5434 officer

5434 officer

A person holding a position of authority (serving others), in a government, an army or navy, the church or other organisation.

Examples of officers

Government officers 1Ki 4:5 See also 1Ki 4:7-19,27-28; 1Ki 20:14; 2Ki 15:25; 2Ki 18:24 pp Isa 36:9; Ezr 4:8; Ne 11:9; Isa 33:18

Army officers Ex 14:7 See also Ex 15:4; Dt 20:8-9; 2Sa 8:7; 2Ki 6:8; 1Ch 27:16-22; Isa 21:5; Jer 38:17-18; Eze 23:15; Ac 21:32; Ac 25:23

Navy officers 2Ch 8:18

Church officers Php 1:1 See also Ac 20:17,28; 1Ti 3:1,8-10; 1Ti 5:17; Tit 1:5,7

Other kinds of officer

The officer in charge of the king’s palace 1Ki 4:6; 1Ki 18:3; 2Ki 18:18; 2Ki 19:2

The officer in charge of the treasuries 1Ch 26:24; 2Ch 24:11

The priest in charge of punishing troublemakers in the temple court Jer 20:1-2

The commander of the king’s guard Da 2:14-15

A court attendant Mt 5:25 pp Lk 12:58

A member of the temple guard Lk 22:4,52; Ac 5:22,26

The attendant of a Roman magistrate Ac 16:35,38

See also

5208armies
5245captain
5250centurion
5261commander
5358judges
5489rank
5509rulers
7715deacons
7719elders as leaders
7748overseers
7766priests
7939ministry

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