3816: παῖς

Noun, Feminine eller Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G3816 παῖς, παιδός, ὁ, ἡ

Transliteration: paîs

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine eller Noun, Masculine

Definition: (a) a male child, boy, (b) a male slave, servant; thus: a servant of God, especially as a title of the Messiah, (c) a female child, girl.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3816 παῖς

Transliteration: paîs

Derivation: perhaps from G3817;

Definition: a boy (as often beaten with impunity), or (by analogy), a girl, and (genitive case) a child; specially, a slave or servant (especially a minister to a king; and by eminence to God)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

παῖς

G3816 

Occurrences in the NT: 24

παῖς, gen., παιδός, ὁ, ἡ,
[in LXX chiefly for עֶבֶד, also for נַעַר, נַעֲרָה, etc.;]
1. a child, boy, youth, maiden: ὁ π., Mt 17:18, Lk 2:43 9:42, Ac 20:12; ἡ π. Lk 8:51, 54 (on the artic. nom, of address, v. M, Pr., 70 f., 235; Bl., § 33, 4); pl., Mt 2:16 21:15; of parentage, c. gen., Jo 4:51.
2. Like Heb. עֶבֶד, Lat. puer, Fr. garçon, Eng. boy (Æsch., Aristoph., Xen., al.), servant, slave, attendant: Mt 8:6, 8, 13, Lk 7:7 12:45 15:26; in late writers (Diod., LXX: Ge 41:37, al.), of a king's attendant or minister: Mt 14:2; so (= Heb. עֶבֶד יְהֹוָה) π. τ. θεοῦ (Ps 66 (69):18, Is 41:8, Wi 2:13, al.), of Israel, Lk 1:54; of David, Lk 1:69, Ac 4:25; of Jesus (but v. Dalman, Words, 277 f.), Mt 12:18(LXX), Ac 3:13, 26 4:27, 30.†
SYN.: 1. τέκνον, child, with emphasis on parentage and the consequent community of nature; υἱός, son, with emphasis on the privileged position of heirship; π. refers both to age and parentage, but with emphasis on the former. Cf. also παιδάριον, παιδίον, παιδίσκη, and v. Westc. on I Jn 3:1. 2. v.s. θεράπων, and cf. Thackeray, Gr., 7 f.

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition