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Lexicon :: Strong's G4892 - synedrion

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συνέδριον
Transliteration
synedrion (Key)
Pronunciation
soon-ed'-ree-on
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a presumed derivative of a compound of σύν (G4862) and the base of ἑδραῖος (G1476)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:860,1115

Strong’s Definitions

συνέδριον synédrion, soon-ed'-ree-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of a compound of G4862 and the base of G1476; a joint session, i.e. (specially), the Jewish Sanhedrin; by analogy, a subordinate tribunal:—council.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's G4892 in the following manner: council (22x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's G4892 in the following manner: council (22x).
  1. any assembly (esp. of magistrates, judges, ambassadors), whether convened to deliberate or pass judgment

  2. any session or assembly or people deliberating or adjudicating

    1. the Sanhedrin, the great council at Jerusalem, consisting of the seventy one members, viz. scribes, elders, prominent members of the high priestly families and the high priest, the president of the assembly. The most important causes were brought before this tribunal, inasmuch as the Roman rulers of Judaea had left to it the power of trying such cases, and also of pronouncing sentence of death, with the limitation that a capital sentence pronounced by the Sanhedrin was not valid unless it was confirmed by the Roman procurator.

    2. a smaller tribunal or council which every Jewish town had for the decision of less important cases.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
συνέδριον synédrion, soon-ed'-ree-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of a compound of G4862 and the base of G1476; a joint session, i.e. (specially), the Jewish Sanhedrin; by analogy, a subordinate tribunal:—council.
STRONGS NT 4892: συνέδριον
συνέδριον, συνεδρίου, τό (σύν and ἕδρα; hence, properly, 'a sitting together'), in Greek authors from Herodotus down, any assembly (especially of magistrates, judges, ambassadors), whether convened to deliberate or to pass judgment; Vulg.concilium; in the Scriptures
1. any session or assembly of persons deliberating or adjudicating (Proverbs 22:10; Psalm 25:4 (Ps. 25:4); Jeremiah 15:17; 2 Macc. 14:5; 4 Macc. 17:17): συνήγαγον συνέδριον (A. V. "gathered a council]"], John 11:47.
2. specifically,
a. the Sanhedrin, the great council at Jerusalem (Talmud, סַנְהֵדְרִין), consisting of seventy-one members, viz. scribes (see γραμματεύς, 2), elders, prominent members of the high priestly families (hence, called ἀρχιερεῖς; see ἀρχειρευς, 2), and the high priest, the president of the body. The fullest periphrasis for Sanhedrin is found in Matthew 26:3 R G; Mark 14:43, 53 (viz. οἱ ἀρχιερεῖς καί οἱ γραμματεῖς καί οἱ πρεσβύτεροι). The more important causes were brought before this tribunal, inasmuch as the Roman rulers of Judaea had left to it the power of trying such cases, and also of pronouncing sentence of death, with the limitation that a capital sentence pronounced by the Sanhedrin was not valid unless it were confirmed by the Roman procurator (cf. John 18:31; Josephus, Antiquities 20, 9, 1). The Jews trace the origin of the Sanhedrin to Numbers 11:16f. The Sanhedrin (A. V. council) is mentioned in Matthew 5:22; Matthew 26:59; Mark 14:55; Mark 15:1; Luke 22:66;. Acts 4:15; Acts 5:21, 27, 34, 41; Acts 6:12, 15; Acts 22:30; Acts 23:1, 6, 15, 20, 28; Acts 24:20; used ((as in classical Greek)) of the place of meeting in Acts 4:15.
b. the smaller tribunal or council (so A. V.) which every Jewish town had for the decision of the less important cases (see κρίσις, 4): Matthew 10:17; Mark 13:9. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Synedrium; Leyrer in Herzog edition 1 under the word Synedrium (Strack in edition 2); Schürer, Neutest. Zeitgesch. 2te Aufl. § 23, II., III. (and in Riehm, p. 1595ff); Holtzmann in Schenkel see, p. 446ff; (BB. DD., under the word (especially Ginsburg in Alex.'s Kitto); Hamburger, Real-Encycl. ii, pp. 1147 -1155; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, ii. 553ff; Farrar, Life of Christ, Excurs. xiii.).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Numbers
11:16
Psalms
25:4; 25:4
Proverbs
22:10
Jeremiah
2; 15:17
Matthew
5:22; 10:17; 26:3; 26:59
Mark
13:9; 14:43; 14:53; 14:55; 15:1
Luke
22:66
John
11:47; 18:31
Acts
4:15; 4:15; 5:21; 5:27; 5:34; 5:41; 6:12; 6:15; 22:30; 23:1; 23:6; 23:15; 23:20; 23:28; 24:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4892 matches the Greek συνέδριον (synedrion),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:22 - “But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be [fn]guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother,[fn]You good-for-nothing,’ shall be [fn]guilty before [fn]the supreme G4892 court; G4892 and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ shall be [fn]guilty enough to go into the [fn]fiery hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:17 - “But beware of men, for they will hand you over to the courts G4892 and scourge you in their synagogues;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:59 - Now the chief priests and the whole [fn]Council G4892 kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:9 - “But [fn]be on your guard; for they will deliver you to the [fn]courts, G4892 and you will be flogged in the synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:55 - Now the chief priests and the whole [fn]Council G4892 kept trying to obtain testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, and they were not finding any.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:1 - Early in the morning the chief priests with the elders and scribes and the whole [fn]Council, G4892 immediately held a consultation; and binding Jesus, they led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:66 - When it was day, the [fn]Council of elders of the people assembled, both chief priests and scribes, and they led Him away to their council G4892 chamber, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:47 - Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, G4892 and were saying, “What are we doing? For this man is performing many [fn]signs.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:15 - But when they had ordered them to leave the [fn]Council, G4892 they began to confer with one another,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:21 - Upon hearing this, they entered into the temple about daybreak and began to teach. Now when the high priest and his associates came, they called the [fn]Council G4892 together, even all the Senate of the sons of Israel, and sent orders to the prison house for them to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:27 - When they had brought them, they stood them [fn]before the Council. G4892 The high priest questioned them,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:34 - But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the Law, respected by all the people, stood up in the Council G4892 and gave orders to put the men outside for a short time.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:41 - So they went on their way from the presence of the [fn]Council, G4892 rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:12 - And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came up to him and dragged him away and brought him [fn]before the [fn]Council. G4892
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:15 - And fixing their gaze on him, all who were sitting in the [fn]Council G4892 saw his face like the face of an angel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:30 - But on the next day, wishing to know for certain why he had been accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the [fn]Council G4892 to assemble, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:1 - Paul, looking intently at the [fn]Council, G4892 said, “Brethren, I have [fn]lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:6 - But perceiving that one group were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, Paul began crying out in the [fn]Council, G4892 “Brethren, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees; I am on trial for the hope and resurrection of the dead!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:15 - “Now therefore, you [fn]and the [fn]Council G4892 notify the [fn]commander to bring him down to you, as though you were going to determine his case by a more thorough investigation; and we for our part are ready to slay him before he comes near the place.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:20 - And he said, “The Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down tomorrow to the [fn]Council, G4892 as though they were going to inquire somewhat more thoroughly about him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:28 - “And wanting to ascertain the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their [fn]Council; G4892
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:20 - “Or else let these men themselves tell what misdeed they found when I stood before the [fn]Council, G4892

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