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Lexicon :: Strong's G3623 - oikonomos

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οἰκονόμος
Transliteration
oikonomos (Key)
Pronunciation
oi-ko-no'-mos (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:149,674

Strong’s Definitions

οἰκονόμος oikonómos, oy-kon-om'-os; from G3624 and the base of G3551; a house-distributor (i.e. manager), or overseer, i.e. an employee in that capacity; by extension, a fiscal agent (treasurer); figuratively, a preacher (of the Gospel):—chamberlain, governor, steward.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G3623 in the following manner: steward (8x), chamberlain (1x), governor (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G3623 in the following manner: steward (8x), chamberlain (1x), governor (1x).
  1. the manager of household or of household affairs

    1. esp. a steward, manager, superintendent (whether free-born or as was usually the case, a freed-man or a slave) to whom the head of the house or proprietor has intrusted the management of his affairs, the care of receipts and expenditures, and the duty of dealing out the proper portion to every servant and even to the children not yet of age

    2. the manager of a farm or landed estate, an overseer

    3. the superintendent of the city's finances, the treasurer of a city (or of treasurers or quaestors of kings)

  2. metaph. the apostles and other Christian teachers and bishops and overseers

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
οἰκονόμος oikonómos, oy-kon-om'-os; from G3624 and the base of G3551; a house-distributor (i.e. manager), or overseer, i.e. an employee in that capacity; by extension, a fiscal agent (treasurer); figuratively, a preacher (of the Gospel):—chamberlain, governor, steward.
STRONGS NT 3623: οἰκονόμος
οἰκονόμος, οἰκονόμου, (οἶκος, νέμω (`to dispense, manage'); Hesychius τήν οἶκον νεμόμενος), the manager of a household or of household affairs; especially a steward, manager, superintendent (whether free-born, or, as was usually the case, a freed-man or slave) to whom the head of the house or proprietor has intrusted the management of his affairs, the care of receipts and expenditures, and the duty of dealing out the proper portion to every servant and even to the children not yet of age: Luke 12:42; 1 Corinthians 4:2; Galatians 4:2; the manager of a farm or landed estate, an overseer (A. V. steward): Luke 16:1, 3, 8; οἰκονόμος τῆς πόλεως, the superintendent of the city's finances, the treasurer of the city (Vulg.arcarius civitatis): Romans 16:23 (of the treasurers or quaestors of kings, Esther 8:9; 1 Esdr. 4:49; Josephus, Antiquities 12, 4, 7; 11, 6, 12; 8, 6, 4). Metaphorically, the apostles and other Christian teachers (see οἰκονομία) are called οἰκονόμους μυστηρίων τοῦ Θεοῦ, as those to whom the counsels of God have been committed to be made known to men: 1 Corinthians 4:1; a bishop (or overseer) is called οἰκονόμος Θεοῦ, of God as the head and master of the Christian theocracy (see οἶκος, 2), Titus 1:7; and any and every Christian who rightly uses the gifts intrusted to him by God for the good of his brethren, belongs to the class called καλοί οἰκονόμοι ποικίλης χάριτος Θεοῦ, 1 Peter 4:10. (Aeschylus, Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, others; for עַל־בַּיִת the Sept. 1 Kings 4:6; 1 Kings 16:9, etc.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
4:6; 16:9
Esther
1; 8:9
Luke
12:42; 16:1; 16:3; 16:8
Romans
16:23
1 Corinthians
4:1; 4:2
Galatians
4:2
Titus
1:7
1 Peter
4:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3623 matches the Greek οἰκονόμος (oikonomos),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:42 - And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, G3623 whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:1 - And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; G3623 and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:3 - Then the steward G3623 said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:8 - And the lord commended the unjust steward, G3623 because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:23 - Gaius mine host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlain G3623 of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:1 - Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards G3623 of the mysteries of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:2 - Moreover it is required in stewards, G3623 that a man be found faithful.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:2 - But is under tutors and governors G3623 until the time appointed of the father.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:7 - For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward G3623 of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:10 - As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards G3623 of the manifold grace of God.
 
 
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