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Home > Lexicons > Greek Lexicon > Diakonia

The New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  1248diakoniša
Original WordWord Origin
 diakoniša from (1249)
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 Diakonia dee-ak-on-ee'-ah
Parts of SpeechTDNT
 Noun Feminine 2:87,152
  1. service, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of others
  2. of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among men
    1. of the office of Moses
    2. of the office of the apostles and its administration
    3. of the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.
  3. the ministration of those who render to others the offices of Christian affection esp. those who help meet need by either collecting or distributing of charities
  4. the office of the deacon in the church
  5. the service of those who prepare and present food
 Translated Words
 KJV (34) - ministering, 3; ministration, 6; ministry, 16; misc, 9;

NAS (34) - ministries, 1; ministry, 19; mission, 1; preparations, 1; relief, 1; serve, 1; service, 7; serving, 2; support, 1;

 Verse Count
1 Corinthians2
2 Corinthians11
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy2
1 Corinthians2
2 Corinthians11
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy2
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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 Diakonia". "The New Testament Greek Lexicon".


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