935: βασιλεύς

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G935 βασιλεύς, έως, ὁ

Transliteration: basileús

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: a king, ruler, but in some passages clearly to be translated: emperor.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G935 βασιλεύς

Transliteration: basileús

Derivation: probably from G939 (through the notion of a foundation of power);

Definition: a sovereign (abstractly, relatively, or figuratively)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

βασιλεύς

G935 

Occurrences in the NT: 115

βασιλεύς, -έως, ὁ,
[in LXX chiefly for מֶלֶךְ;]
a king: Mt 1:6 2:1; used by courtesy of Herod the Tetrarch, Mt 14:9; of the Roman Emperor, as freq. in κοινή (Deiss., LAE, p. 367), I Pe 2:13, 17; of the Christ, in the phrase ὁ β. τ. Ἰουδαίων, Mt 2:2, al.; τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, Mk 15:32, Jo 1:50 12:13; of God, Mt 5:35, I Ti 1:17, Re 15:3; β. βασιλέων, Re 17:14 19:16; β. τ. βασιλευόντων, I Ti 6:15 (on the associations of the word to Jewish Hellenists, v. Cl. Rev., i, 7).†

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