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Lexicon :: Strong's G4246 - presbytēs

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πρεσβύτης
Transliteration
presbytēs (Key)
Pronunciation
pres-boo'-tace
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:683,931

Trench's Synonyms: cvii. Additional Synonyms

Strong’s Definitions

πρεσβύτης presbýtēs, pres-boo'-tace; from the same as G4245; an old man:—aged (man), old man.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G4246 in the following manner: old man (1x), aged man (1x), aged (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G4246 in the following manner: old man (1x), aged man (1x), aged (1x).
  1. an old man, an aged man

  2. ambassador

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πρεσβύτης presbýtēs, pres-boo'-tace; from the same as G4245; an old man:—aged (man), old man.
STRONGS G4246:
πρεσβύτης, πρεσβύτου, (πρέσβυς (see πρεσβεύω)), an old man, an aged man: Luke 1:18; Titus 2:2; Philemon 1:9 (here many (cf. R. V. marginal reading) regard the word as a substitute for πρεσβευτής, ambassador; see Lightfoots Commentary at the passage; WH's Appendix, at the passage; and add to the examples of the interchange πρεσβευτεροις in Wood, Discoveries at Ephesus, Appendix, Inscriptions from the Great Theatre, p. 24 (col. 5, 50:72)). (Aeschyl, Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, others; the Sept. for זָקֵן.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
1:18
Titus
2:2
Philemon
1:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4246 matches the Greek πρεσβύτης (presbytēs),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:18 - And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, G4246 and my wife well stricken in years.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:2 - That the aged men G4246 be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:9 - Yet for love's sake I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, G4246 and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.
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