Word Summary
neaniskos: a young man, a youth
Original Word: νεανίσκος
Transliteration: neaniskos
Phonetic Spelling: (neh-an-is'-kos)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a young man, a youth
Meaning: a young man, a youth
Strong's Concordance
young man.

From the same as neanias; a youth (under forty) -- young man.

see GREEK neanias

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3495: νεανίσκος

νεανίσκος, νεανίσκου, (from νέαν, see νεανίας; on the ending νεανίσκος, νεανισκη, which has diminutive force, as ἀνθρωπίσκος, βασιλίσκος, παιδίσκη, etc., cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 443), from Herodotus down; the Sept. chiefly for בָּחוּר and נַעַר; a young man, youth: Matthew 19:20, 22; Mark 14:51a; Mark 16:5; Luke 7:14; Acts 2:17; (and L T Tr WH in (here WH marginal reading only), ); 1 John 2:13f; like נַעַר (2 Samuel 2:14; Genesis 14:24, etc.; cf. German Bursche, Knappe equivalent to Knabe (cf. our colloquial boys, lads )) used of a young attendant or servant: so the plural in Mark 14:51 Rec.; Acts 5:10.