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Lexicon :: Strong's G5257 - hypēretēs

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ὑπηρέτης
Transliteration
hypēretēs (Key)
Pronunciation
hoop-ay-ret'-ace
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ὑπό (G5259) and a derivative of eresso (to row)
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Strong’s Definitions

ὑπηρέτης hupērĕtēs, hoop-ay-ret'-ace; from G5259 and a derivative of ἐρέσσω ĕrĕssō (to row); an under-oarsman, i.e. (generally) subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable):—minister, officer, servant.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's G5257 in the following manner: officer (11x), minister (5x), servant (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's G5257 in the following manner: officer (11x), minister (5x), servant (4x).
  1. servant

    1. an underrower, subordinate rower

    2. any one who serves with hands: a servant

      1. in the NT of the officers and attendants of magistrates as — of the officer who executes penalties

      2. of the attendants of a king, servants, retinue, the soldiers of a king, of the attendant of a synagogue

      3. of any one ministering or rendering service

    3. any one who aids another in any work

      1. an assistant

      2. of the preacher of the gospel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑπηρέτης hupērĕtēs, hoop-ay-ret'-ace; from G5259 and a derivative of ἐρέσσω ĕrĕssō (to row); an under-oarsman, i.e. (generally) subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable):—minister, officer, servant.
STRONGS NT 5257: ὑπηρέτης
ὑπηρέτης, ὑπηρετου, (from ὑπό, and ἐρέτης from ἐρέσσω to row), from Aeschylus and Herodotus down;
a. properly, an under rower, subordinate rower.
b. anyone who serves with his hands; a servant; in the N. T. of the officers and attendants of magistrates as — of the officer who executes penalties, Matthew 5:25; of the attendants of a king, οἱ ὑπηρετοι οἱ ἐμοί, my servants, retinue, the soldiers I should have if I were a king, John 18:36; of the servants or officers of the Sanhedrin, Matthew 26:58; Mark 14:54, 65; John 7:32, 45; John 18:3, 12, 22; John 19:6; Acts 5:22, 26; joined with δοῦλος (Plato, polit., p. 289 c.), John 18:18; of the attendant of g synagogue, Luke 4:20; of anyone ministering or rendering service, Acts 13:5.
c. anyone who aids another in any work; an assistant: of a preacher of the gospel (A. V. minister, which see in B. D.), Acts 26:16; ὑπηρέται λόγου, Luke 1:2; Χριστοῦ, 1 Corinthians 4:1. (Synonym: see διάκονος, at the end.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
5:25; 26:58
Mark
14:54; 14:65
Luke
1:2; 4:20
John
7:32; 7:45; 18:3; 18:12; 18:18; 18:22; 18:36; 19:6
Acts
5:22; 5:26; 13:5; 26:16
1 Corinthians
4:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5257 matches the Greek ὑπηρέτης (hypēretēs),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:25 - “Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, G5257 and you be thrown into prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:58 - But Peter was following Him at a distance as far as the courtyard of the high priest, and entered in, and sat down with the [fn]officers G5257 to see the outcome.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:54 - Peter had followed Him at a distance, right into the courtyard of the high priest; and he was sitting with the [fn]officers G5257 and warming himself at the [fn]fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:65 - Some began to spit at Him, and [fn]to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists, and to say to Him, “Prophesy!” And the officers G5257 [fn]received Him with [fn]slaps in the face.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:2 - just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning [fn]were eyewitnesses and [fn]servants G5257 of the [fn]word,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:20 - And He closed the [fn]book, gave it back to the attendant G5257 and sat down; and the eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:32 - The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things about Him, and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers G5257 to seize Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:45 - The officers G5257 then came to the chief priests and Pharisees, and they said to them, “Why did you not bring Him?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:46 - The officers G5257 answered, “Never has a man spoken the way this man speaks.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:3 - Judas then, having received the Roman [fn]cohort and officers G5257 from the chief priests and the Pharisees, *came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:12 - So the Roman [fn]cohort and the [fn]commander and the officers G5257 of the Jews, arrested Jesus and bound Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:18 - Now the slaves and the officers G5257 were standing there, having made a charcoal fire, for it was cold and they were warming themselves; and Peter was also with them, standing and warming himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:22 - When He had said this, one of the officers G5257 standing nearby struck Jesus, saying, “Is that the way You answer the high priest?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:36 - Jesus answered, “My kingdom [fn]is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, then My servants G5257 would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not [fn]of this realm.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:6 - So when the chief priests and the officers G5257 saw Him, they cried out saying, “Crucify, crucify!” Pilate *said to them, “Take Him yourselves and crucify Him, for I find no guilt in Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:22 - But the officers G5257 who came did not find them in the prison; and they returned and reported back,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:26 - Then the captain went along with the officers G5257 and proceeded to bring them back without violence (for they were afraid of the people, that they might be stoned).
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:5 - When they reached Salamis, they began to proclaim the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews; and they also had John as their helper. G5257
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:16 - ‘But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister G5257 and a witness not only to the things which you have [fn]seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:1 - Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants G5257 of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

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