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Lexicon :: Strong's G1248 - diakonia

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διακονία
Transliteration
diakonia (Key)
Pronunciation
dee-ak-on-ee'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:87,152

Strong’s Definitions

διακονία diakonía, dee-ak-on-ee'-ah; from G1249; attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher, or technically of the diaconate):—(ad-)minister(-ing, -tration, -try), office, relief, service(-ing).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's G1248 in the following manner: ministry (16x), ministration (6x), ministering (3x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's G1248 in the following manner: ministry (16x), ministration (6x), ministering (3x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. service, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of others

  2. of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among men

    1. of the office of Moses

    2. of the office of the apostles and its administration

    3. of the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.

  3. the ministration of those who render to others the offices of Christian affection esp. those who help meet need by either collecting or distributing of charities

  4. the office of the deacon in the church

  5. the service of those who prepare and present food

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διακονία diakonía, dee-ak-on-ee'-ah; from G1249; attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher, or technically of the diaconate):—(ad-)minister(-ing, -tration, -try), office, relief, service(-ing).
STRONGS NT 1248: διακονία
διακονία, -ας, , (διάκονος), [from Thucydides, Plato down], service, ministering, especially of those who execute the commands of others;
1. universally: 2 Timothy 4:11; Hebrews 1:14.
2. of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among men;
a. of the office of Moses: διακ. τοῦ θανάτου, concisely for the ministration by which the law is promulgated that threatens and brings death, 2 Corinthians 3:7; τῆς κατακρίσεως, the ministration by which condemnation is announced, ibid. 9.
b. of the office of the apostles and its administration: Acts 1:17, 25; Acts 20:24; Acts 21:19; Romans 11:13; 2 Corinthians 4:1; 2 Corinthians 6:3; 1 Timothy 1:12; τοῦ λόγου, Acts 6:4; τοῦ πνεύματος, the ministry whose office it is to cause men to obtain and be governed by the Holy Spirit, 2 Corinthians 3:8; τῆς δικαιοσύνης, by which men are taught how they may become righteous with God, ibid. 9; τῆς καταλλαγῆς, the ministry whose work it is to induce men to embrace the offered reconciliation with God, 2 Corinthians 5:18; πρὸς τὴν ὑμῶν διακονίαν, that by preaching the gospel I might minister unto you, 2 Corinthians 11:8.
c. of the ministration or service of all who, endowed by God with powers of mind and heart peculiarly adapted to this end, endeavor zealously and laboriously to promote the cause of Christ among men, as apostles, prophets, evangelists, elders, etc.: 1 Corinthians 12:5; Ephesians 4:12; 2 Timothy 4:5. What ministry is referred to in Colossians 4:17 is not clear.
3. the ministration of those who render to others the offices of Christian affection: 1 Corinthians 16:15; Revelation 2:19, especially of those who succor need by either collecting or bestowing benefactions [Acts 12:25]; the care of the poor, the supplying or distributing of charities (Luther uses Handreichung): Acts 6:1; 2 Corinthians 9:13; διακονία εἰς τοὺς ἁγίους, 2 Corinthians 8:4; 2 Corinthians 9:1; διακονία τῆς λειτουργίας, the ministration rendered through this λειτουργία, 2 Corinthians 9:12; πέμπειν εἰς διακονίαν τινί, to send a thing to one for the relief of his want [A. V. to send relief unto], Acts 11:29 (κομίζειν χρήματα πολλὰ εἰς διακονίαν τῶν χηρῶν, Acta Thomae § 56, p. 233, Tdf. edition); διακονία μου εἰς Ἰερουσαλ. "my ministration in bringing the money collected by me, a ministration intended for Jerusalem" (Fritzsche), Romans 15:31 [here L Tr marginal reading read δωροφορία... ἐν, etc.].
4. the office of deacon in the primitive church (see διάκονος, 2): Romans 12:7.
5. the service of those who prepare and present food: Luke 10:40 (as in Xenophon, oec. 7, 41).

