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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4246 - πρεσβύτης

Transliteration
presbýtēs
Phonetics
pres-boo'-tace  
Word Origin
from the same as (4245)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
6:683,931
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. an old man, an aged man
  2. ambassador
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 376 ‑ אִישׁ (eesh);  2205 ‑ זָקֵן (zaw‑kane');  3453 ‑ יָשִׁישׁ (yaw‑sheesh');  3887 ‑ לִיץ (loots);  7868 ‑ שִׂיב (seeb);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Luke 1
Titus 1
Philemon 1
Luke 1
Titus 1
Philemon 1
Luke 1
Titus 1
Philemon 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-APM 1
N-NSM 2
N-NSM 2
N-APM 1
N-NSM 2
NA WH
N-NSM 2
N-APM 1
N-NSM 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πρεσβύτης [], ητος,

Dor. πρέσβῠ-ας, ατος, ἡ,

age, seniority, Test.Epict. 4.28, 6.29: opp. νεότας, prob. rest. in IG 5(1).1427.5 ( Messene ).

πρεσβ-ύτης [], ου, ὁ,

prose form of πρέσβυς 1, Hp. Aër. 10 (pl.), Th. 3.67 (pl.), Arist. EN 1157b14 (pl.), etc.;

the sixth of the seven ages, Hp. Hebd. 5; also in Trag. and Com., E. Ph. 847, Ar. Eq. 525, Nu. 358; πατέρα π. Κρόνον A. Eu. 641; ἀνὴρ π. Ar. Ach. 707, Antipho 4.1.6; ὁ ἐκ παιδὸς μέχρι πρεσβύτου χρόνος Pl. R. 608c, etc.;

of animals, [ λέοντες] ὅταν γένωνται πρεσβῦται Arist. HA 629b28: fem. πρεσβῦτις, ιδος, A. Eu. 731, 1027, E. Hec. 842, Pl. Hp.Ma. 286a, Theopomp. Com. 78; πρεσβύτιδες γυναῖκες Aeschin. 3.157; π. ἄνθρωπος Lys. 1.15 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πρεσβύτης, πρεσβύτου, (πρέσβυς (see πρεσβεύω)), an old man, an aged man: Luke 1:18; Titus 2:2; Philemon 1:9 (here many (cf. R. V. marginal reading) regard the word as a substitute for πρεσβευτής, ambassador; see Lightfoots Commentary at the passage; WH's Appendix, at the passage; and add to the examples of the interchange πρεσβευτεροις in Wood, Discoveries at Ephesus, Appendix, Inscriptions from the Great Theatre, p. 24 (col. 5, 50:72)). (Aeschyl, Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, others; the Sept. for זָקֵן.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πρεσβύτης , -ου ,

prose form of πρέσβυς , q.v.,

[in LXX chiefly for H2205, Genesis 25:8, al.; also (= πρεσβευτής ), 2 Chronicles 32:31 Bl (H3887), 1 Maccabees 14:22 S, al. (v. Thackeray, Gr., 97);]

1. an old man: Luke 1:18, Titus 2:2, Philemon 1:9 (R, txt., but v. infr.).

2. As in LXX, also = πρεσβευτής , an ambassador: Philemon 1:9 (R, mg., v. Lft. and ICC, in l).†

πρεσβευτής , see πρεσβύτης .


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

πρόσκλησις

For this word = ";judicial summons,"; ";invitation,"; which is read in 1 Timothy 5:21 AD al., we may cite BGU IV. 113154 (B.C. 13) ̣μ ̣η ̣π ̣ρ [οσφέρειν ] πρόσκλη (σιν) ἢ διαστολ (ήν).

πρόσκλισις

Like its verb, πρόσκλισις is a NT ἅπ. εἱρ., 1 Timothy 5:21, where it has the meaning of ";partiality."; It is found ter in Clem. R. (21, 47, 50).

 

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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
πρεσβευταίς πρεσβύται Πρεσβυτας Πρεσβύτας πρεσβύτην πρεσβυτης πρεσβύτης πρεσβύτου Presbutas presbutes presbutēs Presbytas Presbýtas presbytes presbytēs presbýtes presbýtēs
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