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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3971 - πατρῷος

from (G3962)
Parts of Speech
  1. descending from father to son or from ancestors to their posterity as it were by right of inheritance
  2. received from the fathers
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1 ‑ אָב (awb);  
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KJV (3)
NAS (3)
HCS (3)
BSB (3)
ESV (3)
WEB (3)
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πατρῷος, α, ον,

also ος, ον A. Ag. 210 (lyr.), E. Supp. 1147 (lyr.), etc.; and Ion. πατρώϊος, η, ον, the only form used in Hom., Hes., and Hdt.; the former first in Thgn. 888, Pi. P. 4.290, though both use the longer form, Thgn. 521, Pi. P. 4.220; Thess. πατρούεος (q.v.): (πατήρ):

of or from one's father, coming or inherited from him, σκῆπτρον, ἔγχος, Il. 2.46, 19.387; τέμενος, δῶμα, οἶκος, 20.391, 21.44, Hes. Op. 376; ξεῖνος πατρώϊός ἐσσι παλαιός my old hereditary friend, Il. 6.215; π. ἑταῖροι Od. 2.254, 17.69; γαῖα πατρωΐη one's fatherland, 13.188, 251; πατρῴα γῆ Thgn. 888, Pi. P. 4.290, S. El. 67, etc.; π. οὖδας A. Ag. 503; ἄστυ S. OT 1450; δῶμα, ἑστία, κοῖται, E. Or. 1595, Hec. 22, S. El. 194 (lyr.); πατρώϊα one's father's goods, patrimony, Od. 17.80, 20.336, 22.61; τὰ π. Hdt. 9.26, Ar. Th. 819, Lys. 27.11, v.l. in Arist. Pol. 1303b34; τὰ π. χρήματα Ar. Av. 1658; θρόνος A. Pr. 230, cf. S. El. 268, etc.; δοῦλοι π. Hdt. 2.1; γέρεα Id. 7.104; θυσίαι D. 3.30 codd.; ἀρχή X. An. 1.7.6; π. δόξα hereditary glory, Id. HG 7.5.16 (but πατρῴα καὶ παππῴα δόξα of our fathers and grandfathers, D. 10.73); π. οἰκία, κλῆρος, And. 1.62, Pl. Chrm. 157e, Lg. 923d, etc.; οὐσία Anaxandr. 45; ἡ εἰρήνη ἡ π. IG 42(1).68.13 (Epid., iv B. C.); ἔχων π. ἡμῶν ὑποθήκην Sammelb. 7339.6 (i A. D.); π. θεοί tutelary gods of a family or people, as Apollo at Athens, S. Ph. 933, cf. Pl. Euthd. 302d, Arist. Ath. 55.3, Sammelb. 6262.5 (iii A. D.); Zeus among the Dorians, A. Fr. 162.3; πρὸς θεῶν π. καὶ μητρῴων X. HG 2.4.21, cf. Th. 7.69: sg., Berl.Sitzb. 1927.169 (Cyrene); Zeus was the θεὸς π. of Heracles, S. Tr. 288, 753; of Orestes, E. El. 671; Ζεὺς π. was also the god who protects parents' rights, Ar. Nu. 1468, Pl. Lg. 881d, etc.

II = cross πάτριος, of or belonging to one's father, μῆλα Od. 12.136; π. πρὸς στάθμαν Pi. P. 6.45; π. ἄεθλοι imposed by him, ib. 4.220; but π. ἆθλος of him, S. Ant. 856 (lyr.); π. γνώμη ib. 640; π. φόνοι, πήματα, Id. OC 990, 1196; π. χέρες A. Ag. 210 (lyr.), etc.; τὰ πατρώϊα the cause of one's father, opp. τὰ μητρώϊα, Hdt. 3.53. Gramm. distd. πατρῷος, as expressing patrimonial possession, from πάτριος as expressing hereditary manners, customs, institutions; v. Ammon. Diff. s. v., AB 297, Suid., etc. The distn. holds in Att. Prose; but Hom. and Hdt. use πατρώϊος only, and in all these senses; so also Trag. [ πάτριος shd. be restored in all passages in Trag. where the 2nd syll. is made short in anap. and lyr., E. Hec. 82, Tr. 162, Ba. 1368, El. 1315, Alc. 249; but γῆς ἀπὸ πατρωΐης ends a pentameter in IG 12.978.]

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πατρῷος , -α , -ον

(< πατήρ ),

[in LXX: Proverbs 27:10 (H1), Ezra 7:5; 2-4 Mac 12*;]

of one's fathers, received from one's fathers: Acts 22:3; Acts 24:14; Acts 28:17.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";flying,"; or as a neut. subst. ";a bird"; : Ostr 1523.3 (B.C. 127–6) ἔχω παρὰ σοῦ τὸ τῶν πετεινῶν, P Leid Wvi. 36 (ii/iii A.D.) (= II. p. 101) ἐὰν ἐπίπῃς (l. ἐπείπῃς) ἐπὶ πάντος πετι (= ει)νοῦ εἰς τὸ ὤτιον, τελευτήσει. See also the new Logion P Oxy IV. p. 5 (= White Sayings, p. 8).


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List of Word Forms
πατρωοις πατρώοις πατρῴοις πατρώον πατρωου πατρώου πατρῴου πατρωω πατρώω πατρῴῳ patrṓioi patrṓiōi patrṓiois patrṓiou patroo patrōō patroois patrōois patroou patrōou
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