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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Sound

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A — 1: φωνή

(Strong's #5456 — Noun Feminine — phone — fo-nay' )

most frequently "a voice," is translated "sound" in Matthew 24:31 (AV marg., "voice"); John 3:8 , AV (RV, "voice"); so 1 Corinthians 14:7 (1st part),8; Revelation 1:15; 18:22 (2nd part, RV, "voice"); AV and RV in Revelation 9:9 (twice); in Acts 2:6 , RV, "(this) sound (was heard)," AV, "(this) was noised abroad."

A — 2: ἦχος

(Strong's #2279 — Noun Masculine — echos — ay'-khos )

"a noise, a sound of any sort" (Eng., "echo"), is translated "sound" in Acts 2:2; Hebrews 12:19 . See ROARING , B, RUMOR.

A — 3: φθόγγος

(Strong's #5353 — Noun Masculine — phthongos — fthong'-gos )

akin to phthengomai, "to utter a voice," occurs in Romans 10:18; 1 Corinthians 14:7 . In the Sept., Psalm 19:4 .

B — 1: ἠχέω

(Strong's #2278 — Verb — echeo — ay-kheh'-o )

akin to A, No. 2, occurs in 1 Corinthians 13:1 , "sounding (brass);" in some mss., Luke 21:25 . See ROARING.

B — 2: ἐξηχέω

(Strong's #1837 — Verb — execheo — ex-ah-kheh'-om-ahee )

"to sound forth as a trumpet" or "thunder" (ex, "out," and No. 1), is used in 1 Thessalonians 1:8 , "sounded forth," Passive Voice, lit., "has been sounded out." In the Sept., Joel 3:14 .

B — 3: σαλπίζω

(Strong's #4537 — Verb — salpizo — sal-pid'-zo )

"to sound a trumpet" (salpinx), occurs in Matthew 6:2; 1 Corinthians 15:52 , "the trumpet shall sound;" Revelation 8:6-8,10,12,13; 9:1,13; 10:7; 11:15 .

B — 4: βολίζω

(Strong's #1001 — Verb — bolizo — bol-id'-zo )

"to heave the lead" (bolis, "that which is thrown or hurled," akin to ballo, "to throw;" sounding-lead), to take soundings, occurs in Acts 27:28 (twice).

Note: In Luke 1:44 , AV, ginomai, "to become," is rendered "sounded" (RV, "came").

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Sound'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/s/sound.html. 1940.

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