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Strongs Number: G1248


Greek Word
διακονία
Transliteration
diakonia
Phonetic
dee-ak-on-ee'-ah
Part of Speech
Noun Feminine
Strongs Definition

attendance (as a servant etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher or technically of the diaconate)

Thayers Definition

1. service, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of others

2. of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among men

a. of the office of Moses

b. of the office of the apostles and its administration

c. of the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.

3. the ministration of those who render to others the offices of Christian affection esp. those who help meet need by either collecting or distributing of charities

4. the office of the deacon in the church

5. the service of those who prepare and present food

Origin
From G1249
Bible Usage
(ad-) minister (-ing -tration -try) office relief service (-ing).