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φαίνω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φαίνω
Greek transliteration: 
phainō
Simplified transliteration: 
phaino
Principal Parts: 
(ἐφαινόμην), φανοῦμαι, ἔφανα, -, -, ἐφάνην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5316
GK Number: 
5743
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
31
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2d(4)
Gloss: 
(act.) to shine, give light; (mid./pass.) to appear, be visible;
Definition: 
to cause to appear, bring to light;, absol. to shine, Jn. 1:5; 5:35; 2 Pet. 1:19; 1 Jn. 2:8; Rev. 1:16; 8:12; 21:23; mid./pass. to be seen, appear, be visible, Mt. 1:20; 2:7, 13, 19; τὰ φαινόμενα, things visible, things obvious to the senses, Heb. 11:3; φαινομαι, to appear, seen, be in appearance, Mt. 23:27; Lk. 24:11; to appear in thought, seen in idea, be a notion, Mk. 14:64

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 1:20 But as he pondered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared (ephanē | ἐφάνη | aor pass ind 3 sg) to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for that which has been conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit.
Matthew 2:7 Then Herod secretly called for the magi and found out from them exactly what time the star had appeared (phainomenou | φαινομένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc).
Matthew 2:13 After they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared (phainetai | φαίνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) in a dream to Joseph, saying, “Rise, take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the child to destroy him.”
Matthew 2:19 But when Herod died, an angel of the Lord appeared (phainetai | φαίνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
Matthew 6:5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners that they may be seen (phanōsin | φανῶσιν | aor pass subj 3 pl) by others. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward.
Matthew 6:16 “And when you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces so that they will appear (phanōsin | φανῶσιν | aor pass subj 3 pl) to others as fasting; I tell you the truth, they have their reward.
Matthew 6:18 so that you (phanēs | φανῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) will (phanēs | φανῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) not appear (phanēs | φανῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) to others as fasting, but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
Matthew 9:33 And when the demon had been driven out, the man who had been mute began to speak. The crowds were amazed and said, “Never has anything like this been seen (ephanē | ἐφάνη | aor pass ind 3 sg) in Israel.”
Matthew 13:26 When the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared (ephanē | ἐφάνη | aor pass ind 3 sg) as well.
Matthew 23:27 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you are like whitewashed tombs that look (phainontai | φαίνονται | pres pass ind 3 pl) beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of dead men’s bones and all kinds of filth.
Matthew 23:28 So you also outwardly appear (phainesthe | φαίνεσθε | pres pass ind 2 pl) to others as righteous but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Matthew 24:27 For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes (phainetai | φαίνεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.
Matthew 24:30 And then the sign of the Son of Man will (phanēsetai | φανήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) appear (phanēsetai | φανήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky with power and great glory.
Mark 14:64 You have heard the blasphemy! What appears (phainetai | φαίνεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) to be right to you?” And they all condemned him as deserving death.
Mark 16:9 Now when Jesus arose early on the first day of the week, he appeared (ephanē | ἐφάνη | aor pass ind 3 sg) first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons.
Luke 9:8 by some that Elijah had appeared (ephanē | ἐφάνη | aor pass ind 3 sg), and by others that a certain one of the ancient prophets had risen.
Luke 24:11 but these words seemed (ephanēsan | ἐφάνησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) like nonsense to them, and they did not believe them.
John 1:5 The light shines (phainei | φαίνει | pres act ind 3 sg) on (phainei | φαίνει | pres act ind 3 sg) in the darkness, and the darkness has not understood it.
John 5:35 He was a lamp that was burning and giving light (phainōn | φαίνων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc), and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light.
Romans 7:13 Did that which is good, then, become death to me? By no means! But sin, in order that it might be shown (phanē | φανῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg) to be sin, produced death in me through that which is good so that sin, through the commandment, might be sinful beyond measure
2 Corinthians 13:7 Now we pray to God that you may not do anything wrong, not that we would (phanōmen | φανῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl) appear (phanōmen | φανῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl) as having passed the test, but that you may do what is right even though we may appear as having failed.
Philippians 2:15 so that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine (phainesthe | φαίνεσθε | pres mid ind 2 pl) like stars in the universe,
Hebrews 11:3 By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not brought into being from anything observable (phainomenōn | φαινομένων | pres mid ptcp gen pl neut).
James 4:14 You have no idea what your life will be like tomorrow. For you are but a mist that appears (phainomenē | φαινομένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) for a brief moment and then disappears.
1 Peter 4:18 And “If the righteous person is barely saved, what will (phaneitai | φανεῖται | fut mid ind 3 sg) become (phaneitai | φανεῖται | fut mid ind 3 sg) of the ungodly and the sinner?”
2 Peter 1:19 Moreover, we hold the prophetic word to be reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it as you would to a lamp shining (phainonti | φαίνοντι | pres act ptcp dat sg masc) in a gloomy place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.
1 John 2:8 Yet it is a new commandment that I write to you, one that is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is (phainei | φαίνει | pres act ind 3 sg) already shining (phainei | φαίνει | pres act ind 3 sg).
Revelation 1:16 In his right hand he held seven stars, from his mouth came a sharp two-edged sword, and his face was (phainei | φαίνει | pres act ind 3 sg) shining (phainei | φαίνει | pres act ind 3 sg) like the sun at full strength.
Revelation 8:12 The fourth angel blew his trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, and a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened; for a third of the day there (phanē | φάνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) was (phanē | φάνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) no light (phanē | φάνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg), and for a third of the night as well.
Revelation 18:23 the light of a lamp will (phanē | φάνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) never again shine (phanē | φάνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) in you, and the voice of bridegroom and bride will never again be heard in you; for your merchants were the great ones of the earth, and all nations were deceived by your magic spells.
Revelation 21:23 And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine (phainōsin | φαίνωσιν | pres act subj 3 pl) on it, for the glory of God floods it with light, and its lamp is the Lamb.