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.
18 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 his father
1 our fathers:
1 that the father
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 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:
1 the fathers'
1 with the father,

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.