Report (Noun and Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Report (Noun and Verb)

[ A-1,Noun,G189, akoe ]
a hearing," is translated "report" in John 12:38; Romans 10:16, and in the RV of Matthew 4:24; Matthew 14:1; Mark 1:28. See HEARING, B, No. 1.

[ A-2,Noun,G2162, euphemia ]
"a good report, good reputation" (eu, "well," pheme "a saying or report"), is used in 2 Corinthians 6:8. Contrast No. 3.

[ A-3,Noun,G1426, dusphemia ]
"evil-speaking, defamation" (dus-, an inseparable prefix, the opposite to eu, "well," See No. 2), is used in 2 Corinthians 6:8.

[ A-4,Noun,G3056, logos ]
"a word," is translated "report," i.e., "a story, narrative;" in Luke 5:15 (AV, "fame"); Luke 7:17 (AV, "rumor"); Acts 11:22 (AV, "tidings"). See WORD.

Note: For marturia, rendered "report" in 1 Timothy 3:7, AV, See TESTIMONY, WITNESS.

[ B-1,Adjective,G2613, euphemos ]
akin to A, No. 2, primarily, "uttering words or sounds of good omen," then, "avoiding ill-omened words," and hence "fair-sounding," "of good report," is so rendered in Philippians 4:8.

[ C-1,Verb,G3140, martureo ]
"to be a witness, bear witness, testify," signifies, in the Passive Voice, "to be well testified of, to have a good report," Acts 6:3, "of good (AV, honest) report," lit., "being well testified of;" Acts 10:22; Acts 16:2; Acts 22:12; 1 Timothy 5:10; in Hebrews 11:2, Hebrews 11:39, AV, "obtained a good report" (RV, "had witness borne to them"); in 3 John 1:12, AV, "hath good report" (RV, "hath the witness"), lit., "witness hath been borne." See TESTIFY, WITNESS.

[ C-2,Verb,G518, apangello ]
"to report" (apo, "from," angello, "to give a message"), "announce, declare" (by a messenger, speaker, or writer), is translated "reported" in Acts 4:23; Acts 16:36, RV (AV, "told"); Acts 16:38 (some mss. have No. 3; AV, "told"); "report" in 1 Corinthians 14:25, AV (RV, "declaring"); 1 Thessalonians 1:9, RV, "report" (AV, "shew"); so Acts 28:21. See DECLARE, No. 2.

[ C-3,Verb,G312, anangello ]
"to bring back word," in later Greek came to have the same meaning as No. 2, "to announce, declare;" it is translated "are reported" in 1 Peter 1:12, AV (RV, "have been announced"). See DECLARE, No. 1.

[ C-4,Verb,G191, akouo ]
"to hear," is used in the Passive Voice, impersonally, in 1 Corinthians 5:1, lit., "it is heard" or "there is heard," translated "it is reported." See HEAR.

[ C-5,Verb,G987, blasphemeo ]
"to speak slanderously, impiously, profanely" (blapto, "to injure," and pheme, "a saying"), is translated "we be slanderously reported" in Romans 3:8 (Passive Voice). See BLASPHEME, B.

Note: In Matthew 28:15, AV, diaphemizo, "to spread abroad" (dia, "throughout," pheme, "a saying, report"), is translated "is commonly reported" (RV, "was spread abroad"). See BLAZE ABROAD.

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