Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5259 and a derivative of eresso (to row)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 8:530

KJV Translation Count — 20x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: officer (11), minister (5), servant (4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. servant
a. an underrower, subordinate rower
b. any one who serves with hands: a servant
1. in the NT of the officers and attendants of magistrates as--of the officer who executes penalties
2. of the attendants of a king, servants, retinue, the soldiers of a king, of the attendant of a synagogue
3. of any one ministering or rendering service
c. any one who aids another in any work
1. an assistant
2. of the preacher of the gospel
For Synonyms see entry 5834 & 5928

Strong's Definitions

hoop-ay-ret'-ace; from (5259) (ὑπό) and a derivative of ἐρέσσω (to row); an under-oarsman, i.e. (general) subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable): — minister, officer, servant.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the G5257, and thou be cast into prison.


But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest's palace, and went in, and sat with the G5257s, to see the end.


And Peter followed him afar off, even into the palace of the high priest: and he sat with the G5257s, and warmed himself at the fire.


And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him, Prophesy: and the G5257s did strike him with the palms of their hands.


Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and G5257s of the word;


And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the G5257, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him.


The Pharisees heard that the people murmured such things concerning him; and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent G5257s to take him.


Then came the G5257s to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why have ye not brought him?


The G5257s answered, Never man spake like this man.


Judas then, having received a band of men and G5257s from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons.