The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3511 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
neokoroßfrom a form of (3485) and koreo (to sweep)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
neh-o-kor'-os Noun Masculine
  1. one who sweeps and cleans a temple
  2. one who has charge of a temple, to keep and adorn it, a sacristan
  3. the worshipper of a deity
    1. word appears from coins still extant, it was an honourary title [temple-keeper or temple-warden] of certain cities, esp. in Asia Minor, or in which some special worship of some deity or even some deified human ruler had been established; used of Ephesus
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
guardian of the temple 1
NAS Verse Count

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 Neokoros". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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