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Lexicon :: Strong's G1249 - diakonos

διάκονος
Transliteration
diakonos
Pronunciation
dē-ä'-ko-nos (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine/feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from an obsolete diako (to run on errands, cf διώκω (G1377))
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Strong’s Definitions

διάκονος diákonos, dee-ak'-on-os; probably from an obsolete διάκω diákō (to run on errands; compare G1377); an attendant, i.e. (genitive case) a waiter (at table or in other menial duties); specially, a Christian teacher and pastor (technically, a deacon or deaconess):—deacon, minister, servant.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's G1249 in the following manner: minister (20x), servant (8x), deacon (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's G1249 in the following manner: minister (20x), servant (8x), deacon (3x).
  1. one who executes the commands of another, esp. of a master, a servant, attendant, minister

    1. the servant of a king

    2. 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

    3. a waiter, one who serves food and drink

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διάκονος diákonos, dee-ak'-on-os; probably from an obsolete διάκω diákō (to run on errands; compare G1377); an attendant, i.e. (genitive case) a waiter (at table or in other menial duties); specially, a Christian teacher and pastor (technically, a deacon or deaconess):—deacon, minister, servant.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1249 matches the Greek διάκονος (diakonos),
which occurs 29 times in 27 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:26 - “It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant, G1249
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:13 - “Then the king said to the servants, G1249 ‘Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:11 - “But the greatest among you shall be your servant. G1249
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:35 - Sitting down, He called the twelve and *said to them, “If anyone wants to be first, [fn]he shall be last of all and servant G1249 of all.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:43 - “But it is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant; G1249
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:5 - His mother *said to the servants, G1249 “Whatever He says to you, do it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:9 - When the headwaiter tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants G1249 who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter *called the bridegroom,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:26 - “If anyone [fn]serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant G1249 will be also; if anyone [fn]serves Me, the Father will honor him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:4 - for it is a minister G1249 of God to you for good. But if you do what is evil, be afraid; for it does not bear the sword for nothing; for it is a minister G1249 of God, an avenger who brings wrath on the one who practices evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:8 - For I say that Christ has become a servant G1249 to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:1 - I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a [fn]servant G1249 of the church which is at Cenchrea;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:5 - What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants G1249 through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:6 - who also made us adequate as servants G1249 of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - but in everything commending ourselves as [fn]servants G1249 of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:15 - Therefore it is not surprising if his servants G1249 also disguise themselves as servants G1249 of righteousness, whose end will be according to their deeds.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:23 - Are they servants G1249 of Christ?—I speak as if insane—I more so; in [fn]far more labors, in [fn]far more imprisonments, [fn]beaten times without number, often in danger of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:17 - “But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found sinners, is Christ then a minister G1249 of sin? May it never be!
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:7 - of which I was made a minister, G1249 according to the gift of God’s grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:21 - But that you also may know about my circumstances, [fn]how I am doing, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful minister G1249 in the Lord, will make everything known to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:1 - Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, To all the [fn]saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, [fn]including the overseers and deacons: G1249
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:7 - just as you learned it from Epaphras, our beloved fellow bond-servant, who is a faithful servant G1249 of Christ on our behalf,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:23 - if indeed you continue in [fn]the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, [fn]was made a [fn]minister. G1249
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:25 - Of this church I [fn]was made a minister G1249 according to the stewardship from God bestowed on me for your benefit, so that I might [fn]fully carry out the preaching of the word of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:7 - As to all my affairs, Tychicus, our beloved brother and faithful servant G1249 and fellow bond-servant in the Lord, will bring you information.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:8 - Deacons G1249 likewise must be men of dignity, not [fn]double-tongued, [fn]or addicted to much wine [fn]or fond of sordid gain,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:12 - Deacons G1249 must be husbands of only one wife, and [fn]good managers of their children and their own households.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:6 - In pointing out these things to the brethren, you will be a good servant G1249 of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the [fn]sound doctrine which you have been following.

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