Quick Facts

  • Pronunciation: fo’-bā-tron
  • Strongs Concordance: #5400
    • that which strikes terror, a terror, (cause of) fright
  • Appears 1 time in 1 verses in the New Testament
  • Common translations
    • “terrifying sights” (1x)

Where and how phobētron is used in the New Testament

Luke 21:11 HCSB – “There will be violent earthquakes, and famines and plagues in various places, and there will be terrifying sights and great signs from heaven.”

My observations and perspective

Obviously here, the use of the derivative of fear has nothing to do with leadership in the Ekklesia.