4465. rhabdouchos
Strong's Concordance
rhabdouchos: a rod holder, i.e. (a Roman) lictor (one holding the rod of office)
Original Word: ῥαβδοῦχος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: rhabdouchos
Phonetic Spelling: (hrab-doo'-khos)
Definition: a rod holder, (a Roman) lictor (one holding the rod of office)
Usage: a holder of the rods, a lictor, Roman officer, judge.
HELPS Word-studies

4465 rhabdoúxos (from 4464 /rhábdos, "a rod" and 2190/exō, "have") – properly, an official who beat people with lictor-rods to maintain law-and-order (i.e. as "a policeman"); literally, someone carrying a bundle of rods to administer punishment.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from rhabdos and echó
a rod holder, i.e. (a Roman) lictor (one holding the rod of office)
NASB Translation
policemen (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4465: ῤαβδοῦχος

ῤαβδοῦχος, ῥαβδουχου, (ῤάβδος and ἔχω; cf. εὐνοῦχος), one who carries the rods i. e. the fasces, a lictor (a public officer who bore the fasces or staff and other insignia of office before the magistrates) (A. V. serjeants): Acts 16:35, 38. (Polybius; Diodorus 5, 40; Dionysius Halicarnassus; Herodian, 7, 8, 10 (5 edition, Bekker); διά τί λικτωρεις τούς ῤαβδούχους ὀνομαζουσι; Plutarch, quaest. Rom c. 67.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
officer, sergeant

From rhabdos and echo; a rod- (the Latin fasces) holder, i.e. A Roman lictor (constable or executioner) -- serjeant.

see GREEK rhabdos

see GREEK echo

Forms and Transliterations
ραβδουχοι ραβδούχοι ῥαβδοῦχοι ραβδουχους ραβδούχους ῥαβδούχους ραγάδα rabdouchoi rabdouchous rhabdouchoi rhabdoûchoi rhabdouchous rhabdoúchous
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 16:35 N-AMP
GRK: στρατηγοὶ τοὺς ῥαβδούχους λέγοντες Ἀπόλυσον
NAS: sent their policemen, saying,
KJV: sent the serjeants, saying,
INT: magistrates the officers saying Let go

Acts 16:38 N-NMP
GRK: στρατηγοῖς οἱ ῥαβδοῦχοι τὰ ῥήματα
NAS: The policemen reported these
KJV: And the serjeants told these
INT: captains the officers the words

Strong's Greek 4465
2 Occurrences

ῥαβδοῦχοι — 1 Occ.
ῥαβδούχους — 1 Occ.

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