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For an Informed Love of God

φιλόσοφος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φιλόσοφος, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
philosophos
Simplified transliteration: 
philosophos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5386
GK Number: 
5815
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
philosopher
Definition: 
pr. a lover of science, a systematic philosopher, Acts 17:18*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 17:18 Also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers (philosophōn | φιλοσόφων | gen pl masc) were conversing with him, and some were asking, “What does this babbler want to say?” Others said, “He seems to be a proclaimer of strange gods,” for he was announcing the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.