5395. phlox
Lexical Summary
phlox: a flame
Original Word: φλόξ
Transliteration: phlox
Phonetic Spelling: (flox)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a flame
Meaning: a flame
Strong's Concordance

From a primary phlego (to "flash" or "flame"); a blaze -- flame(-ing).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5395: φλόξ

φλόξ, genitive φλογός, (φλέγω (to burn; cf. Latin 'flagro', etc.)), from Homer down, the Sept. for לַהַב and לֶהָבָה, a flame: Luke 16:24; on the phrases φλόξ πυρός and πῦρ φλογός see πῦρ, p. 558{a}.


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