Word Summary
phoros: tribute
Original Word: φόρος
Transliteration: phoros
Phonetic Spelling: (for'-os)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: tribute
Meaning: tribute
Strong's Concordance

From phero; a load (as borne), i.e. (figuratively) a tax (properly, an individual assessment on persons or property; whereas telos is usually a general toll on goods or travel) -- tribute.

see GREEK phero

see GREEK telos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5411: φόρος

φόρος, φόρου, (from φέρω, hence, properly, φέρεται; cf. φόβος), from Herodotus down, the Sept. for מַס and (2 Esdr. 4:20 2Esdr. 6:8; Nehemiah 5:4) for מִדָּה, tribute, especially the annual tax levied upon houses, lands, and persons (cf. Thomas Magister, Ritschl edition, p. 387, 13; Grotius as quoted in Trench, § 107:7; see τέλος, 2): φόρον, φόρους διδόναι, Καίσαρι, Luke 20:22; Luke 23:2 (1 Macc. 8:4, 7); ἀποδιδόναι, Romans 13:7; τέλειν, Romans 13:6.