πρεσβύτερος in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) elder, of age
1a) the elder of two people
1b) advanced in life, an elder, a senior
1b1) forefathers
2) a term of rank or office
2a) among the Jews
2a1) members of the great council or Sanhedrin (because in early times the rulers of the people, judges, etc., were selected from elderly men)
2a2) of those who in separate cities managed public affairs and administered justice
2b) among the Christians, those who presided over the assemblies (or churches) The NT uses the term bishop, elders, and presbyters interchangeably
2c) the twenty four members of the heavenly Sanhedrin or court seated on thrones around the throne of God
Part of Speech: adjective
Citing in TDNT: 6:651, 931

Strong

G4245
Comparative of πρέσβυς presbus (elderly); older; as noun, a senior; specifically an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or Christian "presbyter": - elder (-est), old.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a old man9.31
b elder53.77
b of ancient times67.27
a older67.102

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

πρεσβυτέραςadjective: accusative plural feminine comparative1
πρεσβύτεροιadjective: nominative plural masculine18
πρεσβύτεροιadjective: nominative plural masculine comparative2
πρεσβύτεροιadjective: vocative plural masculine1
πρεσβυτέροιςadjective: dative plural masculine4
πρεσβυτέροιςadjective: dative plural masculine comparative1
πρεσβύτεροςadjective: nominative singular masculine comparative1
πρεσβύτεροςadjective: nominative singular masculine2
πρεσβυτέρουadjective: genitive singular masculine1
πρεσβυτέρουςadjective: accusative plural masculine12
πρεσβυτέρῳadjective: dative singular masculine comparative1
πρεσβυτέρωνadjective: genitive plural masculine21
Total65

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