grammateus <1122>

grammateuv grammateus

Origin:from 1121
Reference:TDNT - 1:740,127
PrtSpch:n m
In Greek:grammateiv 39, grammateusin 2, grammateuv 5, grammatewn 17
In NET:experts in the law 56, expert in the law 2, an expert in the law 1, city secretary 1, expert in the Mosaic law 1, experts in law 1, do experts in the law 1
In AV:scribe 66, townclerk 1
Definition:1) a clerk, scribe, esp.a public servant, secretary, recorder,
whose office and influence differed in different states
2) in the Bible, a man learned in the Mosaic law and in the sacred
writings, an interpreter, teacher. Scribes examined the more
difficult and subtle questions of the law; added to the Mosaic
law decisions of various kinds thought to elucidate its meaning
and scope, and did this to the detriment of religion. Since the
advice of men skilled in the law was needed in the examination in
the causes and the solution of the difficult questions, they were
enrolled in the Sanhedrin; and are mentioned in connection with
the priests and elders of the people. See a Bible Dictionary for
more information on the scribes.
3) a religious teacher: so instructed that from his learning and
ability to teach advantage may redound to the kingdom of heaven
from 1121. a writer, i.e. (professionally) scribe or
secretary:-scribe, town-clerk.
see GREEK for 1121

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