5257: ὑπηρέτης

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G5257 ὑπηρέτης, ου, ὁ

Transliteration: hypērétēs

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: a servant, an attendant, (a) an officer, lictor, (b) an attendant in a synagogue, (c) a minister of the gospel.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5257 ὑπηρέτης

Transliteration: hypērétēs

Derivation: from G5259 and a derivative of ἐρέσσω (eréssō) (to row);

Definition: an under-oarsman, i.e. (generally) subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ὑπηρέτης

G5257 

Occurrences in the NT: 20

ὑπηρέτης, -ου, ὁ
(< ὑπό + ἐρέτης, a rower) [in LXX: Pr 14:35 (עֶבֶד), Wi 6:4, al. ;]
prop., an under rower; hence, generally, a servant, attendant, minister: of a magistrate's attendant, Mt 5:25; of officers of the Synagogue or Sanhedrin, Mt 26:58, Mk 14:54, 65, Lk 4:20, Jo 7:32, 45, 46 18:3, 12, 22 19:6, Ac 5:22, 26; of the attendants of kings, οἱ ὑ. οἱ ἑμοί Jo 18:36; of Christian ministers, Ac 13:5 26:16; ὑπηρέται λόγου, Lk 1:2; Χριστοῦ, I Co 4:1; δοῦλοι κ. ὑ., Jo 18:18.†
SYN.: v.s. διάκονος

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