telones <5057>

telwnhv telones

Pronunciation:tel-o'-nace
Origin:from 5056 and 5608
Reference:TDNT - 8:88,1166
PrtSpch:n m
In Greek:telwnai 8, telwnhn 1, telwnhv 5, telwnwn 7
In NET:tax collectors 10, a tax collector 3, of tax collectors 3, tax collector 3, Tax collectors 1, collectors 1
In AV:publican 22
Count:22
Definition:1) a renter or farmer of taxes
1a) among the Romans, usually a man of equestrian rank
2) a tax gatherer, collector of taxes or tolls, one employed by a
publican or farmer general in the collection of taxes. The tax
collectors were as a class, detested not only by the Jews, but by
other nations also, both on account of their employment and of the
harshness, greed, and deception, with which they did their job.

Synonym : See Definition 5942
from 5056 and 5608; a tax-farmer, i.e. collector of public
revenue:-publican.
see GREEK for 5056
see GREEK for 5608

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