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1249 διάκονος diakonos dee-ak’-on-os

probably from an obsolete diako (to run on errands, cf 1377); n m/f; TDNT-2:88,152; {See TDNT 186 } Noun

AV-minister 20, servant 8, deacon 3; 31

1) one who executes the commands of another, esp. of a master, a servant, attendant, minister
1a) the servant of a king
1b) a deacon, one who, by virtue of the office assigned to him by the church, cares for the poor and has charge of and distributes the money collected for their use
1c) a waiter, one who serves food and drink

For Synonyms see entry 5834 & 5928

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