basilikos: royalOriginal Word: βασιλικός, ή, όνPart of Speech:
connected with a king, royal, regalDefinition:
connected with a king, royal, regal, (a) an officer in the service of the king, (b) the king's country.
Cognate: 937 basilikós – kingly (royal), befitting a king; kingly dignity, belonging to a king. See 932 (basileus).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
king's (1), royal (2), royal official (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 937: βασιλικόςβασιλικός
, of or belonging to a king, kingly, royal, regal
; of a man, the officer or minister of a prince, a courtier
: John 4:46, 49
4, 76, 2; Plutarch
, Sol. 27; often in Josephus
). subject to a king
: of a country, Acts 12:20
. befitting or worthy of a king, royal
, Acts 12:21
. Hence, metaphorically, principal, chief
, James 2:8
, Min., p. 317 c. τό ὀρθόν νόμος ἐστι βασιλικός
, symp. 1, 8 βασιλικόν κάλλος
; 4 Macc. 14:2).<1>
STRONGS NT 937a: βασιλίσκος [βασιλίσκος, βασιλισκου, ὁ (diminutive of βασιλεύς), a petty king; a reading noted by WH in their (rejected) margin of John 4:46, 49. (Polybius, others.)<1>] 1>
king's, nobleman, royal.
From basileus; regal (in relation), i.e. (literally) belonging to (or befitting) the sovereign (as land, dress, or a courtier), or (figuratively) preeminent -- king's, nobleman, royal.
see GREEK basileus