2420. hierósuné
Strong's Concordance
hierósuné: priesthood
Original Word: ἱερωσύνη, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: hierósuné
Phonetic Spelling: (hee-er-o-soo'-nay)
Short Definition: the priestly office
Definition: the abstract notion of the priestly office.
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2420 hierōsýnē (from 2413 /hierós, "sacred, holy") – properly, "priestly office, as with the Levitic priesthood" (BAGD); priesthood.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hieros
Definition
priesthood
NASB Translation
priesthood (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2420: ἱερωσύνη

ἱερωσύνη (on the omega see ἀγαθωσύνη, init), ἱερωσύνης, (ἱερός), priesthood, the priestly office: Hebrews 7:11f, 14, R G, 24. (Sir. 45:24; 1 Esdr. 5:38; 1 Macc. 2:54 1 Macc. 3:49; 4 Macc. 5:34; Herodotus, Plato, Demosthenes, Diodorus, Joseph, Plutarch, Herodian, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
priesthood.

From hieros; sacredness, i.e. (by implication) the priestly office -- priesthood.

see GREEK hieros

Forms and Transliterations
ιερωσυνην ιερωσύνην ἱερωσύνην ιερωσυνης ιερωσύνης ἱερωσύνης hierosynen hierosýnen hierōsynēn hierōsýnēn hierosynes hierosýnes hierōsynēs hierōsýnēs ierosunen ierōsunēn ierosunes ierōsunēs
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3 Occurrences


ἱερωσύνην — 1 Occ.
ἱερωσύνης — 2 Occ.

Hebrews 7:11 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς Λευιτικῆς ἱερωσύνης ἦν ὁ
NAS: the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis
KJV: the Levitical priesthood, (for
INT: the Levitical priesthood were the

Hebrews 7:12 N-GFS
GRK: γὰρ τῆς ἱερωσύνης ἐξ ἀνάγκης
NAS: For when the priesthood is changed,
KJV: For the priesthood being changed,
INT: indeed the priesthood from necessity

Hebrews 7:24 N-AFS
GRK: ἔχει τὴν ἱερωσύνην
NAS: holds His priesthood permanently.
KJV: hath an unchangeable priesthood.
INT: he has the priesthood

3 Occurrences

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