Kerux

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2783 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
keruxfrom (2784)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Kerux3:683,430
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kay'-roox Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. a herald or messenger vested with public authority, who conveyed the official messages of kings, magistrates, princes, military commanders, or who gave a public summons or demand, and performed various other duties. In the NT God's ambassador, and the herald or proclaimer of the divine word.
NAS Word Usage - Total: 3
preacher 3
NAS Verse Count
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1
2 Peter1


Total3
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 Kerux". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.