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Κηφᾶς, ᾶ, ὁ
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Cephas (Aramaic for Peter), rock
Cephas, Rock, rendered into Greek by Πέτρος, Jn. 1:42; 1 Cor. 1:12; 3:22; 9:5; 15:5; Gal. 1:18; 2:9, 11, 14*

Greek-English Concordance for Κηφᾶς

John 1:42 He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him intently and said, “You are Simon, the son of John; you will be called Cephas” (Kēphas | Κηφᾶς | nom sg masc) (which is translated “Peter”).
1 Corinthians 1:12 What I mean is this: each of you is saying, “I am with Paul,” or, “I am with Apollos,” or, “I am with Cephas,” (Kēpha | Κηφᾶ | gen sg masc) or, “I am with Christ.”
1 Corinthians 3:22 whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas (Kēphas | Κηφᾶς | nom sg masc) or the world or life or death or the present or the future — all are yours,
1 Corinthians 9:5 Do we not have the right to the company of a believing wife, as also the other apostles, the Lord’s brothers, and Cephas (Kēphas | Κηφᾶς | nom sg masc) do?
1 Corinthians 15:5 and that he appeared to Cephas (Kēpha | Κηφᾷ | dat sg masc), then to the twelve.
Galatians 1:18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Cephas (Kēphan | Κηφᾶν | acc sg masc) and stayed with him fifteen days.
Galatians 2:9 and when James and Cephas (Kēphas | Κηφᾶς | nom sg masc) and John, who were acknowledged pillars, recognized the grace that had been given to me, they gave to Barnabas and me the right hand of fellowship, agreeing that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.
Galatians 2:11 But when Cephas (Kēphas | Κηφᾶς | nom sg masc) came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.
Galatians 2:14 But when I saw that they were not behaving in a manner consistent with the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas (Kēpha | Κηφᾷ | dat sg masc) before them all, “If you, born a Jew, live like a Gentile and not like a Jew, by what right are you trying to make the Gentiles live like Jews?”