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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Hired Servant, Hireling

Dictionaries :: Hired Servant, Hireling

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g3411 Greek: misthotos

Hired Servant, Hireling:

an adjective denoting "hired," is used as a noun, signifying "one who is hired," "hired servants," Mar 1:20; "hireling," Jhn 10:12, 13; here, it expresses, not only one who has no real interest in his duty (that may or may not be present in its use in Mar 1:20, and in misthios, No. 2), but one who is unfaithful in the discharge of it; that sense attaches always to the word rendered "hireling."

2 Strong's Number: g3407 Greek: misthios

Hired Servant, Hireling:

an adjective, akin to No. 1, and similarly signifying "a hired servant," is used in Luk 15:17, 19 (in some texts, ver. 21).


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