4892. sunedrion
Strong's Concordance
sunedrion: a sitting together, hence a council, spec. the Sanhedrin
Original Word: συνέδριον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: sunedrion
Phonetic Spelling: (soon-ed'-ree-on)
Short Definition: a council, the Sanhedrin
Definition: a council, tribunal; the Sanhedrin, the meeting place of the Sanhedrin.
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4892 synédrion (from 4862 /sýn, "identified with" and hedra, "a convening, sitting together") – "a council of leading Jews (Mk 13:9, Mt 10:17), or the Jewish council at Jerusalem, the Sanhedrin (Aramaic form of synedrion), the High Court, the Senate, composed of 71 members comprising members of: high-priestly families, Pharisees learned in the law, and a lay element of Elders" (Souter).

4892 (synédrion) is also used of the smaller councils ("lower courts") throughout Israel which consisted of 23 members (cf. Mt 5:21,22).

[The Great Sanhedrin met in Jerusalem and basically lacked jurisdiction in Galilee and Samaria (Dr. Maclean, Hasting's Dict. of Ap. Ch.). Local synagogues however exercised considerable authority (see C. Bigg, St. Peter and Jude, 25).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sun and the same as hedraios
Definition
a sitting together, hence a council, spec. the Sanhedrin
NASB Translation
council (19), courts (2), supreme court (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4892: συνέδριον

συνέδριον, συνεδρίου, τό (σύν and ἕδρα; hence, properly, 'a sitting together'), in Greek authors from Herodotus down, any assembly (especially of magistrates, judges, ambassadors), whether convened to deliberate or to pass judgment; Vulg.concilium; in the Scriptures

1. any session or assembly of persons deliberating or adjudicating (Proverbs 22:10; Psalm 25:4 (); Jeremiah 15:17; 2 Macc. 14:5; 4 Macc. 17:17): συνήγαγον συνέδριον (A. V. "gathered a council]"], John 11:47.

2. specifically,

a. the Sanhedrin, the great council at Jerusalem (Talmud, סַנְהֵדְרִין), consisting of seventy-one members, viz. scribes (see γραμματεύς, 2), elders, prominent members of the high priestly families (hence, called ἀρχιερεῖς; see ἀρχειρευς, 2), and the high priest, the president of the body. The fullest periphrasis for Sanhedrin is found in Matthew 26:3 R G; Mark 14:43, 53 (viz. οἱ ἀρχιερεῖς καί οἱ γραμματεῖς καί οἱ πρεσβύτεροι). The more important causes were brought before this tribunal, inasmuch as the Roman rulers of Judaea had left to it the power of trying such cases, and also of pronouncing sentence of death, with the limitation that a capital sentence pronounced by the Sanhedrin was not valid unless it were confirmed by the Roman procurator (cf. John 18:31; Josephus, Antiquities 20, 9, 1). The Jews trace the origin of the Sanhedrin to Numbers 11:16f. The Sanhedrin (A. V. council) is mentioned in Matthew 5:22; Matthew 26:59; Mark 14:55; Mark 15:1; Luke 22:66;. Acts 4:15; Acts 5:21, 27, 34, 41; Acts 6:12, 15; Acts 22:30; Acts 23:1, 6, 15, 20, 28; Acts 24:20; used ((as in classical Greek)) of the place of meeting in Acts 4:15.

b. the smaller tribunal or council (so A. V.) which every Jewish town had for the decision of the less important cases (see κρίσις, 4): Matthew 10:17; Mark 13:9. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Synedrium; Leyrer in Herzog edition 1 under the word Synedrium (Strack in edition 2); Schürer, Neutest. Zeitgesch. 2te Aufl. § 23, II., III. (and in Riehm, p. 1595ff); Holtzmann in Schenkel see, p. 446ff; (BB. DD., under the word (especially Ginsburg in Alex.'s Kitto); Hamburger, Real-Encycl. ii, pp. 1147 -1155; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, ii. 553ff; Farrar, Life of Christ, Excurs. xiii.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
council.

Neuter of a presumed derivative of a compound of sun and the base of hedraios; a joint session, i.e. (specially), the Jewish Sanhedrin; by analogy, a subordinate tribunal -- council.

see GREEK sun

see GREEK hedraios

Forms and Transliterations
συνεδρια συνέδρια συνεδρίοις συνεδριον συνεδρίον συνέδριον συνεδριου συνεδρίου συνεδριω συνεδρίω συνεδρίῳ sunedria sunedrio sunedriō sunedrion sunedriou synedria synédria synedrio synedriō synedríoi synedríōi synedrion synédrion synedriou synedríou
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22 Occurrences


συνέδρια — 2 Occ.
συνεδρίῳ — 7 Occ.
συνέδριον — 10 Occ.
συνεδρίου — 3 Occ.

