Hiereus

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2409  
Original WordWord Origin
iereußfrom (2413)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Hiereus3:257,349
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hee-er-yooce'   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. a priest, one who offers sacrifices and in general in busied with sacred rites
    1. referring to priests of Gentiles or the Jews,
  2. metaph. of Christians, because, purified by the blood of Christ and brought into close intercourse with God, they devote their life to him alone and to Christ
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 31
priest 16, priests 15
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew3
Mark2
Luke5
John1
Acts3
Hebrews13
Revelation3


Total30
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 Hiereus". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.