The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3966 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
patriarceßfrom (3965) and (757)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
pat-ree-arkh'-ace   Noun Masculine
  1. patriarch, founder of a tribe, progenitor
    1. of the twelve sons of Jacob, founders of the tribes of Israel
    2. of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 4
patriarch 2, patriarchs 2
NAS Verse Count

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Patriarches". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.