2406. hierateuma
Strong's Concordance
hierateuma: a priesthood
Original Word: ἱεράτευμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: hierateuma
Phonetic Spelling: (hee-er-at'-yoo-mah)
Short Definition: the act or office of priesthood
Definition: the act or office of priesthood.
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2406 hieráteuma (from 2409 /hiereús, "priest") – priesthood.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hierateuó
Definition
a priesthood
NASB Translation
priesthood (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2406: ἱεράτευμα

ἱεράτευμα, ἱερατευματος, τό (ἱερατεύω), (priesthood i. e.)

a. the office of priest.

b. the order or body of priests (see ἀδελφότης, αἰχμαλωσία, διασπορά, θεραπεία); so Christians are called, because they have access to God and offer not external but 'spiritual' (πνευματικά) sacrifices: 1 Peter 2:5; also βασίλειον ἱεράτευμα, 1 Peter 2:9 (after Exodus 19:6, the Sept.), priests of kingly rank, i. e. exalted to a moral rank and freedom which exempts them from the control of everyone but God and Christ. (Exodus 23:22, etc.; 2 Macc. 2:17); not found in secular authors.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
priesthood.

From hierateuo; the priestly fraternity, i.e. Sacerdotal order (figuratively) -- priesthood.

see GREEK hierateuo

Forms and Transliterations
ιερατευμα ιεράτευμα ἱεράτευμα hierateuma hieráteuma ierateuma
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2 Occurrences


ἱεράτευμα — 2 Occ.

1 Peter 2:5 N-ANS
GRK: πνευματικὸς εἰς ἱεράτευμα ἅγιον ἀνενέγκαι
NAS: for a holy priesthood, to offer
KJV: an holy priesthood, to offer up
INT: spiritual into a priesthood holy to offer

1 Peter 2:9 N-NNS
GRK: ἐκλεκτόν βασίλειον ἱεράτευμα ἔθνος ἅγιον
NAS: A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY
KJV: a royal priesthood, an holy
INT: chosen a royal priesthood a nation holy

2 Occurrences

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