5458. phóstér
Strong's Concordance
phóstér: a luminary, light
Original Word: φωστήρ, ῆρος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: phóstér
Phonetic Spelling: (foce-tare')
Short Definition: a light, brilliancy
Definition: a light, an illuminator, perhaps the sun; a star; brilliancy.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5458: φωστήρ

φωστήρ, φωστηρος, (φῶς, φώσκω);

1. that which gives light, an illuminator (Vulg.luminar): of the stars (luminaries), Philippians 2:15 (Wis. 13:2; Sir. 43:7; Genesis 1:14, 16; Heliodorus 2, 24; (Anthol. Pal. 15, 17; of sun and moon, Test xii. Patr. test. Levi 14); ecclesiastical writings.)

2. light, brightness: Revelation 21:11 (Anthol. 11, 359) (others refer this to 1; cf. Trench, § xlvi.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From phos; an illuminator, i.e. (concretely) a luminary, or (abstractly) brilliancy -- light.

see GREEK phos

Forms and Transliterations
φωστηρ φωστήρ φωστὴρ φωστήρα φωστήρας φωστηρες φωστήρες φωστῆρες phoster phostḕr phōstēr phōstḕr phosteres phostêres phōstēres phōstē̂res
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Strong's Greek 5458
2 Occurrences

φωστὴρ — 1 Occ.
φωστῆρες — 1 Occ.

Philippians 2:15 N-NMP
GRK: φαίνεσθε ὡς φωστῆρες ἐν κόσμῳ
NAS: you appear as lights in the world,
KJV: ye shine as lights in the world;
INT: you appear as lights in [the] world

Revelation 21:11 N-NMS
GRK: θεοῦ ὁ φωστὴρ αὐτῆς ὅμοιος
NAS: of God. Her brilliance was like
KJV: and her light [was] like unto a stone
INT: of God the radiance of it [was] like

2 Occurrences

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