trophos: a nurseOriginal Word: τροφός, οῦ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (trof-os')
Short Definition: a nurse
Definition: a nurse.
Cognate: 5162 trophós (from 5142 /tréphō, "to improve by giving nurture and care") – properly, a care-giver, sustaining someone by nourishing and giving tender care like a nurse (used only in 1 Thes 2:7).
[5162 (trophós) is used in ancient Greek of a mother's tender care, holding her child in her arms (see BAGD).]Word Origin
STRONGS NT 5162: τροφός
τροφός, τροφου, ἡ (τρέφω; see τροφή), a nurse: 1 Thessalonians 2:7. (From Homer down; for מֵינֶקֶת, Genesis 35:8; 2 Kings 11:2; Isaiah 49:23.)<1>
From trepho; a nourisher, i.e. Nurse -- nurse.
see GREEK trepho ετροφοφόρησε τροφήν τροφοί τροφος τροφός τροφὸς τροφοφορήσαι trophos trophòs