Cephas

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Cephas, from Ancient Greek Κηφᾶς (Kēphâs), from Aramaic כיפא (Kêᵽāʾ, stone, rock).

Proper noun[edit]

Cephas

  1. The apostle Peter, using the name given to him by Jesus.
    • :
      And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone.
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Κηφᾶς (Kēphâs), from Aramaic כיפא (Kêᵽāʾ, stone, rock).

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Proper noun[edit]

Cēphās m (genitive Cēphae); first declension

  1. The apostle Peter, using the name given to him by Jesus.

Declension[edit]

First declension, masculine Greek type with nominative singular in -ās.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Cēphās Cēphae
genitive Cēphae Cēphārum
dative Cēphae Cēphīs
accusative Cēphān Cēphās
ablative Cēphā Cēphīs
vocative Cēphā Cēphae