2321. Theophilos
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Theophilos: "friend of God," Theophilus, the addressee of Luke and Acts
Original Word: Θεόφιλος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Theophilos
Phonetic Spelling: (theh-of'-il-os)
Short Definition: Theophilus
Definition: Theophilus, a friend of Luke of equestrian rank, to whom the Gospel and Acts are dedicated.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from theos and philos
"friend of God," Theophilus, the addressee of Luke and Acts
NASB Translation
Theophilus (2).

STRONGS NT 2321: Θεόφιλος

Θεόφιλος, Θεοφιλου (Θεός and φίλος), Theophilus, a Christian to whom Luke inscribed his Gospel and Acts of the Apostles: Luke 1:3; Acts 1:1. The conjectures concerning his family, rank, nationality, are reviewed by (among others) Winer's RWB, under the word; Bleek on Luke 1:3; (B. D., under the word); see also under κράτιστος.


From theos and philos; friend of God; Theophilus, a Christian -- Theophilus.

see GREEK theos

see GREEK philos

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