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Home > Lexicons > Greek Lexicon > Diakoneo

The New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  1247diakone—w
Original WordWord Origin
 diakone—w from (1249)
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 Diakoneo dee-ak-on-eh'-o
Parts of SpeechTDNT
 Verb 2:81,152
  1. to be a servant, attendant, domestic, to serve, wait upon
    1. to minister to one, render ministering offices to
      1. to be served, ministered unto
    2. to wait at a table and offer food and drink to the guests,
      1. of women preparing food
    3. to minister i.e. supply food and necessities of life
      1. to relieve one's necessities (e.g. by collecting alms), to provide take care of, distribute, the things necessary to sustain life
      2. to take care of the poor and the sick, who administer the office of a deacon
      3. in Christian churches to serve as deacons
    4. to minister
      1. to attend to anything, that may serve another's interests
      2. to minister a thing to one, to serve one or by supplying any thing
 Translated Words
 KJV (37) - minister, 7; minister unto, 15; misc, 5; serve, 10;

NAS (38) - administered, 1; administration, 1; cared, 1;, 1; do...the serving, 1; serving, 1; minister, 3; ministered, 2; ministering, 3; servant, 1; serve, 4; serve as deacons, 1; served, 2; served as deacons, 1; serves, 5; services...rendered, 1; serving, 4; take care, 1; wait, 1; waited, 3;

 Verse Count
2 Corinthians3
1 Timothy2
2 Timothy1
1 Peter3
2 Corinthians3
1 Timothy2
2 Timothy1
1 Peter3
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Abbreviations Legend:
TDNT - Theological Dictionary of the New Testament;

Copyright Statement
The New Testament Greek Lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved.

Bibliography Information
Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Diakoneo". "The New Testament Greek Lexicon".


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