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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1200 - δεσμοφύλαξ

Transliteration
desmophýlax
Phonetics
des-mof-oo'-lax
Origin
from (G1199) and (G5441)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a keeper of a prison, a jailor
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (3)
Acts
3
NAS (3)
Acts
3
HCS (3)
Acts
3
BSB (3)
Acts
3
ESV (3)
Acts
3
WEB (4)
Acts
4
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δεσμο-φύλαξ [], ακος, ὁ,

gaoler, BGU 1138.12 (i B. C.), Acts 16:23, Luc. Tox. 30, Artem. 2.60.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† δεσμο -φύλαξ , -κος ,

(δεσμός , φύλαξ ),

a prison-keeper, gaoler: Acts 16:23; Acts 16:27; Acts 16:36 (cf. ἀρχιδ -, Genesis 39:21).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Petr III. 28 (e) verso (b).5 (iii/B.C.) παρεδόθη δὲ Παῶτι δεσμοφύλακι , ";but he was handed over to Paos the gaoler,"; P Lille I. 7.14 (iii/B.C.) οὗτος δὲ ἀπήγαγέν με εἰς τὸ αὖθι δεσμωτήριον , εἶπεν τῶι δεσμοφύ (λακι ) δι᾽ ἣν αἰτίαν συνέσχημαι . BGU IV. 1138.12 ff. (B.C. 19–8) (= Chrest. II. p. 123) ἐφάνη τῷ Κασίωι ὄντ (ι ) ἐντ ̣α ̣υ ̣ͅθ ̣α , τὸν τῆ (ς ) Σάιεως δεσμοφύλακ (α ) Χαιρήμονα καλέσαι , κα ̣ι ̣̣ ̣λ ̣ε ̣ν ̣χ ̣ο ̣(μένου ) α ̣ ̣το ( ) πρὸς ε ̣̀λ ̣ε ̣ν ̣χο (ν ) τοῦ Ἰσχυρίω (νος ), ὃ ἠδίκησ ̣ε ̣ν ̣, ἐμαρτύρησ (εν ) ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ Χ ̣α ̣ι ̣ρήμω (ν ) περὶ το ( ) παραδεδόσθαι αὑτῷ τὸν Παπία [ν κτλ . Cf. P Flor I. 2.75 (A.D. 265) where a certain person is nominated εἰς δεσμο [φυλακίαν τῆς ἐν τῇ ] μ ̣ητροπόλει εἱρκτῆς : on δεσμοφυλακία as a tax for the support of public prisons, see the editors’ introduction to P Fay 53.

 

 

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
δεσμοφυλακι δεσμοφύλακι δεσμοφυλαξ δεσμοφύλαξ desmophulaki desmophulax desmophylaki desmophýlaki desmophylax desmophýlax
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2023. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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