1203: δεσπότης

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G1203 δεσπότης, ου, ὁ

Transliteration: despótēs

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: a lord, master, or prince.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G1203 δεσπότης

Transliteration: despótēs

Derivation: perhaps from G1210 and πόσις (pósis) (a husband);

Definition: an absolute ruler ("despot")

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

δεσπότης

G1203 

Occurrences in the NT: 10

δεσπότης, -ου, ὁ
[in LXX chiefly for אָדוֹן, אֲדֹנָי; in Jth 9:17, δ. τ. οὐρανῶν κ. τ. γῆς];
a master, lord, correlative of δοῦλος, οἰκέτης: I Ti 6:1, 2, II Ti 2:21, Tit 2:9, I Pe 2:18; as title of God, voc., δέσποτα (so usually in LXX), Lk 2:29, Ac 4:24; ὁ δ. = voc. δέσποτα (cf. B1., § 33, 4), Re 6:10; of Christ, II Pe 2:1, Ju 4, R, txt. (but cf. mg.).†
SYN.: κύριος (q.v.), implying limitation of authority and a more general relation than δ., which "denoted absolute ownership and uncontrolled power" (Thayer).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition