Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
οἰκονόμος, -ου, ὁ
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manager, administrator, director, trustee
the manager of a household; a steward, Lk. 12:42; 16:1, 3, 8; 1 Cor. 4:2; a manager, trustee, Gal. 4:2; a public steward, treasurer, Rom. 16:23; a spiritual steward, the holder of a commission in the service of the Gospel, 1 Cor. 4:1; Tit. 1:7; 1 Pet. 4:10*

Greek-English Concordance for οἰκονόμος

Luke 12:42 And the Lord said, “Who, then, is the faithful and wise steward (oikonomos | οἰκονόμος | nom sg masc), whom the master will put in charge of his servants, to give the food ration at the proper time?
Luke 16:1 Then Jesus also said to his disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager (oikonomon | οἰκονόμον | acc sg masc), and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his assets.
Luke 16:3 And the manager (oikonomos | οἰκονόμος | nom sg masc) said to himself, ‘What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg.
Luke 16:8 The master commended the dishonest manager (oikonomon | οἰκονόμον | acc sg masc) because he acted shrewdly. For the sons of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their own generation than the sons of light.
Romans 16:23 Gaius, a host to me as well as to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer (oikonomos | οἰκονόμος | nom sg masc) greets you, as does our brother Quartus.
1 Corinthians 4:1 This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards (oikonomous | οἰκονόμους | acc pl masc) of God’s mysteries.
1 Corinthians 4:2 In this connection then, it is required of stewards (oikonomois | οἰκονόμοις | dat pl masc) that they be found trustworthy.
Galatians 4:2 However, he remains under the care of guardians and managers (oikonomous | οἰκονόμους | acc pl masc) until the time determined by his father.
Titus 1:7 For it is necessary for an overseer to be above reproach as a steward (oikonomon | οἰκονόμον | acc sg masc) of God, not arrogant, not quick-tempered, not a drunkard, not violent, not greedy for gain,
1 Peter 4:10 Each one should serve others in respect to the gift he has received, as a good steward (oikonomoi | οἰκονόμοι | nom pl masc) of the grace of God in its various forms: