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Lexicon :: Strong's G4091 - pilatos

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

Πιλᾶτος Pilâtos, pil-at'-os; of Latin origin; close-pressed, i.e. firm; Pilatus, a Roman:—Pilate.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x

The KJV translates Strong's G4091 in the following manner: Pilate (55x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x
The KJV translates Strong's G4091 in the following manner: Pilate (55x).
  1. Pilate = "armed with a spear"

    1. the sixth Roman procurator of Judah and Samaria who ordered Christ to be crucified

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Πιλᾶτος Pilâtos, pil-at'-os; of Latin origin; close-pressed, i.e. firm; Pilatus, a Roman:—Pilate.
STRONGS NT 4091: Πιλᾶτος
Πιλᾶτος (L) Tr better Πιλᾶτος ((on the accent in manuscripts see Tdf. Proleg., p. 103; cf. Chandler § 326; Buttmann, p. 6 n.); Winers Grammar, § 6, 1 m.), T WH incorrectly Πειλᾶτος (but see Tdf. Proleg., p. 84f; WHs Appendix, p. 155; and cf. εἰ, ) (a Latin name, equivalent to 'armed with a pilum or javelin,' like Torquatus equivalent to 'adorned with the collar or neck-chain'; (so generally; but some would contract it from pileatus i. e. 'wearing the felt cap' (pileus), the badge of a manumitted slave; cf. Leyrer in Herzog as below; Plumptre in B. D. under the word (note))), Πιλάτου, (on the use of the article with the name cf. Winers Grammar, 113 (107) n.), Pontius Pilate, the fifth procurator of the Roman emperor in Judaea and Samaria (having had as predecessors Coponius, Marcus Ambivius, Annius Rufus, and Valerius Gratus). (Some writers (e. g. BB. DD., under the word) call Pilate the sixth procurator, reckoning Subinus as the first, he having had charge for a time, during the absence of Archelaus at Rome, shortly after the death of Herod; cf. Josephus, Antiquities 17, 9, 3.) He was sent into Judaea in the year, and remained in office ten years; (cf. Keim, Jesus von Naz. iii., p. 485f. (English translation, vi. 226f)). Although he saw that Jesus was innocent, yet, fearing that the Jews would bring an accusation against him before Caesar for the wrongs he had done them, and dreading the emperor's displeasure, he delivered up Jesus to their bloodthirsty demands and ordered him to be crucified. At length, in consequence of his having ordered the slaughter of the Samaritans assembled at Matt. Gerizim, Vitellius, the governor of Syria and father of the Vitellius who was afterward emperor, removed him from office and ordered him to go to Rome and answer their accusations; but before his arrival Tiberius died. Cf. Josephus, Antiquities 18, 2-4 and chapter 6, 5; b. j. 2, 9, 2 and 4; Philo, leg. ad Gaium § 38; Tacitus, ann. 15, 44. Eusebius (h. e. 2, 7, and Chron. ad ann. I. Gaii) reports that he died by his own hand. Various stories about his death are related in the Evangelia apocr. edition Tischendorf, p. 426ff (English translation, p. 231ff). He is mentioned in the N. T. in Matthew 27:2ff; Mark 15:1ff; Luke 3:1; Luke 13:1; Luke 23:1ff; John 18:29ff; John 19:1ff; Acts 3:13; Acts 4:27; Acts 13:28; 1 Timothy 6:18. A full account of him is given in Winers RWB, under the word Pilatus; (BB. DD. ibid.); Ewald, Geschichte Christus' u. seiner Zeit, edition 3, p. 82ff; Leyrer in Herzog xi., p. 663ff (2nd edition, p. 685ff); Renan, Vie de Jesus, 14me edition, p. 413ff (English translation, (N. Y. 1865), p. 333ff); Klöpper in Schenkel iv., p. 581f; Schürer, Neutest. Zeitgesch. § 17 c., p. 252ff; (Warneck, Pont. Pilatus as above with (pp. 210. Gotha, 1867)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

