4233. praktór
Strong's Concordance
praktór: one who does or accomplishes
Original Word: πράκτωρ, ορος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: praktór
Phonetic Spelling: (prak'-tor)
Short Definition: an officer employed to execute judicial sentences
Definition: an officer employed to execute judicial sentences.
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4233 práktōr – properly, a finance agent; "a bailiff or constable" working in a court in antiquity (BAGD); "an officer (usher) of the court" (Souter).

"In ancient Athens a 4233 (práktōr) exacted payment as a government (official) collector – hence (as frequently in the papyri), 4233 (práktōr) refers to a court officer (Lk 12:58, A. Deissmann, BS, 154)" (A-S).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from prassó
Definition
one who does or accomplishes
NASB Translation
officer (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4233: πράκτωρ

πράκτωρ, πρακτορος, (πράσσω);

1. one who does anything, a doer (Sophocles).

2. "one who does the work of inflicting punishment or taking vengeance; especially the avenger of a murder (Aeschylus, Sophocles); the exactor of a pecuniary fine" ((Antiphon), Demosthenes, others); an officer of justice of the tower order whose business it is to inflict punishment: Luke 12:58.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
officer.

From a derivative of prasso; a practiser, i.e. (specially), an official collector -- officer.

see GREEK prasso

Forms and Transliterations
πράκτορες πρακτορι πράκτορι πρακτωρ πράκτωρ praktor praktōr práktor práktōr praktori práktori
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Strong's Greek 4233
2 Occurrences


πράκτωρ — 1 Occ.
πράκτορι — 1 Occ.

Luke 12:58 N-DMS
GRK: παραδώσει τῷ πράκτορι καὶ ὁ
NAS: turn you over to the officer, and the officer
KJV: thee to the officer, and
INT: should deliver to the officer and the

Luke 12:58 N-NMS
GRK: καὶ ὁ πράκτωρ σε βαλεῖ
NAS: to the officer, and the officer throw
KJV: and the officer cast
INT: and the officer you should cast

2 Occurrences

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