eunouchos <2135>

eunoucov eunouchos

Pronunciation:yoo-noo'-khos
Origin:from eune (a bed) and 2192
Reference:TDNT - 2:765,277
PrtSpch:n m
In Greek:eunoucoi 3, eunoucov 5
In NET:eunuch 5, made eunuchs 1, some eunuchs 1
In AV:eunuch 8
Count:8
Definition:1) a bed keeper, bed guard, superintendent of the bedchamber, chamberlain
1a) in the palace of oriental monarchs who support numerous wives
the superintendent of the women's apartment or harem, an office
held by eunuchs
1b) an emasculated man, a eunuch
1b1) eunuchs in oriental courts held by other offices of greater,
held by the Ethiopian eunuch mentioned in Ac 8:27-39.
1c) one naturally incapacitated
1c1) for marriage
1c2) begetting children
1d) one who voluntarily abstains from marriage
from eune (a bed) and 2192; a castrated person (such being employed in
Oriental bed-chambers); by extension an impotent or unmarried man; by
implication, a chamberlain (state-officer):-eunuch.
see GREEK for 2192

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