Word Summary
gnōstos: known
Original Word: γνωστός
Transliteration: gnōstos
Phonetic Spelling: (gnoce-tos')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: known
Meaning: known
Strong's Concordance
well known.

From ginosko; well-known -- acquaintance, (which may be) known, notable.

see GREEK ginosko

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1110: γνωστός

γνωστός, γνωστή, γνωστόν, known: Acts 9:42; τίνι, John 18:15; Acts 1:19; Acts 15:18 R L; ; γνωστόν ἔστω ὑμῖν be it known to you: Acts 2:14; Acts 4:10; Acts 13:38; Acts 28:28; contextually, notable, Acts 4:16; γνοωστον ποιεῖν to make known, disclose: Acts 15:17f G T Tr WH (others construe γνωστά as predicate of ταῦτα: R. V. marginal reading who doeth these things which were known; cf. Meyer at the passage). τό γνωστόν τοῦ Θεοῦ, either that which may be known of God, or equivalent to γνῶσις τοῦ Θεοῦ, for both come to the same thing: Romans 1:19; cf. Fritzsche at the passage and Winer's Grammar, 235 (220) (and Meyer (edited by Weiss) at the passage). plural οἱ γνωστοί acquaintance, intimates, Psalm 30:12 (); (Psalm 87:9, 19 ()); Nehemiah 5:10; Luke 2:44; Luke 23:49. (In Greek writings from Aeschylus down.)