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ἐφημερία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐφημερία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
ephēmeria
Simplified transliteration: 
ephemeria
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2183
GK Number: 
2389
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
(priestly) division, group, class
Definition: 
pr. daily course; the daily service of the temple; a class of priests to which the daily service for a week was allotted in rotation, Lk. 1:5, 8*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 1:5 There was in the days of Herod, king of Judah, a certain priest by the name of Zechariah, of the priestly division (ephēmerias | ἐφημερίας | gen sg fem) of Abijah; and his wife was from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth.
Luke 1:8 Now it happened, while he was serving as priest when his priestly division (ephēmerias | ἐφημερίας | gen sg fem) was on duty,