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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4244 - πρεσβυτέριον
- body of elders, presbytery, senate, council
- of the Jewish elders
- of the elders of any body (assembly) of Christians
πρεσβῠτέριον or πρεσβῠ-εῖον, τό,
council of elders, presbytery, Ev.Luke 22:66, Acts 22:5 Ep.Ti. 4.14 .
II honour or privilege of an elder, Thd. Su. 50.
*† πρεσβυτέριον , -ου , τό
[in LXX: Da TH Su 1:50 A *;]
a body of elders, presbytery: of the Sanhedrin (cf. συνέδριον ), Luke 22:66, Acts 22:5; of Christian presbyters, 1 Timothy 4:14.†
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";pillow,"; ";cushion"; (Mark 4:38 : cf. P Eleph 5.6 (B.C. 284–3) στρῶμα α ̄, προσκεφάλαια β ̄, P Oxy X. 1277.23 (A.D. 255) πέπρακα τὸ τρίκλινον καὶ τὰ προσκεφάλαια, ";I have sold the couch and the cushions,"; In the Κολακεία of Theophrastus p. 40.32 f. (ed. Jebb), the flatterer is represented as τοῦ παιδὸς ἐν τῷ θεάτρῳ ἀφελόμενος τὰ προσκεφάλαια αὐτὸς ὑποστρῶσαι, ";taking the cushions from the slave in the theatre, and spreading them on the seat with his own hands.";
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