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Lexicon :: Strong's G3009 - leitourgia

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λειτουργία
Transliteration
leitourgia (Key)
Pronunciation
li-toorg-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: 4:215,526

Strong’s Definitions

λειτουργία leitourgía, li-toorg-ee'-ah; from G3008; public function (as priest ("liturgy") or almsgiver):—ministration(-try), service.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G3009 in the following manner: service (3x), ministry (2x), ministration (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G3009 in the following manner: service (3x), ministry (2x), ministration (1x).
  1. a public office which a citizen undertakes to administer at his own expense

  2. any service

    1. of military service

    2. of the service of workmen

    3. of that done to nature in the cohabitation of man and wife

  3. biblical usage

    1. a service or ministry of the priests relative to the prayers and sacrifices offered to God

    2. a gift or benefaction for the relief of the needy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λειτουργία leitourgía, li-toorg-ee'-ah; from G3008; public function (as priest ("liturgy") or almsgiver):—ministration(-try), service.
STRONGS NT 3009: λειτουργία
λειτουργία, λειτουργίας, (from λειτουργέω, which see);
1. properly, a public office which a citizen undertakes to administer at his own expense: Plato, legg. 12, p. 949 c.; Lysias, p. 163, 22; Isocrates, p. 391 d.; Theophrastus, Char. 20 (23), 5; 23 (29), 4, and others.
2. universally, any service: of military service, Polybius; Diodorus 1, 63. 73; of the service of workmen, c. 21; of that done to nature in the cohabitation of man and wife, Aristotle, oec. 1, 3, p. 1343b, 20.
3. in Biblical Greek
a. the service or ministry of the priests relative to the prayers and sacrifices offered to God: Luke 1:23; Hebrews 8:6; Hebrews 9:21, (for עֲבודָה, Numbers 8:22; Numbers 16:9; Numbers 18:4; 2 Chronicles 31:2; Diodorus 1, 21; Josephus; (Philo de caritat. § 1 under the end; others; see Sophocles Lex. under the word)); hence, the phrase in Philippians 2:17, explained under the word θυσία, b. at the end ((cf. Lightfoot on Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 44 [ET])).
b. a gift or benefaction, for the relief of the needy (see λειτουργέω, 2 c.): 2 Corinthians 9:12; Philippians 2:30.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Numbers
8:22; 16:9; 18:4
2 Chronicles
31:2
Luke
1:23
2 Corinthians
9:12
Philippians
2:17; 2:30
Hebrews
8:6; 9:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3009 matches the Greek λειτουργία (leitourgia),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:23 - When the days of his priestly G3009 service G3009 were concluded, he went back home.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:12 - For the ministry of this service G3009 is not only fully supplying the needs of the [fn]saints, but is also overflowing through many thanksgivings to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:17 - But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service G3009 of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:30 - because he came close to death [fn]for the work of Christ, risking his life to compensate [fn]for your absence in your service G3009 to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:6 - But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry G3009, to the extent that He is also the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted on better promises.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:21 - And in the same way he sprinkled both the [fn]tabernacle and all the vessels of the ministry G3009 with the blood.

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