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Strong's #2519 - καθηγητής

from a compound of (G2596) and (G2233)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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  1. a guide
  2. a master, teacher
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KJV (3)
Matthew 3
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Matthew 2
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Matthew 2
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Matthew 3
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

καθηγ-ητής, οῦ, ὁ,

1. guide, Numen. ap. Ath. 7.313d.

2. teacher, professor, Phld. Ir. p.43 W., al., D.H. Th. 3, Matthew 23:10, Plu. 2.70e, Philum. Ven. 5.6, OGI 408 (Theb. Aegypt., ii A.D.), POxy. 930.6 (ii/iii A.D.), etc.: also καθηγ-ητήρ, ῆρος, ὁ, Man. 2.300, Dor. καθᾱγ-, κελεύθου IG 12(1).44 (Rhodes): fem. καθηγ-ήτειρα Call. Fr. 33P., Orph. H. 76.6.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καθηγητής, καθηγητου, (καθηγέομαι to go before, lead);

a. properly, a guide: Numen. quoted in Ath. 7, p. 313 d. b. a master, teacher: Matthew 23:8 R G, 10. (Dionysius Halicarnassus jud. de Thucydides 3, 4; several times in Plutarch (cf. Wetstein (1752) on Matthew, the passage cited.))

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* καθηγητής , -οῦ ,

(< καθηγέομαι , to go before, guide),

1. prop., a guide.

2. a master, teacher (MGr. professor): Matthew 23:16.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this word, which in the NT is confined to Matthew 23:10, cf. P Giss I. 80.11 (ii/A.D.) πέμψον τῷ καθηγητῇ τῆς θυ ̣γ ̣[ατρό ]ς μου, ἵνα φιλοπονήσῃ εἰς αὐτήν, ";send to my daughter’s teacher that he may bestir himself about her,"; P Oxy VI. 930.6 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐλοιπήθην ἐπιγνοῦσα παρὰ τῆς θυγατρὸς τοῦ καθηγητοῦ ἡμῶν, ";I was grieved to learn from our teacher’s daughter."; In the fragmentary P Tebt II. 591 (ii/iii A.D.) the editors suggest that καθηγητής may denote a priestly office. MGr καθηγητής = ";professor.";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
καθηγηται καθηγηταί καθηγητης καθηγητής καθηγητὴς kathegetai kathegetaí kathēgētai kathēgētaí kathegetes kathegetḕs kathēgētēs kathēgētḕs
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