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Strong's #2280 - Θαδδαῖος

Root Word (Etymology)
of uncertain origin
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
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Thaddaeus = "large hearted, courageous"
  1. one of the twelve apostles. From a comparison with the catalogue of apostles in Lk 6:16, and Acts 1:13, is seems that Judas, Lebbaeus and Thaddaeus were the same person, and the writer of the book of Jude.
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KJV (2)
Matthew 1
Mark 1
N95 (0)
CSB (2)
Matthew 1
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BSB (2)
Matthew 1
Mark 1
ESV (2)
Matthew 1
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WEB (2)
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Thayer's Expanded Definition

Θαδδαῖος, Θαδδαιου, (תַּדַּי, perhaps large-hearted or courageous, although it has not been shown that תַּד equivalent to the Hebrew שַׁד can meanpectus as well asmamma; (some would connect the terms by the fact that the 'child of one's heart' may be also described as a 'bosom-child'; but see B. D. under the word )), Thaddeus, a surname of the apostle Jude; he was also called Lebbaeus and was the brother of James the less: Matthew 10:3 R G L Tr WH; Mark 3:18. (Cf. B. D. under the word; Keil on Matthew, the passage cited; WH's Appendix, p. 11b. The latter hold the name Λεββαῖος to be due to an early attempt to bring Levi (Λευεις) the publican (Luke 5:27) within the Twelve.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Θαδδαῖος , -ου ,

(Aram. תּדִאַי , תַּדַּי ),

Thaddæus: Matthew 10:3, Mark 3:18 (WH, mg., Λεββαῖος , q.v.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
Θαδδαιον Θαδδαῖον Θαδδαιος Θαδδαῖος Thaddaion Thaddaîon Thaddaios Thaddaîos
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