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Strong's #2942 - κυβερνήτης

Transliteration
kybernḗtēs
Phonetics
koo-ber-nay'-tace
Origin
from the same as (G2941)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. steersman, helmsman, sailing master
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2259 ‑ חֹבֵל (kho‑bale');  7901 ‑ שָׁכַב (shaw‑kab');  
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KJV (2)
Acts
1
Revelation
1
NAS (2)
Acts
1
Revelation
1
HCS (2)
Acts
1
Revelation
1
BSB (2)
Acts
1
Revelation
1
ESV (2)
Acts
1
Revelation
1
WEB (2)
Acts
1
Revelation
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κῠβερν-ήτης

(Aeol. κυμερνήτης, q.v.), ου, ὁ,

1. steersman, pilot, Il. 19.43, Od. 9.78, A. Supp. 770, Hdt. 2.164, Ar. Th. 837, Th. 7.70, Pl. R. 341c, etc.; skipper of Nileboat, ναύκληρος καὶ κ. PHib. 1.39.6 (iii B.C.), cf. PGiss. 11 (ii A.D.), etc.

2. metaph., guide, governor, E. Supp. 880, Pl. Phdr. 247c; as an official title, PMasp. 89 iii 1 (vi A.D.).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κυβερνήτης , -ου ,

(see κυβέρνησις ),

[in LXX for H2259, Ezekiel 27:8; Ezekiel 27:27-28, Proverbs 23:24, 4 Maccabees 7:1 *;]

1. a steersman, pilot: Acts 27:11, Revelation 18:17.

2. Metaph., a guide, governor (Eur., Plat.).†


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

κυβερνήτης in the sense of ";steersman,"; ";pilot,"; is common, e.g. P Oxy II. 276.6 (A.D. 77) κυβερνῆται π [λ ]οίο [υ ] ναυλωσίμου, ib. III. 522.15 (ii/A.D.) ναυτικ (οῦ) Ὡρίωνος κυβε (ρνήτου), P Tebt II. 370.3 (ii/iii A.D.) κυβερνήτου πλοίου. In OGIS 676.3 (A.D. 106–7) (= Archiv ii. p. 439, No. 43) we hear of an official described as—κυβερνήτου Νείλου. In Acts 27:11 τῷ κυβερνήτῃ καὶ τῷ ναυκλήρῳ is rendered by Ramsay (Paul, p. 322) ";the sailing-master and the captain.";

Isis is described as κυβερνῆτις in the literary papyrus P Oxy XI. 1380.69 (early ii/A.D.).

 

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List of Word Forms
κυβερνήταί κυβερνητη κυβερνήτη κυβερνήτῃ κυβερνητης κυβερνήτης κύβοις κύβον κυδοιμώ κύδος κύησιν kubernete kubernētē kubernetes kubernētēs kybernete kybernētē kybernḗtei kybernḗtēi kybernetes kybernētēs kybernḗtes kybernḗtēs
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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