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Lexicon :: Strong's G4245 - presbyteros

πρεσβύτερος
Transliteration
presbyteros
Pronunciation
pres-bü'-te-ros (Key)
Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Comparative of presbus (elderly)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:651,931

KJV Translation Count — Total: 67x
The KJV translates Strong's G4245 in the following manner: elder (64x), old man (1x), eldest (1x), elder woman (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. elder, of age,

    1. the elder of two people

    2. advanced in life, an elder, a senior

      1. forefathers

  2. a term of rank or office

    1. among the Jews

      1. members of the great council or Sanhedrin (because in early times the rulers of the people, judges, etc., were selected from elderly men)

      2. of those who in separate cities managed public affairs and administered justice

    2. among the Christians, those who presided over the assemblies (or churches) The NT uses the term bishop, elders, and presbyters interchangeably

    3. the twenty four members of the heavenly Sanhedrin or court seated on thrones around the throne of God

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πρεσβύτερος presbýteros, pres-boo'-ter-os; comparative of πρέσβυς présbys (elderly); older; as noun, a senior; specially, an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or Christian "presbyter":—elder(-est), old.
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Strong's Number G4245 matches the Greek πρεσβύτερος (presbyteros),
which occurs 72 times in 66 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB
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“Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.”

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From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.

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And when he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?”

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Then the chief priests and the elders of the people gathered in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas,

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While he was still speaking, Judas came, one of the twelve, and with him a great crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and the elders of the people.

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Then those who had seized Jesus led him to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders had gathered.

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When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death.

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Then when Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus[fn] was condemned, he changed his mind and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders,

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But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no answer.

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Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and destroy Jesus.

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So also the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked him, saying,

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And when they had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sufficient sum of money to the soldiers

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(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands properly,[fn] holding to the tradition of the elders,

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And the Pharisees and the scribes asked him, “Why do your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat with defiled hands?”

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And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again.

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And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him,

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And immediately, while he was still speaking, Judas came, one of the twelve, and with him a crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.

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And they led Jesus to the high priest. And all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes came together.

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And as soon as it was morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. And they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate.

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When the centurion[fn] heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking him to come and heal his servant.

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saying, “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.”

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“Now his older son was in the field, and as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing.

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One day, as Jesus[fn] was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders came up

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Then Jesus said to the chief priests and officers of the temple and elders, who had come out against him, “Have you come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs?

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But when they heard it, they went away one by one, beginning with the older ones, and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him.

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“‘And in the last days it shall be, God declares,
that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh,
and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
and your young men shall see visions,
and your old men shall dream dreams;

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On the next day their rulers and elders and scribes gathered together in Jerusalem,

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Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “Rulers of the people and elders,

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When they were released, they went to their friends and reported what the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

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And they stirred up the people and the elders and the scribes, and they came upon him and seized him and brought him before the council,

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And they did so, sending it to the elders by the hand of Barnabas and Saul.

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And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

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And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and debate with them, Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and the elders about this question.

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When they came to Jerusalem, they were welcomed by the church and the apostles and the elders, and they declared all that God had done with them.

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The apostles and the elders were gathered together to consider this matter.

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Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They sent Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers,

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with the following letter: “The brothers, both the apostles and the elders, to the brothers[fn] who are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, greetings.

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As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered to them for observance the decisions that had been reached by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem.

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Now from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called the elders of the church to come to him.

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On the following day Paul went in with us to James, and all the elders were present.

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They went to the chief priests and elders and said, “We have strictly bound ourselves by an oath to taste no food till we have killed Paul.

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And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid before the governor their case against Paul.

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and when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews laid out their case against him, asking for a sentence of condemnation against him.

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Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers,

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older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, in all purity.

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Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.

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Do not admit a charge against an elder except on the evidence of two or three witnesses.

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This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you—

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For by it the people of old received their commendation.

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Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

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