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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2999 - λατρεία

Transliteration
latreía
Phonetics
lat-ri'-ah
Origin
from (G3000)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
4:58,503
Definition
Thayer's
  1. service rendered for hire
    1. any service or ministration: the service of God
  2. the service and worship of God according to the requirements of the Levitical law
  3. to perform sacred services
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5656 ‑ עֲבוֹדָה (ab‑o‑daw', ab‑o‑daw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (5)
John
1
Romans
2
Hebrews
2
NAS (8)
John
1
Romans
3
Hebrews
4
HCS (5)
John
1
Romans
2
Hebrews
2
BSB (5)
John
1
Romans
2
Hebrews
2
ESV (4)
John
1
Romans
1
Hebrews
2
WEB (5)
John
1
Romans
2
Hebrews
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

λατρ-εία, ἡ,

1. the state of a hired labourer, service, A. Pr. 966; ἐπίπονον ἔχειν λ. S. Tr. 830 (lyr.): pl., οἵας λατρείας ἀνθ' ὅσου ζήλου τρέφει Id. Aj. 503, cf. E. Ph. 225 (lyr.), etc.: metaph., the business or duties of life, Plu. 2.107c.

2. λ. τοῦ θεοῦ, θεῶν, service to the gods, divine worship, Pl. Ap. 23c, Phdr. 244e (pl.): abs., LXX Exodus 12:25, al., Romans 9:4, etc.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

λατρεία , -ας ,

(< λατρεύω , q.v.),

[in LXX (always of divine service): Exodus 12:25-26; Exodus 13:5, Joshua 22:27, 1 Chronicles 28:13 (H5656), 1 Maccabees 1:43; 1 Maccabees 2:19; 1 Maccabees 2:22, 3 Maccabees 4:14*;]

1. hired service, service.

2. (in cl. also) divine service, worship: John 16:2, Romans 9:4; Romans 12:1, Hebrews 9:1; Hebrews 9:6.†


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

The form λατρία, which is not found in the NT, is well attested by the LXX uncials : see Thackeray Gr. i. p. 87. The word survives in MGr = ";adoration,"; ";worship.";

 

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
λατρεια λατρεία λατρειαν λατρείαν λατρειας λατρείας λατρευτόν latreia latreía latreian latreían latreias latreías
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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