4242. presbeia
Strong's Concordance
presbeia: age, seniority
Original Word: πρεσβεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: presbeia
Phonetic Spelling: (pres-bi'-ah)
Definition: age, seniority
Usage: an embassy, delegation, eldership.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from presbeuó
age, seniority
NASB Translation
delegation (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4242: πρεσβεία

πρεσβεία, πρεσβειας, (πρεσβεύω);

1. age, dignity, right of the first born: Aeschylus Pers. 4; Plato, de rep. 6, p. 509 b.; Pausanias, 3, 1, 4; 3, 3, 8.

2. the business usually to be entrusted to elders, specifically, the office of an ambassador, an embassy (Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato); abstract for the concrete, an ambassage, i. e. ambassadors, Luke 14:32; Luke 19:14.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
an ambassador

From presbeuo; seniority (eldership), i.e. (by implication) an embassy (concretely, ambassadors) -- ambassage, message.

see GREEK presbeuo

Forms and Transliterations
πρέσβεια πρεσβειαν πρεσβείαν πρεσβείου presbeian presbeían
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 14:32 N-AFS
GRK: πόρρω ὄντος πρεσβείαν ἀποστείλας ἐρωτᾷ
NAS: he sends a delegation and asks
KJV: he sendeth an ambassage, and desireth
INT: far off being an embassy having sent he asks

Luke 19:14 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ ἀπέστειλαν πρεσβείαν ὀπίσω αὐτοῦ
NAS: him and sent a delegation after
KJV: and sent a message after him,
INT: and sent a delegation after him

Strong's Greek 4242
2 Occurrences

πρεσβείαν — 2 Occ.

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