G4245 πρεσβύτερος - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

elder, usually used as subst.; an elder, a member of the Sanhedrin, an elder of a Christian assembly.
older; as noun, a senior; specially, an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or Christian "presbyter"
Derivation: comparative of πρέσβυς (elderly);

KJV Usage: elder(-est), old.

πρέσβυς, -εως, ὁ poët. form of πρεσβύτης (which see),
[in LXX (= πρεσβευτής, an ambassador): Num.21:20 (21), al. (מֲלְאָךְ),
Refs Isa.13:8 57:9
(צִיר), 1Ma.9:70, al. ;]
an old man.
πρεσβύτερος, -α, -ον,
[in LXX chiefly for זָקֵן ;]
__1. of age, elder: ὁ νἱὸς ὁ π., Luk.15:25; as subst., opp. to νεανίσκοι, Act.2:17; to νεώτερος, 1Ti.5:1-2; of the religious leaders of the past,
Refs Mat.15:2, Mrk.7:3, 5, Heb.11:2
(= οἱ πατέρες, Heb.1:1).
__2. Of dignity, rank or office (as found in π. and Inscr. of civil and religious offices, including priesthood, in Asia Minor and in Egypt; see Deiss., BS, 154 ff., 233 If.; LAE, 373);
__(a) among Jews:
Refs Mat.16:21 26:47, 57 27:3, 12 27:20, 41 28:12, Mrk.8:31 11:27 14:43, 53 15:1, Luk.7:3 9:22 20:1 22:52, Jhn.8:9, Act.4:5, 8 4:23 6:12 23:14 24:1
; τ. Ἰουνδαίων, Act.25:15; τ. λαοῦ,
Refs Mat.21:23 26:3 27:1
__(b) among Christians:
Refs Act.11:30 14:23 15:2, 4 15:6, 22-23 16:4 21:18, 1Ti.5:17 5:19, Tit.1:5, II Jn 1, 3Jn.1, 1Pe.5:1 5:5
; τ. ἐκκλησίας,
Refs Act.20:17, Jas.5:14
__(with) in the visions of the Apocalypse:
Refs Rev.4:4, 10 5:5-6, 8 5:11, 14 7:11, 13 11:16 14:3 19:4
(On the NT use of this word and its relation to ἐπίσκοπος (which see), cf. Lft., Phi., 93 ff., 189 ff.; CGT, Past. Epp., lvi ff.) †
1) elder, of age,
1a) the elder of two people
1b) advanced in life, an elder, a senior
1b1) forefathers
2) a term of rank or office
2a) among the Jews
2a1) members of the great council or Sanhedrin (because in early times the rulers of the people, judges, etc., were selected from elderly men)
2a2) of those who in separate cities managed public affairs and administered justice
2b) among the Christians, those who presided over the assemblies (or churches) The NT uses the term bishop, elders, and presbyters interchangeably
2c) the twenty four members of the heavenly Sanhedrin or court seated on thrones around the throne of God

Comparative of πρέσβυς presbus (elderly); older; as noun, a senior; specifically an Israelite Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or Christian “presbyter”

KJV Usage: elder (-est), old.

View how G4245 πρεσβύτερος is used in the Bible

First 30 of 67 occurrences of G4245 πρεσβύτερος

Matthew 15:2 of the elders?
Matthew 16:21 the elders
Matthew 21:23 the elders
Matthew 26:3 elders
Matthew 26:47 elders
Matthew 26:57 the elders
Matthew 26:59 elders,
Matthew 27:1 elders
Matthew 27:3 elders,
Matthew 27:12 elders,
Matthew 27:20 elders
Matthew 27:41 elders,
Matthew 28:12 the elders,
Mark 7:3 of the elders.
Mark 7:5 of the elders,
Mark 8:31 the elders,
Mark 11:27 the elders,
Mark 14:43 the elders.
Mark 14:53 the elders
Mark 15:1 the elders
Luke 7:3 the elders
Luke 9:22 the elders
Luke 15:25 elder
Luke 20:1 the elders,
Luke 22:52 the elders,
John 8:9 the eldest,
Acts 2:17 old men
Acts 4:5 elders,
Acts 4:8 elders
Acts 4:23 elders

Distinct usage

17 elders
16 the elders
10 elders,
6 the elders,
2 of the elders,
2 The elder
2 the elders:
1 of the elders?
1 of the elders.
1 elder
1 the eldest,
1 an elder,
1 The elder women
1 an elder
1 for the elders
1 to the elder.
1 about the elders
1 old men
1 the elders.

Related words

G4245 πρεσβύτερος

G4243 πρεσβεύω
From the base of G4245; to be a senior, that is, (by implication) act as a representative (figuratively preacher)

KJV Usage: be an ambassador.

G4244 πρεσβυτέριον
Neuter of a presumed derivative of G4245; the order of elders, that is, (specifically) Israelite Sanhedrim or Christian “presbytery”

KJV Usage: (estate of) elder (-s), presbytery.

G4246 πρεσβύτης
From the same as G4245; an old man

KJV Usage: aged (man), old man.

G4850 συμπρεσβύτερος
From G4862 and G4245; a co-presbyter

KJV Usage: presbyter, also an elder.