Word Study on the Words Pais, Paidia, and Paideia



Job 20:3 I have heard the check of my reproach (Pai-Dia Pai-Servant Dia Because, or by the means of [Because of my servitude to the Lord]), and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.


Psalm 18:35-36 And thou hast also made me secure in thy salvation: and thy right hand hath helped me, and thy correction (Pai-Deia  Pai-Servant Dei-Deo One’s obligation, that which one is bound by, That which is lawful or unlawful) has upheld me to the end, yea Thy correction (Telos) itself shall instruct (Pai-Deia  Pai-Servant Dei-Deo One’s obligation, that which one is bound by, That which is lawful or unlawful) me.


Proverbs 16:22 Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction (Pai-Deia  Pai-Servant Dei-Deo One’s obligation, that which one is bound by, That which is lawful or unlawful) of fools is folly.

Proverbs 16:3 Septuagint The Fear of the Lord is instruction (Pai-Deia  Pai-Servant Dei-Deo One’s obligation, that which one is bound by, That which is lawful or unlawful) and Wisdom, and the highest honor will be granted to those so endowed.

Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children (Pai-Dia Pai-Servant Dia Because, or by the means of - Servants, [Because they were servants] male children of slaves and bondsmen and bonds women) that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men. (The children of the wealthy, the priests and the members of the rabbinical schools were not slain. – It was only the children of the poor that had sold their young as slaves, and the children of slaves under age two in the region that perished)

The Greek Concordance distinguishes between the words Paideia and Pais

Genesis 9:25-27 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant (Pais Servant) of servants (Pais Servant, Septuagint: Slave) shall he be unto his brethren.  26And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant (Pais Servant, Septuagint: Bond-servant). 27God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant (Pais Servant).


Pais is used 17 times in Genesis 24 for the nameless selfless servant of Abraham


Matthew 17:18 And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child (Pais Servant)  was cured from that very hour.


Luke 1:69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant (Paidos Pai-Servant Dos Didomai Willing ) David;


Luke 2:43 And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child (Pais Servant) Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother knew not of it. (Paul here making a connection with the child Samuel and Christ) But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a day's journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance. And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking him. And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions. And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers. And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business? And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them. And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.


Luke 8:54 And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, (Pais Servant) arise. (Leader of a synagogue and his female maid servant)


Matthew 8:6-13 And saying, Lord, my servant (Pais Servant) lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him. The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant (Pais Servant) shall be healed. For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, (Doulo Bond Servant)  Do this, and he doeth it. When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven. But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant (Pais Servant) was healed in the selfsame hour.


Luke 7:7 (The nameless Centurion) Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say in a word, and my servant (Pais Servant) shall be healed.

Matthew 14:1-2 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, And said unto his servants, (Paisin Servants)  This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.

Acts 4:25 Who by the mouth of thy servant (Pai-Dos, Pai-Servant Dos Didomai Willing) David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?


Acts 4:27 For of a truth against thy holy child (Paida Servant) Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,


Acts 4:30 By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child (Paidos, Pai-Servant Dos Didomai Willing) Jesus.


Matthew 11:16 But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children (Pai-Dariois Unruly servants) sitting (Kathe-Menois Kathe- to sit, Under the rule or influence of those they are seated with) in the markets, and calling (Pros-Pho-Nousin  To bring to bear, to bring before a magistrate)  unto their fellows, (Etai-Rois fellow malcontents) And saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced (You just went through the motions); we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented (Wept heartfully enough).

(How shall I liken this generation I shall liken it unto unruly malcontent servants who acting under the corrupt influence of those who they are seated with in the markets (Those who are renting them for church events such as weddings and funerals as fake rejoicers and fake mourners) Seeking for their own gain turn in their fellow servants saying when we piped they would not dance as if they were having the time of their life, and when we mourned they didn’t lament. As if their heart was breaking.[The Pharisees bitterly speaking against those of other Rabbinical schools that they are not as good liars and fakers as we are])

Luke 11:5-8 And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves; For a friend of mine in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him? And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children (Pai-Dia [The word is singular] Pai-Servant Dia Because, or by the means of [This man is in bed with his concubine]) are (Eisin, Eis One, One by union Eiseimi –To Go in or to enter [He is declaring He is engaged in sex with her]) with me in bed (Coiten); I cannot (Dunamai I have no strength left to) rise (Ana-Stas  Ana Between or to go between, Stas-Istemi To make to stand to set or to place, To weigh out and pay [To go and give thee what thou asketh and then return to my concubine and continue in sex]) and give thee. I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity (Ana-Ideian The embarrassment of  catching him in a immodest, or irreverent moment) he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.