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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, fixed his gaze on 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 of the God-fearing [fn]proselytes followed Paul G3972 and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, were 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 judge 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]district.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:9 - This man was listening to Paul G3972 as he spoke, who, when he had fixed his gaze on him and had seen 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, because he was [fn]the chief speaker.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:14 - But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul G3972 heard of 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, supposing him to be dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:2 - And when Paul G3972 and Barnabas had [fn]great dissension and debate with them, the brethren 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 what signs and wonders 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 called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brethren,
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 with many others also, the word of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:36 - After some days Paul G3972 said to Barnabas, “Let us return and visit the brethren 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 kept insisting that they should not take him along 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, being committed by the brethren to the grace of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:3 - Paul G3972 wanted this man to [fn]go 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 - A vision appeared to Paul G3972 in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:14 - A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; [fn]and the Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul. G3972
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:17 - Following after Paul G3972 and us, she kept crying out, saying, “These men are bond-servants of the Most High God, who are proclaiming to you [fn]the way of salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:18 - She continued doing this for many days. But Paul G3972 was greatly annoyed, and 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 [fn]gone, they seized Paul G3972 and Silas and dragged them into the market place before the authorities,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:25 - But 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 cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Do not harm yourself, for we are all here!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:29 - And he called 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 to release you. Therefore come out now and go in peace.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:37 - But Paul G3972 said to them, “They have beaten us in public without trial, men who are Romans, and have thrown us into prison; and now are they sending us away secretly? No indeed! But let them come themselves and bring us out.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:2 - And according to Paul’s G3972 custom, he went to 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 number of the leading women.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:10 - The brethren 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 brethren 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 at Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he was observing the city 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 observe that you are very religious in all respects.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:33 - So Paul G3972 went out of their midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:1 - After these things he 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, solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the [fn]Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:9 - And the Lord said to Paul G3972 in the night by a vision, “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 with one accord rose up against Paul G3972 and brought him before the 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 wrong or of vicious crime, O Jews, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:18 - Paul, G3972 having remained many days longer, took leave of the brethren and put out to sea for Syria, and with him were Priscilla and Aquila. In Cenchrea [fn]he had his hair cut, for he was keeping a vow.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:1 - It happened that while Apollos was at 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 the 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 his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking with tongues and prophesying.

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