4575. sebastos
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sebastos: reverend, august, hence Augustus, a Roman emperor
Original Word: Σεβαστός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: sebastos
Phonetic Spelling: (seb-as-tos')
Short Definition: august, venerated
Definition: (official Greek equivalent of Augustus), venerated, august, a title of the Roman emperors; hence secondarily: Augustan, imperial.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sebazomai
reverend, august, hence Augustus, a Rom. emperor
NASB Translation
Augustan (1), Emperor (1), Emperor's (1).

STRONGS NT 4575: σεβαστός

σεβαστός, σεβαστη, Σεβαστόν (σεβάζομαι);

1. reverend, venerable.

2. σεβαστός, Latinaugustus, the title of the Roman emperors: Acts 25:21, 25 (Strabo, Lucian, Herodian, Dio Cassius, others); adjective σεβαστός, σεβαστη, Σεβαστόν, Augustan, i. e. taking its name from the emperor; a title of honor which used to be given to certain legions, or cohorts, or battalions, for valor (ala augusta ob virtutem appellata. Corpus inscriptions Latin vii. n. 340, 341, 344): σπείρης Σεβαστῆς, the Augustan (Imperial) cohort, Acts 27:1 (λεγεών σεβαστη, Ptolemy, 2, 3, 30; 2, 9, 18; 4, 3, 30). The subject is fully treated by Schürer in the Zeitsehr. für wissensch. Theol. for 1875, p. 413ff


From sebazomai; venerable (august), i.e. (as noun) a title of the Roman Emperor, or (as adjective) imperial -- Augustus(-').

see GREEK sebazomai

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