|Reference:||TDNT - 2:87,152|
|In Greek:||diakonia 10, diakonian 16, diakoniav 7, diakoniwn 1|
|In NET:||ministry 18, service 6, serve 3, ministries 1, distribution of food 1, helping 1, of ministry 1, relief 1, preparations she had to make 1, mission 1|
|In AV:||ministry 16, ministration 6, ministering 3, misc 9|
|Definition:||1) service, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of others
2) of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote
religion among men
2a) of the office of Moses
2b) of the office of the apostles and its administration
2c) of the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.
3) the ministration of those who render to others the offices of
Christian affection esp. those who help meet need by either
collecting or distributing of charities
4) the office of the deacon in the church
5) the service of those who prepare and present food
from 1249; attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively
(eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian
teacher, or technically of the diaconate):-(ad-)minister(-ing,
-tration, -try), office, relief, service(-ing).
see GREEK for 1249
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