Patmos: Patmos, an island in the Aegean SeaOriginal Word: Πάτμος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (pat'-mos)
Short Definition: Patmos
Definition: Patmos, a small rocky island in the Aegean sea, south-west of Ephesus.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain origin
Patmos, an island in the Aegean Sea
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3963: Πάτμος
Πάτμος, Πατμου, ἡ, Patmos, a small and rocky island in the Aegean Sea, reckoned as one of the Sporades (Thucydides 3, 33; Strabo 10, p. 488; Pliny, h. n. 4, 23); now called Patino or (chiefly in the middle ages (Howson)) Palmosa and having from four to five thousand Christian inhabitants (cf. Schubert, Raise in das Morgenland, Th. iii., pp. 425-443; Bleek, Vorless. üb. die Apokalypse, p. 157; Kneucker in Schenkel iv., p. 403f; (BB. DD. under the word)). In it John, the author of the Apocalypse, says the revelations were made to him of the approaching consummation of God's kingdom: Revelation 1:9. It has been held by the church, ever since the time of (Justin Martyr (dialog contra Trypho, § 81, p. 308 a. cf. Eusebius, h. e. 4, 18, 8; see Charteris, Canonicity, chapter 34:and note)and) Irenaeus adv. haer. 5, 30, that this John is the Apostle; see Ἰωάννης, 2 and 6.
Strong's Exhaustive ConcordancePatmos.
Of uncertain derivation; Patmus, an islet in the Mediterranean -- Patmos.
Forms and TransliterationsΠατμω Πάτμῳ πατράδελφος πατραδέλφου Patmo Patmō Pátmoi Pátmōi
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