire, light.
λαμψαι  verb - aorist active middle or passive deponent
lampo  lam'-po:  to beam, i.e. radiate brilliancy -- give light, shine.
ος  relative pronoun - nominative singular masculine
hos  hos:  the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that -- one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc.
ελαμψεν  verb - aorist active indicative - third person singular
lampo  lam'-po:  to beam, i.e. radiate brilliancy -- give light, shine.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
ταις  definite article - dative plural feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
καρδιαις  noun - dative plural feminine
kardia  kar-dee'-ah:  the heart, i.e. (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle -- (+ broken-)heart(-ed).
ημων  personal pronoun - first person genitive plural
hemon  hay-mone':  of (or from) us -- our (company), us, we.
προς  preposition
pros  pros:  a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward
φωτισμον  noun - accusative singular masculine
photismos  fo-tis-mos':  illumination (figuratively) -- light.
της  definite article - genitive singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
γνωσεως  noun - genitive singular feminine
gnosis  gno'-sis:  knowing (the act), i.e. (by implication) knowledge -- knowledge, science.
της  definite article - genitive singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
δοξης  noun - genitive singular feminine
doxa  dox'-ah:  glory (as very apparent), in a wide application (literal or figurative, objective or subjective) -- dignity, glory(-ious), honour, praise, worship.
του  definite article - genitive singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
θεου  noun - genitive singular masculine
theos  theh'-os:  a deity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very -- exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
προσωπω  noun - dative singular neuter
prosopon  pros'-o-pon:  the front (as being towards view), i.e. the countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication, presence, person
ιησου  noun - genitive singular masculine
Iesous  ee-ay-sooce':  Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites -- Jesus.
χριστου  noun - genitive singular masculine
Christos  khris-tos':  anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus -- Christ.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

King James Bible
For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For God who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version
For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus the Messiah.

NET Bible
For God, who said "Let light shine out of darkness," is the one who shined in our hearts to give us the light of the glorious knowledge of God in the face of Christ.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For God', who spoke that light would shine out of the darkness, has dawned in our hearts that we would be enlightened with the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We are his servants because the same God who said that light should shine out of darkness has given us light. For that reason we bring to light the knowledge about God's glory which shines from Christ's face.

King James 2000 Bible
For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
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