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Forms of the word
φονεύς, έως, ὁ
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a homicide, murderer, Mt. 22:7; Acts 3:14; 7:52; 28:4; 1 Pet. 4:15; Rev. 21: 8; 22:15*

Greek-English Concordance for φονεύς

Matthew 22:7 The king was furious! He sent his troops and destroyed those murderers (phoneis | φονεῖς | acc pl masc) and burned their city to the ground.
Acts 3:14 But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked that a man who was a murderer (phonea | φονέα | acc sg masc) be released to you,
Acts 7:52 Which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? They killed those who announced beforehand concerning the coming of the Righteous One, of whom you have now become betrayers and murderers! (phoneis | φονεῖς | nom pl masc)
Acts 28:4 When the native people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to each other, “Certainly this man is a murderer (phoneus | φονεύς | nom sg masc), and though he has escaped from the sea, justice has not allowed him to live.”
1 Peter 4:15 But none of you should suffer as a murderer (phoneus | φονεύς | nom sg masc) or a thief or a criminal or as a meddler in the affairs of another;
Revelation 21:8 But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, those who commit murder (phoneusin | φονεῦσιν | dat pl masc), the sexually immoral, those who practice the occult, idolaters, and all liars — their place will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. That is the second death.”
Revelation 22:15 Outside are the dogs, those who practice the occult, the sexually immoral, murderers (phoneis | φονεῖς | nom pl masc), idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.