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Entry for Strong's #4465 - ῥαβδοῦχος

Transliteration
rhabdoûchos
Phonetics
hrab-doo'-khos  
Word Origin
from (4464) and (2192)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
6:971,982
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. one who carries the rods i.e. the fasces
  2. a lictor, a public official who bore the fasces or staff and other insignia of office before a magistrate
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Acts 2
Acts 2
Acts 2
BYZ TIS TR
N-APM 1
N-NPM 1
N-APM 1
N-NPM 1
N-APM 1
N-NPM 1
NA WH
N-APM 1
N-NPM 1
N-APM 1
N-NPM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ῥάβδουχ-ος

(properisp.), ,

one who carries a rod or staff of office:

1 judge, umpire at a contest, Pl. Prt. 338a .

2. magistrate's attendant, staff-bearer, beadle, Ar. Pax 734, UPZ 3.6 ( ii B.C., prob.), IG 9(2).735 (Larissa, iii B.C. ), 1109.24 (Coropa, ii B.C. ), Acts 16:35; so, prob., in Th. 5.50: esp. at Rome, of the lictors who carried the fasces, Plb. 5.26.10, etc.: also ῥαβδοῦχοι, αἱ, female attendants on Oenanthe, mother of Agathocles, Id. 15.29.13 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ῤαβδοῦχος, ῥαβδουχου, (ῤάβδος and ἔχω; cf. εὐνοῦχος), one who carries the rods i. e. the fasces, a lictor (a public officer who bore the fasces or staff and other insignia of office before the magistrates) (A. V. serjeants): Acts 16:35, 38. (Polybius; Diodorus 5, 40; Dionysius Halicarnassus; Herodian, 7, 8, 10 (5 edition, Bekker); διά τί λικτωρεις τούς ῤαβδούχους ὀνομαζουσι; Plutarch, quaest. Rom c. 67.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*ῥαβδοῦχος , -ου , ό

(< ῥαβδος , ἔχω ),

one who carries a rod or staff of office;

(a) an umpire or judge (Plat.);

(b) in late writers, a Roman lictor: Acts 16:38.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ραβδουχοι ραβδούχοι ῥαβδοῦχοι ραβδουχους ραβδούχους ῥαβδούχους ραγάδα rabdouchoi rabdouchous rhabdouchoi rhabdoûchoi rhabdouchous rhabdoúchous
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Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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