G1087 γερουσία - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
γερουσία
a Council of Elders, Senate
Dodson:
γερουσία
body of elders
the assembly or body of elders.
Strong's:
γερουσία
the eldership, i.e. (collectively) the Jewish Sanhedrin
Derivation: from G1088;

KJV Usage: senate.

G1088
TBESG:
γερουσία
council of elders
G:N-F
γερουσία, -ας, ἡ
(< γέρων), [in LXX (Hex. only in OT) for זָקֵן ;]
a council of elders, senate; in NT, of the Sanhedrin (Cl. Rev., i, 43f.; DB, ext., 99): Act.5:21.†
(AS)
Thayer:
1) a senate, council of elders
1a) to denote the chief council of nations or cities
1b) the Sanhedrin


γερουσία
gerousia
gher-oo-see'-ah
From G1088; the eldership, that is, (collectively) the Jewish Sanhedrim

KJV Usage: senate.


View how G1087 γερουσία is used in the Bible

One occurence of G1087 γερουσία

Acts 5:21 the elders

Distinct usage

1 the elders

Corresponding Hebrew Words

gerousia H2205 zaqen


Related words

G1087 γερουσία

G1088 γέρων

γέρων
gerōn
gher'-own
Of uncertain affinity (compare G1094); aged

KJV Usage: old.


G1094 γῆρας
γῆρας
gēras
ghay'-ras
Akin to G1088; senility

KJV Usage: old age.