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Lexicon :: Strong's G3972 - paulos

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paulos (Key)
Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Latin origin
Strong’s Definitions

Παῦλος Paûlos, pow'-los; of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle:—Paul, Paulus.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x

The KJV translates Strong's G3972 in the following manner: Paul (163x), Paulus (the deputy) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x
The KJV translates Strong's G3972 in the following manner: Paul (163x), Paulus (the deputy) (1x).
  1. Paul or Paulus = "small or little"

    1. Paul was the most famous of the apostles and wrote a good part of the NT, the 14 Pauline epistles1

    2. Paulus was a deputy or pro-consul of Cyprus and is said to be a prudent man, in the management of affairs, as a governor

1. Note by BLB [Some people believe that there are 14 Pauline epistles, including the book of Hebrews.]

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Παῦλος Paûlos, pow'-los; of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle:—Paul, Paulus.
Παῦλος, Παύλου, (a Latin proper name, Paulus), Paul. Two persons of this name are mentioned in the N. T., viz.:
1. Sergius Paulus, a Roman propraetor (proconsul; cf. Σέργιος, and B. D., under the phrase, Sergius Paulus), converted to Christ by the agency of the apostle Paul: Acts 13:7.
2. the apostle Paul, whose Hebrew name was Saul (see Σαούλ, Σαῦλος). He was born at Tarsus in Cilicia (Acts 9:11; Acts 21:39; Acts 22:3) of Jewish parents (Philippians 3:5). His father was a Pharisee (Acts 23:6) and a Roman citizen; hence, he himself was a Roman citizen by birth (Acts 22:28; Acts 16:37). He was endowed with remarkable gifts, both moral and intellectual. He learned the trade of a σκηνοποιός (which see). Brought to Jerusalem in early youth, he was thoroughly indoctrinated in the Jewish theology by the Pharisee Gamaliel (Acts 22:3; Acts 5:34). At first he attacked and persecuted the Christians most fiercely; at length, on his way to Damascus, he was suddenly converted to Christ by g miracle, and became an indefatigable and undaunted preacher of Christ; and the founder of many Christian churches. And not only by his unwearied labors did he establish a claim to the undying esteem of the friends of Christianity, but also by the fact, which appears from his immortal Epistles, that he caught perfectly the mind of his heavenly Master and taught most unequivocally that salvation was designed by God for all men who repose a living faith in Jesus Christ, and that bondage to the Mosaic law is wholly incompatible with the spiritual liberty of which Christ is the author. By his zeal and doctrine he drew upon himself the deadly hatred of the Jews, who at Jerusalem in the year 57 (or 58 according to the more common opinion; yet see the chronological table in Meyer (or Lange) on Acts; Farrar, St. Paul, ii. excurs. x.) brought about his imprisonment; and as a captive he was carried first to Caesarea in Palestine, and two years later to Rome, where he suffered martyrdom (in the year 64). For the number of those daily grows smaller who venture to defend the ecclesiastical tradition for which Eusebius is responsible (h. e. 2, 22, 2) (but of which traces seem to be found in Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 5, 7 [ET]; can. Murator. (cf. Westcott, Canon, 5th edition, p. 521f)), according to which Paul, released from this imprisonment, is said to have preached in Spain and Asia Minor; and subsequently, imprisoned a second-time, to have been at length put to death at Rome in the year 67 or 68, while Nero was still emperor. (On this point cf. Meyer on Romans, Introduction, § 1; Harnack on Clement to the Romans, the passage cited; Lightfoot, ibid., p. 49f; Holtzmann, Die Pastoralbriefe, Einl., chapter iv., p. 37ff; references in Heinichen's note on Eusebius, h. e. as above; see Hofmann, Die heilige Schrift Neuen Testaments. 5ter Theil, p. 4ff; Farrar, St. Paul, vol. ii. excurs. viii.; Schaff, History of Apostolic Christianity (1882), p. 331f) Paul is mentioned in the N. T. not only in the Acts and in the Epistles from his pen, but also in 2 Peter 3:15. (For bibliog. references respecting his life and its debatable points see the article Paulus by Woldemar Schmidt in Herzog edition 2 vol. xi., pp. 356-389.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:34; 9:11; 13:7; 16:37; 21:39; 22:3; 22:3; 22:28; 23:6
1 Corinthians
5; 5:7
2 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3972 matches the Greek Παῦλος (paulos),
which occurs 164 times in 160 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 4 (Act 13:7–Act 19:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:7 - who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus G3972, a man of intelligence. This man summoned Barnabas and Saul and sought to hear the word of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:9 - But Saul, who was also known as Paul G3972, [fn]filled with the Holy Spirit, stared at him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:13 - Now Paul G3972 and his companions put out to sea from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia; but John left them and returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:16 - Paul G3972 stood up, and motioning with his hand said,
“Men of Israel, and you who fear God, listen:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:43 - Now when the meeting of the synagogue had broken up, many of the Jews and the God-fearing [fn]proselytes followed Paul G3972 and Barnabas, who were speaking to them and urging them to continue in the grace of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:45 - But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul G3972, and were [fn]blaspheming.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:46 - Paul G3972 and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first. Since you repudiate it and consider yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:50 - But the Jews incited the [fn]devout women of prominence and the leading men of the city, and instigated a persecution against Paul G3972 and Barnabas, and drove them out of their [fn]region.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:9 - This man was listening to Paul G3972 as he spoke. Paul looked at him intently and saw that he had faith to be [fn]made well,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:11 - When the crowds saw what Paul G3972 had done, they raised their voice, saying in the Lycaonian language, “The gods have become like men and have come down to us!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:12 - And they began calling Barnabas, [fn]Zeus, and Paul G3972, [fn]Hermes, since he was [fn]the chief speaker.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:14 - But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul G3972 heard about it, they tore their [fn]robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:19 - But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul G3972 and dragged him out of the city, thinking that he was dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:2 - And after Paul G3972 and Barnabas had [fn]a heated argument and debate with them, the brothers determined that Paul G3972 and Barnabas and some others of them should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders concerning this issue.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:12 - All the people kept silent, and they were listening to Barnabas and Paul G3972 as they were relating all the signs and wonders that God had done through them among the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:22 - Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them to send to Antioch with Paul G3972 and Barnabas: Judas who was called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:25 -

