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Strong's #3044 - Λίνος

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Noun Masculine
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Linus = "a net"
  1. a Christian at Rome, known to Paul and to Timothy, 2 Ti. 4:21, who was the first bishop of Rome after the apostles (A.D.
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Name of a Christian

Λίνος [ ], ,

I Linos, a mythical minstrel, Hes. Fr. 192, Theoc. 24.105, Apollod. 1.3.2.

II as Appellat., the song or lay of Linos, whether composed by him or upon him; λίνον δ' ὑπὸ καλὸν ἄειδε λεπταλέῃ φωνῇ sang the lay of Linos in accompaniment, Il. 18.570, cf. Pi. Fr. 139.5, Hdt. 2.79, E. HF 348 (lyr.), Ar.Byz. ap. Ath. 14.619c, and v. οἰτόλινος. (In Il. l. c. Zenod. read λίνος and interpreted it of the string of the instrument, which was orig. made of flax acc. to Sch.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Λίνος (not Λίνος (with R G Tr); see Passow (or Liddell and Scott), under the word; cf. Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 42), Λινου, , Linus, one of Paul's Christian associates; according to ecclesiastical tradition bishop of the church at Rome (cf. Hase, Polemik, edition 3, p. 131; Lipsius, Chronologie d. röm. Bischöfe, p. 146; (Dict. of Chris. Biog. under the word)): 2 Timothy 4:21.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(Rec. Αῖνος ), ου , ,

Linus: 2 Timothy 4:21.†

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
ελίπανας ελίπανε ελιπάνθη ελιπάνθησαν Λινος Λίνος λιπαίνει λιπανάτω Linos Línos
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