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 1248: δωροφορία
δωροφορία, ας, , (δωροφόρος bringing gifts), the offering of a gift or of gifts: Romans 15:31 L Tr marginal reading cf. διακονία, 3. (Alciphr. 1, 6; Pollux 4, 47 [p. 371 Hemst. edition]; several times in ecclesiastical writings.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
10:40
Acts
1:17; 1:25; 6:1; 6:4; 11:29; 12:25; 20:24; 21:19
Romans
11:13; 12:7; 15:31; 15:31
1 Corinthians
12:5; 16:15
2 Corinthians
3:7; 3:8; 4:1; 5:18; 6:3; 8:4; 9:1; 9:12; 9:13; 11:8
Ephesians
4:12
Colossians
4:17
1 Timothy
1:12
2 Timothy
4:5; 4:11
Hebrews
1:14
Revelation
2:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1248 matches the Greek διακονία (diakonia),
which occurs 34 times in 32 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:40 - δὲ Μάρθα περιεσπᾶτο περὶ πολλὴν διακονίαν· G1248 ἐπιστᾶσα δὲ εἶπεν Κύριε οὐ μέλει σοι ὅτι ἀδελφή μου μόνην με κατέλιπεν διακονεῖν εἰπὲ οὖν αὐτῇ ἵνα μοι συναντιλάβηται
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:17 - ὅτι κατηριθμημένος ἦν σὺν ἡμῖν καὶ ἔλαχεν τὸν κλῆρον τῆς διακονίας G1248 ταύτης
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:25 - λαβεῖν τὸν κλῆρον τῆς διακονίας G1248 ταύτης καὶ ἀποστολῆς ἐξ ἡς παρέβη Ἰούδας πορευθῆναι εἰς τὸν τόπον τὸν ἴδιον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:1 - Ἐν δὲ ταῖς ἡμέραις ταύταις πληθυνόντων τῶν μαθητῶν ἐγένετο γογγυσμὸς τῶν Ἑλληνιστῶν πρὸς τοὺς Ἑβραίους ὅτι παρεθεωροῦντο ἐν τῇ διακονίᾳ G1248 τῇ καθημερινῇ αἱ χῆραι αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:4 - ἡμεῖς δὲ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ διακονίᾳ G1248 τοῦ λόγου προσκαρτερήσομεν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:29 - τῶν δὲ μαθητῶν καθὼς ηὐπορεῖτό τις ὥρισαν ἕκαστος αὐτῶν εἰς διακονίαν G1248 πέμψαι τοῖς κατοικοῦσιν ἐν τῇ Ἰουδαίᾳ ἀδελφοῖς·
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:25 - Βαρναβᾶς δὲ καὶ Σαῦλος ὑπέστρεψαν ἐξ Ἰερουσαλὴμ πληρώσαντες τὴν διακονίαν G1248 συμπαραλαβόντες καὶ Ἰωάννην τὸν ἐπικληθέντα Μᾶρκον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:24 - ἀλλ᾽ οὐδενὸς λόγον ποιοῦμαι οὐδὲ ἔχω τὴν ψυχὴν μου τιμίαν ἐμαυτῷ ὡς τελειῶσαι τὸν δρόμον μου μετὰ χαρᾶς, καὶ τὴν διακονίαν G1248 ἣν ἔλαβον παρὰ τοῦ κυρίου Ἰησοῦ διαμαρτύρασθαι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τῆς χάριτος τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:19 - καὶ ἀσπασάμενος αὐτοὺς ἐξηγεῖτο καθ᾽ ἓν ἕκαστον ὧν ἐποίησεν θεὸς ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσιν διὰ τῆς διακονίας G1248 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:13 - Ὑμῖν γὰρ λέγω τοῖς ἔθνεσιν· ἐφ᾽ ὅσον μὲν εἰμι ἐγὼ ἐθνῶν ἀπόστολος τὴν διακονίαν G1248 μου δοξάζω
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:7 - εἴτε διακονίαν G1248 ἐν τῇ διακονίᾳ G1248 εἴτε διδάσκων ἐν τῇ διδασκαλίᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:31 - ἵνα ῥυσθῶ ἀπὸ τῶν ἀπειθούντων ἐν τῇ Ἰουδαίᾳ καὶ ἵνα διακονία G1248 μου εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ εὐπρόσδεκτος γένηται τοῖς ἁγίοις
