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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3966 - πατριάρχης

Transliteration
patriárchēs
Phonetics
pat-ree-arkh'-ace  
Word Origin
from (3965) and (757)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. patriarch, founder of a tribe, progenitor
    1. of the twelve sons of Jacob, founders of the tribes of Israel
    2. of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1 ‑ אָב (awb);  7218 ‑ רֹאשׁ (roshe);  8269 ‑ שַׂר (sar);  8269 ‑ שַׂר (sar);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Acts 3
Hebrews 1
Acts 3
Hebrews 1
Acts 3
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-APM 1
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 1
N-APM 1
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 1
N-APM 1
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 1
NA WH
N-APM 1
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 1
N-APM 1
N-GSM 2
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πατρι-άρχης, ου, ὁ,

(πατρι)

father or chief of a race, patriarch, LXX 1 Chronicles 27:22, Acts 2:29, Acts 7:8, Hebrews 7:4.

II title borne by the Bishops of Rome, Constantinople, Jerusalem, Antioch, and Alexandria, Just. Nov. 3.2, etc.: Adj. πατρι-αρχικός, ή, όν, of or belonging to him, θρόνος ib. 7 Praef. 1, cf. Cod.Just. 1.5.12.22.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πατριάρχης, πατριάρχου, (πατριά and ἄρχω; see ἑκατοντάρχης), a Hellensitic word (Winers Grammar, 26), a patriarch, founder of a tribe, progenitor: used of David, Acts 2:29; of the twelve sons of Jacob, founders of the several tribes of Israel, Acts 7:8f; of Abraham, Hebrews 7:4; of the same and Isaac and Jacob, 4 Macc. 7:19; 16:25; used for הָאָבות רֹאשׁ, 1 Chronicles 24:31 (but the text here is uncertain); for שְׁבָטִים שַׂר, 1 Chronicles 27:22; for הַמֵּאות שַׂר, 2 Chronicles 23:20.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πατριάρχης , -ου ,

(< πατριά , ἄρχω ),

[in LXX: 1 Chronicles 24:31 (H1), 2 Chronicles 19:8; 2 Chronicles 26:12 (H1 H7218), 1 Chronicles 27:12 (H8269), 2 Chronicles 23:20 (H3967 H8269), 4 Maccabees 7:19; 4 Maccabees 16:25*;]

a patriarch: Acts 2:29; Acts 7:8-9, Hebrews 7:4.†


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

In Acts 14:6 ἡ περίχωρος (sc. γῆ) describes ";the country that lies round"; the two cities of Lystra and Derbe, ";where there were no cities but only villages organized after the Anatolian style, not according to the Hellenic municipal fashion"; (Ramsay Recent Discovery, p. 39 n..1 : cf. CRE p. 47 ff.).

 

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
πατριαρχαι πατριάρχαι πατριαρχας πατριάρχας πατριαρχης πατριάρχης πατριαρχου πατριάρχου πατριαρχών patriarchai patriárchai patriarchas patriárchas patriarches patriarchēs patriárches patriárchēs patriarchou patriárchou
Lectionary Calendar
Saturday, October 19th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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