2581. Kananaios
Strong's Concordance
Kananaios: Cananaean, Aramaic for Zealot, surname of one of the twelve apostles
Original Word: Κανανίτης, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Kananaios
Phonetic Spelling: (kan-an-ee'-tace)
Short Definition: a Canaanite
Definition: a Canaanite.
HELPS Word-studies

2581 Kananítēs – properly, a Canaanite (a Canaanean); used of one of the twelve apostles because he was an adherent of the Zealots – "Simon the Canaanite (Mt 10: 4; Mk 3:18).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2581: Κανανίτης

Κανανίτης, Κανανιτου, (from Chaldean קַנְאָן, Hebrew קָנָא), equivalent to ζηλωτής (according to the interpr. of Luke in , Acts 1:13), which see, the Zealot, a surname of the apostle Simon R G (the latter with a small kappa κ') in Matthew 10:4 and Mark 3:18.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Of Chaldee origin (compare qanna'); zealous; Cananites, an epithet -- Canaanite (by mistake for a derivative from Chanaan).

see GREEK Chanaan

see HEBREW qanna'

Forms and Transliterations
Καναναιον Καναναῖον Καναναιος Καναναῖος Kananaion Kananaîon Kananaios Kananaîos
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Strong's Greek 2581
2 Occurrences

Καναναῖον — 1 Occ.
Καναναῖος — 1 Occ.

Matthew 10:4 N-NMS
GRK: Σίμων ὁ Καναναῖος καὶ Ἰούδας
NAS: Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot,
KJV: Simon the Canaanite, and Judas
INT: Simon the Zealot and Judas

Mark 3:18 N-AMS
GRK: Σίμωνα τὸν Καναναῖον
NAS: and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Zealot;
KJV: and Simon the Canaanite,
INT: Simon the Zealot

2 Occurrences

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