Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
φῶς, φωτός, τό
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light; daylight; firelight

, Mt. 17:2; 2 Cor. 4:6; daylight, broad day, Mt. 10:27; Lk. 12:3; radiance, blaze of light, Mt. 4:16; Acts 9:3; 12:7; an instrument or means of light, a light, Mt. 6:23; Acts 16:29; a fire, Mk. 14:54; Lk. 22:56; from the Hebrew, the light of God's presence, 2 Cor. 11:14; 1 Tim. 6:16; met. the light of Divine truth, spiritual illumination, Lk. 16:8; Jn. 3:19; Rom. 13:12; Eph. 5:8; 1 Pet. 2:9; 1 Jn. 1:7; 2:8, 9, 10; a source or dispenser of spiritual light, Mt. 5:14; Jn. 1:4, 5, 7, 8, 9; 8:12; 9:5; pure radiance, perfect brightness, 1 Jn. 1:5

Greek-English Concordance for φῶς

1 Thessalonians 5:5 for you are all sons of light (phōtos | φωτός | gen sg neut), sons of the day. We do not belong to night or darkness.
1 Timothy 6:16 the only one having immortality, the one dwelling in unapproachable light (phōs | φῶς | acc sg neut), whom no person has seen or is able to see, to him be honor and might forever, Amen.
James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights (phōtōn | φώτων | gen pl neut), with whom there is no variation or shadow caused by change.
1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, so that you may declare the glorious deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light (phōs | φῶς | acc sg neut).
1 John 1:5 Now this is the message that we have heard from him and are proclaiming to you: God is light (phōs | φῶς | nom sg neut), and there is absolutely no darkness in him.
1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light (phōti | φωτί | dat sg neut), as he is in the light (phōti | φωτί | dat sg neut), we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.
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 (phōs | φῶς | nom sg neut) is already shining.
1 John 2:9 The one who claims to be in the light (phōti | φωτί | dat sg neut) but goes on hating his brother is still in the darkness.
1 John 2:10 The one who loves his brother is living in the light (phōti | φωτί | dat sg neut) and in him there is no cause for stumbling.
Revelation 18:23 the light (phōs | φῶς | nom sg neut) of a lamp will never again shine 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 21:24 The nations will walk by its light (phōtos | φωτός | gen sg neut) and the kings of the earth will bring their splendor into it.
Revelation 22:5 And night will be no more. They will have no need for the light (phōtos | φωτός | gen sg neut) of a lamp or the light (phōtos | φωτός | gen sg neut) of the sun because the Lord God will shine on them, and they will reign forever and ever.