Greek - English Dictionary
G2135 - Eunuchs
|Word Origin:||From εὐνή eunē (a bed) and G2192|
|Part of Speech:||Noun Masculine|
a castrated person (such being employed in Oriental bed chambers); by extension an impotent or unmarried man; by implication a chamberlain (state officer)
1. a bed keeper, bed guard, superintendent of the bedchamber, chamberlain
a. in the palace of oriental monarchs who support numerous wives the superintendent of the women's apartment or harem, an office held by eunuchs
b. an emasculated man, a eunuch
1. eunuchs in oriental courts held by other offices of greater, held by the Ethiopian eunuch mentioned in Ac. 8:27-39.
c. one naturally incapacitated
1. for marriage
2. begetting children
d. one who voluntarily abstains from marriage
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by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.