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Deesis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1162 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
deesißfrom (1189)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Deesis2:40,144
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
deh'-ay-sis Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. need, indigence, want, privation, penury
  2. a seeking, asking, entreating, entreaty to God or to man
NAS Word Usage - Total: 18
entreaties 2, petition 3, prayer 6, prayers 6, supplication 1
NAS Verse Count
Luke3
Romans1
2 Corinthians2
Ephesians1
Philippians3
1 Timothy2
2 Timothy1
Hebrews1
James1
1 Peter1


Total16
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 Deesis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.