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Strong's #4173 - πολιτάρχης

from (G4172) and (G757)
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  1. a ruler of a city or citizens
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πολῑτάρχ-ης, ου, ὁ,

civic magistrate, at Thessalonica, Acts 17:6; at Lete, SIG 700.2 (ii B. C.); in Egypt, POxy. 745.4 ( i B. C. /i A. D. ): also πολῑταρχ-ος, ὁ, Aen.Tact. 26.12 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πολιτάρχης, πολιταρχου, (i. e. ἄρχων τῶν πολιτῶν; see ἑκατοντάρχης), a ruler of a city or citizens: Acts 17:6, 8. (Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions Graec. ii., p. 52f no. 1967 (cf. Boeckh's note, and Tdf. Proleg., p. 86 note 2); in Greek writings πολίαρχος was more common.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† πολιτάρχης , -ου , ,

= πολίαρχος (Pind., Eur.),

the ruler of a city, a politarch: Acts 17:6; Acts 17:8 (v. MM, xx).†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";traitor,"; ";treacherous."; In LAE p. 217 Deissmann quotes from BCH xxiii. (1899), p. 274, an imprecation, not later than vi/A.D., on anyone who shall open the tomb of a Christian deaconess at Delphi—ἔχοι τ ]ὴν μερίδα τοῦ Εἰουδᾶ τοῦ [προδότου ] τοῦ δεσπότου ἡμῶν Ἰ [ησοῦ Χριστ ]οῦ, ";may he have the portion of Judas, the betrayer of our Lord Jesus Christ."; Cf. also Aristeas 270 ὃς γὰρ ἐπὶ τὸ πλεονεκτεῖν ὁρμᾶται, προδότης πέφυκε, ";for the man who is bent on advancing his own interests is a born traitor"; (Thackeray).


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List of Word Forms
πολιταρχας πολιτάρχας politarchas politárchas