it seemed good to us, having [fn]become of one mind, to select men to send to you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul G3972,

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:35 - But Paul G3972 and Barnabas stayed in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:36 - After some days Paul G3972 said to Barnabas, “Let’s return and visit the brothers and sisters in every city in which we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:38 - But Paul G3972 was of the opinion that they should not take along with them this man who had deserted them [fn]in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:40 - But Paul G3972 chose Silas, and left after being entrusted by the brothers to the grace of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:3 - Paul G3972 wanted this man to leave with him; and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those parts, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:9 - And a vision appeared to Paul G3972 in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and pleading with him, and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:14 - A woman named Lydia was listening; she was a seller of purple fabrics from the city of Thyatira, and a worshiper of God. [fn]The Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul G3972.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:17 - She followed Paul G3972 and us and cried out repeatedly, saying, “These men are bond-servants of the Most High God, who are proclaiming to you a way of salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:18 - Now she continued doing this for many days. But Paul G3972 was greatly annoyed, and he turned and said to the spirit, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her!” And it came out at that very [fn]moment.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:19 - But when her masters saw that their hope of profit was suddenly gone, they seized Paul G3972 and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the authorities,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:25 - Now about midnight Paul G3972 and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:28 - But Paul G3972 called out with a loud voice, saying, “Do not harm yourself, for we are all here!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:29 - And the jailer asked for lights and rushed in, and trembling with fear, he fell down before Paul G3972 and Silas;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:36 - And the jailer reported these words to Paul G3972, saying, “The chief magistrates have sent word that you be released. So come out now and go in peace.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:37 - But Paul G3972 said to them, “After beating us in public without due process—men who are Romans—they threw us into prison; and now they are releasing us secretly? No indeed! On the contrary, let them come [fn]in person and lead us out.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:2 - And according to Paul’s G3972 custom, he [fn]visited them, and for three Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:4 - And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul G3972 and Silas, [fn]along with a large number of the God-fearing Greeks and [fn]a significant number of the leading women.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:10 - The brothers immediately sent Paul G3972 and Silas away by night to Berea, [fn]and when they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:13 - But when the Jews of Thessalonica found out that the word of God had been proclaimed by Paul G3972 in Berea also, they came there as well, agitating and stirring up the crowds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:14 - Then immediately the brothers sent Paul G3972 out to go as far as the sea; and Silas and Timothy remained there.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:15 - Now those who escorted Paul G3972 brought him as far as Athens; and receiving a command for Silas and Timothy to come to him as soon as possible, they left.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:16 - Now while Paul G3972 was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he observed that the city was full of idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:22 - So Paul G3972 stood in the midst of the [fn]Areopagus and said, “Men of Athens, I see that you are very religious in all respects.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:33 - So Paul G3972 went out from among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:1 - After these events Paul left Athens and went to Corinth.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:5 - But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul G3972 began devoting himself completely to the word, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the [fn]Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:9 - And the Lord said to Paul G3972 by a vision at night, “Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:12 - But while Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews rose up together against Paul G3972 and brought him before the [fn]judgment seat,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:14 - But when Paul G3972 was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, “If it were a matter of some crime or vicious, unscrupulous act, O Jews, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:18 - Now Paul G3972, when he had remained many days longer, took leave of the brothers and sisters and sailed away to Syria, and Priscilla and Aquila were with him. [fn]Paul first had his hair cut at Cenchrea, for he was keeping a vow.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:1 - Now it happened that while Apollos was in Corinth, Paul G3972 passed through the upper country and came to Ephesus, and found some disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:4 - Paul G3972 said, “John baptized with a baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in Him who was coming after him, that is, in Jesus.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:6 - And when Paul G3972 had laid hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them and they began speaking with tongues and prophesying.

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