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Strongs Number: G3009


Greek Word
λειτουργία
Transliteration
leitourgia
Phonetic
li-toorg-ee'-ah
Part of Speech
Noun Feminine
Strongs Definition

public function (as priest [liturgy] or almsgiver)

Thayers Definition

1. a public office which a citizen undertakes to administer at his own expense

2. any service

a. of military service

b. of the service of workmen

c. of that done to nature in the cohabitation of man and wife

3. biblical usage

a. a service or ministry of the priests relative to the prayers and sacrifices offered to God

b. a gift or benefaction for the relief of the needy

Origin
From G3008
Bible Usage
ministration (-try) service.