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Lexicon :: Strong's G2420 - hierōsynē

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ἱερωσύνη
Transliteration
hierōsynē (Key)
Pronunciation
hee-er-o-soo'-nay
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:247,349

Strong’s Definitions

ἱερωσύνη hierōsýnē, hee-er-o-soo'-nay; from G2413; sacredness, i.e. (by implication) the priestly office:—priesthood.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2420 in the following manner: priesthood (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2420 in the following manner: priesthood (4x).
  1. priesthood, the priestly office

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἱερωσύνη hierōsýnē, hee-er-o-soo'-nay; from G2413; sacredness, i.e. (by implication) the priestly office:—priesthood.
STRONGS NT 2420: ἱερωσύνη
ἱερωσύνη [on the ω see ἀγαθωσύνη, init.], -ης, , (ἱερός), priesthood, the priestly office: Hebrews 7:11f, 14, R G, 24. (Sir. 45:24; 1 Esdr. 5:38; 1 Macc. 2:54; 1 Macc. 3:49; 4 Macc. 5:34; Herodotus, Plato, Demosthenes, Diodorus, Joseph, Plutarch, Herodian, others.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Hebrews
7:11; 7:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2420 matches the Greek ἱερωσύνη (hierōsynē),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:11 - If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, G2420 (for under it the people received the law,) what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be called after the order of Aaron?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:12 - For the priesthood G2420 being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:14 - For it is evident that our Lord sprang out of Juda; of which tribe Moses spake nothing concerning priesthood. G2420
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:24 - But this man, because he continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood. G2420

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