Word: fwj

Pronounce: foce

Strongs Number: G5457

Orig: from an obsolete phao (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays; compare 5316, 5346); luminousness (in the widest application, natural or artificial, abstract or concrete, literal or figurative):--fire, light. G5316

Use: TDNT-9:310,1293 Noun Neuter

Heb Strong: H216 H5043 H5051 H5094 H5216

    1) light
    1a) the light
    1a1) emitted by a lamp
    1a2) a heavenly light such as surrounds angels when they appear on earth
    1b) anything emitting light
    1b1) a star
    1b2) fire because it is light and sheds light
    1b3) a lamp or torch
    1c) light, i.e brightness
    1c1) of a lamp
    2) metaph.
    2a) God is light because light has the extremely delicate, subtle, pure, brilliant quality
    2b) of truth and its knowledge, together with the spiritual purity associated with it
    2c) that which is exposed to the view of all, openly, publicly
    2d) reason, mind
    2d1) the power of understanding esp. moral and spiritual truth

    For Synonyms see entry G5817