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  #1247 διακονέω diakoneo {dee-ak-on-eh'-o}

 from G1249; TDNT - 2:81,152; v

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1)) to be a servant, attendant, domestic, to serve, wait upon
    1a) to minister to one, render ministering offices to
        1a1) to be served, ministered unto
    1b) to wait at a table and offer food and drink to the guests,
        1b1) of women preparing food
    1c) to minister i.e. supply food and necessities of life
        1c1) to relieve one's necessities (e.g. by collecting alms),
             to provide take care of, distribute, the things necessary
             to sustain life
        1c2) to take care of the poor and the sick, who administer the
             office of a deacon
        1c3) in Christian churches to serve as deacons
    1d) to minister
        1d1) to attend to anything, that may serve another's interests
        1d2) to minister a thing to one, to serve one or by supplying
             any thing

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G1249; to be an attendant, that is, wait upon (menially or as a host, friend or [figuratively] teacher); technically to act as a Christian deacon:—(ad-) minister (unto), serve, use the office of a deacon.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #1247.
  • διακονε´ω
  • diakoneō; from 1249; to serve, minister:—
  • NASB - administered(1), administration(1), cared(1),, do...the serving(1), serving(1), minister(3), ministered(2), ministering(3), servant(1), serve(4), serve as deacons(1), served(2), served as deacons(1), serves(5), services...rendered(1), serving(4), take care(1), wait(1), waited(3).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - minister unto 15, serve 10, minister 7, misc 5; 37
2 Corinthians 8:19, 20.
1 Timothy 3:10, 13.
Matthew 25:44.
2 Timothy 1:18.
Matthew 20:28; 25:44. Mark 10:45. Romans 15:25. Hebrews 6:10. 1 Peter 1:12; 4:10, 11.
Matthew 4:11; 8:15. Mark 1:13, 31; 15:41. Luke 4:39; 8:3. Acts 19:22. 2 Corinthians 3:3. Philemon 1:13. Hebrews 6:10.
Matthew 27:55.
Luke 10:40; 12:37; 17:8; 22:26. John 12:26, 26. Acts 6:2.
John 12:2.
Luke 22:27, 27.
Matthew 20:28. Mark 10:45.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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