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Ἀσιάρχης

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
Ἀσιάρχης, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
Asiarchēs
Simplified transliteration: 
Asiarches
Numbers
Strong's number: 
775
GK Number: 
825
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1f
Gloss: 
official of the province of Asia, Asiarch, a wealthy and influential man, probably connected with the Imperial cult
Definition: 
an Asiarch, an officer in the province of Asia, as in other eastern provinces of the Roman empire, selected, with others, from the more opulent citizens, to preside over the things pertaining to religious worship, and to exhibit annual public games at their own expense in honor of the gods, in the manner of the aediles at Rome, Acts 19:31*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 19:31 And also some of the Asiarchs (Asiarchōn | Ἀσιαρχῶν | gen pl masc), being friendly to him, sent to him and urged him not to commit himself to the theater.