Diakonos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1249  
Original WordWord Origin
diakonoßprobably from an obsolete diako (to run on errands, cf (1377))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Diakonos2:88,152
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dee-ak'-on-os   Noun
 Definition
  1. one who executes the commands of another, esp. of a master, a servant, attendant, minister
    1. the servant of a king
    2. a deacon, one who, by virtue of the office assigned to him by the church, cares for the poor and has charge of and distributes the money collected for their use
    3. a waiter, one who serves food and drink
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 29
deacons 3, minister 7, servant 10, servants 9
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew3
Mark2
John3
Romans3
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians4
Galatians1
Ephesians2
Philippians1
Colossians4
1 Timothy3


Total27
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 Diakonos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.