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Lexicon :: Strong's G2409 - hiereus

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ἱερεύς
Transliteration
hiereus (Key)
Pronunciation
he-e-ryü's (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:257,349

Strong’s Definitions

ἱερεύς hiereús, hee-er-yooce'; from G2413; a priest (literally or figuratively):—(high) priest.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's G2409 in the following manner: priest (31x), high priest (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's G2409 in the following manner: priest (31x), high priest (1x).
  1. a priest, one who offers sacrifices and in general in busied with sacred rites

    1. referring to priests of Gentiles or the Jews,

  2. metaph. of Christians, because, purified by the blood of Christ and brought into close intercourse with God, they devote their life to him alone and to Christ

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἱερεύς hiereús, hee-er-yooce'; from G2413; a priest (literally or figuratively):—(high) priest.
STRONGS NT 2409: ἱερεύς
ἱερεύς, -έως, , (ἱερός) [from Homer down], Hebrew כֹּהֵן, a priest; one who offers sacrifices and in general is busied with sacred rites;
a. properly, of the priests of the Gentiles, Acts 14:13; of the priests of the Jews, Matthew 8:4; Matthew 12:4; Mark 1:44; [Mark 2:26]; Luke 1:5; Luke 5:14; John 1:19; [Hebrews 7:14 L T Tr WH], Hebrews 7:20 (Hebrews 7:21); Hebrews 8:4, etc.; of the high priest, Acts 5:24 R G (Exodus 35:18; 1 Kings 1:8; 1 Macc. 15:1; Josephus, Antiquities 6, 12, 1); and in the same sense Christ is called ἱερεύς in Hebrews 5:6 (from Psalm 109:4 (Ps. 110:4); Hebrews 7:17; also ἱερεὺς μέγας, Hebrews 10:21 (see ἀρχιερεύς, 3) [others take the adjective here not as blending with ἱερ. into a technical or official appellation, but as descriptive, great; cf. Hebrews 4:14].
b. metaphorically, of Christians, because, purified by the blood of Christ and brought into close contact with God, they devote their life to him alone (and to Christ): Revelation 1:6; Revelation 5:10; Revelation 20:6, cf. Revelation 1:5; Revelation 5:9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
35:18
1 Kings
1:8
Psalms
109:4; 110:4
Matthew
8:4; 12:4
Mark
1:44; 2:26
Luke
1:5; 5:14
John
1:19
Acts
5:24; 14:13
Hebrews
4:14; 5:6; 7:14; 7:17; 7:20; 7:21; 8:4; 10:21
Revelation
1:5; 1:6; 5:9; 5:10; 20:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2409 matches the Greek ἱερεύς (hiereus),
which occurs 31 times in 30 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:4 - And Jesus said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a proof to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:4 - how he entered the house of God and ate the bread of the Presence, which it was not lawful for him to eat nor for those who were with him, but only for the priests?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:5 - Or have you not read in the Law how on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath and are guiltless?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:44 - and said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded, for a proof to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:26 - how he entered the house of God, in the time of[fn] Abiathar the high priest, and ate the bread of the Presence, which it is not lawful for any but the priests to eat, and also gave it to those who were with him?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:5 - In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah,[fn] of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:14 - And he charged him to tell no one, but “go and show yourself to the priest, and make an offering for your cleansing, as Moses commanded, for a proof to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:4 - how he entered the house of God and took and ate the bread of the Presence, which is not lawful for any but the priests to eat, and also gave it to those with him?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:31 - Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:14 - When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went they were cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:19 - And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:1 - And as they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:7 - And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:13 - And the priest of Zeus, whose temple was at the entrance to the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:6 - as he says also in another place,
“You are a priest forever,
after the order of Melchizedek.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:1 - For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:3 - He is without father or mother or genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God he continues a priest forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:11 - Now if perfection had been attainable through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need would there have been for another priest to arise after the order of Melchizedek, rather than one named after the order of Aaron?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:14 - For it is evident that our Lord was descended from Judah, and in connection with that tribe Moses said nothing about priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:15 - This becomes even more evident when another priest arises in the likeness of Melchizedek,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:17 - For it is witnessed of him,
“You are a priest forever,
after the order of Melchizedek.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:21 - but this one was made a priest with an oath by the one who said to him:
“The Lord has sworn
and will not change his mind,
‘You are a priest forever.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:23 - The former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:4 - Now if he were on earth, he would not be a priest at all, since there are priests who offer gifts according to the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:6 - These preparations having thus been made, the priests go regularly into the first section, performing their ritual duties,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:11 - And every priest stands daily at his service, offering repeatedly the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:21 - and since we have a great priest over the house of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:6 - and made us a kingdom, priests to his God and Father, to him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:10 - and you have made them a kingdom and priests to our God,
and they shall reign on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:6 - Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for a thousand years.
 
 
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