kleros <2819>

klhrov kleros

Pronunciation:klay'-ros
Origin:probably from 2806 (through the idea of using bits of wood, etc., for the purpose)
Reference:TDNT - 3:758,442
PrtSpch:n m
In Greek:klhron 6, klhrou 1, klhrouv 1, klhrov 2, klhrwn 1
In NET:dice 4, a share 2, entrusted 1, inheritance 1, one chosen 1, lots 1, part 1
In AV:lot 8, part 2, inheritance 2, heritage 1
Count:13
Definition:1) an object used in casting or drawing lots, which was either a
pebble, or a potsherd, or a bit of wood
1a) the lots of several persons concerned, inscribed with their
names, were thrown together into a vase, which was then
shaken, and he whose lot fell out first upon the ground was
the one chosen
2) what is obtained by lot, allotted portion
2a) a portion of the ministry common to the apostles
2b) used of the part which one will have in eternal salvation
2b1) of salvation itself
2b2) the eternal salvation which God has assigned to the saints
2c) of persons
2c1) those whose care and oversight has been assigned to
one [allotted charge], used of Christian churches, the
administration of which falls to the lot of presbyters
probably from 2806 (through the idea of using bits of wood, etc., for
the purpose; a die (for drawing chances); by implication, a portion
(as if so secured); by extension, an acquisition (especially a
patrimony, figuratively):-heritage, inheritance, lot, part.
see GREEK for 2806

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