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  #4245 πρεσβύτερος presbuteros {pres-boo'-ter-os}

 comparative of presbus (elderly); TDNT - 6:651,931; adj

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


 1) elder, of age,
    1a) the elder of two people
    1b) advanced in life, an elder, a senior
        1b1) forefathers
 2) a term of rank or office
    2a) among the Jews
        2a1) members of the great council or Sanhedrin (because in
             early times the rulers of the people, judges, etc., were
             selected from elderly men)
        2a2) of those who in separate cities managed public affairs and
             administered justice
    2b) among the Christians, those who presided over the assemblies
        (or churches) The NT uses the term bishop, elders, and
        presbyters interchangeably
    2c) the twenty four members of the heavenly Sanhedrin or court
        seated on thrones around the throne of God

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

Comparative of πρέσβυς [[presbus]] (elderly); older; as noun, a senior; specifically an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or Christian "presbyter":—elder (-est), old.

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

  • #4245.
  • πρεσβυ´τερος
  • presbuteros; a cptv. of πρε´σβυς presbus (an old man); elder:—
  • NASB - elder(3), elders(57), men of old(1), old men(1), older(1), older man(1), older ones(1), older women(1), women(1).

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

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 AV - elder 64, old man 1, eldest 1, elder woman 1; 67
elder
Luke 15:25. 1 Timothy 5:1, 19. 1 Peter 5:5. 2 John 1:1. 3 John 1:1.
elders
Matthew 15:2; 16:21; 21:23; 26:3, 47, 57, 59; 27:1, 3, 12, 20, 41; 28:12. Mark 7:3, 5; 8:31; 11:27; 14:43, 53; 15:1. Luke 7:3; 9:22; 20:1; 22:52. Acts 4:5, 8, 23; 6:12; 11:30; 14:23; 15:2, 4, 6, 22, 23; 16:4; 20:17; 21:18; 23:14; 24:1; 25:15. 1 Timothy 5:17. Titus 1:5. Hebrews 11:2. James 5:14. 1 Peter 5:1. Revelation 4:4, 10; 5:5, 6, 8, 11, 14; 7:11, 13; 11:16; 14:3; 19:4.
eldest
John 8:9.
men
Acts 2:17.
women
1 Timothy 5:2.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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