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Strongs Number: G5316


Greek Word
φαίνω
Transliteration
phainō
Phonetic
fah'ee-no
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to lighten (shine) that is show (transitive or intransitive literal or figurative)

Thayers Definition

1. to bring forth into the light, cause to shine, shed light

2. shine

a. to shine, be bright or resplendent

b. to become evident, to be brought forth into the light, come to view, appear

1. of growing vegetation, to come to light

2. to appear, be seen

3. exposed to view

c. to meet the eyes, strike the sight, become clear or manifest

1. to be seen, appear

d. to appear to the mind, seem to one's judgment or opinion

Origin
Prolongation for the base of G5457
Bible Usage
appear seem be seen shine X-(idiom) think.