4609. Silas
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Silas: Silas, a fellow missionary of Paul
Original Word: Σίλας, ᾶ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Silas
Phonetic Spelling: (see'-las)
Short Definition: Silas
Definition: Silas, a pet-form of the name Silvanus; a Roman citizen and a helper of Paul.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Aramaic origin
Silas, a fellow missionary of Paul
NASB Translation
Silas (13).

STRONGS NT 4609: Σιλᾶς

Σιλᾶς (genitive not found (except Josephus, Vita17 Σιλᾷ)), dative Σιλᾷ, accusative Σιλᾶν (Buttmann, 20 (18)), , Silas (contracted from Σιλουανός, which see; Winer's Grammar, 103 (97)), a Roman citizen (Acts 16:37f), the companion of the apostle Paul in several of his journeys, and his associate in preaching the gospel: Acts 15:22, 27, 32, 34 Rec., 40; Acts 16:19, 25, 29; Acts 17:4, 10, 14; Acts 18:5. (B. D., under the word .)


Contraction for Silouanos; Silas, a Christian -- Silas.

see GREEK Silouanos

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