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:5 - καὶ διαιρέσεις διακονιῶν G1248 εἰσιν καὶ αὐτὸς κύριος·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:15 - Παρακαλῶ δὲ ὑμᾶς ἀδελφοί· οἴδατε τὴν οἰκίαν Στεφανᾶ ὅτι ἐστὶν ἀπαρχὴ τῆς Ἀχαΐας καὶ εἰς διακονίαν G1248 τοῖς ἁγίοις ἔταξαν ἑαυτούς·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:7 - Εἰ δὲ διακονία G1248 τοῦ θανάτου ἐν γράμμασιν ἐντετυπωμένη ἐν λίθοις ἐγενήθη ἐν δόξῃ ὥστε μὴ δύνασθαι ἀτενίσαι τοὺς υἱοὺς Ἰσραὴλ εἰς τὸ πρόσωπον Μωσέως διὰ τὴν δόξαν τοῦ προσώπου αὐτοῦ τὴν καταργουμένην
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:8 - πῶς οὐχὶ μᾶλλον διακονία G1248 τοῦ πνεύματος ἔσται ἐν δόξῃ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:9 - εἰ γὰρ διακονίᾳ G1248 τῆς κατακρίσεως δόξα πολλῷ μᾶλλον περισσεύει διακονία G1248 τῆς δικαιοσύνης ἐν δόξῃ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:1 - Διὰ τοῦτο ἔχοντες τὴν διακονίαν G1248 ταύτην καθὼς ἠλεήθημεν οὐκ ἐκκακοῦμεν·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:18 - τὰ δὲ πάντα ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ καταλλάξαντος ἡμᾶς ἑαυτῷ διὰ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ καὶ δόντος ἡμῖν τὴν διακονίαν G1248 τῆς καταλλαγῆς
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:3 - μηδεμίαν ἐν μηδενὶ διδόντες προσκοπήν ἵνα μὴ μωμηθῇ διακονία G1248
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - μετὰ πολλῆς παρακλήσεως δεόμενοι ἡμῶν τὴν χάριν καὶ τὴν κοινωνίαν τῆς διακονίας G1248 τῆς εἰς τοὺς ἁγίους δέξασθαι ἡμᾶς·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:1 - Περὶ μὲν γὰρ τῆς διακονίας G1248 τῆς εἰς τοὺς ἁγίους περισσόν μοί ἐστιν τὸ γράφειν ὑμῖν·
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:12 - ὅτι διακονία G1248 τῆς λειτουργίας ταύτης οὐ μόνον ἐστὶν προσαναπληροῦσα τὰ ὑστερήματα τῶν ἁγίων ἀλλὰ καὶ περισσεύουσα διὰ πολλῶν εὐχαριστιῶν τῷ θεῷ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:13 - διὰ τῆς δοκιμῆς τῆς διακονίας G1248 ταύτης δοξάζοντες τὸν θεὸν ἐπὶ τῇ ὑποταγῇ τῆς ὁμολογίας ὑμῶν εἰς τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τοῦ Χριστοῦ καὶ ἁπλότητι τῆς κοινωνίας εἰς αὐτοὺς καὶ εἰς πάντας
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:8 - ἄλλας ἐκκλησίας ἐσύλησα λαβὼν ὀψώνιον πρὸς τὴν ὑμῶν διακονίαν G1248
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:12 - πρὸς τὸν καταρτισμὸν τῶν ἁγίων εἰς ἔργον διακονίας G1248 εἰς οἰκοδομὴν τοῦ σώματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:17 - καὶ εἴπατε Ἀρχίππῳ· Βλέπε τὴν διακονίαν G1248 ἣν παρέλαβες ἐν κυρίῳ ἵνα αὐτὴν πληροῖς
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:12 - Καὶ Χάριν ἔχω τῷ ἐνδυναμώσαντί με Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ τῷ κυρίῳ ἡμῶν ὅτι πιστόν με ἡγήσατο θέμενος εἰς διακονίαν G1248
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:5 - σὺ δὲ νῆφε ἐν πᾶσιν κακοπάθησον ἔργον ποίησον εὐαγγελιστοῦ τὴν διακονίαν G1248 σου πληροφόρησον
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:11 - Λουκᾶς ἐστιν μόνος μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ Μᾶρκον ἀναλαβὼν ἄγε μετὰ σεαυτοῦ ἔστιν γάρ μοι εὔχρηστος εἰς διακονίαν G1248
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:14 - οὐχὶ πάντες εἰσὶν λειτουργικὰ πνεύματα εἰς διακονίαν G1248 ἀποστελλόμενα διὰ τοὺς μέλλοντας κληρονομεῖν σωτηρίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:19 - Οἶδά σου τὰ ἔργα καὶ τὴν ἀγάπην καὶ τὴν διακονίαν G1248 καὶ τὴν πίστιν καὶ τὴν ὑπομονήν σου καὶ τὰ ἔργα σου καὶ τὰ ἔσχατα πλείονα τῶν πρώτων

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