latreia: serviceOriginal Word: λατρεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (lat-ri'-ah)
Short Definition: service, worship
Definition: service rendered to God, perhaps simply: worship.
Cognate: 2999 latreía (from 3000 /latreúō, "render sacred service") – sacred (technical) service. 2999 /latreía("technical, priestly-service") occurs five times in the NT (Jn 16:2; Ro 9:4, 12:1; Heb 9:1,6). See 3000 (latreuō).Word Origin
divine worship (2), service (2), service of worship (1).
STRONGS NT 2999: λατρεία
λατρεία, λατρείας, ἡ (λατρεύω, which see);
1. in Greek authors "service rendered for hire; then any service or ministration (Tragg., Plutarch, Lucian); the service of God": τοῦ Θεοῦ, Plato, Apology 23 b.; καταφυγεῖν πρός θεῶν εὐχάς τέ καί λατρείας, ibid. Phaedr., p. 244 e.;servitus religionis, quam λατρείανGraeci vocant, Augustine civ. dei 5, 15.
2. in the Greek Bible, the service or worship of God according to the requirements of the levitical law (Hebrew עֲבֹדָה, Exodus 12:25f, etc.): Romans 9:4; Hebrews 9:1 (1 Macc. 2:19, 22); λατρείαν προσφέρειν τῷ Θεῷ (to offer service to God) equivalent to θυσίαν προσφέρειν εἰς λατρείαν (to offer a sacrifice in service), John 16:2; ἐπιτελεῖν τάς λατρείας, to perform the sacred services (see ἐπιτελέω, 1), spoken of the priests, Hebrews 9:6; universally, of any worship of God, ἡ λογικη λατρεία, Romans 12:1 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 59, 9 a.); (of the worship of idols, 1 Macc. 1:43).<1>
divine service, worship
From latreuo; ministration of God, i.e. Worship -- (divine) service.
see GREEK latreuo λατρεια λατρεία λατρειαν λατρείαν λατρειας λατρείας λατρευτόν latreia latreía latreian latreían latreias latreías
Strong's Greek 2999
λατρεία — 1 Occ.
λατρείαν — 2 Occ.
λατρείας — 2 Occ.
John 16:2 N-AFS
BIB: ὑμᾶς δόξῃ λατρείαν προσφέρειν τῷ
NAS: that he is offering service to God.
KJV: that he doeth God service.
INT: you will think [it is] service to give
Romans 9:4 N-NFS
BIB: καὶ ἡ λατρεία καὶ αἱ
NAS: and the giving of the Law and the [temple] service and the promises,
KJV: and the service [of God], and
INT: and the service and the
Romans 12:1 N-AFS
BIB: τὴν λογικὴν λατρείαν ὑμῶν
NAS: [which is] your spiritual service of worship.
KJV: [which is] your reasonable service.
INT: which is [the] divinely reasonable service of you
Hebrews 9:1 N-GFS
BIB: πρώτη δικαιώματα λατρείας τό τε
NAS: regulations of divine worship and the earthly
KJV: ordinances of divine service, and
INT: first regulations of worship and
Hebrews 9:6 N-AFP
BIB: ἱερεῖς τὰς λατρείας ἐπιτελοῦντες
NAS: performing the divine worship,
KJV: accomplishing the service [of God].
INT: priests the services accomplishing