G3962 πατήρ - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
πατήρ
a father
Dodson:
πατήρ
father, Father, ancestor
father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior.
Strong's:
πατήρ
a "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote)
Derivation: apparently a primary word;

KJV Usage: father, parent.

TBESG:
πατήρ
father
G:N-M
πατήρ, πατρός, -τρί, τέρα, [in LXX chiefly and very freq. for אָב ;]
a father;
__1. prop.,
__(a) of the male parent:
Refs Mat.2:22, Luk.1:17, Jhn.4:53
; anarth., Heb.12:7 (M, Pr., 82 f.); pl., of both parents (cl.), Heb.11:23; οἱ π. τ. σαρκός, Heb.12:9;
__(b) of a forefather or ancestor (in cl. usually in pl.; Hom., al.):
Refs Mat.3:9, Luk.1:73, Jhn.8:39, al.
; pl.,
Refs Mat.23:30, 32 Luk.6:23, 26 Jhn.4:20, 1Co.10:1, al.

__2. Metaph.,
__(a) of an author, originator, or archetype (= αἴτιος, ἀρχηγός, etc.; Pind., Plat., al.):
Refs Jhn.8:41-44, Rom.4:11, 12
16.
__(b) as a title of respect or honour, used of seniors, teachers and others in a position of responsible authority (
Refs Jdg.17:10, 2Ki.2:12, Pro.1:8, al.): Mat.23:9 Act.7:2 22:1, 1Jn.2:13
.
__3. Of God (as in cl. of Zeus) as Father;
__(a) of created things: τ. φώτων, Jas.1:17;
__(b) of all sentient beings:
Refs Eph.3:14, 15 Heb.12:9
;
__(with) of men, esp. those in covenant relation with Him (freq in OT and later Jewish lit.; see Dalman, Words, 184ff.):
Refs Mat.6:4, Luk.6:36, Jhn.4:21, Jas.3:9, al.
; ὁ π. ὁ ἐν (τ.) οὐρανοῖς,
Refs Mat.5:16, Mrk.11:25
; ὁ π. ὁ οὐράνιος,
Refs Mat.6:14 15:13
; esp. in the Epp., of Christians:
Refs Rom.8:15, 2Co.6:18, Gal.4:6, Eph.2:18 4:6
, 1Jn.2:1; with genitive qual., τ. οἰκτιρμῶν, 2Co.1:3; τ. δοξῆς, Eph.1:17;
__(d) of Christ (Dalman, Words, 190 ff.);
__(α) by our Lord himself: ὁ π.,
Refs Mat.11:25-27, Luk.10:2, 22 Jhn.5:20-23, al.
; ὁ π. μου, Mat.11:27, al.; ὁ ἐν τ. οὐρανοῖς, Mat.7:11, al.; ὁ οὐράνιος, Mat.15:13; vocat.,
Refs Jhn.11:41 12:27, 28 17:1, 5, 11, 20, 25
(cf. Abbott, JG., 96 f.);
__(β) by Apostles: Jhn.1:14 (anarth.; see M, Pr., l.with),
Refs Rom.15:6, 2Co.1:3 11:31, Eph.1:3, Col.1:3, Heb.1:5, 1Pe.1:3, Rev.1:6
(cf. Westc., Epp. Jo., 27-34).
(AS)
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


πατήρ
patēr
pat-ayr'
Apparently a primary word; a “father” (literally or figuratively, near or more remote)

KJV Usage: father, parent.


