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  #1249 διάκονος diakonos {dee-ak'-on-os}

 probably from an obsolete diako (to run on errands, cf
    G1377); TDNT - 2:88,152; n m/f

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) one who executes the commands of another, esp. of a master,
    a servant, attendant, minister
    1a) the servant of a king
    1b) a deacon, one who, by virtue of the office assigned to him
        by the church, cares for the poor and has charge of and
        distributes the money collected for their use
    1c) a waiter, one who serves food and drink

 For Synonyms see entry G5834

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Probably from διάκω [[diako]] (obsolete, to run on errands; compare G1377); an attendant, that is, (generally) a waiter (at table or in other menial duties); specifically a Christian teacher and pastor (technically a deacon or deaconess):—deacon, minister, servant.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #1249.
  • δια´κονος
  • diakonos; of unc. or.; a servant, minister:—
  • NASB - deacons(3), minister(7), servant(10), servants(9).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - minister 20, servant 8, deacon 3; 31
Philippians 1:1. 1 Timothy 3:8, 12.
Matthew 20:26. Mark 10:43. Romans 13:4, 4; 15:8. Galatians 2:17. Ephesians 3:7; 6:21. Colossians 1:7, 23, 25; 4:7. 1 Thessalonians 3:2. 1 Timothy 4:6.
1 Corinthians 3:5. 2 Corinthians 3:6; 6:4; 11:15, 15, 23.
Matthew 23:11. Mark 9:35. John 12:26. Romans 16:1, 27.
Matthew 22:13. John 2:5, 9.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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