Word Summary
Phēstos: Festus, a governor of Judea
Original Word: Φῆστος
Transliteration: Phēstos
Phonetic Spelling: (face'-tos)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: Festus, a governor of Judea
Meaning: Festus -- Festus, a governor of Judea
Strong's Concordance

Of Latin derivation; festal; Phestus (i.e. Festus), a Roman -- Festus.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5347: Φῆστος

Φῆστος, Φήστου, (Porcius) Festus, a procurator of Judaea, the successor of Felix (c. A.D. 60) (see Φῆλιξ (and references, especially Schürer, p. 308f)): Acts 24:27; Acts 25:1, 4, 9, 12-14, 22-24; Acts 26:24f, 32. (Josephus, Antiquities 20, 8, 9 and 9, 1; b. j. 2, 14, 1.)