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Lexicon :: Strong's G5344 - phēlix

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Φῆλιξ
Transliteration
phēlix (Key)
Pronunciation
fay'-lix
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Latin origin
Strong’s Definitions

Φῆλιξ Phēlix, fay'-lix; of Latin origin; happy; Phelix (i.e. Felix), a Roman:—Felix.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G5344 in the following manner: Felix (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G5344 in the following manner: Felix (9x).
  1. Felix = "happy"

    1. a Roman procurator of Judea appointed by the emperor Claudius in A.D. 53. He ruled the province in a mean, cruel, and profligate manner. His period of office was full of troubles and seditions. Paul was brought before Felix at Caesarea. He was remanded in prison, and kept there two years in hopes of extorting money from him. Acts 24:26,27. At the end of that time Porcius Festus was appointed to supersede Felix, who, on his return to Rome, was accused by the Jews in Caesarea, and would have suffered the penalty due to his atrocities had not his brother Pallas prevailed with the emperor Nero to spare him. The wife of Felix was Drusilla, daughter of Herod Agrippa I., who was his third wife and whom he persuaded to leave her husband and marry him.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Φῆλιξ Phēlix, fay'-lix; of Latin origin; happy; Phelix (i.e. Felix), a Roman:—Felix.
STRONGS NT 5344: Φῆλιξ
Φῆλιξ (Lachmann Φῆλιξ (so Tr in Acts 24:22 (by mistake?)); cf. Lipsius, Grammat. Untersuch., p. 37; Buttmann, 13 (12); (Tdf. Proleg., p. 104; and references under the word κῆρυξ)) (literally, 'happy', 'fortunate'), Φήλικος, (Claudius (but in Tacitus, hist. 5, 9 called Antonius)) Felix, the eleventh procurator of Judaea (apparently between A.D. 52 and 60). He was a freedman of Claudius and his mother Antonia, and the brother of Pallas, the powerful favorite of the emperor. He first married Drusilla ((?) see Dict. of Greek and Rom. Biogr. under the word, 4), the granddaughter of Cleopatra and Antony; and afterward Drusilla, the daughter of Derod Agrippa. According to Tacitus, "per omnem saevitiam ac libidinem jus regium servili ingenio exercuit," and by his cruelty and injustice he stimulated the rage of the turbulent Jews against the Roman rule. When he had retired from the province and come to Rome, the Jews of Caesarea accused him before the emperor, but through the intercession of his brother Pallas he was acquitted by Nero (cf. Tacitus, hist. 5, 9, 5f; annal. 12, 54; Suetonius, vit. Claudii, 28; Josephus, Antiquities 20, 7, 1f and 8, 5f; 7, 9; b. j. 2, 13): Acts 23:24, 26; Acts 24:3, 22, 24f, 27; Acts 25:14. Cf. Winers RWB, under the word; Paret in Herzog iv. 354; (V. Schmidt in Herzog edition 2, iv. 518f); Overbeck in Schenkel ii., 263f; Schürer, Neutest. Zeitgesch., p. 303f § 19, 4; (Farrar, St. Paul, chapter xli.).
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5344 matches the Greek Φῆλιξ (phēlix),
which occurs 9 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:24 - κτήνη τε παραστῆσαι ἵνα ἐπιβιβάσαντες τὸν Παῦλον διασώσωσι πρὸς Φήλικα G5344 τὸν ἡγεμόνα
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:26 - Κλαύδιος Λυσίας τῷ κρατίστῳ ἡγεμόνι Φήλικι G5344 χαίρειν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:3 - πάντῃ τε καὶ πανταχοῦ ἀποδεχόμεθα κράτιστε Φῆλιξ G5344 μετὰ πάσης εὐχαριστίας
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:22 - ἀνεβάλετο δὲ αὐτοὺς Φῆλιξ G5344 ἀκριβέστερον εἰδὼς τὰ περὶ τῆς ὁδοῦ εἴπας ὅταν Λυσίας χιλίαρχος καταβῇ διαγνώσομαι τὰ καθ᾽ ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:24 - μετὰ δὲ ἡμέρας τινὰς παραγενόμενος Φῆλιξ G5344 σὺν Δρουσίλλῃ τῇ ἰδίᾳ γυναικὶ οὔσῃ Ἰουδαίᾳ μετεπέμψατο τὸν Παῦλον καὶ ἤκουσεν αὐτοῦ περὶ τῆς εἰς Χριστὸν Ἰησοῦν πίστεως
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:25 - διαλεγομένου δὲ αὐτοῦ περὶ δικαιοσύνης καὶ ἐγκρατείας καὶ τοῦ κρίματος τοῦ μέλλοντος ἔμφοβος γενόμενος Φῆλιξ G5344 ἀπεκρίθη τὸ νῦν ἔχον πορεύου καιρὸν δὲ μεταλαβὼν μετακαλέσομαί σε
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:27 - διετίας δὲ πληρωθείσης ἔλαβεν διάδοχον Φῆλιξ G5344 Πόρκιον Φῆστον θέλων τε χάριτα καταθέσθαι τοῖς Ἰουδαίοις Φῆλιξ G5344 κατέλιπε τὸν Παῦλον δεδεμένον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:14 - ὡς δὲ πλείους ἡμέρας διέτριβον ἐκεῖ Φῆστος τῷ βασιλεῖ ἀνέθετο τὰ κατὰ τὸν Παῦλον λέγων ἀνήρ τίς ἐστιν καταλελειμμένος ὑπὸ Φήλικος G5344 δέσμιος

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