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Strong's #4244 - πρεσβυτέριον

from a presumed derivative of (G4245)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
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  1. body of elders, presbytery, senate, council
    1. of the Jewish elders
    2. of the elders of any body (assembly) of Christians
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πρεσβῠτέριον or πρεσβῠ-εῖον, τό,

council of elders, presbytery, Ev.Luke 22:66, Acts 22:5 Ep.Ti. 4.14 .

II honour or privilege of an elder, Thd. Su. 50.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πρεσβυτέριον, πρεσβυτερίου, τό (πρεσβύτερος, which see), body of elders, presbytery, senate, council: of the Jewish elders (see συνέδριον, 2), Luke 22:66; Acts 22:5; (cf. Daniel, Theod. at the beginning); of the elders of any body (church) of Christians, 1 Timothy 4:14 (ecclesiastical writings (cf. references under the word πρεσβύτερος, 2 b.)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† πρεσβυτέριον , -ου , τό

(<πρεσβύτερος ),

[in LXX: Da TH Su 1:50 A *;]

a body of elders, presbytery: of the Sanhedrin (cf. συνέδριον ), Luke 22:66, Acts 22:5; of Christian presbyters, 1 Timothy 4:14.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";pillow,"; ";cushion"; (Mark 4:38 : cf. P Eleph 5.6 (B.C. 284–3) στρῶμα α ̄, προσκεφάλαια β ̄, P Oxy X. 1277.23 (A.D. 255) πέπρακα τὸ τρίκλινον καὶ τὰ προσκεφάλαια, ";I have sold the couch and the cushions,"; In the Κολακεία of Theophrastus p. 40.32 f. (ed. Jebb), the flatterer is represented as τοῦ παιδὸς ἐν τῷ θεάτρῳ ἀφελόμενος τὰ προσκεφάλαια αὐτὸς ὑποστρῶσαι, ";taking the cushions from the slave in the theatre, and spreading them on the seat with his own hands.";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
πρεσβείς πρέσβεις πρέσβυς πρεσβυτεριον πρεσβυτέριον πρεσβυτεριου πρεσβυτερίου presbuterion presbuteriou presbyterion presbytérion presbyteriou presbyteríou
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