Word Summary
Erastos: "beloved", Erastus, the name of two Christians
Original Word: Ἔραστος
Transliteration: Erastos
Phonetic Spelling: (er'-as-tos)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: "beloved", Erastus, the name of two Christians
Meaning: Erastus -- "beloved", the name of two Christians
Strong's Concordance

From erao (to love); beloved; Erastus, a Christian -- Erastus.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2037: Ἔραστος

Ἔραστος, Ἐραστου, , Erastus, (ἐραστός beloved, (cf. Chandler § 325; Lipsius, Gram. Untersuch., p. 30)), the name of two Christians:

1. the companion of the apostle Paul, Acts 19:22;

2. the city treasurer of Corinth, Romans 16:23. Which of the two is meant in 2 Timothy 4:20 cannot be determined.

STRONGS NT 2037a: ἐραυνάωἐραυνάω, a later and especially Alexandrian (cf. Sturz, Dial. Maced. et Alex., p. 117) form for ἐρευνάω, which see. Cf. Tdf. edition 7 min. Proleg., p. 37; (the major edition, p. 34; especially ed. 8 Proleg., p. 81f); Buttmann, 58 (50).