2405. hierateia
Strong's Concordance
hierateia: priesthood
Original Word: ἱερατεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: hierateia
Phonetic Spelling: (hee-er-at-i'-ah)
Short Definition: the duty of a priest
Definition: the duty (office) of a priest, priesthood.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hierateuó
Definition
priesthood
NASB Translation
priest's office (1), priestly office (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2405: ἱερατεία

ἱερατεία (WH ἱερατια; cf. Iota), ἱερατείας, (ἱερατεύω), the priesthood, the office of priest: Luke 1:9; Hebrews 7:5. (the Sept. for כְּהֻנָּה; Aristotle, pol. 7, 8; Dionysius Halicarnassus; Boeckh, Inscriptions ii., pp. 127, 23; 363, 27.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
office of the priesthood, priest's office.

From hierateuo; priestliness, i.e. The sacerdotal function -- office of the priesthood, priest's office.

see GREEK hierateuo

Forms and Transliterations
ιερατεία ιερατείαν ἱερατείαν ιερατείας ἱερατείας ιερατειών ιερατιαν ἱερατίαν ιερατιας ἱερατίας hierateian hierateían hierateias hierateías ierateian ierateias
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2 Occurrences


ἱερατείαν — 1 Occ.
ἱερατείας — 1 Occ.

Luke 1:9 N-GFS
GRK: ἔθος τῆς ἱερατείας ἔλαχε τοῦ
NAS: to the custom of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot
KJV: to the custom of the priest's office, his lot
INT: custom of the priesthood it fell to him by lot

Hebrews 7:5 N-AFS
GRK: Λευὶ τὴν ἱερατείαν λαμβάνοντες ἐντολὴν
NAS: who receive the priest's office have
KJV: receive the office of the priesthood, have
INT: of Levi the priesthood [who] receive commandment

2 Occurrences

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