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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5257 - ὑπηρέτης

Transliteration
hypērétēs
Phonetics
hoop-ay-ret'-ace
Origin
from (G5259) and a derivative of eresso (to row)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
8:530,1231
Definition
Thayer's
  1. servant
    1. an underrower, subordinate rower
    2. any one who serves with hands: a servant
      1. in the NT of the officers and attendants of magistrates as -- of the officer who executes penalties
      2. of the attendants of a king, servants, retinue, the soldiers of a king, of the attendant of a synagogue
      3. of any one ministering or rendering service
    3. any one who aids another in any work
      1. an assistant
      2. of the preacher of the gospel
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3596 ‑ כֵּלַי (kee‑lah'ee, kay‑lah'ee);  5650 ‑ עֶבֶד (eh'‑bed);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (20)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
2
John
9
Acts
4
1 Corinthians
1
NAS (20)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
2
John
9
Acts
4
1 Corinthians
1
HCS (20)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
2
John
9
Acts
4
1 Corinthians
1
BSB (20)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
2
John
9
Acts
4
1 Corinthians
1
ESV (20)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
2
John
9
Acts
4
1 Corinthians
1
WEB (20)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
2
John
9
Acts
4
1 Corinthians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑπηρέτ-ης, ου, ὁ,

(ἐρέτης)

Dor. ὑπηρέτας IG 42(1).122.40,112 (Epid., iv B. C.), SIG 1000.31 (Cos, i B. C.):

rower, τοὶ ὑ. τᾶν μακρᾶν ναῶν SIG l. c. (dub. sens.).

II underling, servant, attendant, Hdt. 3.63, 5.111; δοῦλοι καὶ πάντες ὑ. Pl. Plt. 289c; . [τῆς πόλεως ], opp. ἄρχων, Id. R. 552b; ἡ πόλις εἰς ὑπηρέτου σχῆμα.. προελήλυθεν D. 23.210; τῶν ἰατρῶν, τῶν δικαστῶν ὑ., Pl. Lg. 720a, 873b; used in Trag. and Att. to express all kinds of subordinate relations, as Hermes is ὑ. θεῶν, A. Pr. 954, cf. 983; the Delphians are Φοίβου ὑπηρέται, S. OT 712; Neoptolemus is . to Odysseus, Id. Ph. 53; the αὐλός is . to the Chorus, Pratin.Lyr. 1.7: sts. c. dat., τῷ θεῷ ὑ. Pl. Lg. 773e; τοῖς νόμοις ib. 715c, Arist. Pol. 1287a21; also οἱ περὶ τυράννους καὶ πόλεις ὑ. E. Tr. 426; opp. οἰκέτης, X. Mem. 2.10.3: c. gen. objecti, ὑ. παντὸς ἔργου a helper in every work, Id. An. 1.9.18.

2. at Athens, the servant who attended each man-at-arms (ὁπλίτης) to carry his baggage, rations, and shield, Th. 3.17; sts. light-armed as slingers or bowmen, Ar. Av. 1186. ὁ τῶν ἕνδεκα ὑ. the assistant of the Eleven, employed in executions of state-criminals, Pl. Phd. 116b, cf. X. HG 2.3.54, 2.4.8. a petty officer of the Council, IG 12.879 (pl.), Hesperia 3.63 (iv B. C.).

3. pl., staff-officers in immediate attendance on the general, aides-de-camp, adjutants, X. Cyr. 2.4.4, 6.2.13, etc.: sg., D. 50.31; also, officer attached to τάξις, σύνταγμα, or ἑκατονταρχία, Ascl. Tact. 2.9, 6.3, Ael. Tact. 9.4, 16.2, Arr. Tact. 10.4, 14.4.

4. servitor in the cult of Mithras, RHist.Rel. 109.64 (Rome).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑπηρέτης , -ου ,

(< ὑπό + ἐρέτης , a rower),

[in LXX: Proverbs 14:35 (H5650), Wisdom of Solomon 6:4, al.;]

prop., an under rower; hence, generally, a servant, attendant, minister: of a magistrate's attendant, Matthew 5:25; of officers of the Synagogue or Sanhedrin, Matthew 26:58, Mark 14:54; Mark 14:65, Luke 4:20, John 7:32; John 7:45-46; John 18:3; John 18:12; John 18:22; John 19:6, Acts 5:22; Acts 5:26; of the attendants of kings, οἱ ὑ . οἱ ἑμοί John 18:36; of Christian ministers, Acts 13:5; Acts 26:16; ὑπηρέται λόγου , Luke 1:2; Χριστοῦ , 1 Corinthians 4:1; δοῦλοι κ . ., John 18:18.†

SYN.: see διάκονος G1249.


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

";bowl."; The Attic spelling φιάλη, which the LXX and the NT (Rev. 5:8, al.) retain instead of the Hellenistic φιέλη, is found also in the Κοινή, e.g. P Cairo Zen I. 59021.16 (B.C. 258) φιάλα ̣ς ̤ τοῦδ ̣ε ̣ μ ̣ε ο ̣ ̣κ ̣ ̣ῶντος δέχεσθαι, P Tebt I. 6.27 (B.C. 140–139) φιάλας καί ποτήρια, ";bowls and cups,"; P Oxy III. 521.17 (ii/A.D.) φιάλη χαλκῆ, P Fay 127.9 (ii/iii A.D.) ἔπεμψα ὑμῖν γ ̄ [ζεύ ]γη φιαλῶν, ";I have sent you three pairs of bowls,"; and P Oxy VI. 937.12 (iii/A.D.) τῆς φιάλης τῆς λιθίνης, ";the stone bowl."; In PSI IV. 306.8 (ii/iii A.D.) ἑκάστης φιάλλης (l. φιάλης) the reference is to a ";cistern.";

 

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Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
υπηρεται υπηρέται ὑπηρέται υπηρεταις υπηρέταις ὑπηρέταις υπηρετας υπηρέτας ὑπηρέτας υπηρετη υπηρέτη ὑπηρέτῃ υπηρετην υπηρέτην ὑπηρέτην υπηρέτης υπηρετων υπηρετών ὑπηρετῶν hyperetai hyperétai hypēretai hypērétai hyperetais hyperétais hypēretais hypērétais hyperetas hyperétas hypēretas hypērétas hyperete hypēretē hyperétei hypērétēi hypereten hyperéten hypēretēn hypērétēn hypereton hyperetôn hypēretōn hypēretō̂n uperetai upēretai uperetais upēretais uperetas upēretas uperete upēretē upereten upēretēn upereton upēretōn
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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