3807. paidagógos
Strong's Concordance
paidagógos: a trainer of boys, i.e. a tutor
Original Word: παιδαγωγός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: paidagógos
Phonetic Spelling: (pahee-dag-o-gos')
Definition: a trainer of boys, a tutor
Usage: a boy's guardian or tutor, a slave who had charge of the life and morals of the boys of a family, not strictly a teacher.
HELPS Word-studies

3807 paidagōgós (from 3816 /país, "a child under development by strict instruction") – properly, a legally appointed overseer, authorized to train (bring) up a child by administering discipline, chastisement, and instruction, i.e. doing what was necessary to promote development.

3807 (paidagōgos) is used of the role of the Law (OT), especially the necessary "letter" (foundation, technicalities) needed to establish the doctrines of salvation, grace, faith, etc.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pais and agó
a trainer of boys, i.e. a tutor
NASB Translation
tutor (2), tutors (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3807: παιδαγωγός

παιδαγωγός, παιδαγωγου, (from παῖς, and ἀγωγός a leader, escort), from Herodotus 8, 75 down; a tutor (Latinpaedagogus) i. e. a guide and guardian of boys. Among the Greeks and Romans the name was applied to trustworthy slaves who were charged with the duty of supervising the life and morals of boys belonging to the better class. The boys were not allowed so much as to step out of the house without them before arriving at the age of manhood; cf. Fischer under the word in index 1 to Aeschines dial. Socrates; Hermann, Griech. Privatalterthümer, § 34, 15ff; (Smith, Dict. of Greek and Rom. Antiq. under the word; Becker, Charicles (English translation, 4th edition), p. 226f). They are distinguished from οἱ διδάσκαλοι: Xenophon, de rep. Lac. 3, 2; Plato, Lysias, p. 208 c.; (Diogenes Laërtius 3, 92. The name carries with it an idea of severity (as of a stern censor and enforcer of morals) in 1 Corinthians 4:15, where the father is distinguished from the tutor as one whose discipline is usually milder, and in Galatians 3:24f where the Mosaic law is likened to a tutor because it arouses the consciousness of sin, and is called παιδαγωγός εἰς Χριστόν, i. e. preparing the soul for Christ, because those who have learned by experience with the law that they are not and cannot be commended to God by their works, welcome the more eagerly the hope of salvation offered them through the death and resurrection of Christ, the Son of God.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
instructor, schoolmaster.

From pais and a reduplicated form of ago; a boy-leader, i.e. A servant whose office it was to take the children to school; (by implication, (figuratively) a tutor ("paedagogue")) -- instructor, schoolmaster.

see GREEK pais

see GREEK ago

Forms and Transliterations
παιδαγωγον παιδαγωγόν παιδαγωγος παιδαγωγός παιδαγωγὸς παιδαγωγους παιδαγωγούς παιδαγωγοὺς paidagogon paidagogón paidagōgon paidagōgón paidagogos paidagogòs paidagōgos paidagōgòs paidagogous paidagogoùs paidagōgous paidagōgoùs
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Corinthians 4:15 N-AMP
GRK: γὰρ μυρίους παιδαγωγοὺς ἔχητε ἐν
NAS: countless tutors in Christ,
KJV: ten thousand instructors in
INT: indeed ten thousand tutors you should have in

Galatians 3:24 N-NMS
GRK: ὁ νόμος παιδαγωγὸς ἡμῶν γέγονεν
NAS: has become our tutor [to lead us] to Christ,
KJV: our schoolmaster [to bring us] unto
INT: the law tutor of us has been

Galatians 3:25 N-AMS
GRK: οὐκέτι ὑπὸ παιδαγωγόν ἐσμεν
NAS: we are no longer under a tutor.
KJV: no longer under a schoolmaster.
INT: no longer under a tutor we are

Strong's Greek 3807
3 Occurrences

παιδαγωγόν — 1 Occ.
παιδαγωγὸς — 1 Occ.
παιδαγωγοὺς — 1 Occ.

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