1200. desmophulax
Strong's Concordance
desmophulax: a prison keeper
Original Word: δεσμοφύλαξ, ακος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: desmophulax
Phonetic Spelling: (des-mof-oo'-lax)
Definition: a prison keeper
Usage: a keeper of a prison, a jailer.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from desmos and phulax
Definition
a prison keeper
NASB Translation
jailer (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1200: δεσμοφύλαξ

δεσμοφύλαξ, δεσμοφυλακος, (δεσμός and φύλαξ, like θησαυροφύλαξ (cf. with 100 (95))), a keeper of a prison, a jailer: Acts 16:23, 27, 36. (Josephus, Antiquities 2, 5, 1; Lucian, Tox. 30; (Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 3, 60; others); ἀρχιδεσμοφύλαξ, Genesis 39:21-23.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
jailor, keeper of the prison.

From desmon and phulax; a jailer (as guarding the prisoners) -- jailor, keeper of the prison.

see GREEK desmon

see GREEK phulax

Forms and Transliterations
δεσμοφυλακι δεσμοφύλακι δεσμοφυλαξ δεσμοφύλαξ desmophulaki desmophulax desmophylaki desmophýlaki desmophylax desmophýlax
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 16:23 N-DMS
GRK: παραγγείλαντες τῷ δεσμοφύλακι ἀσφαλῶς τηρεῖν
NAS: commanding the jailer to guard
KJV: charging the jailor to keep
INT: having charged the jailor safely to keep

Acts 16:27 N-NMS
GRK: γενόμενος ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ καὶ ἰδὼν
NAS: When the jailer awoke and saw
KJV: And the keeper of the prison awaking
INT: having been the jailor and having seen

Acts 16:36 N-NMS
GRK: δὲ ὁ δεσμοφύλαξ τοὺς λόγους
NAS: And the jailer reported these
KJV: And the keeper of the prison told this
INT: moreover the jailor the words

Strong's Greek 1200
3 Occurrences


δεσμοφύλακι — 1 Occ.
δεσμοφύλαξ — 2 Occ.











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