διακονέω

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διακονέω
Greek transliteration: 
diakoneō
Simplified transliteration: 
diakoneo
Principal Parts: 
(διηκόνουν), διακονήσω, διηκόνησα, -, -, διηκονήθην
Frequency in New Testament: 
37
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Strong's number: 
1247
Gloss: 
to serve, wait on, help, attend to; this often refers to spiritual and practical ministry in the Church. To wait upon tables (Ac 6:2) may mean to literally help in serving food, though some believe it refers (also) to the handling of finances
GK Number: 
1354
Definition: 
to wait, attend upon, serve, Mt. 8:15; Mk. 1:31; Lk. 4:39; to be an attendant or assistant, Acts 19:22; to minister to, relieve, assist, or supply with the necessaries of life, provide the means of living, Mt. 4:11; 27:55; Mk. 1:13; 15:41; Lk. 8:3; to fill the office of διάκονος, deacon, perform the duties of deacon, 1 Tim. 3:10, 13; 1 Pet. 4:11; to convey in charge, administer, 2 Cor. 3:3; 8:19, 20; 1 Pet. 1:12; 4:10; pass. to receive service, Mt. 20:28; Mk. 10:45

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 4:11 Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and began to take (diēkonoun | διηκόνουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) care of him.
Matthew 8:15 He touched her hand, and her fever left her. Then she got up and began to serve (diēkonei | διηκόνει | imperf act ind 3 sg) him.
Matthew 20:28 just as the Son of Man came not to be served (diakonēthēnai | διακονηθῆναι | aor pass inf ) but to serve (diakonēsai | διακονῆσαι | aor act inf ), and to give his life a ransom for many.”
Matthew 25:44 Then they also will answer, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and did (diēkonēsamen | διηκονήσαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) not help (diēkonēsamen | διηκονήσαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) you?’
Matthew 27:55 And looking on from a distance were many women who had followed Jesus from Galilee to care (diakonousai | διακονοῦσαι | pres act ptcp nom pl fem) for his needs (diakonousai | διακονοῦσαι | pres act ptcp nom pl fem).
Mark 1:13 and he was in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was there with the wild beasts, and the angels were ministering (diēkonoun | διηκόνουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) to him.
Mark 1:31 So he came and raised her up, taking her by the hand. Then the fever left her, the fever and she began to wait (diēkonei | διηκόνει | imperf act ind 3 sg) on them.
Mark 10:45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served (diakonēthēnai | διακονηθῆναι | aor pass inf ) but to serve (diakonēsai | διακονῆσαι | aor act inf ), and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
Mark 15:41 who, when he was in Galilee, used to follow him and care (diēkonoun | διηκόνουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) for his needs (diēkonoun | διηκόνουν | imperf act ind 3 pl); and many other women were there who had come up with him to Jerusalem.
Luke 4:39 Standing over her he rebuked the fever, and it left her. Immediately she (diēkonei | διηκόνει | imperf act ind 3 sg) got up and began to wait (diēkonei | διηκόνει | imperf act ind 3 sg) on them.
Luke 8:3 and Joanna, wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward, and Susanna) and many other women who cared (diēkonoun | διηκόνουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) for their needs (diēkonoun | διηκόνουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) out of their own resources.
Luke 10:40 But Martha was distracted by a lot of preparation. She burst in and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to (diakonein | διακονεῖν | pres act inf ) do (diakonein | διακονεῖν | pres act inf ) all the (diakonein | διακονεῖν | pres act inf ) work (diakonein | διακονεῖν | pres act inf ) by myself? Tell her then to help me.”
Luke 12:37 Fortunate are those servants whom the master finds awake when he comes. Truly I say to you, he will dress himself for service, have them recline at table, and will come and serve (diakonēsei | διακονήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) them.
Luke 17:8 Will he not, rather, say to him, ‘Prepare what I am to eat, then change clothes and wait (diakonei | διακόνει | pres act imperative 2 sg) on me while I eat and drink, and after this you may eat and drink’?
