The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3623 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
oijkonovmoßfrom (3624) and the base of (3551)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
oy-kon-om'-os Noun Masculine
  1. the manager of household or of household affairs
    1. esp. a steward, manager, superintendent (whether free-born or as was usually the case, a freed-man or a slave) to whom the head of the house or proprietor has intrusted the management of his affairs, the care of receipts and expenditures, and the duty of dealing out the proper portion to every servant and even to the children not yet of age
    2. the manager of a farm or landed estate, an overseer
    3. the superintendent of the city's finances, the treasurer of a city (or of treasurers or quaestors of kings)
  2. metaph. the apostles and other Christian teachers and bishops and overseers
King James Word Usage - Total: 10
steward 8, chamberlain 1, governor 1
KJV Verse Count
1 Corinthians2
1 Peter1

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

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