Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to say
Strongs:
g5346
Word:
φημί
Tyndale
Word:
φημί
Transliteration:
phēmi
Gloss:
to say
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
φημί [in LXX chiefly for נָאַם, also for אָמַר; freq. in 2-4 Mac;] to declare, say: freq. in quoting the words of another, Mat.13:29 26:61, Luk.7:40 22:58, Jhn.1:23, al; interjected into the recorded words (cl.), Mat.14:8, Act.23:35, al; φησί, impersonal (Bl, § 30, 4), 1Co.6:16 (Lft, Notes, 217; but cf. Bl, l.with), 2Co.10:10 (WH, mg, φασίν), Heb.8:5; joined with syn. verb (cf. LS, see word, II, 2), ἀποκριθεὶς αὐτῷ ἔφη, Luk.23:3; before -πρός, Luk.22:70, al; with accusative of thing(s), 1Co.10:15 10:19; accusative and inf, Rom.3:8; before ὅτι (Bl, § 70, 3), 1Co.10:19 15:50 (cf. σύν-φημι) (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
φημί
Transliteration:
phēmi
Gloss:
to say
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
φημί, φῄς, φηις [Refs 5th c.BC+], cf. Hdn.Gr.2.147, 419; φησί (apocopation φή [Refs 6th c.BC+]; plural φᾰμέν, φᾰτέ, φᾱσ; Doric dialect φᾱμί, φᾱσί or φᾱτί [Refs 5th c.BC+], 3rd.pers. plural φαντ; Aeolic dialect φᾶμι [Refs 7th c.BC+], 2nd pers. singular φαῖσθα [Refs 7th c.BC+], 3rd.pers. plural φαῖσι [Refs 7th c.BC+]aorist 2 ἔφην, Epic dialect φῆν [Refs 8th c.BC+], Epic dialect φῆσθα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἔφη, Epic dialect φῆ, Doric dialect φᾶ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 1st pers. plural ἔφᾰμεν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. plural ἔφᾰτε [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. plural ἔφασαν, Epic dialect φάσαν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φάθι is found in codices of [Refs 5th c.BC+]; subjunctive φῶ, φῇς, φῇ, Epic dialect φῇσιν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Doric dialect 3rd.pers. plural subjunctive φᾶντι [Refs]; optative φαίην, 1st pers. plural φαῖμεν [Refs 8th c.BC+], 3rd.pers. plural φαῖεν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; infinitive φάναι, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; participle φάς [Refs 8th c.BC+]future φήσω, Doric dialect φασῶ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 1st pers. plural φασοῦμες [Refs 5th c.AD+]: aorist 1 ἔφησα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Doric dialect 3rd.pers. singular φᾶσε [Refs 5th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. singular subjunctive (Doric dialect) φάσῃς [ᾱ] [Refs 5th c.BC+], participle φήσας [Refs 5th c.BC+], infinitive φῆσαι [Refs 4th c.BC+] —middle (chiefly poetry in early writers), imperfect and aorist 2 ἐφάμην, ἔφατο (also [Refs 3rd c.BC+], Epic dialect φάτο [Refs 8th c.BC+] Epic dialect φάντο [Refs], φάσθω, φάσθ; infinitive φάσθα; participle φάμενος (also [Refs 3rd c.BC+]future φάσομαι [ᾱ] [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, perfect 3rd.pers. singular πέφαται [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. singular imperative πεφάσθω [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but participle πεφασμένος [Refs 8th c.BC+]aorist ἐφάθην [Refs 4th c.BC+]present indicative φημί is enclitic, except in 2nd pers. singular present φῄς: φαμέν is 1st pers. plural present, φάμεν poetry infinitive: φαντί is 3rd.pers. plural, φάντι participle II) φάσκω supplied all moods of present except the indicative, also imperfect ἔφασκο; compare ἠμί. [ᾰ, except in φᾱσι, and in masculine and feminine participle φάς, φᾶσα: in infinitive φάναι ᾰ always; φᾶναι is corrupt in [Refs 4th c.BC+]:—say, affirm, assert, either absolutely, or followed by infinitive, e. g. Λυσίθευς Μικίωνα φιλῖν (={-εῖν}) φησι [Refs], compare 57.48, or accusative et infinitive; the infinitive is frequently omitted, σὲ κακὸν καὶ ἀνάλκιδα φήσει (i.e. εἶναι) [Refs 8th c.BC+]; also Κορινθίους τί