Word Summary
Paphos: Paphos, a city in Cyprus
Original Word: Πάφος
Transliteration: Paphos
Phonetic Spelling: (paf'-os)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: Paphos, a city in Cyprus
Meaning: Paphos -- a city in Cyprus
Strong's Concordance

Of uncertain derivation; Paphus, a place in Cyprus -- Paphos.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3974: Πάφος

Πάφος (perhaps from the root meaning, 'to cozen'; cf. Pape, Eigennamen, under the word), Πάφου, , Paphos (now Baffa], a maritime city on the island of Cyprus, with a harbor. It was the residence of the Roman proconsul. Old Paphos (now Kuklia), formerly noted for the worship and shrine of Venus (Aphrodite), lay some 7 miles or more southeast of it (Mela 2, 7; Pliny, h. n. 5, 31, 35; Tacitus, hist. 2, 2): Acts 13:6, 13. (Lewin, St. Paul, i. 120ff.)