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Strongs Number: G1059


Greek Word
Γαμαλιήλ
Transliteration
Gamaliēl
Phonetic
gam-al-ee-ale'
Part of Speech
Noun Masculine
Strongs Definition

Gamaliel (that is Gamliel) an Israelite

Thayers Definition

Gamaliel = "my recompenser is God"

1. a Pharisee and celebrated doctor of the law, who gave prudent worldly advice in the Sanhedrin respecting the treatment of the followers of Jesus of Nazareth. Acts 5:34 ff. (A.D.29.) We learn from Acts 22:3 that he was the preceptor of Paul. He is generally identified with the very celebrated Jewish doctor Gamaliel, grandson of Hillel, and who is referred to as authority in the Jewish Mishna.

Origin
Of Hebrew origin [H1583]
Bible Usage
Gamaliel.