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Lexicon :: Strong's G959 - bernikē

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Βερνίκη
Transliteration
bernikē (Key)
Pronunciation
ber-nee'-kay
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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a provincial form of φέρω (G5342) and νίκη (G3529)
mGNT
3x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
3x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Strong’s Definitions

Βερνίκη Berníkē, ber-nee'-kay; from a provincial form of G5342 and G3529; victorious; Bernice, a member of the Herodian family:—Bernice.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G959 in the following manner: Bernice (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G959 in the following manner: Bernice (3x).
  1. Bernice = "bring victory"

    1. the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I. Acts 12:1

      She was first married to her uncle Herod, king of Chalcis, and after his death (A.D. 48) she lived under circumstances of great suspicion with her own brother, Agrippa II, in connection with whom she is mentioned as having visited Festus on his appointment as procurator of Judea.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Βερνίκη Berníkē, ber-nee'-kay; from a provincial form of G5342 and G3529; victorious; Bernice, a member of the Herodian family:—Bernice.
STRONGS NT 959: Βερνίκη
Βερνίκη, -ης, , (for Βερενίκη, and this the Macedonic form [cf. Sturz, De dial. Mac., p. 31] of Φερενίκη [i. e. victorious]), Bernice or Berenice, daughter of Herod Agrippa the elder. She married first her uncle Herod, king of Chalcis, and after his death Polemon, king of Cilicia. Deserting him soon afterwards, she returned to her brother Agrippa, with whom previously when a widow she was said to have lived incestuously. Finally she became for a time the mistress of the emperor Titus (Josephus, Antiquities 19, 5, 1; 20, 7, 1 and 3; Tacitus, hist. 2, 2 and 81; Suetonius, Titus 7): Acts 25:13, 23; Acts 26:30. Cf. Hausrath in Schenkel i., p. 396f; [Farrar, St. Paul, ii. 599f].
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
25:13; 25:23; 26:30

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G959 matches the Greek Βερνίκη (bernikē),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:13 - ἡμερῶν δὲ διαγενομένων τινῶν Ἀγρίππας βασιλεὺς καὶ Βερνίκη G959 κατήντησαν εἰς Καισάρειαν ἀσπασάμενοι τὸν Φῆστον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:23 - τῇ οὖν ἐπαύριον ἐλθόντος τοῦ Ἀγρίππα καὶ τῆς Βερνίκης G959 μετὰ πολλῆς φαντασίας καὶ εἰσελθόντων εἰς τὸ ἀκροατήριον σύν τε χιλιάρχοις καὶ ἀνδράσιν τοῖς κατ᾽ ἐξοχὴν τῆς πόλεως καὶ κελεύσαντος τοῦ Φήστου ἤχθη Παῦλος
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:30 - ἀνέστη τε βασιλεὺς καὶ ἡγεμὼν τε Βερνίκη G959 καὶ οἱ συγκαθήμενοι αὐτοῖς

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