Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Minister, officer, servant, an under-oarsman, i.e., (generally) subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable)
Greek: ὑπηρέτης, hypēretēs (G5257)
20 King James Bible Verses
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Here are minister, officer, servant and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ὑπηρέτης mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: G5257
Greek Base Word: ὑπηρέτης
Usage: Minister, officer, servant
Definition: An under-oarsman, i.e., (generally) subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable).
- An underrower, subordinate rower.
- Any one who serves with hands: a servant.
- In the New Testament of the officers and attendants of magistrates.
- Of the officer who executes penalties.
- Of the attendants of a king, servants, retinue, the soldiers of a king, of the attendant of a synagogue.
- Of any one ministering or rendering service.
- Any one who aids another in any work.
- An assistant.
- Of the preacher of the gospel.
Derived terms: From G5259 and a derivative of ἐρέσσω (to row).
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: hy.peˈrɛ.tes
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ju.pe̞ˈre̞.te̞s
- Transliteration: hypēretēs
- Biblical Pronunciation: hoo-pay-REH-tase
- Modern Pronunciation: yoo-pay-RAY-tase
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Bible Verses with ὑπηρέτης (G5257)
1 to 20 of 20 Verses
“Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.”
— Jesus, Matthew 5:25
“But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest's palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end.”
— Matthew 26:58
“And Peter followed him afar off, even into the palace of the high priest: and he sat with the servants, and warmed himself at the fire.”
— Mark 14:54
“And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him, Prophesy: and the servants did strike him with the palms of their hands.”
— Mark 14:65
“Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;”
— Luke 1:2
“And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him.”
— Luke 4:20
“The Pharisees heard that the people murmured such things concerning him; and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent officers to take him.”
— John 7:32
“Then came the officers to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why have ye not brought him?”
— John 7:45
“The officers answered, Never man spake like this man.”
— John 7:46
“Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons.”
— John 18:3
“Then the band and the captain and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him,”
— John 18:12
“And the servants and officers stood there, who had made a fire of coals; for it was cold: and they warmed themselves: and Peter stood with them, and warmed himself.”
— John 18:18
“And when he had thus spoken, one of the officers which stood by struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, Answerest thou the high priest so?”
— John 18:22
“Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence.”
— Jesus, John 18:36
“When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Take ye him, and crucify him: for I find no fault in him.”
— John 19:6
“But when the officers came, and found them not in the prison, they returned, and told,”
— Acts 5:22
“Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.”
— Acts 5:26
“And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister.”
— Acts 13:5
“But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;”
— Acts 26:16
“Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.”
— 1 Corinthians 4:1
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