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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g5257 Greek: huperetes


for the original of which see MINISTER, A, No. 3, is translated "officer," with the following applications,

(a) to a magistrate's attendant, Mat 5:25;

(b) to officers of the synagogue, or officers or bailiffs of the Sanhedrin, Mat 26:58; Mar 14:54, 65; Jhn 7:32, 45, 46; 18:3, 12, 18, 22; 19:6; Act 5:22, 26.

2 Strong's Number: g4233 Greek: praktor


lit., "one who does," or "accomplishes" (akin to prasso, "to do"), was used in Athens of one who exacts payment, a collector (the word is frequently used in the papyri of a public accountant); hence, in general, a court "officer," an attendant in a court of justice (so Deissmann); the word is used in Luk 12:58 (twice). In the Sept., Isa 3:12.

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