View how G3962 πατήρ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 418 occurrences of G3962 πατήρ

Matthew 2:22 father
Matthew 3:9 for our father:
Matthew 4:21 father,
Matthew 4:22 father,
Matthew 5:16 Father
Matthew 5:45 Father
Matthew 5:48 Father
Matthew 6:1 Father
Matthew 6:4 Father
Matthew 6:6 Father
Matthew 6:6 Father
Matthew 6:8 Father
Matthew 6:9 Father
Matthew 6:14 Father
Matthew 6:15 Father
Matthew 6:18 Father
Matthew 6:18 Father,
Matthew 6:26 Father
Matthew 6:32 Father
Matthew 7:11 Father
Matthew 7:21 Father
Matthew 8:21 father.
Matthew 10:20 Father
Matthew 10:21 the father
Matthew 10:29 Father.
Matthew 10:32 Father
Matthew 10:33 Father
Matthew 10:35 father,
Matthew 10:37 father
Matthew 11:25 O Father,

Distinct usage

105 Father
68 the father
48 father,
24 the Father,
21 fathers
19 father.
17 fathers,
12 the Father.
11 Father's
7 Father:
7 Father,
6 the Father;
6 Father;
5 of the Father,
4 the Father:
3 my Father
3 a father
3 of the Father
3 fathers:
3 O Father,
2 for our father:
2 the Father?
2 my Father
2 the fathers
1 to his father
1 of his father?
1 fathers.
1 to his father
1 of the fathers
1 Father's business?
1 that is a father,
1 The father
1 the Father's
1 the fathers;
1 Father?
1 concerning the Father.
1 your father
1 that of the Father
1 the fathers,
1 his father
1 our fathers:
1 that the father
1 the fathers'
1 his father's
1 by the father.
1 a father;
1 to the fathers
1 of his father,
1 parents,
1 to the Father
1 to his father,
1 with the father,
1 ye fathers,
1 the Father,)
1 in that of his Father,
1 a Father,
1 to the Father,
1 are the fathers,
1 made to the fathers:

Corresponding Hebrew Words

pater, patros H1 av
pater, patros H1730 dod
pater, patros H1733 dodah
pater, patros H7223 rishon


Related words

G3962 πατήρ

G493 Ἀντίπας
Ἀντίπας
Antipas
an-tee'-pas
Contracted for a compound of G473 and a derivative of G3962; Antipas, a Christian

KJV Usage: Antipas.


G540 ἀπάτωρ
ἀπάτωρ
apatōr
ap-at'-ore
From G1 (as a negative particle) and G3962; fatherless, that is, of unrecorded paternity

KJV Usage: without father.


G2810 Κλεόπας
Κλεόπας
Kleopas
kleh-op'-as
Probably contracted from Κλεόπατρος Kleopatros (compounded from G2811 and G3962); Cleopas, a Christian

KJV Usage: Cleopas.


G3964 πατραλῴας
πατραλῴας
patralōas
pat-ral-o'-as
From G3962 and the same as the latter part of G3389; a parricide

KJV Usage: murderer of fathers.


G3965 πατριά
πατριά
patria
pat-ree-ah'
As if feminine of a derivative of G3962; paternal descent, that is, (concretely) a group of families or a whole race (nation)

KJV Usage: family, kindred, lineage.


G3967 πατρικός
πατρικός
patrikos
pat-ree-kos'
From G3962; paternal, that is, ancestral

KJV Usage: of fathers.


G3968 πατρίς
πατρίς
patris
pat-rece'
From G3962; a father land, that is, native town; (figuratively) heavenly home

KJV Usage: (own) country.


G3969 Πατρόβας
Πατρόβας
Patrobas
pat-rob'-as
Perhaps a contraction for “patrobios” (a compound of G3962 and G979); father's life; Patrobas, a Christian

KJV Usage: Patrobas.


G3970 πατροπαράδοτος
πατροπαράδοτος
patroparadotos
pat-rop-ar-ad'-ot-os
From G3962 and a derivative of G3860 (in the sense of handing over or down); traditionary

KJV Usage: received by tradition from fathers.


G3971 πατρῷος
πατρῷος
patrōos
pat-ro'-os
From G3962; paternal, that is, hereditary

KJV Usage: of fathers.


G4986 Σώπατρος
Σώπατρος
Sōpatros
so'-pat-ros
From the base of G4982 and G3962; of a safe father; Sopatrus, a Christian

KJV Usage: Sopater.

Compare G4989.