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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G749 - Priest

Strong's No.:G749

Greek:ἀρχιερεύς

Transliteration:archiereus

Phonetic:ar-khee-er-yuce'

Word Origin:From G746 and G2409

Bible Usage:chief (high) priest chief of the priests.

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

the high priest (literally of the Jews typically Christ); by extension a chief priest


Thayers
Definition:

1. chief priest, high priest


Bible References:
Priest

Translation
Occurrences:
priest ( 55 )
priests ( 67 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.