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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index

General references
Genesis 15:2; Genesis 43:19; 1 Chronicles 28:1; Luke 8:3


The faithful steward described
Luke 12:35-38; Luke 12:42

The unfaithful, described
Luke 16:1-8

The parable of the pounds
Luke 19:12-27

The parable of the talents
Matthew 25:14-30

Must be faithful
1 Corinthians 4:1-2; Titus 1:7; 1 Peter 4:10

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STEWARD, noun [G., a room. The steward was then originally a chamberlain or a butler.]

1. A man employed in great families to manage the domestic concerns, superintend the other servants, collect the rents or income, keep the accounts, etc. See Genesis 15:2 and 43:19.

2. An officer of state; as lord high steward; steward of the household, etc.

3. In colleges, an officer who provides food for the students and superintends the concerns of the kitchen.

4. In a ship of war, an officer who is appointed by the purser to distribute provisions to the officers and crew. In other ships, a man who superintends the provisions and liquors, and supplies the table.

5. In Scripture and theology, a minister of Christ, whose duty is to dispense the provisions of the gospel, to preach its doctrines and administer its ordinances.

It is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful. 1 Corinthians 4:1.

STEWARD, verb transitive To manage as a steward [Not in use.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STEWARDLY, adverb With the care of a steward. [Little used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STEWARDSHIP, noun The office of a steward.