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Lexicon :: Strong's G755 - architriklinos

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ἀρχιτρίκλινος
Transliteration
architriklinos (Key)
Pronunciation
ar-khee-tree'-klee-nos
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἀρχή (G746) and a compound of τρεῖς (G5140) and κλίνω (G2827) (a dinner-bed, because composed of three couches)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἀρχιτρίκλινος architríklinos, ar-khee-tree'-klee-nos; from G746 and a compound of G5140 and G2827 (a dinner-bed, because composed of three couches); director of the entertainment:—governor (ruler) of the feast.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G755 in the following manner: governor of the feast (2x), ruler of the feast (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G755 in the following manner: governor of the feast (2x), ruler of the feast (1x).
  1. the superintendent of the dining room, a table master.

    It differs from toast-master, who was one of the guests selected by lot to prescribe to the rest the mode of drinking. The table master was to place in order the tables and the couches, arrange the courses, taste the food and wine beforehand, and so forth.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀρχιτρίκλινος architríklinos, ar-khee-tree'-klee-nos; from G746 and a compound of G5140 and G2827 (a dinner-bed, because composed of three couches); director of the entertainment:—governor (ruler) of the feast.
STRONGS NT 755: ἀρχιτρίκλινος
ἀρχιτρίκλινος, -ου, , (τρίκλινον [or -νος (namely, οἶκος), a room with three couches]), the superintendent of a dining-room, a τρικλινάρχης, table-master: John 2:8f [cf. B. D. under the word Governor]. It differs from "the master of a feast," συμποσιάρχης, toast-master, who was one of the guests selected by lot to prescribe to the rest the mode of drinking; cf. Sir. 35:1 (Sir. 32:1). But it was the duty of the ἀρχιτρίκλινος to place in order the tables and couches, arrange the courses, taste the food and wine beforehand, etc. (Heliodorus 7, 27) [Some regard the distinction between the two words as obliterated in later Greek; cf. Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word, and Schaff's Lange's Commentary on John, the passage cited.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

John
2:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G755 matches the Greek ἀρχιτρίκλινος (architriklinos),
which occurs 3 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:8 - And He *said to them, “Draw some out now and take it to the [fn]headwaiter G755.” And they took it to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:9 - Now when the headwaiter G755 tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter G755 *called the groom,

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