1249: διάκονος


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Dodson dictionary

1249
διάκονος, οῦ, ὁ, ἡ,       Noun, Feminine and Masculine
a waiter, servant; then of any one who performs any service, an administrator.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

1249 diákonos (from 1223/diá, "thoroughly" and konis, "dust") – properly, "thoroughly raise up dust" by "moving in a hurry, and so to minister" (WP, 1, 162); ministry (sacred service).

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

1249
διάκονος (diákonos)
probably from an obsolete διάκω (diákō) (to run on errands; compare 1377); an attendant, i.e. (genitive case) a waiter (at table or in other menial duties); specially, a Christian teacher and pastor (technically, a deacon or deaconess)
:--deacon, minister, servant.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)