4244. presbuterion
Strong's Concordance
presbuterion: a body of elders
Original Word: πρεσβυτέριον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: presbuterion
Phonetic Spelling: (pres-boo-ter'-ee-on)
Definition: a body of elders
Usage: an assembly of elders, the Sanhedrin, officers of the church assembly, presbytery.
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Cognate: 4244 presbytérion – properly, a council (group) of elders; a team of elder-overseers serving a local church who lead (feed, shepherd) the people of the Lord (cf. 1 Tim 4:14).

1 Tim 4:14: “Do not neglect the spiritual gift within you, which was bestowed on you through prophetic utterance with the laying on of hands by the presbytery” (NASU) (4244 /presbytérion).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from presbuteros
a body of elders
NASB Translation
council of the elders (1), council of elders (1), presbytery (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4244: πρεσβυτέριον

πρεσβυτέριον, πρεσβυτερίου, τό (πρεσβύτερος, which see), body of elders, presbytery, senate, council: of the Jewish elders (see συνέδριον, 2), Luke 22:66; Acts 22:5; (cf. Daniel, Theod. at the beginning); of the elders of any body (church) of Christians, 1 Timothy 4:14 (ecclesiastical writings (cf. references under the word πρεσβύτερος, 2 b.)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
presbytery, body of elders

Neuter of a presumed derivative of presbuteros; the order of elders, i.e. (specially), Israelite Sanhedrin or Christian "presbytery" -- (estate of) elder(-s), presbytery.

see GREEK presbuteros

Forms and Transliterations
πρεσβείς πρέσβεις πρέσβυς πρεσβυτεριον πρεσβυτέριον πρεσβυτεριου πρεσβυτερίου presbuterion presbuteriou presbyterion presbytérion presbyteriou presbyteríou
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Luke 22:66 N-NNS
GRK: συνήχθη τὸ πρεσβυτέριον τοῦ λαοῦ
NAS: it was day, the Council of elders of the people
KJV: day, the elders of the people
INT: were gathered together the elderhood of the people

Acts 22:5 N-NNS
GRK: πᾶν τὸ πρεσβυτέριον παρ' ὧν
NAS: and all the Council of the elders can testify.
KJV: all the estate of the elders: from
INT: all the elderhood from whom

1 Timothy 4:14 N-GNS
GRK: χειρῶν τοῦ πρεσβυτερίου
NAS: on of hands by the presbytery.
KJV: of the hands of the presbytery.
INT: hands of the elderhood

Strong's Greek 4244
3 Occurrences

πρεσβυτέριον — 2 Occ.
πρεσβυτερίου — 1 Occ.

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