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Pastor

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Naves Topical Index
Pastor

General references
Jeremiah 22:22
Shepherd


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pastor

P'ASTOR, noun [Latin from pasco, pastum, to feed.]

1. A shepherd; one that has the care of flocks and herds.

2. A minister of the gospel who has the charge of a church and congregation, whose duty is to watch over the people of his charge, and instruct them in the sacred doctrines of the christian religion.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pastoral

P'ASTORAL, adjective [Latin pastoralis.] Pertaining to shepherds; as a pastoral life; pastoral manners.

1. Descriptive of the life of shepherds; as a pastoral poem.

2. Relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a church; as pastoral care or duties; a pastoral letter.

Piety is the life and soul of pastoral fidelity.

P'ASTORAL, noun A poem describing the life and manners of shepherds, or a poem in imitation of the action of a shepherd, and in which the speakers take upon themselves the character of shepherds; an idyl; a bucolic.

A pastoral is a poem in which any action or passion is represented by its effects on a country life.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pastorate

P'ASTORATE, noun The office, state or jurisdiction of a spiritual pastor.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pastorlike

P'ASTORLIKE

P'ASTORLY , adjective Becoming a pastor.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pastorship

P'ASTORSHIP, noun The office or rank of pastor.