πατριάρχης

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
πατριάρχης, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
patriarchēs
Simplified transliteration: 
patriarches
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3966
GK Number: 
4256
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1f
Gloss: 
patriarch, father of a nation
Definition: 
a patriarch, head or founder of a family, Acts 2:29; 7:8, 9; Heb. 7:4*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 2:29 My brothers, I can speak to you confidently about the patriarch (patriarchou | πατριάρχου | gen sg masc) David, that he is both dead and buried and his tomb is with us to this day.
Acts 7:8 And he gave him a covenant of circumcision; and so Abraham became the father of Isaac and circumcised him on the eighth day; and Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob of the twelve patriarchs (patriarchas | πατριάρχας | acc pl masc).
Acts 7:9 “And the patriarchs (patriarchai | πατριάρχαι | nom pl masc), jealous of Joseph, sold him into Egypt; but God was with him,
Hebrews 7:4 But see how great this man was to whom the patriarch (patriarchēs | πατριάρχης | nom sg masc) Abraham gave a tithe of the finest plunder.