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Lexicon :: Strong's G2999 - latreia

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λατρεία
Transliteration
latreia
Pronunciation
lä-trā'-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: 4:58,503

Strong’s Definitions

λατρεία latreía, lat-ri'-ah; from G3000; ministration of God, i.e. worship:—(divine) service.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G2999 in the following manner: service (4x), divine service (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G2999 in the following manner: service (4x), divine service (1x).
  1. service rendered for hire

    1. any service or ministration: the service of God

  2. the service and worship of God according to the requirements of the Levitical law

  3. to perform sacred services

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λατρεία latreía, lat-ri'-ah; from G3000; ministration of God, i.e. worship:—(divine) service.
STRONGS NT 2999: λατρεία
λατρεία, λατρείας, (λατρεύω, which see);
1. in Greek authors "service rendered for hire; then any service or ministration (Tragg., Plutarch, Lucian); the service of God": τοῦ Θεοῦ, Plato, Apology 23 b.; καταφυγεῖν πρός θεῶν εὐχάς τέ καί λατρείας, ibid. Phaedr., p. 244 e.;servitus religionis, quam λατρείανGraeci vocant, Augustine civ. dei 5, 15.
2. in the Greek Bible, the service or worship of God according to the requirements of the levitical law (Hebrew עֲבֹדָה, Exodus 12:25f, etc.): Romans 9:4; Hebrews 9:1 (1 Macc. 2:19, 22); λατρείαν προσφέρειν τῷ Θεῷ (to offer service to God) equivalent to θυσίαν προσφέρειν εἰς λατρείαν (to offer a sacrifice in service), John 16:2; ἐπιτελεῖν τάς λατρείας, to perform the sacred services (see ἐπιτελέω, 1), spoken of the priests, Hebrews 9:6; universally, of any worship of God, λογικη λατρεία, Romans 12:1 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 59, 9 a.); (of the worship of idols, 1 Macc. 1:43).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
12:25
John
16:2
Romans
9:4; 12:1
Hebrews
9:1; 9:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2999 matches the Greek λατρεία (latreia),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:2 - They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. G2999
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:4 - Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service G2999 of God, and the promises;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:1 - I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. G2999
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:1 - Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, G2999 and a worldly sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:6 - Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service G2999 of God.
 
 
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