2783. kérux
Strong's Concordance
kérux: a herald
Original Word: κῆρυξ, υκος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: kérux
Phonetic Spelling: (kay'-roox)
Short Definition: a herald, preacher
Definition: a herald, preacher, proclaimer.
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Cognate: 2783 kḗryks (from 2784 /kērýssō, "to herald, proclaim") – properly, a herald, a "town-crier" proclaiming critical news for the public (see also 1557 /ekdíkēsis, "the town-gathering"); a preacher (a herald-communicator).

2783 /kḗryks ("a preacher, herald") proclaims Christ (His work) with passion and a binding sense of authority. See 2784 (kēryssō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kérussó
Definition
a herald
NASB Translation
preacher (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2783: κῆρυξ

κῆρυξ, less correctly (yet so L WH) κῆρυξ (on the accent see Winers Grammar, § 6, 1 c.; (Buttmann, 13 (12)); Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 36; (Chandler § 622; Göttling, p. 254f; Lob. Paralip., p. 411; W. Dindorf in Stephanus Thesaurus, under the word; Tdf. Proleg., p. 101)), κήρυκος, (akin to γῆρυς a voice, a sound, γηρύω to utter a sound, to speak; (yet cf. Vanicek, p. 140)); common in Greek writings from Homer down; a herald, a messenger vested with public authority, who conveyed the official messages of kings, magistrates, princes, military commanders, or who gave a public summons or demand, and performed various other duties. In the O. T., Genesis 41:43; Daniel 3:4; Sir. 20:15. In the N. T. God's ambassador, and the herald or proclaimer of the divine word: δικαιοσύνης, one who summoned to righteousness, of Noah, 2 Peter 2:5; used of the apostles, as the divine messengers of the salvation procured by Christ and to be embraced through him, 1 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
preacher.

From kerusso; a herald, i.e. Of divine truth (especially of the gospel) -- preacher.

see GREEK kerusso

Forms and Transliterations
κηρυκα κήρυκα κηρυξ κήρυξ κῆρυξ keruka kēruka kerux kērux keryka kēryka kḗryka keryx kêryx kēryx kē̂ryx
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Strong's Greek 2783
3 Occurrences


κήρυκα — 1 Occ.
κῆρυξ — 2 Occ.

1 Timothy 2:7 N-NMS
GRK: ἐτέθην ἐγὼ κῆρυξ καὶ ἀπόστολος
NAS: I was appointed a preacher and an apostle
KJV: am ordained a preacher, and
INT: was appointed I a herald and apostle

2 Timothy 1:11 N-NMS
GRK: ἐτέθην ἐγὼ κῆρυξ καὶ ἀπόστολος
NAS: I was appointed a preacher and an apostle
KJV: am appointed a preacher, and
INT: was appointed I a herald and apostle

2 Peter 2:5 N-AMS
GRK: Νῶε δικαιοσύνης κήρυκα ἐφύλαξεν κατακλυσμὸν
NAS: Noah, a preacher of righteousness,
KJV: the eighth [person], a preacher of righteousness,
INT: Noah of righteousness a herald preserved [the] flood upon

3 Occurrences

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