937. basilikos
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basilikos: royal
Original Word: βασιλικός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: basilikos
Phonetic Spelling: (bas-il-ee-kos')
Short Definition: connected with a king, royal, regal
Definition: connected with a king, royal, regal, (a) an officer in the service of the king, (b) the king's country.

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Cognate: 937 basilikós – kingly (royal), befitting a king; kingly dignity, belonging to a king. See 932 (basileus).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from basileus
NASB Translation
king's (1), royal (2), royal official (2).

STRONGS NT 937: βασιλικός

βασιλικός, βασιλικῇ, βασιλικόν, 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 (Polybius 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: ἐσθής, Acts 12:21. Hence, metaphorically, principal, chief: νόμος, James 2:8 (Plato, Min., p. 317 c. τό ὀρθόν νόμος ἐστι βασιλικός, Xenophon, symp. 1, 8 βασιλικόν κάλλος; 4 Macc. 14:2).

STRONGS NT 937a: βασιλίσκος [βασιλίσκος, βασιλισκου, (diminutive of βασιλεύς), a petty king; a reading noted by WH in their (rejected) margin of John 4:46, 49. (Polybius, others.)]

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

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