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Lexicon :: Strong's G2409 - hiereus

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ἱερεύς
Transliteration
hiereus (Key)
Pronunciation
hee-er-yooce'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:257,349

Strong’s Definitions

ἱερεύς hiereús, hee-er-yooce'; from G2413; a priest (literally or figuratively):—(high) priest.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's G2409 in the following manner: priest (31x), high priest (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's G2409 in the following manner: priest (31x), high priest (1x).
  1. a priest, one who offers sacrifices and in general in busied with sacred rites

    1. referring to priests of Gentiles or the Jews,

  2. metaph. of Christians, because, purified by the blood of Christ and brought into close intercourse with God, they devote their life to him alone and to Christ

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἱερεύς hiereús, hee-er-yooce'; from G2413; a priest (literally or figuratively):—(high) priest.
STRONGS NT 2409: ἱερεύς
ἱερεύς, -έως, , (ἱερός) [from Homer down], Hebrew כֹּהֵן, a priest; one who offers sacrifices and in general is busied with sacred rites;
a. properly, of the priests of the Gentiles, Acts 14:13; of the priests of the Jews, Matthew 8:4; Matthew 12:4; Mark 1:44; [Mark 2:26]; Luke 1:5; Luke 5:14; John 1:19; [Hebrews 7:14 L T Tr WH], Hebrews 7:20 (Hebrews 7:21); Hebrews 8:4, etc.; of the high priest, Acts 5:24 R G (Exodus 35:18; 1 Kings 1:8; 1 Macc. 15:1; Josephus, Antiquities 6, 12, 1); and in the same sense Christ is called ἱερεύς in Hebrews 5:6 (from Psalm 109:4 (Ps. 110:4); Hebrews 7:17; also ἱερεὺς μέγας, Hebrews 10:21 (see ἀρχιερεύς, 3) [others take the adjective here not as blending with ἱερ. into a technical or official appellation, but as descriptive, great; cf. Hebrews 4:14].
b. metaphorically, of Christians, because, purified by the blood of Christ and brought into close contact with God, they devote their life to him alone (and to Christ): Revelation 1:6; Revelation 5:10; Revelation 20:6, cf. Revelation 1:5; Revelation 5:9.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
35:18
1 Kings
1:8
Psalms
109:4; 110:4
Matthew
8:4; 12:4
Mark
1:44; 2:26
Luke
1:5; 5:14
John
1:19
Acts
5:24; 14:13
Hebrews
4:14; 5:6; 7:14; 7:17; 7:20; 7:21; 8:4; 10:21
Revelation
1:5; 1:6; 5:9; 5:10; 20:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2409 matches the Greek ἱερεύς (hiereus),
which occurs 32 times in 30 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:4 - And Jesus *said to him, “See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest G2409 and present the [fn]offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:4 - how he entered the house of God, and they ate the [fn]consecrated bread, which was not lawful for him to eat nor for those with him, but for the priests G2409 alone?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:5 - “Or have you not read in the Law, that on the Sabbath the priests G2409 in the temple [fn]break the Sabbath and are innocent?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:44 - and He *said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest G2409 and offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:26 - how he entered the house of God in the time of Abiathar the high priest, and ate the [fn]consecrated bread, which is not lawful for anyone to eat except the priests, G2409 and he also gave it to those who were with him?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:5 - In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest G2409 named [fn]Zacharias, of the division of [fn]Abijah; and he had a wife [fn]from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:14 - And He ordered him to tell no one, “But go and show yourself to the priest G2409 and make an offering for your cleansing, just as Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:4 - how he entered the house of God, and took and ate the [fn]consecrated bread which is not lawful for any to eat except the priests G2409 alone, and gave it to his companions?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:31 - “And by chance a priest G2409 was going down on that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:14 - When He saw them, He said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” G2409 And as they were going, they were cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:19 - This is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent to him priests G2409 and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:1 - As they were speaking to the people, the priests G2409 and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:24 - Now when the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed about them as to what [fn]would come of this.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:7 - The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests G2409 were becoming obedient to the faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:13 - The priest G2409 of Zeus, whose temple was [fn]just outside the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates, and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:6 - just as He says also in another passage,
“YOU ARE A PRIEST G2409 FOREVER
ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:1 - For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest G2409 of the Most High God, who met Abraham as he was returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:3 - Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest G2409 perpetually.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:11 - Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law), what further need was there for another priest G2409 to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:15 - And this is clearer still, if another priest G2409 arises according to the likeness of Melchizedek,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:17 - For it is attested of Him,
“YOU ARE A PRIEST G2409 FOREVER
ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:21 - (for they indeed became priests G2409 without an oath, but He with an oath through the One who said to Him,
“THE LORD HAS SWORN
AND WILL NOT CHANGE HIS MIND,
‘YOU ARE A PRIEST G2409 FOREVER’”);
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:23 - [fn]The former priests, G2409 on the one hand, existed in greater numbers because they were prevented by death from continuing,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:4 - Now if He were on earth, He would not be a priest G2409 at all, since there are those who offer the gifts according to the Law;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:6 - Now when these things have been so prepared, the priests G2409 are continually entering the [fn]outer [fn]tabernacle performing the divine worship,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:11 - Every priest G2409 stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:21 - and since we have a great priest G2409 over the house of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:6 - and He has made us to be a kingdom, priests G2409 to [fn]His God and Father—to Him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:10 - “You have made them to be a kingdom and priests G2409 to our God; and they will reign upon the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:6 - Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection; over these the second death has no power, but they will be priests G2409 of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years.

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