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  #3623 οἰκονόμος oikonomos {oy-kon-om'-os}

 from G3624 and the base of G3551; TDNT - 5:149,674; n m

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

 1) the manager of household or of household affairs
    1a) 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
    1b) the manager of a farm or landed estate, an overseer
    1c) 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

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

From G3624 and the base of G3551; a house distributor (that is, manager), or overseer, that is, an employee in that capacity; by extension a fiscal agent (treasurer); figuratively a preacher (of the Gospel):—chamberlain, governor, steward.

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

  • #3623.
  • οι᾿κονο´μος
  • oikonomos; from 3624 and νε´μω nemō (to manage); the manager of a household:—
  • NASB - manager(3), managers(1), steward(2), stewards(3), treasurer(1).

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

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 AV - steward 8, chamberlain 1, governor 1; 10
Romans 16:23.
Galatians 4:2.
Luke 12:42; 16:1, 3, 8. Titus 1:7.
1 Corinthians 4:1, 2. 1 Peter 4:10.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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