Bartholomaios: "son of Tolmai," Bartholomew, one of the twelve apostlesOriginal Word: Βαρθολομαῖος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
Bartholomew, surname of Nathanael, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus.
918 Bartholomaíos – Bartholomew, probably a surname for Nathanael (literally the "son of Tolmai," cf. Mt 10:3; Jn 1:45ff). That is, Bartholomew's "first name" was apparently "Nathanael."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Aramaic origin bar
"son of Tolmai," Bartholomew, one of the twelve apostlesNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 918: ΒαρθολομαῖοςΒαρθολομαῖος
son of Tolmai), Bartholomew,
one of the twelve apostles of Christ: Matthew 10:3
; Mark 3:18
; Luke 6:14
; Acts 1:13
. (See Ναθαναήλ
and BB. DD.
Of Chaldee origin (bar and Talmay); son of Tolmai; Bar-tholomoeus, a Christian apostle -- Bartholomeus.
see HEBREW bar
see HEBREW Talmay