755. architriklinos
Strong's Concordance
architriklinos: the superintendent of a banquet
Original Word: ἀρχιτρίκλινος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: architriklinos
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-khee-tree'-klee-nos)
Definition: the superintendent of a banquet
Usage: master of ceremonies at a dinner, master of the feast.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from archó and triklinos (a dining room with three couches)
the superintendent of a banquet
NASB Translation
headwaiter (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 755: ἀρχιτρίκλινος

ἀρχιτρίκλινος, ἀρχιτρικλινου, (τρικλινον (or τρίκλινος (namely, οἶκος), a room with three couches)), the superintendent of a dining-room, a τρικλιναρχης, table-master: John 2:8f (cf. B. D. under the word ). It differs from the master of a feast, συμποσιαρχης, toast-master, who was one of the guests selected by lot to prescribe to the rest the mode of drinking; cf. Sir. 35:1 (Sir. 32:1). But it was the duty of the ἀρχιτρίκλινος to place in order the tables and couches, arrange the courses, taste the food and wine beforehand, etc. (Heliodorus 7, 27) (Some regard the distinction between the two words as obliterated in later Greek; cf. Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word, and Schaff's Lange's Commentary on John, the passage cited.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
governor of the feast.

From arche and a compound of treis and klino (a dinner-bed, because composed of three couches); director of the entertainment -- governor (ruler) of the feast.

see GREEK arche

see GREEK treis

see GREEK klino

Forms and Transliterations
αρχιτρικλινος αρχιτρίκλινος ἀρχιτρίκλινος αρχιτρικλινω αρχιτρικλίνω ἀρχιτρικλίνῳ αρχίφυλοι αρχιφύλους αρχός architriklino architriklinō architriklínoi architriklínōi architriklinos architríklinos
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Englishman's Concordance
John 2:8 N-DMS
GRK: φέρετε τῷ ἀρχιτρικλίνῳ οἱ δὲ
NAS: and take it to the headwaiter. So
KJV: bear unto the governor of the feast. And
INT: carry to the master of the feast and

John 2:9 N-NMS
GRK: ἐγεύσατο ὁ ἀρχιτρίκλινος τὸ ὕδωρ
NAS: When the headwaiter tasted the water
KJV: When the ruler of the feast had tasted
INT: had tasted the master of the feast the water

John 2:9 N-NMS
GRK: νυμφίον ὁ ἀρχιτρίκλινος
NAS: knew), the headwaiter called
KJV: knew;) the governor of the feast called
INT: bridegroom the master of the feast

Strong's Greek 755
3 Occurrences

ἀρχιτρικλίνῳ — 1 Occ.
ἀρχιτρίκλινος — 2 Occ.

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