Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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Forms of the word
φθόνος, ου, ὁ
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envy, jealously, spite, Mt. 27:18; Mk. 15:10; Rom. 1:29; Gal. 5:21; Phil. 1:15; 1 Tim. 6:4; Tit. 3:3; Jas. 4:5; 1 Pet. 2:1*

Greek-English Concordance for φθόνος

Matthew 27:18 For he knew that it was out of envy (phthonon | φθόνον | acc sg masc) that they had handed him over.
Mark 15:10 For he knew that the ruling priests had handed Jesus over out of envy (phthonon | φθόνον | acc sg masc).
Romans 1:29 They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy (phthonou | φθόνου | gen sg masc), murder, strife, deceit, meanness. They are gossips,
Galatians 5:21 envyings (phthonoi | φθόνοι | nom pl masc), drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before: those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God!
Philippians 1:15 To be sure, some are proclaiming Christ out of envy (phthonon | φθόνον | acc sg masc) and strife, but others out of goodwill.
1 Timothy 6:4 he is puffed up with conceit, understanding nothing, but has a sickly craving for speculations and fights about words out of which come envy (phthonos | φθόνος | nom sg masc), strife, slanders, evil suspicions,
Titus 3:3 For once we ourselves also were foolish, disobedient, being led astray, being enslaved by desires and various pleasures, living a life of evil and envy (phthonō | φθόνῳ | dat sg masc), detestable, hating one another.
James 4:5 Or do you imagine that scripture has no meaning when it says, “God yearns jealously over the spirit that he has placed in us”?
1 Peter 2:1 Therefore, having put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy (phthonous | φθόνους | acc pl masc) and slander of every kind,