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Strong's #1320 - διδάσκαλος

Transliteration
didáskalos
Phonetics
did-as'-kal-os
Origin
from (G1321)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
2:148,161
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a teacher
  2. in the NT one who teaches concerning the things of God, and the duties of man
    1. one who is fitted to teach, or thinks himself so
    2. the teachers of the Jewish religion
    3. of those who by their great power as teachers draw crowds around them i.e. John the Baptist, Jesus
    4. by preeminence used of Jesus by himself, as one who showed men the way of salvation
    5. of the apostles, and of Paul
    6. of those who in the religious assemblies of the Christians, undertook the work of teaching, with the special assistance of the Holy Spirit
    7. of false teachers among Christians
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (58)
Matthew
11
Mark
12
Luke
17
John
8
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Ephesians
1
1 Timothy
1
2 Timothy
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
NAS (59)
Matthew
12
Mark
12
Luke
17
John
8
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Ephesians
1
1 Timothy
1
2 Timothy
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
HCS (59)
Matthew
12
Mark
12
Luke
17
John
8
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Ephesians
1
1 Timothy
1
2 Timothy
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
BSB (59)
Matthew
12
Mark
12
Luke
17
John
8
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Ephesians
1
1 Timothy
1
2 Timothy
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
ESV (47)
Matthew
8
Mark
9
Luke
14
John
7
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
1 Timothy
1
2 Timothy
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
WEB (58)
Matthew
11
Mark
12
Luke
18
John
8
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Ephesians
1
1 Timothy
1
2 Timothy
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δῐδάσκᾰλ-ος, ὁ

(but fem., h.Merc. 556, A. Pr. 110, cf. ξυμφορὴ γίνεται δ. Democr. 76; πενία ἐπινοιῶν δ. Secund. Sent. 10),

I teacher, master, μαντείης h.Merc. l.c.; δ. τέχνης πάσης βροτοῖς A. Pr. l.c.; δεινῶν ἔργων Lys. 12.78; πόλεμος βίαιος δ. Th. 3.82; διδάσκαλον λαβεῖν get a master, [ S. ] Fr. 1120.8; εἰς διδασκάλου (sc. οἶκον) φοιτᾶν go to school, Pl. Alc. 1.109d, etc.; διδασκάλων or ἐκ διδασκάλων ἀπαλλαγῆναι leave school, Id. Grg. 514c, Prt. 326c; ἐν διδασκάλων at school, Id. Alc. 1.110b.

II trainer of a dithyrambic or dramatic chorus, producer of a play, etc., ἴτω δὲ καὶ τραγῳδίας ὁ Κλεομάχου δ. Cratin. 256, cf. Ar. Av. 912, Ach. 628, Antipho 6.13, etc.; δ. τοῦ μεγάλου χοροῦ SIG 698.8 (Delph., ii B. C.).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* διδάσκαλος , -ου ,

(< διδάσκω ),

[in LXX: Ezra 6:1, 2 Maccabees 1:10*;]

given as rendering of Heb. רַבִּי ,רַבּוֺן (NT, Ῥαββεί , Ῥαββουνεί q.v.);

a teacher: John 1:39; John 20:16; of Jewish teachers, Luke 2:46, John 3:10, cf. Romans 2:20-21; of John Baptist, Luke 3:12; of Jesus, John 3:2; John 3:10; John 8:4; John 11:28; John 13:13-14, and often in Syn., most freq. in voc., as title of address, as Matthew 8:19, Mark 4:38; of Jesus by himself, Matthew 23:8; of an apostle, 1 Timothy 2:7, 2 Timothy 1:11; of Christians, 1 Corinthians 12:28-29, Ephesians 4:11, Acts 13:1, James 3:1; of false teachers, 2 Timothy 4:3 (Cremer, 181; DB, i, 609, iii, 294, iv, 691).

SYN.: παιδευτής G3810, q.v.


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

διδάσκαλος occurs ter in the contract of apprenticeship P Oxy IV. 725 (A.D. 183); cf. BGU IV. 1021.12 al. (iii/A.D.). OGIS 149.5 (ii/B.C.) διδάσ [καλος μαθημάτων ] τακτικῶν. For διδασκαλεῖον cf. the dream from the Serapeum P Par 51.9 (B.C. 160) (= Selections, p. 19) ἐξαί [φνης ] ἀνύγω τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς μου, καὶ ὁρῶ [τὰς ] Διδύμας ἐν τῷ διδασκαλήῳ τοῦ Τοθῆ [τος, ";in the school of Tothes,"; and the adj. διδασκαλικός in P Par 63.51 (B.C. 165) (P Petr III. p. 22) τρ ̣όπον τινὰ διδασκα [λι ]κὴ [ν ] ἡμῶν πεποημένων τὴν [ ]φήγησιν, ";we made our explanation such as almost to teach you, like schoolboys"; (Mahaffy) : cf. P Oxy II. 275.34 (A.D. 66) κυρία ἡ διδασκαλική, ";the contract of apprenticeship is valid."; MGr δάσκαλος, ";teacher, schoolmaster,"; with derivative δασκαλεύω ";censure, teach one his lesson,"; keeps the old word without its reduplication.

 

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List of Word Forms
Διδασκαλε Διδάσκαλε διδασκαλοι διδάσκαλοι διδασκαλον διδάσκαλον διδασκαλος διδάσκαλος διδασκαλους διδασκάλους διδασκαλων διδασκάλων Didaskale Didáskale didaskaloi didáskaloi didaskalon didaskalōn didaskálon didaskálōn didáskalon didaskalos didáskalos didaskalous didaskálous
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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