Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Peter, a (piece of) rock (larger than G3037)

Greek: Πέτρος, petros (G4074)

156 King James Bible Verses


Here are Peter, rock and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word Πέτρος mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G4074

Greek Base Word: Πέτρος

Usage: Peter, rock

Literally: a rock, a stone

Definition: A (piece of) rock (larger than G3037); as a name, Petrus, an apostle.

Detailed definition:

  1. One of the twelve disciples of Jesus.

Derived terms: Apparently a primary word.

See also:

  1. G2786
  2. G3037

Comments: Compare G2786.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈpɛ.tros
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈpe̞.trows
  3. Transliteration: petros
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: PEH-trose
  5. Modern Pronunciation: PAY-trose

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