2135: εὐνοῦχος


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Dodson dictionary

2135
εὐνοῦχος, ου, ὁ,       Noun, Masculine
(a) a chamberlain, keeper of the bed-chamber of an eastern potentate, eunuch, (b) a eunuch, castrated person, or one who voluntarily abstains from marriage.

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

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

2135 eunoúxos – properly, "alone in bed" (i.e. without a marriage partner) – literally, a castrated (emasculated) man; a eunuch; "'a chamberlain, keeper of the bed-chamber' of an Eastern potentate, 'a eunuch'" (Souter); (figuratively) someone who abstains from marriage (sexual relations) to be solely devoted to God – as in Mt 19:12 where2135 (eunoúxos) refers to someone who voluntarily chooses a life of sexual abstinence (see also LXX: Est 2:14,15; Is 56:3,4).

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

2135
εὐνοῦχος (eunoûchos)
from εὐνή (eunḗ) (a bed) and 2192; a castrated person (such being employed in Oriental bed-chambers); by extension an impotent or unmarried man; by implication, a chamberlain (state-officer)
:--eunuch.

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