Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
denotes "the master of a house" (oikos, "a house," despotes, "a master"), "a householder." It occurs only in the Synoptists and there 12 times. It is rendered "goodman" in Luke 22:11 , where "of the house" is put separately; in Matthew 20:11 , where the AV has "the goodman of the house" for the one word, the RV renders it by "house-holder," as in Matthew 20:1; in Matthew 24:43 , "master;" so in Luke 12:39; in Mark 14:14 , both have "the goodman of the house." See HOUSEHOLDER , MASTER.
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Goodman'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/g/goodman.html. 1940.