Luke 22:26 But with you it must not be so! Rather, let the greatest among you become like the youngest, and the leader like the one who serves (diakonōn | διακονῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc).
Luke 22:27 For who is the greater, the one who reclines at table or one who serves (diakonōn | διακονῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc)? Is it not the one who reclines at table? But in your midst I am like the one who serves (diakonōn | διακονῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc).
John 12:2 So they made a dinner for him there. Martha was serving (diēkonei | διηκόνει | imperf act ind 3 sg), and Lazarus was one of those reclining at the table with him.
John 12:26 If anyone would (diakonē | διακονῇ | pres act subj 3 sg) serve (diakonē | διακονῇ | pres act subj 3 sg) me, he must follow me; and where I am, my servant will be also. If anyone would (diakonē | διακονῇ | pres act subj 3 sg) serve (diakonē | διακονῇ | pres act subj 3 sg) me, the Father will honor him.
Acts 6:2 So the twelve called together the entire group of disciples and said, “It is not right for us to neglect the word of God in order to wait (diakonein | διακονεῖν | pres act inf ) on tables.
Acts 19:22 So after sending to Macedonia two of those who were helping (diakonountōn | διακονούντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) him, Timothy and Erastus, he himself stayed for a time in Asia.
Romans 15:25 But for now, I am going to Jerusalem in a service (diakonōn | διακονῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) for the saints.
2 Corinthians 3:3 making known that you are a letter of Christ, delivered (diakonētheisa | διακονηθεῖσα | aor pass ptcp nom sg fem) by us, written not in ink but by the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.
2 Corinthians 8:19 And not only this, but he has been appointed by the churches to be our traveling companion as we carry (diakonoumenē | διακονουμένῃ | pres pass ptcp dat sg fem) out (diakonoumenē | διακονουμένῃ | pres pass ptcp dat sg fem) this act of kindness for the glory of the Lord himself, and to show our readiness.
2 Corinthians 8:20 We are taking this precaution so that no one should blame us for the way we are (diakonoumenē | διακονουμένῃ | pres pass ptcp dat sg fem) administering (diakonoumenē | διακονουμένῃ | pres pass ptcp dat sg fem) this generous gift,
1 Timothy 3:10 And they should also be tested first; then let them serve (diakoneitōsan | διακονείτωσαν | pres act imperative 3 pl) if they are found above reproach.
1 Timothy 3:13 For those who (diakonēsantes | διακονήσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) serve (diakonēsantes | διακονήσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) well are acquiring a good standing for themselves and great confidence in faith, which is in Christ Jesus.
2 Timothy 1:18 May the Lord grant him to find mercy from the Lord on that day. And the services he (diēkonēsen | διηκόνησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) performed (diēkonēsen | διηκόνησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) in Ephesus you know very well.
Philemon 1:13 I wanted to keep him with me, so that he (diakonē | διακονῇ | pres act subj 3 sg) could (diakonē | διακονῇ | pres act subj 3 sg) minister (diakonē | διακονῇ | pres act subj 3 sg) to me on your behalf during my imprisonment for the gospel,
Hebrews 6:10 For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have demonstrated for his cause, when you served (diakonēsantes | διακονήσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) and continue (diakonountes | διακονοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) to (diakonountes | διακονοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) serve (diakonountes | διακονοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) fellow believers.
1 Peter 1:12 To them it was revealed that not to themselves, but to you, they were ministering (diēkonoun | διηκόνουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) these things that now have been announced to you through those who preached to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven — things into which angels long to look.
1 Peter 4:10 Each one should (diakonountes | διακονοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) serve (diakonountes | διακονοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) others in respect to the gift he has received, as a good steward of the grace of God in its various forms:
1 Peter 4:11 if someone speaks, as speaking the oracles of God; if someone serves (diakonei | διακονεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg), as by the strength that God supplies — so that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and power forever and ever. Amen.
Bill Mounce