Theophilos: "friend of God," Theophilus, the addressee of Luke and ActsOriginal Word: Θεόφιλος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
Theophilus, a friend of Luke of equestrian rank, to whom the Gospel and Acts are dedicated.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
"friend of God," Theophilus, the addressee of Luke and ActsNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2321: ΘεόφιλοςΘεόφιλος
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