5406. phoneus
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phoneus: a murderer
Original Word: φονεύς, έως, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: phoneus
Phonetic Spelling: (fon-yooce')
Short Definition: a murderer
Definition: a murderer.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 5406 phoneús – a murderer, committing unjustified, intentional homicide. See 5407 (phoneuō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from phonos
a murderer
NASB Translation
murderer (3), murderers (4).

STRONGS NT 5406: φονεύς

φονεύς, φονεως, (φόνος), from Homer down, a murderer, a homicide: Matthew 22:7; Acts 7:52; Acts 28:4; 1 Peter 4:15; Revelation 21:8; Revelation 22:15; ἀνήρ φονεύς (cf. ἀνήρ, 3), Acts 3:14. [SYNONYMS: φονεύς any murderer — the genus of which σικάριος the assassin is a species; while ἀνθρωποκτόνος (which see) has in the N. T. a special emphasis. Trench, § lxxxiii.]


From phonos; a murderer (always of criminal (or at least intentional) homicide; which anthropoktonos does not necessarily imply; while sikarios is a special term for a public bandit) -- murderer.

see GREEK phonos

see GREEK anthropoktonos

see GREEK sikarios

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