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Lexicon :: Strong's G2783 - kēryx

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κῆρυξ
Transliteration
kēryx (Key)
Pronunciation
kay'-roox
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
3x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
3x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
2x in 1 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:683,430

Strong’s Definitions

κῆρυξ kēryx, kay'-roox; from G2784; a herald, i.e. of divine truth (especially of the gospel):—preacher.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G2783 in the following manner: preacher (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G2783 in the following manner: preacher (3x).
  1. a herald or messenger vested with public authority, who conveyed the official messages of kings, magistrates, princes, military commanders, or who gave a public summons or demand, and performed various other duties. In the NT God's ambassador, and the herald or proclaimer of the divine word.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κῆρυξ kēryx, kay'-roox; from G2784; a herald, i.e. of divine truth (especially of the gospel):—preacher.
STRONGS NT 2783: κῆρυξ
κῆρυξ, less correctly (yet so L WH) κῆρυξ (on the accent see Winers Grammar, § 6, 1 c.; (Buttmann, 13 (12)); Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 36; (Chandler § 622; Göttling, p. 254f; Lob. Paralip., p. 411; W. Dindorf in Stephanus Thesaurus, under the word; Tdf. Proleg., p. 101)), κήρυκος, (akin to γῆρυς a voice, a sound, γηρύω to utter a sound, to speak; (yet cf. Vanicek, p. 140)); common in Greek writings from Homer down; a herald, a messenger vested with public authority, who conveyed the official messages of kings, magistrates, princes, military commanders, or who gave a public summons or demand, and performed various other duties. In the O. T., Genesis 41:43; Daniel 3:4; Sir. 20:15. In the N. T. God's ambassador, and the herald or proclaimer of the divine word: δικαιοσύνης, one who summoned to righteousness, of Noah, 2 Peter 2:5; used of the apostles, as the divine messengers of the salvation procured by Christ and to be embraced through him, 1 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
41:43
Daniel
3:4
1 Timothy
2:7
2 Timothy
1:11
2 Peter
2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2783 matches the Greek κῆρυξ (kēryx),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:7 - εἰς ἐτέθην ἐγὼ κῆρυξ G2783 καὶ ἀπόστολος ἀλήθειαν λέγω οὐ ψεύδομαι διδάσκαλος ἐθνῶν ἐν πίστει καὶ ἀληθείᾳ
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:11 - εἰς ἐτέθην ἐγὼ κῆρυξ G2783 καὶ ἀπόστολος καὶ διδάσκαλος
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:5 - καὶ ἀρχαίου κόσμου οὐκ ἐφείσατο ἀλλὰ ὄγδοον Νῶε δικαιοσύνης κήρυκα G2783 ἐφύλαξεν κατακλυσμὸν κόσμῳ ἀσεβῶν ἐπάξας

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