Silas: Silas, a fellow missionary of PaulOriginal Word: Σίλας, ᾶ, ὁPart of Speech:
Silas, a pet-form of the name Silvanus; a Roman citizen and a helper of Paul.
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of Aramaic originDefinition
Silas, a fellow missionary of PaulNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4609: ΣιλᾶςΣιλᾶς
(genitive not found (except Josephus
, Vita17 Σιλᾷ
)), dative Σιλᾷ
, accusative Σιλᾶν
, 20 (18)), ὁ
(contracted from Σιλουανός
, which see; Winer
's Grammar, 103 (97)), a Roman citizen (Acts 16:37
f), 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 .)<1>
Contraction for Silouanos; Silas, a Christian -- Silas.
see GREEK Silouanos