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Entry for Strong's #2037 - Ἔραστος

Transliteration
Érastos
Phonetics
er'-as-tos  
Word Origin
from erao (to love)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
Erastus = "beloved"
  1. a companion of the apostle Paul
  2. the chamberlain or rather the public treasurer, of Corinth
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Acts 1
Romans 1
2 Timothy 1
Acts 1
Romans 1
2 Timothy 1
Acts 1
Romans 1
2 Timothy 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASM 1
N-NSM 2
N-ASM 1
N-NSM 1
N-ASM 1
N-NSM 2
NA WH
N-ASM 1
N-NSM 1
N-ASM 1
N-NSM 3


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐραστ-ός, ή, όν,

= ἐρατός,

beloved, lovely, in Prose the usual form, Pl. Smp. 204c, Phdr. 250d; also in [ Simon. ] 178.1; τόνδε δρόμον ποίησεν ἐραστόν IG 12.817: Comp., AP 12.197 (Strat.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ἔραστος, Ἐραστου, , Erastus, (ἐραστός beloved, (cf. Chandler § 325; Lipsius, Gram. Untersuch., p. 30)), the name of two Christians:

1. the companion of the apostle Paul, Acts 19:22;

2. the city treasurer of Corinth, Romans 16:23. Which of the two is meant in 2 Timothy 4:20 cannot be determined.

STRONGS NT 2037a: ἐραυνάω ἐραυνάω, a later and especially Alexandrian (cf. Sturz, Dial. Maced. et Alex., p. 117) form for ἐρευνάω, which see. Cf. Tdf. edition 7 min. Proleg., p. 37; (the major edition, p. 34; especially ed. 8 Proleg., p. 81f); Buttmann, 58 (50).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Έραστος , -ου , ,

Erastus;

1. a companion of St. Paul, Acts 19:22, and prob. 2 Timothy 4:20.

2. The treasurer of Corinth, Romans 16:23.†


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 this common name it is sufficient to refer to Syll 388 (A.D. 129) where we hear of an Ἔραστος, a shipowner of Ephesus.

 

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
εράσθητι Εραστον Ἔραστον Εραστος Ἔραστος εργάβ ηράσθη Eraston Éraston Erastos Érastos
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