presbuteros <4245>

presbuterov presbuteros

Origin:comparative of presbus (elderly)
Reference:TDNT - 6:651,931
In Greek:presbuterav 1, presbuteroi 21, presbuteroiv 5, presbuterou 1, presbuterouv 12, presbuterov 3, presbuterw 1, presbuterwn 22
In NET:elders 56, elder 2, older 2, an elder 1, Elders 1, an older man 1, people of old 1, old men 1, older women 1
In AV:elder 64, old man 1, eldest 1, elder woman 1
Definition:1) elder, of age,
1a) the elder of two people
1b) advanced in life, an elder, a senior
1b1) forefathers
2) a term of rank or office
2a) among the Jews
2a1) members of the great council or Sanhedrin (because in
early times the rulers of the people, judges, etc., were
selected from elderly men)
2a2) of those who in separate cities managed public affairs and
administered justice
2b) among the Christians, those who presided over the assemblies
(or churches) The NT uses the term bishop, elders, and
presbyters interchangeably
2c) the twenty four members of the heavenly Sanhedrin or court
seated on thrones around the throne of God
comparative of presbus (elderly); older; as noun, a senior; specially,
an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial
council) or Christian "presbyter":- elder(-est), old.

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