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  #3962 πατήρ pater {pat-ayr'}

 apparently a root word; TDNT - 5:945,805; n m

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 1) generator or male ancestor
    1a) either the nearest ancestor: father of the corporeal
        nature, natural fathers, both parents
    1b) a more remote ancestor, the founder of a race or tribe,
        progenitor of a people, forefather: so Abraham is called,
        Jacob and David
        1b1) fathers i.e. ancestors, forefathers, founders of a race
    1c) one advanced in years, a senior
 2) metaph.
    2a) the originator and transmitter of anything
        2a1) the authors of a family or society of persons animated by
             the same spirit as himself
        2a2) one who has infused his own spirit into others, who
             actuates and governs their minds
    2b) one who stands in a father's place and looks after another
        in a paternal way
    2c) a title of honour
        2c1) teachers, as those to whom pupils trace back the knowledge
             and training they have received
        2c2) the members of the Sanhedrin, whose prerogative it was by
             virtue of the wisdom and experience in which they excelled,
             to take charge of the interests of others
 3) God is called the Father
    3a) of the stars, the heavenly luminaries, because he is their
        creator, upholder, ruler
    3b) of all rational and intelligent beings, whether angels or
        men, because he is their creator, preserver, guardian and
        protector
        3b1) of spiritual beings and of all men
    3c) of Christians, as those who through Christ have been
        exalted to a specially close and intimate relationship with
        God, and who no longer dread him as a stern judge of
        sinners, but revere him as their reconciled and loving Father
     3d) the Father of Jesus Christ, as one whom God has united to
         himself in the closest bond of love and intimacy, made
         acquainted with his purposes, appointed to explain and carry
         out among men the plan of salvation, and made to share also
         in his own divine nature
         3d1) by Jesus Christ himself
         3d2) by the apostles

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Apparently a primary word; a "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote):—father, parent.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #3962.
  • πατη´ρ
  • patēr; a prim. word; a father:—
  • NASB - father(348), father's(13), fathers(53), parents(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - Father 268, father 150; 419
business
Luke 2:49.
father
Matthew 2:22; 3:9; 4:21, 22; 5:16, 45, 48; 6:1, 4, 6, 6, 8, 9, 14, 15, 18, 18, 26, 32; 7:11, 21; 8:21; 10:20, 21, 29, 32, 33, 35, 37; 11:25, 26, 27, 27, 27; 12:50; 13:43; 15:4, 4, 5, 6, 13; 16:17, 27; 18:10, 14, 19, 35; 19:5, 19, 29; 20:23; 21:31; 23:9, 9; 24:36; 25:34; 26:39, 42, 53; 28:19. Mark 1:20; 5:40; 7:10, 10, 11, 12; 8:38; 9:21, 24; 10:7, 19, 29; 11:10, 25, 26; 13:12, 32; 14:36; 15:21. Luke 1:32, 59, 62, 67, 73; 2:48; 3:8; 6:36; 8:51; 9:42, 59; 10:21, 21, 22, 22, 22; 11:2; 12:30, 53, 53; 14:26; 15:12, 12, 18, 18, 20, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; 16:24, 27, 30; 18:20; 22:29, 42; 23:34, 46; 24:49. John 1:14, 18; 3:35; 4:12, 21, 23, 23, 53; 5:17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 23, 26, 30, 36, 36, 37, 45; 6:27, 32, 37, 42, 44, 45, 46, 46, 57, 57, 65; 8:16, 18, 19, 19, 19, 27, 28, 29, 38, 38, 39, 41, 41, 42, 44, 44, 44, 49, 53, 54, 56; 10:15, 15, 17, 18, 29, 30, 32, 36, 37, 38; 11:41; 12:26, 27, 28, 49, 50; 13:1, 3; 14:6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 11, 11, 12, 13, 16, 20, 21, 23, 26, 28, 28, 31, 31; 15:1, 8, 9, 15, 16, 23, 24, 26, 26; 16:3, 10, 15, 16, 17, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 28, 32; 17:1, 5, 11, 21, 24, 25; 18:11; 20:17, 17, 17, 21. Acts 1:4, 7; 2:33; 7:2, 4, 14; 16:1, 3; 28:8. Romans 1:7; 4:1, 11, 12, 12, 16, 17, 18; 6:4; 8:15; 9:10; 15:6. 1 Corinthians 1:3; 8:6; 15:24. 2 Corinthians 1:2, 3, 3; 6:18; 11:31. Galatians 1:1, 3, 4; 4:2, 6. Ephesians 1:2, 3, 17; 2:18; 3:14; 4:6; 5:20, 31; 6:2, 23. Philippians 1:2; 2:11, 22; 4:20. Colossians 1:2, 3, 12; 2:2; 3:17. 1 Thessalonians 1:1, 1, 3; 2:11; 3:11, 13. 2 Thessalonians 1:1, 2; 2:16. 1 Timothy 1:2; 5:1. 2 Timothy 1:2. Titus 1:4. Philemon 1:3. Hebrews 1:5; 7:10; 12:7, 9. James 1:17, 27; 2:21; 3:9. 1 Peter 1:2, 3, 17. 2 Peter 1:17. 1 John 1:2, 3; 2:1, 13, 15, 16, 22, 23, 23, 24; 3:1; 4:14; 5:7. 2 John 1:3, 3, 4, 9. Jude 1:1. Revelation 1:6; 2:27; 3:5, 21.
fathers
Matthew 23:30, 32. Luke 1:17, 55, 72; 6:23, 26; 11:47, 48. John 4:20; 6:31, 49, 58; 7:22. Acts 3:13, 25; 5:30; 7:2, 11, 12, 15, 19, 32, 38, 39, 44, 45, 45, 51, 52; 13:17, 32, 36; 15:10; 22:1, 14; 26:6; 28:25. Romans 9:5; 15:8. 1 Corinthians 4:15; 10:1. Ephesians 6:4. Colossians 3:21. Hebrews 1:1; 3:9; 8:9; 12:9. 2 Peter 3:4. 1 John 2:13, 14.
father's
Matthew 26:29. Luke 9:26; 12:32; 15:17; 16:27. John 2:16; 5:43; 6:39; 10:25, 29; 14:2, 24; 15:10. Acts 7:20. 1 Corinthians 5:1. Revelation 14:1.
fathers'
Romans 11:28.
parents
Hebrews 11:23.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
father
Luke 11:11, 13.
fathers
Acts 3:22.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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