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σπεκουλάτωρ

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σπεκουλάτωρ, ορος, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
spekoulatōr
Simplified transliteration: 
spekoulator
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4688
GK Number: 
5063
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(2b)
Gloss: 
executioner
Definition: 
a sentinel, life-guardsman, a kind of soldiers who formed the body-guard of princes, etc., one of whose duties was to put criminals to death, Mk. 6:27*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 6:27 So without delay the king dispatched the executioner (spekoulatora | σπεκουλάτορα | acc sg masc) and ordered him to bring John’s head. He went and beheaded John in prison,