For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
For God who commaunded the light to ſhine out of darkenes, hath ſhined in our hearts, to giue the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Ieſus Chriſt.
ὅτι ὁ Θεὸς ὁ εἰπών, ἐκ σκότους φῶς λάμψαι, ὃς ἔλαμψεν ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ἡμῶν πρὸς φωτισμὸν τῆς γνώσεως τῆς δόξης τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν προσώπῳ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ.
ὅτι ὁ Θεὸς ὁ εἰπὼν ἐκ σκότους φῶς λάμψαι, ὃς ἔλαμψεν ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ἡμῶν, πρὸς φωτισμὸν τῆς γνώσεως τῆς δόξης τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν προσώπῳ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ.
γνῶσις , feminine noun, gnōsis — a knowing, knowledge (value 1263)
G1108, γνῶσις gnōsis, gno'-sis; from G1097; knowing (the act), i.e. (by implication) knowledge:—knowledge, science.
knowledge signifies in general intelligence, understanding
the general knowledge of Christian religion
the deeper more perfect and enlarged knowledge of this religion, such as belongs to the more advanced
esp. of things lawful and unlawful for Christians
moral wisdom, such as is seen in right living
Used in 28 Verses, 10 Books 29  Occurrence Count
δόξα , feminine noun, doxa — opinion (always good in NT), praise, honor, glory (value 135)
G1391, δόξα dóxa, dox'-ah; from the base of G1380; glory (as very apparent), in a wide application (literal or figurative, objective or subjective):—dignity, glory(-ious), honour, praise, worship.
opinion, judgment, view
opinion, estimate, whether good or bad concerning someone
in the NT always a good opinion concerning one, resulting in praise, honour, and glory
of the moon, sun, stars
magnificence, excellence, preeminence, dignity, grace
a thing belonging to God
the kingly majesty which belongs to him as supreme ruler, majesty in the sense of the absolute perfection of the deity
a thing belonging to Christ
the kingly majesty of the Messiah
the absolutely perfect inward or personal excellency of Christ; the majesty
of the angels
as apparent in their exterior brightness
a most glorious condition, most exalted state
of that condition with God the Father in heaven to which Christ was raised after he had achieved his work on earth
the glorious condition of blessedness into which is appointed and promised that true Christians shall enter after their Saviour's return from heaven
Used in 151 Verses, 23 Books 168  Occurrence Count
ἐγώ , pronoun, egō — I (only expressed when emphatic) (value 808)
G1473, ἐγώ egṓ, eg-o'; a primary pronoun of the first person I (only expressed when emphatic):—I, me. For the other cases and the plural see G1691, G1698, G1700, G2248, G2249, G2254, G2257, etc.
Used in 334 Verses, 23 Books 369  Occurrence Count
ἐκ , preposition, ek — from, from out of (value 25)
G1537, ἐκ ek, ek; a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause; literal or figurative; direct or remote):—after, among, × are, at, betwixt(-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for(- th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, × hereby, + very highly, in, …ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, × thenceforth, through, × unto, × vehemently, with(-out).
out of, from, by, away from
Used in 761 Verses, 26 Books 920  Occurrence Count
ἐν , preposition, en — in, on, at, by, with (value 55)
G1722, ἐν en, en; a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.:—about, after, against, + almost, × altogether, among, × as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (… sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), × mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, × outwardly, one, × quickly, × shortly, (speedi-)ly, × that, × there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Used in 2127 Verses, 27 Books 2799  Occurrence Count
ἔπω , verb, eipon — answer, bid, bring word, command (value 885)
G2036, ἔπω épō, ep'-o; a primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483, and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writing):—answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell. Compare G3004.
Used in 901 Verses, 16 Books 976  Occurrence Count
ἡμῶν , pronoun, hēmōn — our company, us, we (value 898)
G2257, ἡμῶν hēmōn, hay-mone'; genitive case plural of G1473; of (or from) us:—our (company), us, we.
Used in 365 Verses, 27 Books 411  Occurrence Count
θεός , masculine noun, theos — God, a god (value 284)
G2316, θεός theós, theh'-os; of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very:—X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
a god or goddess, a general name of deities or divinities
the Godhead, trinity
God the Father, the first person in the trinity
Christ, the second person of the trinity
Holy Spirit, the third person in the trinity
spoken of the only and true God
refers to the things of God
his counsels, interests, things due to him
whatever can in any respect be likened unto God, or resemble him in any way
God's representative or viceregent
of magistrates and judges
Used in 1173 Verses, 27 Books 1341  Occurrence Count
Ἰησοῦς , proper masculine noun, iēsous — Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr (value 888)
G2424, Ἰησοῦς Iēsoûs, ee-ay-sooce'; of Hebrew origin (H3091); Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites:—Jesus.
