1348. dikastés
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dikastés: a judge
Original Word: δικαστής, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: dikastés
Phonetic Spelling: (dik-as-tace')
Short Definition: a judge
Definition: a judge.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dikazó (to judge)
a judge
NASB Translation
judge (2).

STRONGS NT 1348: δικαστής

δικαστής, δικαστοῦ, (δικάζω), a judge, arbitrator, umpire: Luke 12:14 (here critical texts κριτήν); Acts 7:27 (from Exodus 2:14); Acts 7:35. (the Sept. for שֹׁפֵט; in Greek writings (Aeschylus and) Herodotus on.) [SYNONYMS: δικαστής, κριτής: according to etymol. and classic usage δικαστής is the more dignified and official term; κριτής gives prominence to the mental process, whether the 'judge' be a magistrate or not. Schmidt, chapter 18, 6.]


From a derivative of dike; a judger -- judge.

see GREEK dike

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