3009: λειτουργία

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G3009 λειτουργία, ας, ἡ

Transliteration: leitourgía

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: a charitable gift, public service in the widest sense; service as of priest or Levite ritual.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3009 λειτουργία

Transliteration: leitourgía

Derivation: from G3008;

Definition: public function (as priest ("liturgy") or almsgiver)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

λειτουργία

G3009 

Occurrences in the NT: 6

λειτουργία, -ας, ἡ
(< λειτουργέω), [in LXX chiefly for עֲבֹדָה, Nu 4:24, I Ch 9:13, al.;]
1. in cl. (chiefly of Athens), the discharge of a public office at one's own expense (v. LS, s.v.), hence,
2. a service, ministry; in π. (Deiss., BS, 140 f.) and in LXX (though here also of secular service, III Ki 1:4, al.), of religious service or ministration; and so in NT: of priestly ministrations, Lk 1:23, He 8:6 9:21; fig., θυσία καὶ λ. τῆς πίστεως ὑμῶν, Phl 2:17; of Christian beneficence, II Co 9:12, Phl 2:30.†

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