Servant, “Deacon” – diakonos – [1249]

Pronounced: dee-ak'-on-os

Probably from diako (obsolete, to run on errands; compare dioko [/greek/1138/1377]); an attendant, that is, (generally) a waiter (at table or in other menial duties); specifically a Christian servant instructed in the word of Christ and able to teach others (technically a deacon or deaconess). “Deacon” is a transliteration, that is, the same Greek word phonetically transferred into English.

Occurs 30 times in 28 verses.


Exhaustive List of Scriptures That Contain This Word:

Entries following the reference are those used in the New Testament - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear.

  1. Mt. 20:26 – servant
  2. Mt. 22:13
  3. Mt. 23:11
  4. Mk. 9:35
  5. Mk. 10:43
  6. Jn. 2:5
  7. Jn. 2:9
  8. Jn. 12:26
  9. Rom. 13:4
  10. Rom. 15:8
  11. Rom. 16:1
  12. 1 Cor. 3:5
  13. 2 Cor. 3:6
  14. 2 Cor. 6:4
  15. 2 Cor. 11:15
  16. 2 Cor. 11:23
  17. Gal. 2:17
  18. Eph. 3:7
  19. Eph. 6:21
  20. Phlp. 1:1
  21. Col. 1:7
  22. Col. 1:23
  23. Col. 1:25
  24. Col. 4:7
  25. 1 Ths. 3:2
  26. 1 Tim. 3:8
  27. 1 Tim. 3:12
  28. 1 Tim. 4:6

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