διάκονος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
διάκονος, -ου, ὁ - ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
diakonos
Simplified transliteration: 
diakonos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1249
GK Number: 
1356
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
29
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
servant, minister, a person who renders service and help to others, in some contexts with an implication of lower status; also transliterated as deacon, a trusted officer of helps and service in the local church
Definition: 
one who renders service, to another; an attendant, servant, Mt. 20:26; 22:13; Jn. 2:5, 9; one who executes a commission, a deputy, Rom. 13:4; Χριστοῦ, Θεοῦ, ἐν κυριω, etc. a commissioned minister or preacher of the Gospel, 1 Cor. 3:5; 2 Cor. 6:4; a minister charged with an announcement or sentence, 2 Cor. 3:6; Gal. 2:17; Col. 1:23; a minister charged with a significant characteristic, Rom. 15:8; a servitor, devoted follower, Jn. 12:26; a deacon or deaconess, whose official duty was to superintend the alms of the Church, with other kindred services, Rom. 16:1; Phil. 1:1; 1 Tim. 3:8, 12

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 20:26 It will not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc),
Matthew 22:13 Then the king said to his assistants (diakonois | διακόνοις | dat pl masc), ‘Bind him foot and hand and foot and throw him out into outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’
Matthew 23:11 The greatest among you will be your servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc).
Mark 9:35 And sitting down, he called the twelve and said to them, “If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) of all.”
Mark 10:43 But it is not to be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc),
John 2:5 His mother said to the servants (diakonois | διακόνοις | dat pl masc), “Do whatever he tells you.”
John 2:9 and when the master of the feast tasted the water that had become wine, not knowing where it came from (though the servants (diakonoi | διάκονοι | nom pl masc) who had drawn the water knew), he called the bridegroom
John 12:26 If anyone would serve me, he must follow me; and where I am, my servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) will be also. If anyone would serve me, the Father will honor him.
Romans 13:4 for he is a servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) of God for your good. But if you do what is wrong, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain. he is a servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) of God, an avenger to carry out wrath on the one who does wrong.
Romans 15:8 For I tell you that Christ has become a servant (diakonon | διάκονον | acc sg masc) of the circumcised on behalf of the truth of God, in order to confirm the promises made to the patriarchs,
Romans 16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a servant (diakonon | διάκονον | acc sg fem) of the church in Cenchrea,
1 Corinthians 3:5 What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Servants (diakonoi | διάκονοι | nom pl masc) through whom you came to believe, even as the Lord assigned to each of us.
2 Corinthians 3:6 who indeed made us adequate as servants (diakonous | διακόνους | acc pl masc) of a new covenant, based not on the letter but on the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit imparts life.
2 Corinthians 6:4 Rather, as servants (diakonoi | διάκονοι | nom pl masc) of God, we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance, in times of affliction, hardship, and distress;
2 Corinthians 11:15 So it is no great surprise if his servants (diakonoi | διάκονοι | nom pl masc), too, disguise themselves as servants (diakonoi | διάκονοι | nom pl masc) of righteousness. Their end will be according to their works.
2 Corinthians 11:23 Are they servants (diakonoi | διάκονοι | nom pl masc) of Christ? — I am talking like a madman! — I am even more so: in far more labors, in prison more often, in beatings more severe, facing death again and again.
Galatians 2:17 But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found to be sinners, is Christ then a servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) of sin? Of course not!
Ephesians 3:7 Of this gospel I became a servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) according to the gift of God’s grace, which was given to me by the exercise of his power.
Ephesians 6:21 Now in order that you also may know my circumstances, how I am doing, Tychicus, a dear brother and faithful servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) in the Lord, will tell you everything.
Philippians 1:1 From Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, along with the overseers and deacons: (diakonois | διακόνοις | dat pl masc)
Colossians 1:7 just as you learned it from Epaphras our beloved fellow servant, our who is a faithful minister (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) of Christ on your behalf minister (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) of Christ
Colossians 1:23 if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which became I, Paul, became a minister (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc).
Colossians 1:25 of which I became I a minister (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for your benefit, to make the word of God fully known,
Colossians 4:7 the news about me. all will tell you Tychicus, a beloved brother, faithful minister (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) and fellow servant in the Lord, will tell you all the news about me.
1 Timothy 3:8 Deacons (diakonous | διακόνους | acc pl masc), likewise, must be dignified, not gossips, not addicted to wine, not greedy for gain,
1 Timothy 3:12 Deacons (diakonoi | διάκονοι | nom pl masc) each should be men of one woman, managing children and their own households well.
1 Timothy 4:6 By placing these things before the brethren, you will be a good servant (diakonos | διάκονος | nom sg masc) of Christ Jesus, being trained by the words of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed.