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Strong's #2581 - Κανανίτης

of Aramaic origin, cf (H7067)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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Canaanite = "zealous"
  1. the surname of apostle Simon, otherwise known as "Simon Zelotes"
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KJV (2)
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Mark 1
NAS (2)
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HCS (2)
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BSB (2)
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ESV (1)
Matthew 1
WEB (2)
Matthew 1
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

Κανανίτης, Κανανιτου, (from Chaldean קַנְאָן, Hebrew קָנָא), equivalent to ζηλωτής (according to the interpr. of Luke in , Acts 1:13), which see, the Zealot, a surname of the apostle Simon R G (the latter with a small kappa κ') in Matthew 10:4 and Mark 3:18.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Καναναῖος , -ου ,

(late Heb. H7065),

a Cananæan or Zealot (cf. ζηλωτής ): Matthew 10:4, Mark 3:18 (Rec. -νίτης ).†

Καναίτης , see Καναναῖος .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Dalman (Words, p. 50) thinks that the original Greek form of this surname (Matthew 10:4, Mark 3:18) was Κανναῖος = מַנַּי, ";a zealot"; (cf. Luke 6:15). On the form see also Moulton Gr. ii. p. 109, Burkitt Syriac Forms of NT Proper Names (Brit. Acad. 1912), p. 5.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
Καναναιον Καναναῖον Καναναιος Καναναῖος Kananaion Kananaîon Kananaios Kananaîos
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