Jesus = "Jehovah is salvation"
Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of mankind, God incarnate
Jesus Barabbas was the captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ
Joshua was the famous captain of the Israelites, Moses' successor (Ac. 7:45, Heb. 4:8)
Jesus, son of Eliezer, one of the ancestors of Christ (Lu. 3:29)
Jesus, surnamed Justus, a Jewish Christian, an associate with Paul in the preaching of the gospel (Col. 4:11)
Used in 935 Verses, 26 Books 975  Occurrence Count
καρδία , feminine noun, kardia — heart (value 136)
G2588, καρδία kardía, kar-dee'-ah; prolonged from a primary κάρ kár (Latin cor, "heart"); the heart, i.e. (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle:—(+ broken-)heart(-ed).
that organ in the animal body which is the centre of the circulation of the blood, and hence was regarded as the seat of physical life
denotes the centre of all physical and spiritual life
the vigour and sense of physical life
the centre and seat of spiritual life
the soul or mind, as it is the fountain and seat of the thoughts, passions, desires, appetites, affections, purposes, endeavours
of the understanding, the faculty and seat of the intelligence
of the will and character
of the soul so far as it is affected and stirred in a bad way or good, or of the soul as the seat of the sensibilities, affections, emotions, desires, appetites, passions
of the middle or central or inmost part of anything, even though inanimate
Used in 152 Verses, 22 Books 160  Occurrence Count
λάμπω , verb, lampō — to shine (value 951)
G2989, λάμπω lámpō, lam'-po; a primary verb; to beam, i.e. radiate brilliancy (literally or figuratively):—give light, shine.
Used in 6 Verses, 4 Books 7  Occurrence Count
λέγω , verb, legō — to say (value 838)
G3004, †λέγω légō, leg'-o; a primary verb; properly, to "lay" forth, i.e. (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean:—ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say(-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
to say, to speak
affirm over, maintain
to exhort, advise, to command, direct
to point out with words, intend, mean, mean to say
to call by name, to call, name
to speak out, speak of, mention
Used in 1244 Verses, 25 Books 1343  Occurrence Count
ὁ , article, ho — the (value 70)
G3588, ὁ ho, ho; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom):—the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
this, that, these, etc. Only significant renderings other than "the" counted
Used in 7051 Verses, 27 Books 20257  Occurrence Count
ὅς , pronoun, hos — usually rel. who, which, that, also demonstrative this, that (value 270)
G3739, ὅς hós, hos; probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that:—one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also G3757.
Used in 1221 Verses, 27 Books 1406  Occurrence Count
ὅτι , conjunction, hoti — that, because (value 380)
G3754, ὅτι hóti, hot'-ee; neuter of G3748 as conjunction; demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because:—as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
Used in 1188 Verses, 27 Books 1291  Occurrence Count
πρός , preposition, pros — advantageous for, at (denotes local proximity), toward (denotes motion toward a place) (value 450)
G4314, πρός prós, pros; a strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated):—about, according to , against, among, at, because of, before, between, (where-)by, for, × at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), × together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.
to the advantage of
at, near, by
to, towards, with, with regard to
Used in 674 Verses, 26 Books 725  Occurrence Count
πρόσωπον , neuter noun, prosōpon — the face (value 1450)
G4383, πρόσωπον prósōpon, pros'-o-pon; from G4314 and ὤψ ṓps (the visage, from G3700); the front (as being towards view), i.e. the countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication, presence, person:—(outward) appearance, × before, countenance, face, fashion, (men's) person, presence.
the front of the human head
the face so far forth as it is the organ of sight, and (by it various movements and changes) the index of the inward thoughts and feelings
the appearance one presents by his wealth or property, his rank or low condition
outward circumstances, external condition
used in expressions which denote to regard the person in one's judgment and treatment of men
the outward appearance of inanimate things
Used in 73 Verses, 15 Books 78  Occurrence Count
σκότος , neuter noun, skotos — darkness (value 860)
G4655, σκότος skótos, skot'-os; from the base of G4639; shadiness, i.e. obscurity (literally or figuratively):—darkness.
of night darkness
of darkened eyesight or blindness
of ignorance respecting divine things and human duties, and the accompanying ungodliness and immorality, together with their consequent misery in hell
persons in whom darkness becomes visible and holds sway
Used in 31 Verses, 16 Books 32  Occurrence Count
φῶς , neuter noun, phōs — light (value 1500)
G5457, φῶς phōs, foce; from an obsolete φάω pháō (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays; compare G5316, G5346); luminousness (in the widest application, natural or artificial, abstract or concrete, literal or figurative):—fire, light.
emitted by a lamp
a heavenly light such as surrounds angels when they appear on earth
anything emitting light
fire because it is light and sheds light
a lamp or torch
light, i.e brightness
of a lamp
God is light because light has the extremely delicate, subtle, pure, brilliant quality
of truth and its knowledge, together with the spiritual purity associated with it
that which is exposed to the view of all, openly, publicly
the power of understanding esp. moral and spiritual truth
Used in 59 Verses, 15 Books 70  Occurrence Count
φωτισμός , masculine noun, phōtismos — illumination (value 2120)
G5462, φωτισμός phōtismós, fo-tis-mos'; from G5461; illumination (figuratively):—light.
the act of enlightening, illumination
brightness, bright light
Used in 2 Verses, 1 Book 2  Occurrence Count
Χριστός , adjective, christos — the Anointed One, Messiah, Christ (value 1480)
G5547, Χριστός Christós, khris-tos'; from G5548; anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus:—Christ.
Christ = "anointed"
Christ was [and is] the Messiah, the Son of God
Used in 530 Verses, 26 Books 568  Occurrence Count
|2 Corinthians 4:6Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
|Original Text (TR 1894)Stephanus 1550 (Total 19880)
|ὅτι ὁ Θεὸς ὁ εἰπών, ἐκ σκότους φῶς λάμψαι, ὃς ἔλαμψεν ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ἡμῶν πρὸς φωτισμὸν τῆς γνώσεως τῆς δόξης τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν προσώπῳ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ.
|Verse #28866 (Ch. #1082) — 27 words, 117 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|give the light
|of the knowledge
|of the glory
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