Doctor - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Doctor

[ 1,,G1320, didaskalos ]
a teacher (from didasko, to teach"), cp. didaskalia, "teaching, doctrine, instruction," is translated "doctors," with reference to the teachers of the Jewish religion, Luke 2:46. Cp. paideutes, "a teacher." See MASTER, TEACHER.

[ 2,,G3547, nomodidaskalos ]
"a teacher of the Law" (nomos, "a law," and No. 1), with reference to the teachers of the Mosaic Law, is used in the same sense as No. 1, Luke 5:17; Acts 5:34; also of those who went about among Christians, professing to be instructors of the Law, 1 Timothy 1:7. See TEACHER. See under LAW.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words