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Lexicon :: Strong's G1087 - gerousia

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γερουσία
Transliteration
gerousia
Pronunciation
ge-rü-sē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

γερουσία gerousía, gher-oo-see'-ah; from G1088; the eldership, i.e. (collectively) the Jewish Sanhedrin:—senate.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G1087 in the following manner: senate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G1087 in the following manner: senate (1x).
  1. a senate, council of elders

    1. to denote the chief council of nations or cities

    2. the Sanhedrin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γερουσία gerousía, gher-oo-see'-ah; from G1088; the eldership, i.e. (collectively) the Jewish Sanhedrin:—senate.
STRONGS NT 1087: γερουσία
γερουσία, -ας, , (adjective γερούσιος, belonging to old men, γέρων), a senate, council of elders; used in secular authors of the chief council of nations and cities (ἐν ταῖς πόλεσι αἱ γερουσίαι, Xenophon, mem. 4, 4, 16; in the O. T. of the chief council not only of the whole people of Israel, Exodus 3:16, etc.; 1 Macc. 12:6, etc.; but also of cities, Deuteronomy 19:12, etc.); of the Great Council, the Sanhedrin of the Jews: Acts 5:21, where to τὸ συνέδριον is added καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γερουσίαν τῶν υἱῶν Ἰσραήλ and indeed (καί explicative) all the senate, to signify the full Sanhedrin. [Cf. Schürer, Die Gemeindeverfassung d. Juden in Rom in d. Kaiserzeit nach d. Inschriften dargestellt. Leips. 1879, p. 18f; Hatch, Bamp. Lects. for 1880, p. 64f.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
3:16
Deuteronomy
19:12
Acts
5:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1087 matches the Greek γερουσία (gerousia),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:21 - And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate G1087 of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.
 
 
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