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Lexicon :: Strong's G5347 - phēstos

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

Φῆστος Phēstos, face'-tos; of Latin derivation; festal; Phestus (i.e. Festus), a Roman:—Festus.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G5347 in the following manner: Festus (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G5347 in the following manner: Festus (13x).
  1. [Porcius] Festus = "festival"

    1. the successor of Felix as procurator of Judea

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Φῆστος Phēstos, face'-tos; of Latin derivation; festal; Phestus (i.e. Festus), a Roman:—Festus.
Φῆστος, Φήστου, (Porcius) Festus, a procurator of Judaea, the successor of Felix (c. A.D. 60) (see Φῆλιξ (and references, especially Schürer, p. 308f)): Acts 24:27; Acts 25:1, 4, 9, 12-14, 22-24; Acts 26:24f, 32. (Josephus, Antiquities 20, 8, 9 and 9, 1; b. j. 2, 14, 1.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

24:27; 25; 25; 25:1; 25:4; 25:9; 26:24; 26:32

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5347 matches the Greek Φῆστος (phēstos),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:27 - But after two years had passed, Felix [fn]was succeeded by Porcius Festus G5347; and Felix, wanting to do the Jews a favor, left Paul imprisoned.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:1 - Festus G5347, then, after arriving in the province, went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea three days later.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:4 - Festus G5347 then answered that Paul was being kept in custody in Caesarea, and that he himself was about to leave shortly.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:9 - But Festus G5347, wanting to do the Jews a favor, replied to Paul and said, “Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem and [fn]stand trial before me on these charges?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:12 - Then when Festus G5347 had conferred with [fn]his council, he answered, “You have appealed to Caesar; to Caesar you shall go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:13 - Now when several days had passed, King Agrippa and Bernice arrived in Caesarea, paying their respects to Festus G5347.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:14 - And while they were spending many days there, Festus G5347 presented Paul’s case to the king, saying, “There is a man who was left as a prisoner by Felix;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:22 - Then Agrippa said to Festus G5347, “I also would like to hear the man myself.” “Tomorrow,” he *said, “you shall hear him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:23 - So, on the next day when Agrippa and Bernice came amid great pomp and entered the auditorium, [fn]accompanied by the commanders and the prominent men of the city, at the command of Festus G5347, Paul was brought before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:24 - And Festus G5347 *said, “King Agrippa, and all you gentlemen present with us, you see this man about whom all the people of the Jews appealed to me, both in Jerusalem and here, shouting that he ought not to live any longer.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:24 - While [fn]Paul was stating these things in his defense, Festus G5347 *said in a loud voice, “Paul, you are out of your mind! [fn]Your great learning is [fn]driving you insane.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:25 - But Paul *said, “I am not insane, most excellent Festus G5347; on the contrary, I am speaking out with [fn]truthful and rational words.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:32 - And Agrippa said to Festus G5347, “This man could have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar.”
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