Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 3011

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:215

KJV Translation Count — 3x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: minister (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to serve the state at one's own cost
a. to assume an office which must be administered at one's own expense
b. to discharge a public office at one's own cost
c. to render public service to the state
2. to do a service, perform a work
a. of priests and Levites who were busied with the sacred rites in the tabernacle or the temple
b. of Christians serving Christ, whether by prayer, or by instructing others concerning the way of salvation, or in some other way
c. of those who aid others with their resources, and relieve their poverty

Strong's Definitions

li-toorg-eh'-o; from (3011) (λειτουργός); to be a public servant, i.e. (by analogy) to perform religious or charitable functions (worship, obey, relieve): — minister.

Concordance Results Using KJV

As they G3008ed to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.


It hath pleased them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, their duty is also to G3008 unto them in carnal things.


And every priest standeth daily G3008ing and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins: