Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3065: Loukas (pronounced loo-kas')

contracted from Latin Lucanus; Lucas, a Christian:--Lucas, Luke.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



Luke or Lucus = "light-giving"

1) a Gentile Christian, the companion of Paul in preaching the gospel and on his many journeys; he was a physician and author of the book of Luke and Acts in the NT

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: contracted from Latin Lucanus


This word is used 3 times:

Colossians 4:14: " Luke, the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you."
2 Timothy 4:11: "Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring"
Philemon 1:24: "Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, Luke, my fellow laborers."

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