Theophilos: "friend of God," Theophilus, the addressee of Luke and ActsOriginal Word: Θεόφιλος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (theh-of'-il-os)
Short Definition: Theophilus
Definition: Theophilus, a friend of Luke of equestrian rank, to whom the Gospel and Acts are dedicated.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from theos and philos
"friend of God," Theophilus, the addressee of Luke and Acts
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2321: Θεόφιλος
Θεόφιλος, Θεοφιλου (Θεός and φίλος), Theophilus, a Christian to whom Luke inscribed his Gospel and Acts of the Apostles: Luke 1:3; Acts 1:1. The conjectures concerning his family, rank, nationality, are reviewed by (among others) Winer's RWB, under the word; Bleek on Luke 1:3; (B. D., under the word); see also under κράτιστος.
Strong's Exhaustive ConcordanceTheophilus.
see GREEK theos
see GREEK philos
Forms and TransliterationsΘεοφιλε Θεόφιλε θεράπαινα θεράπαιναι θεράπαιναί θεραπαίναις θεραπαίνης Theophile Theóphile
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2321
Θεόφιλε — 2 Occ.
Luke 1:3 N-VMS
GRK: γράψαι κράτιστε Θεόφιλε
NAS: most excellent Theophilus;
KJV: in order, most excellent Theophilus,
INT: to write most excellent Theophilus