φῶμε; what shall we say of them? [NT+8th c.BC+]; κατά τινος φ. to speak against him, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; by ὅτι, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; by an interrogative clause, μή ποτε φάσῃς ὅ τι γίνεται αὔριον [Refs 4th c.BC+] [same place]; by participle, uncertain in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also parenthetic, τίνες, φῄς, ἦσαν οἱ λόγο; [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.b) since what one says commonly expresses a belief or opinion, think, deem, suppose, φῆ γὰρ ὅ γ᾽ αἱρήσειν Πριάμου πόλιν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φαίης κε ζάκοτόν τέ τιν᾽ ἔμμεναι ἄφρονά τε you would say, would think, he was, [Refs]; ἶσον ἐμοὶ φάσθαι to say he is (i. e. fancy himself) equal to me, [Refs]; μὴ. φαθὶ λεύσσειν think not that you see, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; τί φῄ; what say you? i.e. what think you? (see.[Refs 5th c.BC+] —so φ. δεῖν, φ. χρῆναι, deem it right, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.c) say, i.e. write, of an author, ὡς ἔφημεν [Refs 2nd c.AD+] —The middle has all these senses as well as the active II) Special Phrases: II.1) φασί, they say, it is said, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φησίν saith He, [NT]; especially of an opponent's objection, [Refs 1st c.AD+]; “τὸν δὲ μετ᾽ εἰσενόησα, ἔφη Ὅμηρος as H. said, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.2) joined with a synonymous Verb, ἔφη λέγων, ἔφησε λέγων, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; λέγει οὐδέν, φαμένη. [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.3) in repeating dialogues the Verb commonly goes before its subject, ἔφην ἐγώ, ἔφη ὁ Σωκράτης, said I, said [Refs 5th c.BC+] I said, [Refs 5th c.BC+] said. II.4) inserted parenthetically, though the sentence has been introduced by λέγει, εἶπεν, etc, ὁ Ἰσχόμαχος. εἶπεν· ἀλλὰ παίζεις μὲν σύ γε, ἔφη [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.5) τί φημ; [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.6) κυριώτατα φάναι, in parenthesis, strictly speaking, [Refs 1st c.AD+]; ὡς οὕτω φάναι, ={ὡς εἰπεῖν, ἅπασαι ὡς οὕτω φάναι} practically all, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; συνελόντα (variant{-όντι}) φάναι, ={συνελόντι εἰπεῖν}, [Refs] II.7) Οἰδίπουν. ἂν μόνον φῶ if I only mention Oedipus, [Refs 5th c.BC+] III) like{κατάφημι}, say yes, affirm, assert, καὶ τοὺς φάναι and they said yes, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with infinitive, φῂς ἢ καταρνεῖ μὴ δεδρακέναι τάδ; [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but οὔ φημι means say no, deny, refuse, with infinitive, ἡ Πυθίη οὐκ ἔφη χρήσειν said she would not, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with accusative et infinitive, οὔ φημ᾽ Ὀρέστην σ᾽ ἐνδίκως ἀνδρηλατεῖν [Refs 5th c.BC+] if he says no, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἢ φάθι ἢ μὴ ἃ ἐρωτῶ answer me yes or no, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; so in answers, φημί or οὕτως φημί yes, [Refs]; οὐκ ἔφη he said no, [Refs] — In this sense _Attic dialect_ writers, besides present, mostly use future φήσω and aorist ἔφησα, but in imperfect, infinitive, and participle present, to avoid ambiguity, they prefer ἔφασκον, φάσκειν, φάσκων (see. φάσκω): φάναι is distinguished from φάσκειν, e.g. ἔφη σπουδάζειν he said he was in haste, ἔφασκε σπουδάζειν he alleged he was in haste; but ἔφησθα is found in this sense, [Refs 5th c.BC+] IV) command, order, ἔφην τῷ Ὀρθοβούλῳ ἐξαλεῖψαί με [Refs 5th c.BC+]
Strongs
Word:
φημί
Transliteration:
phēmí
Pronounciation:
fay-mee'
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
to show or make known one's thoughts, i.e. speak or say; affirm, say; properly, the same as the base of g5457 (φῶς) and g5316 (φαίνω);