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The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1248 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
diakonivafrom (1249)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dee-ak-on-ee'-ah Noun Feminine
  1. service, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of others
  2. of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among men
    1. of the office of Moses
    2. of the office of the apostles and its administration
    3. of the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.
  3. the ministration of those who render to others the offices of Christian affection esp. those who help meet need by either collecting or distributing of charities
  4. the office of the deacon in the church
  5. the service of those who prepare and present food
King James Word Usage - Total: 34
ministry 16, ministration 6, ministering 3, miscellaneous 9
KJV Verse Count
1 Corinthians2
2 Corinthians11
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy2

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 Diakonia". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .

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