Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Search the Greek Dictionary

Forms of the word
βασιλικός, ή, όν
Greek transliteration: 
Simplified transliteration: 
Strong's number: 
GK Number: 
Frequency in New Testament: 
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
royal, noble, kingly; as a noun, royal official (possibly of the Herodian family)
royal, regal, Acts 12:20, 21; βασιλικός, used as a subst. a person attached to the king, courtier, Jn. 4:46, 49; met. royal, of the highest excellence, Jas. 2:8*

Greek-English Concordance for βασιλικός

John 4:46 So Jesus came again to Cana in Galilee where he had made the water wine. Now in Capernaum there was a certain officer (basilikos | βασιλικός | nom sg masc) in the royal service whose son was ill.
John 4:49 The officer (basilikos | βασιλικός | nom sg masc) said to him, “Sir, come down before my little boy dies.”
Acts 12:20 Now Herod was very angry with the Tyrinians and the Sidonians, and with one accord they came to him and when they had persuaded Blastus, who was in charge of the bed-chamber of the king, they asked for peace because their country’s food-supply was provided by the king’s (basilikēs | βασιλικῆς | gen sg fem) country.
Acts 12:21 On an appointed day Herod put on his royal (basilikēn | βασιλικήν | acc sg fem) robes, sat down on the judgment seat, and delivered an oration to them.
James 2:8 If you really fulfill the royal (basilikon | βασιλικόν | acc sg masc) law as set forth in this scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well.