5256. hupéreteó
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hupéreteó: to serve as a rower, to minister to, serve
Original Word: ὑπηρετέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: hupéreteó
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-ay-ret-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I minister to, serve
Definition: I minister to, serve.

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Cognate: 5256 hypēretéō – properly, to serve under direct authority (literally, as a rower on a ship). In classical Greek, 5256 /hypēretéō ("serving, supporting") is always metaphorical for "ministering to, to serve" (A-S). See 5257 (hypēretēs).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hupéretés
to serve as a rower, to minister to, serve
NASB Translation
ministered (1), ministering (1), served (1).

STRONGS NT 5256: ὑπηρετέω

ὑπηρετέω, ὑπηρέτω; 1 aorist ὑπηρέτησα; from Herodotus down; to be ὑπηρέτης (which see), properly,

a. to act as rower, to row, (Diodorus, Aelian).

b. to minister, render service: τίνι, Acts 13:36; Acts 20:34; Acts 24:23.

minister unto, serve.

From huperetes; to be a subordinate, i.e. (by implication) subserve -- minister (unto), serve.

see GREEK huperetes

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