euergetés: a doer of good, i.e. a benefactorOriginal Word: εὐεργέτης, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-erg-et'-ace)
Short Definition: a benefactor
Definition: a benefactor, well-doer.
from eu and the same as ergon
a doer of good, i.e. a benefactor
STRONGS NT 2110: εὐεργέτης
εὐεργέτης, Αὐεργέτου, ὁ, a benefactor (from Pindar and Herodotus down); it was also a title of honor, conferred on such as had done their country service, and upon princes; equivalent to Sorer, Pater Patriae: Luke 22:25. (Cf. Herodotus 8, 85; Thucydides 1, 129; Xenophon, vect. 3, 11; Hell. 6, 1, 4; Plato, de virt., p. 379 b.; others; cf. 2 Macc. 4:2; joined with σωτήρ, Josephus, b. j. 3, 9, 8; Additions to Esther 6:12<10> [Esther 8:308:12n] (Tdf. viii. 1,25); Diodorus 11, 26.)<1>
From eu and the base of ergon; a worker of good, i.e. (specially) a philanthropist -- benefactor.
see GREEK eu
see GREEK ergon ευεργεται ευεργέται εὐεργέται εύζωνοι ευήκοον ευήχοις ευήχων ευθαλή ευθαλών euergetai euergétai
Strong's Greek 2110
εὐεργέται — 1 Occ.
Luke 22:25 N-NMP
BIB: ἐξουσιάζοντες αὐτῶν εὐεργέται καλοῦνται
NAS: them are called 'Benefactors.'
KJV: them are called benefactors.
INT: exercising authority over them benefactors are called