Matthew 5:22 N-DNS
GRK: ἔσται τῷ συνεδρίῳ ὃς δ'
NAS: shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever
KJV: in danger of the council: but
INT: will be to the Sanhedrin whoever moreover

Matthew 10:17 N-ANP
GRK: ὑμᾶς εἰς συνέδρια καὶ ἐν
NAS: for they will hand you over to [the] courts and scourge
KJV: to the councils, and
INT: you into courts and in

Matthew 26:59 N-NNS
GRK: καὶ τὸ συνέδριον ὅλον ἐζήτουν
NAS: and the whole Council kept trying to obtain
KJV: all the council, sought
INT: and the Council whole sought

Mark 13:9 N-ANP
GRK: ὑμᾶς εἰς συνέδρια καὶ εἰς
NAS: for they will deliver you to [the] courts, and you will be flogged
KJV: up to councils; and in
INT: you to courts and to

Mark 14:55 N-NNS
GRK: ὅλον τὸ συνέδριον ἐζήτουν κατὰ
NAS: and the whole Council kept trying to obtain
KJV: and all the council sought for witness
INT: all the Council sought against

Mark 15:1 N-NNS
GRK: ὅλον τὸ συνέδριον δήσαντες τὸν
NAS: and the whole Council, immediately
KJV: the whole council, and bound
INT: all the Council having bound

Luke 22:66 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ συνέδριον αὐτῶν λέγοντες
NAS: and they led Him away to their council [chamber], saying,
KJV: into their council, saying,
INT: into the council of them saying

John 11:47 N-ANS
GRK: οἱ Φαρισαῖοι συνέδριον καὶ ἔλεγον
NAS: convened a council, and were saying,
KJV: and the Pharisees a council, and said,
INT: the Pharisees a council and said

Acts 4:15 N-GNS
GRK: ἔξω τοῦ συνεδρίου ἀπελθεῖν συνέβαλλον
NAS: them to leave the Council, they [began] to confer
KJV: out of the council, they conferred
INT: outside the Council to go they conferred

Acts 5:21 N-ANS
GRK: συνεκάλεσαν τὸ συνέδριον καὶ πᾶσαν
NAS: they called the Council together,
KJV: and called the council together,
INT: they called together the Council and all

Acts 5:27 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν τῷ συνεδρίῳ καὶ ἐπηρώτησεν
NAS: them before the Council. The high priest
KJV: [them] before the council: and
INT: in the Council And asked

Acts 5:34 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν τῷ συνεδρίῳ Φαρισαῖος ὀνόματι
NAS: stood up in the Council and gave orders
KJV: one in the council, a Pharisee, named
INT: in the Council a Pharisee by name

Acts 5:41 N-GNS
GRK: προσώπου τοῦ συνεδρίου ὅτι κατηξιώθησαν
NAS: from the presence of the Council, rejoicing
KJV: the presence of the council, rejoicing
INT: [the] presence of the Council that they were counted worthy

Acts 6:12 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ συνέδριον
NAS: and brought him before the Council.
KJV: brought [him] to the council,
INT: to the Council

Acts 6:15 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν τῷ συνεδρίῳ εἶδον τὸ
NAS: who were sitting in the Council saw
KJV: in the council, looking stedfastly
INT: in the Council saw the

Acts 22:30 N-ANS
GRK: πᾶν τὸ συνέδριον καὶ καταγαγὼν
NAS: and all the Council to assemble,
KJV: all their council to appear, and
INT: all the council and having brought down

Acts 23:1 N-DNS
GRK: Παῦλος τῷ συνεδρίῳ εἶπεν Ἄνδρες
NAS: looking intently at the Council, said,
KJV: earnestly beholding the council, said,
INT: Paul at the Council said Men

Acts 23:6 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν τῷ συνεδρίῳ Ἄνδρες ἀδελφοί
NAS: [began] crying out in the Council, Brethren,
KJV: in the council, Men
INT: in the Council Men brothers

Acts 23:15 N-DNS
GRK: σὺν τῷ συνεδρίῳ ὅπως καταγάγῃ
NAS: therefore, you and the Council notify
KJV: with the council signify
INT: with the Council so that he might bring down

Acts 23:20 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ συνέδριον ὡς μέλλον
NAS: tomorrow to the Council, as though
KJV: into the council, as
INT: into the Council as being about

Acts 23:28 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ συνέδριον αὐτῶν
NAS: him, I brought him down to their Council;
KJV: into their council:
INT: to the council of them

Acts 24:20 N-GNS
GRK: ἐπὶ τοῦ συνεδρίου
NAS: when I stood before the Council,
KJV: stood before the council,
INT: before the Council

22 Occurrences

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