x121......"minister"---diakoneo

diakoneo {dee-ak-on-eh'-o} v

---- minister unto 15, serve 10, minister 7, misc 5; 37

1)) to be a servant, attendant, domestic, to serve, wait upon 1a) to minister to one, render ministering offices to 1a1) to be served, ministered unto 1b) to wait at a table and offer food and drink to the guests, 1b1) of women preparing food 1c) to minister i.e. supply food and necessities of life 1c1) to relieve one's necessities (e.g. by collecting alms), to provide take care of, distribute, the things necessary to sustain life 1c2) to take care of the poor and the sick, who administer the office of a deacon 1c3) in Christian churches to serve as deacons 1d) to minister 1d1) to attend to anything, that may serve another's interests 1d2) to minister a thing to one, to serve one or by supplying any thing


Below are all uses in NT of this word--

Mt 20:26* But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; Mt 20:28* Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. Mt 25:44* Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee? Mr 10:43 But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister: Mr 10:45 For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. Ro 15:25* But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints. Heb 1:14* Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? Heb 6:10* For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister. 1Pe 1:12* Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into. 1Pe 4:10* As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 1Pe 4:11* If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

translated in English as "ministry"

Ac 1:17* For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry. Ac 1:25* That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place. Ac 6:4* But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. Ac 12:25* And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem, when they had fulfilled their ministry, and took with them John, whose surname was Mark. Ac 20:24* But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God. Ac 21:19* And when he had saluted them, he declared particularly what things God had wrought among the Gentiles by his ministry Ro 12:7* Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching; 1Co 16:15* I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,) 2Co 4:1* Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not; 2Co 5:18* And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; 2Co 6:3* Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed: Eph 4:12* For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Col 4:17* And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it. 1Ti 1:12* And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry; 2Ti 4:5* But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry. 2Ti 4:11* Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry. Heb 8:6* But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises. Heb 9:21* Moreover he sprinkled with blood both the tabernacle, and all the vessels of the ministry.

translated "ministration"

Ac 6:1* And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. 2Co 3:7* But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away: 2Co 3:8* How shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious? 2Co 3:9* For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory. 2Co 9:13* Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;

tranlsted ministering"

Mt 27:55* And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him: Ro 12:7* Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching; 2Co 8:4* Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints. 2Co 9:1* For as touching the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you:

translated "serve"

Lu 12:37* Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them Lu 10:40* But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me. Lu 17:8 And will not rather say unto him, Make ready wherewith I may sup, and gird thyself, and serve me, till I have eaten and drunken; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink? Lu 22:26* But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve. Lu 22:27 For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth. Joh 12:26* If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour. Ac 6:2* Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables.

tranlslated "deacon"--"office of a deacon"--Greek "diekoneo"

1Ti 3:10* And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless. 1Ti 3:13* For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.