3:1; 13:1; 23:1
18:29; 19:1
3:13; 4:27; 13:28
1 Timothy

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4091 matches the Greek Πιλᾶτος (pilatos),
which occurs 55 times in 53 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 27:2–Act 3:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:2 - and they bound Him and led Him away, and handed Him over to Pilate G4091 the governor.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:13 - Then Pilate G4091 *said to Him, “Do You not hear how many things they are testifying against You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:17 - So when the people gathered together, Pilate G4091 said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you: Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:22 - Pilate G4091 *said to them, “Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?” They all *said, “[fn]Crucify Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:24 - Now when Pilate G4091 saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this Man’s blood; you yourselves shall see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:58 - This man went to Pilate G4091 and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate G4091 ordered it to be given to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:62 - Now on the next day, that is, the day which is after the preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered together with Pilate G4091,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:65 - Pilate G4091 said to them, “You have a guard; go, make it as secure as you know how.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:1 - Early in the morning the chief priests with the elders, scribes, and the entire [fn]Council immediately held a consultation; and they bound Jesus and led Him away, and turned Him over to Pilate G4091.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:2 - Pilate G4091 questioned Him: “So You are the King of the Jews?” And He answered him, It is as you say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:4 - But Pilate G4091 questioned Him again, saying, “Do You offer nothing in answer? See how many charges they are bringing against You!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:5 - But Jesus said nothing further in answer, so Pilate G4091 was amazed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:9 - Pilate G4091 answered them, saying, “Do you want me to release for you the King of the Jews?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:12 - And responding again, Pilate G4091 said to them, “Then what shall I do with Him whom you call the King of the Jews?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:14 - But Pilate G4091 said to them, “Why, what [fn]evil has He done?” But they shouted all the more, “Crucify Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:15 - Intent on satisfying the crowd, Pilate G4091 released Barabbas for them, and after having Jesus flogged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:43 - Joseph of Arimathea came, a prominent member of the Council, who was himself also waiting for the kingdom of God; and he gathered up courage and went in before Pilate G4091, and asked for the body of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:44 - Now Pilate G4091 wondered if He was dead by this time, and summoning the centurion, he questioned him as to whether He was already dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:1 - Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate G4091 was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee and his brother Philip was tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:1 - Now on that very occasion there were some present who reported to Him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate G4091 had [fn]mixed with their sacrifices.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:1 - Then the entire assembly of them set out and brought Him before Pilate G4091.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:3 - Now Pilate G4091 asked Him, saying, “So You are the King of the Jews?” And He answered him and said, It is as you say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:4 - But Pilate G4091 said to the chief priests and the crowds, “I find no grounds for charges in the case of this man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:6 - Now when Pilate G4091 heard this, he asked whether the man was a Galilean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:11 - And Herod, together with his soldiers, treated Him with contempt and mocked Him, dressing Him in a brightly shining robe, and sent Him back to Pilate G4091.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:12 - And so Herod and Pilate G4091 became friends with one another that very day; for previously, they had been enemies toward each other.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:13 - Now Pilate G4091 summoned to himself the chief priests, the [fn]rulers, and the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:20 - But Pilate G4091, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:24 - And so Pilate G4091 decided to have their demand carried out.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:52 - this man went to Pilate G4091 and asked for the body of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:29 - Therefore Pilate G4091 came out to them and *said, “What accusation are you bringing against this Man?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:31 - So Pilate G4091 said to them, “Take Him yourselves, and judge Him according to your law.” The Jews said to him, “We are not [fn]permitted to put anyone to death.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:33 - Therefore Pilate G4091 entered the Praetorium again, and summoned Jesus and said to Him, “You are the King of the Jews?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:35 - Pilate G4091 answered, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests handed You over to me; what have You done?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:37 - Therefore Pilate G4091 said to Him, “So You are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say correctly that I am a king. For this purpose I have been born, and for this I have come into the world: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:38 - Pilate G4091 *said to Him, “What is truth?”
And after saying this, he came out again to the Jews and *said to them, “I find no grounds at all for charges in [fn]His case.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:1 - So Pilate G4091 then took Jesus and [fn]had Him flogged.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:4 - And then Pilate G4091 came out again and *said to them, “See, I am bringing Him out to you so that you will know that I find no grounds at all for charges in [fn]His case.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:6 - So when the chief priests and the officers saw Him, they shouted, saying, “Crucify, crucify!” Pilate G4091 *said to them, “Take Him yourselves and crucify Him; for I find no grounds for charges in [fn]His case!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:8 - Therefore when Pilate G4091 heard this statement, he was even more afraid;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:10 - So Pilate G4091 *said to Him, “Are you not speaking to me? Do You not know that I have authority to release You, and I have authority to crucify You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:12 - As a result of this, Pilate G4091 [fn]made efforts to release Him; but the Jews shouted, saying, “If you release this Man, you are not a friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king [fn]opposes Caesar!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:13 - Therefore when Pilate G4091 heard these words, he brought Jesus out, and sat down on the judgment seat at a place called [fn]The Pavement—but in [fn]Hebrew, Gabbatha.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:15 - So they shouted, “Away with Him, away with Him, crucify Him!” Pilate G4091 *said to them, “Shall I crucify your King?” The chief priests answered, “We have no king except Caesar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:19 - Now Pilate G4091 also wrote an inscription and put it on the cross. It was written: “JESUS THE NAZARENE, THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:21 - So the chief priests of the Jews were saying to Pilate G4091, “Do not write, ‘The King of the Jews’; rather, write that He said, ‘I am King of the Jews.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:22 - Pilate G4091 answered, “What I have written, I have written.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:31 - Now then, since it was the day of preparation, to prevent the bodies from remaining on the cross on the Sabbath ([fn]for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews requested of Pilate G4091 that their legs be broken, and the bodies be taken away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:38 - Now after these things Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but a secret one for fear of the [fn]Jews, requested of Pilate G4091 that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate G4091 granted permission. So he came and took away His body.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:13 - “The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His [fn]servant Jesus, the one whom you handed over and disowned in the presence of Pilate G4091, when he had decided to release Him.

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