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Lexicon :: Strong's G4166 - poimēn

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ποιμήν
Transliteration
poimēn
Pronunciation
poi-mā'n (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:485,901

Strong’s Definitions

ποιμήν poimḗn, poy-mane'; of uncertain affinity; a shepherd (literally or figuratively):—shepherd, pastor.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G4166 in the following manner: shepherd (15x), Shepherd (2x), pastor (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G4166 in the following manner: shepherd (15x), Shepherd (2x), pastor (1x).
  1. a herdsman, esp. a shepherd

    1. in the parable, he to whose care and control others have committed themselves, and whose precepts they follow

  2. metaph.

    1. the presiding officer, manager, director, of any assembly: so of Christ the Head of the church

      1. of the overseers of the Christian assemblies

      2. of kings and princes

        A shepherd in the Near East was responsible for watching out for enemies trying to attack the sheep, defending the sheep from attackers, healing the wounded and sick sheep, finding and saving lost or trapped sheep, loving them, and sharing their lives and to earn their trust.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ποιμήν poimḗn, poy-mane'; of uncertain affinity; a shepherd (literally or figuratively):—shepherd, pastor.
STRONGS NT 4166: ποιμήν
ποιμήν, ποιμένος, (akin to the noun ποίᾳ, which see: (or from the root meaning 'to protect'; cf. Curtius, § 372; Fick 1:132)), from Homer down; the Sept. for רֹעֶה, a herdsman, especially a shepherd;
a. properly: Matthew 9:36; Matthew 25:32; Matthew 26:31; Mark 6:34; Mark 14:27; Luke 2:8, 15, 18, 20; John 10:2, 12; in the parable, he to whose care and control others have committed themselves, and whose precepts they follow, John 10:11, 14.
b. metaphorically, the presiding officer, manager, director, of any assembly: so of Christ the Head of the church, John 10:16; 1 Peter 2:25; Hebrews 13:20 (of the Jewish Messiah, Ezekiel 34:23); of the overseers of the Christian assemblies (A. V. pastors), Ephesians 4:11; cf. Ritschl, Entstehung der altkathol. Kirche, edition 2, p. 350f; (Hatch, Barnpron Lects. for 1880, p. 123f). (Of kings and princes we find ποιμένες λαῶν in Homer and Hesiod.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ezekiel
34:23
Matthew
9:36; 25:32; 26:31
Mark
6:34; 14:27
Luke
2:8; 2:15; 2:18; 2:20
John
10:2; 10:11; 10:12; 10:14; 10:16
Ephesians
4:11
Hebrews
13:20
1 Peter
2:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4166 matches the Greek ποιμήν (poimēn),
which occurs 18 times in 17 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:36 - But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary[fn] and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:32 - “All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:31 - Then Jesus said to them, “All of you will be made to stumble because of Me this night, for it is written:

‘I will strike the Shepherd,
And the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:34 - And Jesus, when He came out, saw a great multitude and was moved with compassion for them, because they were like sheep not having a shepherd. So He began to teach them many things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:27 - Then Jesus said to them, “All of you will be made to stumble because of Me this night,[fn] for it is written:

‘I will strike the Shepherd,
And the sheep will be scattered.’
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:8 - Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:15 - So it was, when the angels had gone away from them into heaven, that the shepherds said to one another, “Let us now go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has come to pass, which the Lord has made known to us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:18 - And all those who heard it marveled at those things which were told them by the shepherds.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:20 - Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:2 - “But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:11 - “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:12 - “But a hireling, he who is not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:14 - “I am the good shepherd; and I know My sheep, and am known by My own.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:16 - “And other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they will hear My voice; and there will be one flock and one shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:11 - And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:20 - Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:25 - For you were like sheep going astray, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer[fn] of your souls.
 
 
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