Deacons
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1247. diakoneo -- to serve, minister
... support (1), do...the serving (1), employ...in serving (1), minister (3), ministered
(2), ministering (3), servant (1), serve (4), serve as deacons (1), served ...
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5376. Philippos -- "horse-loving," Philip, two sons of Herod the ...
... b) tetrarch of the Ituraean and Trachonitic region, half-brother of Herod Antipas,
tetrarch of Galilee, (c) one of the seven original deacons at Jerusalem and ...
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3937. Parmenas -- "constant," Parmenas, a Christian
... Transliteration: Parmenas Phonetic Spelling: (par-men-as') Short Definition: Parmenas
Definition: Parmenas, one of the original seven deacons at Jerusalem. ...
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4402. Prochoros -- Prochorus, a Christian at Jer.
... Transliteration: Prochoros Phonetic Spelling: (prokh'-or-os) Short Definition:
Prochorus Definition: Prochorus, one of the seven original deacons at Jerusalem. ...
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5096. Timon -- Timon, a Christian
... Noun, Masculine Transliteration: Timon Phonetic Spelling: (tee'-mone) Short Definition:
Timon Definition: Timon, one of the seven original deacons at Jerusalem ...
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1249. diakonos -- a servant, minister
... Word Origin of uncertain origin Definition a servant, minister NASB Word
Usage deacons (3), minister (7), servant (10), servants (9). ...
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4736. Stephanos -- "crown," Stephen, the first Christian martyr
... Transliteration: Stephanos Phonetic Spelling: (stef'-an-os) Short Definition: Stephen
Definition: Stephen, one of the seven original deacons at Jerusalem, and ...
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Library

The Seven Deacons
... Lesson 9 The Seven Deacons. [This chapter is based on Acts 6:1-7.] In those
days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 9 the seven deacons.htm

Deacons and Deaconesses.
... CHURCH. Section 62. Deacons and Deaconesses. Deacons, [729] or helpers, appear
first in the church of Jerusalem, seven in number. The ...
/.../history of the christian church volume i/section 62 deacons and deaconesses.htm

Epistle xxvii. To the Presbyters and Deacons.
... Epistle XXVII. To the Presbyters and Deacons. Argument."The ... Others. 1. Cyprian
to the presbyters and deacons, his brethren, greeting. You ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle xxvii to the presbyters.htm

Duties of Deacons.
... Epistle of Peter to James. Chapter XII."Duties of Deacons. ... These things,
then, and things like to these, let the deacons attend to. ...
/.../unknown/epistle of peter to james/chapter xii duties of deacons.htm

Epistle v. To the Presbyters and Deacons.
... Epistle V. To the Presbyters and Deacons. Argument."The ... This. 1. Cyprian
to the presbyters and deacons, his brethren, greeting. I ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle v to the presbyters.htm

Epistle iv. To the Presbyters and Deacons.
... Epistle IV. To the Presbyters and Deacons. Argument ... ad250. 1. Cyprian to the
presbyters and deacons, his beloved brethren, greeting. Being ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle iv to the presbyters.htm

The Institution of Deacons, and the History of Stephen.
... LECTURES LECTURE VIII. THE INSTITUTION OF DEACONS, AND THE HISTORY OF
STEPHEN. Chap. vi. "YE have the poor always with you, but ...
/.../dick/lectures on the acts of the apostles/lecture viii the institution of.htm

Epistle xvii. To the Presbyters and Deacons About the Foregoing ...
... Epistle XVII. To the Presbyters and Deacons About the Foregoing and the Following
Letters. ... Cyprian to the presbyters and deacons, his brethren, greeting. ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle xvii to the presbyters.htm

Letter clxxii. To the Presbyters and Deacons of the Church of ...
... CLXXII. To the Presbyters and Deacons of the Church of Alexandria. To the
Presbyters and Deacons of the Church of Alexandria. (Inviting ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/letter clxxii to the presbyters.htm

