Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 3008

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:215

KJV Translation Count — 6x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: service (3), ministry (2), ministration (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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

Strong's Definitions

li-toorg-ee'-ah; from (3008) (λειτουργέω); public function (as priest ["liturgy"] or almsgiver): — ministration (-try), service.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass, that, as soon as the days of his G3009 were accomplished, he departed to his own house.


For the adG3009 of this G3009 not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God;


Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and G3009 of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.


Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of G3009 toward me.


But now hath he obtained a more excellent G3009, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.


Moreover he sprinkled with blood both the tabernacle, and all the vessels of the G3009.