Lectionary Calendar
Saturday, July 20th, 2024
the Week of Proper 10 / Ordinary 15
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day and support a great cause!
Click here to learn more!

Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #3974 - Πάφος

of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
Paphos = "boiling or hot"
  1. a maritime city on the west end of Cyprus, with a harbour. It was the residence of a Roman proconsul. "Old Paphos" was noted for the worship and shrine of Venus (Aphrodite) and lay some 7 miles (10 km) to the south-east of it.
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (2)
Acts 2
BSB (2)
Acts 2
CSB (2)
Acts 2
ESV (2)
Acts 2
KJV (2)
Acts 2
LEB (0)
The Lexham English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
LSB (2)
Acts 2
N95 (2)
Acts 2
NAS (2)
Acts 2
NLT (2)
Acts 2
WEB (2)
Acts 2
YLT (2)
Acts 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Πάφος [ ], ,

Paphos, Od. 8.363, h.Ven. 59: Adj. Πάφιος [ ], α, ον, freq. of Aphrodite, νὴ τὴν Π. Ἀφροδίτην Ar. Lys. 556: abs. ἡ Παφίη AP 5.30 (Antip. Thess.), 93 (Rufin.), etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Πάφος (perhaps from the root meaning, 'to cozen'; cf. Pape, Eigennamen, under the word), Πάφου, , Paphos (now Baffa], a maritime city on the island of Cyprus, with a harbor. It was the residence of the Roman proconsul. Old Paphos (now Kuklia), formerly noted for the worship and shrine of Venus (Aphrodite), lay some 7 miles or more southeast of it (Mela 2, 7; Pliny, h. n. 5, 31, 35; Tacitus, hist. 2, 2): Acts 13:6, 13. (Lewin, St. Paul, i. 120ff.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Πάφος , -ου , ,

Paphos, a city in Cyprus: Acts 13:6; Acts 13:13

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

For the occurrence of the name Peter, both in Greek and Latin, among the inscrr. in the first-century catacomb of Priscilla at Rome, see Edmundson The Church in Rome, p. 52.

The name is found in such early Christian papyrus letters as P Iand 11.9 (iii/A.D.) τῷ κυρίῳ μου ἀδελφῷ Πέτρῳ, PSI III. 208.2 (iii/iv A.D.) χ ̣αῖρε ἐν κ (υρί), ἀγαπητὲ [ἄδ ]ελφε Πέτρε.


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
Παφου Πάφου πάχει πάχη πάχνη πάχνην πάχος Paphou Páphou
Ads FreeProfile