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Lexicon :: Strong's G1203 - despotēs

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δεσπότης
Transliteration
despotēs
Pronunciation
des-po'-tās (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from δέω (G1210) and posis (a husband)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:44,145

Trench's Synonyms: xxviii. κύριος, δεσπότης.

Strong’s Definitions

δεσπότης despótēs, des-pot'-ace; perhaps from G1210 and πόσις pósis (a husband); an absolute ruler ("despot"):—Lord, master.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G1203 in the following manner: Lord (5x), master (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G1203 in the following manner: Lord (5x), master (5x).
  1. a master, Lord

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δεσπότης despótēs, des-pot'-ace; perhaps from G1210 and πόσις pósis (a husband); an absolute ruler ("despot"):—Lord, master.
STRONGS NT 1203: δεσπότης
δεσπότης, -ου, , [from Pindar down], a master, lord (as of δοῦλοι, οἰκέται): 1 Timothy 6:1, [2]; 2 Timothy 2:21; Titus 2:9; 1 Peter 2:18; God is thus addressed by one who calls himself his δοῦλος: Luke 2:29, cf. Acts 4:24, 29 (δεσπότης τῶν πάντων, Job 5:8; Wis. 6:8); Christ is so called, as one who has bought his servants, 2 Peter 2:1; rules over his church, Jude 1:4 [some take δ. here as designating God; cf. R. V. marginal reading]; and whose prerogative it is to take vengeance on those who persecute his followers, Revelation 6:10.
[Synonyms: δεσπότης κύριος: δ. was strictly the correlative of slave, δοῦλος, and hence denoted absolute ownership and uncontrolled power; κύριος had a wider meaning, applicable to the various ranks and relations of life, and not suggestive either of poperty or of absolutism. Ammonius under the word δεσπότης says δ. τῶν ἀργυρωνήτων· κύριος δὲ καὶ πατὴρ υἱοῦ καὶ αὐτός τις ἑαυτοῦ. So Philo, quis rer. div. heres § 6 ὥστε τὸν δεσπότην κύριον εῖναι καὶ ἔτι ὡσανεὶ φοβερὸν κύριον οὐ μόνον τὸ κῦρος καὶ τὸ κράτος ἁπάντων ἀνημμένον, ἀλλὰ καὶ δέος καὶ φόβον ἱκανὸν ἑμποιῆσαι. Cf. Trench § 28; Woolsey, in Bib. Sacr. for 1861, p. 599f; Schmidt ch. 161, 5.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Job
5:8
Luke
2:29
Acts
4:24; 4:29
1 Timothy
6:1, 2
2 Timothy
2:21
Titus
2:9
1 Peter
2:18
2 Peter
2:1
Jude
1:4
Revelation
6:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1203 matches the Greek δεσπότης (despotēs),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:29 - Lord, G1203 now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:24 - And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, G1203 thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:1 - Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters G1203 worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:2 - And they that have believing masters, G1203 let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:21 - If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master's use, G1203 and prepared unto every good work.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:9 - Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, G1203 and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:18 - Servants, be subject to your masters G1203 with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:1 - But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord G1203 that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:4 - For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord G1203 God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:10 - And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, G1203 holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
 
 
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