910. baptistēs
Lexical Summary
baptistēs: a baptizer
Original Word: βαπτιστής
Transliteration: baptistēs
Phonetic Spelling: (bap-tis-tace')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a baptizer
Meaning: Baptist -- a baptizer
Strong's Concordance

From baptizo; a baptizer, as an epithet of Christ's forerunner -- Baptist.

see GREEK baptizo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 910: βαπτιστής

βαπτιστής, βαπτιστοῦ, (βαπτίζω), a baptizer; one who administers the rite of baptism; the surname of John, the forerunner of Christ: Matthew 3:1; Matthew 11:11f; (Matthew 14:2, 8; Matthew 16:14; Matthew 17:13); Mark 6:24 (T Tr WH τοῦ βαπτίζοντος), Mark 6:25; Mark 8:28; Luke 7:20, 28 (T Tr WH omit), Luke 7:38; Luke 9:19; also given him by Josephus, Antiquities 18, 5, 2, and found in no other secular writings (Joh. d. Täufer by Breest (1881), Köhler (1884).)


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