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Lexicon :: Strong's G3807 - paidagōgos

παιδαγωγός
Transliteration
paidagōgos
Pronunciation
pī-dä-gō-go's (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From παῖς (G3816) and a reduplicated form of ἄγω (G71)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:596,753

Strong’s Definitions

παιδαγωγός paidagōgós, pahee-dag-o-gos'; from G3816 and a reduplicated form of G71; a boy-leader, i.e. a servant whose office it was to take the children to school; (by implication, (figuratively) a tutor ("pædagogue")):—instructor, schoolmaster.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G3807 in the following manner: schoolmaster (2x), instructor (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G3807 in the following manner: schoolmaster (2x), instructor (1x).
  1. a tutor i.e. a guardian and guide of boys. Among the Greeks and the Romans the name was applied to trustworthy slaves who were charged with the duty of supervising the life and morals of boys belonging to the better class. The boys were not allowed so much as to step out of the house without them before arriving at the age of manhood.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παιδαγωγός paidagōgós, pahee-dag-o-gos'; from G3816 and a reduplicated form of G71; a boy-leader, i.e. a servant whose office it was to take the children to school; (by implication, (figuratively) a tutor ("pædagogue")):—instructor, schoolmaster.
STRONGS NT 3807: παιδαγωγός
παιδαγωγός, παιδαγωγου, (from παῖς, and ἀγωγός a leader, escort), from Herodotus 8, 75 down; a tutor (Latinpaedagogus) i. e. a guide and guardian of boys. Among the Greeks and Romans the name was applied to trustworthy slaves who were charged with the duty of supervising the life and morals of boys belonging to the better class. The boys were not allowed so much as to step out of the house without them before arriving at the age of manhood; cf. Fischer under the word in index 1 to Aeschines dial. Socrates; Hermann, Griech. Privatalterthümer, § 34, 15ff; (Smith, Dict. of Greek and Rom. Antiq. under the word; Becker, Charicles (English translation, 4th edition), p. 226f). They are distinguished from οἱ διδάσκαλοι: Xenophon, de rep. Lac. 3, 2; Plato, Lysias, p. 208 c.; (Diogenes Laërtius 3, 92. The name carries with it an idea of severity (as of a stern censor and enforcer of morals) in 1 Corinthians 4:15, where the father is distinguished from the tutor as one whose discipline is usually milder, and in Galatians 3:24f where the Mosaic law is likened to a tutor because it arouses the consciousness of sin, and is called παιδαγωγός εἰς Χριστόν, i. e. preparing the soul for Christ, because those who have learned by experience with the law that they are not and cannot be commended to God by their works, welcome the more eagerly the hope of salvation offered them through the death and resurrection of Christ, the Son of God.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Corinthians
4:15
Galatians
3:24

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3807 matches the Greek παιδαγωγός (paidagōgos),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:15 - For though ye have ten thousand instructors G3807 in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:24 - Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster G3807 to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:25 - But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster. G3807

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