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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3966 - πατριάρχης
πατρι-άρχης, ου, ὁ,
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. 18.104.22.168.
† πατριάρχης , -ου , ὁ
(< πατριά , ἄρχω ),
a patriarch: Acts 2:29; Acts 7:8-9, Hebrews 7:4.†
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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.).
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