Strong's Greek: 5335. φάσκω (phaskó) -- to affirm, assert
5335. phaskó
Strong's Concordance
phaskó: to affirm, assert
Original Word: φάσκω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: phaskó
Phonetic Spelling: (fas'-ko)
Short Definition: I assert, affirm, profess
Definition: I assert, affirm, profess.
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Cognate: 5335 pháskō (used as the imperfect tense of 5346 /phēmí, see there) – to affirm (assert), elevating one statement (view) over another. See 5346 (phēmi).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5335: φάσκω

φάσκω; imperfect ἐφασκον; (ΦΑΩ, φημί); from Homer down; to affirm, allege, to pretend or profess: followed by the accusative with the infinitive, Acts 24:9; Acts 25:19; with the infinitive and an accusative referring to the subject, Revelation 2:2 Rec.; followed by an infinitive with a subject nominative, Romans 1:22.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
affirm, profess, say.

Prolongation from the same as phemi; to assert -- affirm, profess, say.

see GREEK phemi

Forms and Transliterations
εφασκεν έφασκεν ἔφασκεν φασκοντες φάσκοντες φάσμα φάσματι ephasken éphasken phaskontes pháskontes
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Strong's Greek 5335
3 Occurrences


ἔφασκεν — 1 Occ.
φάσκοντες — 2 Occ.

Acts 24:9 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι φάσκοντες ταῦτα οὕτως
NAS: joined in the attack, asserting that these things
KJV: assented, saying that these things
INT: the Jews declaring these things thus

Acts 25:19 V-IIA-3S
GRK: τεθνηκότος ὃν ἔφασκεν ὁ Παῦλος
NAS: whom Paul asserted to be alive.
KJV: whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
INT: who is dead whom affirmed Paul

Romans 1:22 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: φάσκοντες εἶναι σοφοὶ
NAS: Professing to be wise,
KJV: Professing themselves to be wise,
INT: professing to be wise

3 Occurrences

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