Bill Mounce

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μεσίτης

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μεσίτης, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
mesitēs
Simplified transliteration: 
mesites
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3316
GK Number: 
3542
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1f
Gloss: 
mediator
Definition: 
one that acts between two parties; a mediator, one who interposes to reconcile two adverse parties, 1 Tim. 2:5; an arbitrator, one who is the medium of communication between two parties, a mid-party, Gal. 3:19, 20; Heb. 8:6; 9:15; 12:24*

Greek-English Concordance for

Galatians 3:19 Why then was the law given? It was added because of transgressions, until the descendant should come to whom the promise had been made. It was established through angels by a mediator.
Galatians 3:20 Now a mediator (mesitēs | μεσίτης | nom sg masc) is not for one party only, but God is one.
1 Timothy 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator (mesitēs | μεσίτης | nom sg masc) between God and people; a person, Christ Jesus,
Hebrews 8:6 But as it is, he has obtained a superior ministry, since the covenant of which he is mediator (mesitēs | μεσίτης | nom sg masc) is better, since it has been enacted on the basis of better promises.
Hebrews 9:15 And for this reason he is the mediator (mesitēs | μεσίτης | nom sg masc) of a new covenant, so that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the transgressions committed under that first covenant.
Hebrews 12:24 and to Jesus, mediator (mesitē | μεσίτῃ | dat sg masc) of a new covenant, and to sprinkled blood speaking more effectively than the blood of Abel.