Innocent, Bishop, to Presbyters and Deacons, and to all the Clergy ...
... innocent, bishop, to presbyters and deacons, and to all the clergy and people of
the church of constantinople, the brethren beloved who are subject to the ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/innocent bishop to presbyters and.htm

Thesaurus
Deacons (5 Occurrences)
...Deacons (5 Occurrences). ... 1 Timothy 3:10 And they must also be well-tried men, and
when found to be of unblemished character then let them serve as deacons. ...
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Deaconess (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) A female deacon. 2. (n.) One of an order of women whose duties resembled
those of deacons. 3. (n.) A woman set apart for church work by a bishop. ...
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Deacon (4 Occurrences)
... in order to permit the Twelve to "continue stedfastly in prayer, and in the ministry
(diakonia) of the word." They are not called deacons (diakonoi), and the ...
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Bishop (4 Occurrences)
... The earliest ecclesiastical offices instituted in the church were those of elders
and deacons, or rather the reverse, inasmuch the latter office grew almost ...
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Government (20 Occurrences)
... of special gifts of "healing," "helps," "governments," "tongues." It may be that
"helps" and "governments" are to be identified with "deacons" and "bishops ...
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Subapostolic
... Of the former (essential to congregational organization) only bishops and deacons
are mentioned, ie those entrusted with rule and oversight, with their ...
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Sub-apostolic
... Of the former (essential to congregational organization) only bishops and deacons
are mentioned, ie those entrusted with rule and oversight, with their ...
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Ministry (44 Occurrences)
... The conception that "the Seven" were a special order of office-bearers,
deacons, is a comparatively late suggestion. These men are ...
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Church (110 Occurrences)
... And according to the Didache, a true prophet when he visits a church is to take
precedence over the resident bishops and deacons (Didache 10 7; 13 3). See ...
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Nicanor (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Conqueror, one of the seven deacons appointed in the
apostolic Church (Acts 6:1-6). Nothing further is known of him. Int. ...
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Concordance
Deacons (5 Occurrences)

Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:
(KJV ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 3:8
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;
(KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 3:10
And they must also be well-tried men, and when found to be of unblemished character then let them serve as deacons.
(WEY ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 3:12
Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.
(KJV ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV)

1 Timothy 3:13
For they that have served well as deacons gain to themselves a good standing, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
(ASV BBE NAS RSV)

Subtopics

Deacons

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Deacon (4 Occurrences)

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Government (20 Occurrences)

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Church (110 Occurrences)

Nicanor (1 Occurrence)

Nicolas (1 Occurrence)

Unblemished (11 Occurrences)

Office (64 Occurrences)

Laying (87 Occurrences)

Lucre (5 Occurrences)

Well-tried (1 Occurrence)

Imposition (3 Occurrences)

Filthy (22 Occurrences)

Timotheus (24 Occurrences)

Timon (1 Occurrence)

Elder (34 Occurrences)

Deacon's (1 Occurrence)

Degree (19 Occurrences)

Demeanour (3 Occurrences)

Doubletongued (1 Occurrence)

Deaconesses (1 Occurrence)

Parmenas (1 Occurrence)

Bishops (2 Occurrences)

Stephen (13 Occurrences)

Stole (9 Occurrences)

Serious (31 Occurrences)

Antioch (21 Occurrences)

Character (27 Occurrences)

Syria (73 Occurrences)

Behaviour (115 Occurrences)

Grave (128 Occurrences)

Helps (16 Occurrences)

Base (127 Occurrences)

Desiring (108 Occurrences)

Confidence (103 Occurrences)

Position (189 Occurrences)

Likewise (149 Occurrences)

Gifts (144 Occurrences)

Proselyte (2 Occurrences)

Worthy (92 Occurrences)

Literature (2 Occurrences)

Spiritual (42 Occurrences)

Gain (142 Occurrences)

Greatly (297 Occurrences)

Syriac (2 Occurrences)

Pastoral

Wealth (340 Occurrences)

Nonimmersionist

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Hands (998 Occurrences)

View (86 Occurrences)

Ethiopia (26 Occurrences)

Philippians (2 Occurrences)

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Epistles (2 Occurrences)

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