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Lexicon :: Strong's G1248 - diakonia

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διακονία
Transliteration
diakonia
Pronunciation
dē-ä-ko-nē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:87,152

Strong’s Definitions

διακονία diakonía, dee-ak-on-ee'-ah; from G1249; attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher, or technically of the diaconate):—(ad-)minister(-ing, -tration, -try), office, relief, service(-ing).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's G1248 in the following manner: ministry (16x), ministration (6x), ministering (3x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's G1248 in the following manner: ministry (16x), ministration (6x), ministering (3x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. service, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of others

  2. of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among men

    1. of the office of Moses

    2. of the office of the apostles and its administration

    3. of the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.

  3. the ministration of those who render to others the offices of Christian affection esp. those who help meet need by either collecting or distributing of charities

  4. the office of the deacon in the church

  5. the service of those who prepare and present food

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διακονία diakonía, dee-ak-on-ee'-ah; from G1249; attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher, or technically of the diaconate):—(ad-)minister(-ing, -tration, -try), office, relief, service(-ing).
STRONGS NT 1248: διακονία
διακονία, -ας, , (διάκονος), [from Thucydides, Plato down], service, ministering, especially of those who execute the commands of others;
1. universally: 2 Timothy 4:11; Hebrews 1:14.
2. of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among men;
a. of the office of Moses: διακ. τοῦ θανάτου, concisely for the ministration by which the law is promulgated that threatens and brings death, 2 Corinthians 3:7; τῆς κατακρίσεως, the ministration by which condemnation is announced, ibid. 9.
b. of the office of the apostles and its administration: Acts 1:17, 25; Acts 20:24; Acts 21:19; Romans 11:13; 2 Corinthians 4:1; 2 Corinthians 6:3; 1 Timothy 1:12; τοῦ λόγου, Acts 6:4; τοῦ πνεύματος, the ministry whose office it is to cause men to obtain and be governed by the Holy Spirit, 2 Corinthians 3:8; τῆς δικαιοσύνης, by which men are taught how they may become righteous with God, ibid. 9; τῆς καταλλαγῆς, the ministry whose work it is to induce men to embrace the offered reconciliation with God, 2 Corinthians 5:18; πρὸς τὴν ὑμῶν διακονίαν, that by preaching the gospel I might minister unto you, 2 Corinthians 11:8.
c. of the ministration or service of all who, endowed by God with powers of mind and heart peculiarly adapted to this end, endeavor zealously and laboriously to promote the cause of Christ among men, as apostles, prophets, evangelists, elders, etc.: 1 Corinthians 12:5; Ephesians 4:12; 2 Timothy 4:5. What ministry is referred to in Colossians 4:17 is not clear.
3. the ministration of those who render to others the offices of Christian affection: 1 Corinthians 16:15; Revelation 2:19, especially of those who succor need by either collecting or bestowing benefactions [Acts 12:25]; the care of the poor, the supplying or distributing of charities (Luther uses Handreichung): Acts 6:1; 2 Corinthians 9:13; διακονία εἰς τοὺς ἁγίους, 2 Corinthians 8:4; 2 Corinthians 9:1; διακονία τῆς λειτουργίας, the ministration rendered through this λειτουργία, 2 Corinthians 9:12; πέμπειν εἰς διακονίαν τινί, to send a thing to one for the relief of his want [A. V. to send relief unto], Acts 11:29 (κομίζειν χρήματα πολλὰ εἰς διακονίαν τῶν χηρῶν, Acta Thomae § 56, p. 233, Tdf. edition); διακονία μου εἰς Ἰερουσαλ. "my ministration in bringing the money collected by me, a ministration intended for Jerusalem" (Fritzsche), Romans 15:31 [here L Tr marginal reading read δωροφορία... ἐν, etc.].
4. the office of deacon in the primitive church (see διάκονος, 2): Romans 12:7.
5. the service of those who prepare and present food: Luke 10:40 (as in Xenophon, oec. 7, 41).

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 1248: δωροφορία
δωροφορία, ας, , (δωροφόρος bringing gifts), the offering of a gift or of gifts: Romans 15:31 L Tr marginal reading cf. διακονία, 3. (Alciphr. 1, 6; Pollux 4, 47 [p. 371 Hemst. edition]; several times in ecclesiastical writings.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
10:40
Acts
1:17; 1:25; 6:1; 6:4; 11:29; 12:25; 20:24; 21:19
Romans
11:13; 12:7; 15:31; 15:31
1 Corinthians
12:5; 16:15
2 Corinthians
3:7; 3:8; 4:1; 5:18; 6:3; 8:4; 9:1; 9:12; 9:13; 11:8
Ephesians
4:12
Colossians
4:17
1 Timothy
1:12
2 Timothy
4:5; 4:11
Hebrews
1:14
Revelation
2:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1248 matches the Greek διακονία (diakonia),
which occurs 36 times in 32 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:40 - But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she approached Him and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Therefore tell her to help me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:17 - “for he was numbered with us and obtained a part in this ministry.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:25 - “to take part in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:1 - Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint against the Hebrews by the Hellenists,[fn] because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:4 - “but we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:29 - Then the disciples, each according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brethren dwelling in Judea.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:25 - And Barnabas and Saul returned from[fn] Jerusalem when they had fulfilled their ministry, and they also took with them John whose surname was Mark.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:24 - “But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself,[fn] so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:19 - When he had greeted them, he told in detail those things which God had done among the Gentiles through his ministry.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:13 - For I speak to you Gentiles; inasmuch as I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:7 - or ministry, let us use it in our ministering; he who teaches, in teaching;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:31 - that I may be delivered from those in Judea who do not believe, and that my service for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:5 - There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:15 - I urge you, brethren—you know the household of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the ministry of the saints—
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:7 - But if the ministry of death, written and engraved on stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not look steadily at the face of Moses because of the glory of his countenance, which glory was passing away,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:8 - how will the ministry of the Spirit not be more glorious?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:9 - For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, the ministry of righteousness exceeds much more in glory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:1 - Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:18 - Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:3 - We give no offense in anything, that our ministry may not be blamed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - imploring us with much urgency that we would receive[fn] the gift and the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:1 - Now concerning the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:12 - For the administration of this service not only supplies the needs of the saints, but also is abounding through many thanksgivings to God,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:13 - while, through the proof of this ministry, they glorify God for the obedience of your confession to the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal sharing with them and all men,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:8 - I robbed other churches, taking wages from them to minister to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:12 - for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:17 - And say to Archippus, “Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:12 - And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has enabled me, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:5 - But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:11 - Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for ministry.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:14 - Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for those who will inherit salvation?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:19 - “I know your works, love, service, faith,[fn] and your patience; and as for your works, the last are more than the first.
 
 
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