πατήρ in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

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 family or tribe, progenitor of a people, forefather: so Abraham is called, Jacob and David
1b1) fathers, i.e. ancestors, forefathers, founders of a nation
1c) one advanced in years, a senior
2) metaphorically
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
Part of Speech: noun masculine
Citing in TDNT: 5:945, 805

Strong

G3962
Apparently a primary word; a "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote): - father, parent.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a father10.14
b parents10.18
c ancestor10.20
f elder11.26
d Father (title for God)12.12
(θάπτω τὸν πατέρα μου) take care of one’s father until death35.46
h leader36.8
(προστίθημι πρὸς τοὺς πατέρας αὐτοῦ) bury52.7
g archetype58.64
e father (title for person)87.48

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

πάτερnoun: vocative singular masculine24
πατέραnoun: accusative singular masculine93
πατέραςnoun: accusative plural masculine12
πατέρεςnoun: nominative plural masculine18
πατέρεςnoun: vocative plural masculine6
πατέρωνnoun: genitive plural masculine14
πατὴρnoun: nominative singular masculine76
πατήρnoun: nominative singular masculine34
πατράσινnoun: dative plural masculine3
πατρὶnoun: dative singular masculine24
πατρίnoun: dative singular masculine9
πατρὸςnoun: genitive singular masculine56
πατρόςnoun: genitive singular masculine44
Total413

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