Eunouchos

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2135 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
eujnou'coßfrom eune (a bed) and (2192)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Eunouchos2:765,277
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
yoo-noo'-khos Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. a bed keeper, bed guard, superintendent of the bedchamber, chamberlain
    1. in the palace of oriental monarchs who support numerous wives the superintendent of the women's apartment or harem, an office held by eunuchs
    2. an emasculated man, a eunuch
      1. eunuchs in oriental courts held by other offices of greater, held by the Ethiopian eunuch mentioned in Ac. 8:27-39.
    3. one naturally incapacitated
      1. for marriage
      2. begetting children
    4. one who voluntarily abstains from marriage
King James Word Usage - Total: 8
eunuch 8
KJV Verse Count
Matthew1
Acts5


Total6
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.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Eunouchos". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .