phasis: information, a reportOriginal Word: φάσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (fas'-is)
Short Definition: report, tidings
Definition: report, tidings, information.
information, a report
STRONGS NT 5334: φάσις
φάσις, φασεως, ἡ (from φαίνω);
1. in the Attic orators, "the exposure of (informing against) those who have embezzled the property of the state, or violated the laws respecting the importation or exportation of merchandise, or defrauded their wards".
2. universally, a disclosure of secret crime (κοινῶς δέ φασεις ἐκαλουντο πᾶσαι αἱ μηνυσεις τῶν λανθανοντων ἀδικημάτων, Pollux 8, 6, 47): Susanna, 55, Theod.; of information by report (A. V. tidings), Acts 21:31.<1>
From phemi (not the same as "phase", which is from phaino); a saying, i.e. Report -- tidings.
see GREEK phemi
see GREEK phaino φασις φάσις phasis phásis