1359. Dioskouroi
Strong's Concordance
Dioskouroi: the Dioscuri, twin sons of Zeus (Castor and Pollux)
Original Word: Διόσκουροι, ων, οἱ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Dioskouroi
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-os'-koo-roy)
Definition: the Dioscuri, twin sons of Zeus (Castor and Pollux)
Usage: the Dioscuri, Castor and Pollux, sons of Zeus and Leda, and patrons of sailors.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from Dios (see diopetés) and pl. of kouros (boy)
the Dioscuri, twin sons of Zeus (Castor and Pollux)
NASB Translation
Twin brothers (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1359: Διόσκουροι

Διόσκουροι (Phrynichus prefers the form Διόσκοροι; in earlier Attic the dual τῷ Διοσκόρω was more usual, cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 235), Διοσκορων, οἱ (from Διός of Zeus, and κοῦρος; or κόρος, boy, as κόρη, girl), Dioscuri, the name given to Castor and ((Polydeuces, the Roman)) Pollux, the twin sons of Zeus and Leda, tutelary deities of sailors: Acts 28:11 (R. V. The Twin Brothers; cf. B. D. under the word ).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Castor and Pollux.

From the alternate of Zeus and a form of the base of korasion; sons of Jupiter, i.e. The twins Dioscuri -- Castor and Pollux.

see GREEK Zeus

see GREEK korasion

Forms and Transliterations
Διοσκουροις Διοσκούροις Dioskourois Dioskoúrois
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 28:11 N-DMP
GRK: Ἀλεξανδρινῷ παρασήμῳ Διοσκούροις
NAS: and which had the Twin Brothers for its figurehead.
KJV: whose sign was Castor and Pollux.
INT: an Alexandrian with a figurehead the twin gods [Castor and Pollux]

Strong's Greek 1359
1 Occurrence

Διοσκούροις — 1 Occ.

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