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  #5057 τελώνης telones {tel-o'-nace}

 from G5056 and G5608; TDNT - 8:88,1166; n m

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

 1) a renter or farmer of taxes
    1a) among the Romans, usually a man of equestrian rank
 2) a tax gatherer, collector of taxes or tolls, one employed by a
    publican or farmer general in the collection of taxes. The tax
    collectors were as a class, detested not only by the Jews, but by
    other nations also, both on account of their employment and of the
    harshness, greed, and deception, with which they did their job.

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

From G5056 and G5608; a tax farmer, that is, collector of public revenue:—publican.

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

  • #5057.
  • τελω´νης
  • telōnēs; from 5056 and 5608; a farmer of taxes, i.e. a tax collector:—
  • NASB - collector(1), tax collector(5), tax collectors(15).

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

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 AV - publican 22; 22
Matthew 10:3; 18:17. Luke 5:27; 18:10, 11, 13.
Matthew 5:46, 47; 9:10, 11; 11:19; 21:31, 32. Mark 2:15, 16, 16. Luke 3:12; 5:29, 30; 7:29, 34; 15:1.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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