Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5386: philosophos (pronounced fil-os'-of-os)

from 5384 and 4680; fond of wise things, i.e. a "philosopher":--philosopher.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) a philosopher, one given to the pursuit of wisdom or learning

2) in a narrower sense, one who investigates and discusses the cause of things and the highest good

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from G5384 and G4680

Citing in TDNT: 9:172, 1269


This word is used 1 times:

Acts 17:18: "Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoics,"

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