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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Presbyter

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The original word for "Elder" in the New Testament is Presbuteros, shortened in English to Presbyter; further shortened to Prester, and finally to PRIEST (which see, also ELDER).


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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Presbyter'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/acd/p/presbyter.html. 1901.

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