1481. ethnarchés
Strong's Concordance
ethnarchés: an ethnarch, a governor (not king) of a province
Original Word: ἐθνάρχης, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: ethnarchés
Phonetic Spelling: (eth-nar'-khace)
Short Definition: an ethnarch, tribal lord
Definition: an ethnarch, tribal lord, a subordinate ruler.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1481: ἐθνάρχης

ἐθνάρχης, ἐθναρχου, (from ἔθνος and ἄρχω), (equivalent to founder of a nation, Philo,quis rer. div. her. § 56), an ethnarch, one set over a people as ruler, but without the authority and name of king (Lucian, in Macrobius, § 17 ἀντί ἐθναρχου βασιλεύς ἀναγορευθεις Βοσπορου; so the governor whom the Alexandrian Jews used to have was called ἐθνάρχης, of whom Josephus says, Antiquities 14, 7, 2, ὅς διοικεῖ τέ τό ἔθνος καί δίαιτα κρίσεις καί συμβολαιων ἐπιμελειται καί προσταγμάτων, ὡς ἄνπολιτείας ἄρχων ἀυτοτελους; likewise Simon Maccabaeus, 1 Macc. 14:47 1 Macc. 15:1, 2; Josephus, Antiquities 13, 6, 6; cf. (19, 5, 2); b. j. 2, 6, 3): 2 Corinthians 11:32 ἐθνάρχης Ἁρέτα τοῦ βασιλέως, the governor of Damascene Syria, ruling in the name of king Aretas ((which see); cf. B. D. under the word , 11).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From ethnos and arche; the governor (not king) of a district -- ethnarch.

see GREEK ethnos

see GREEK arche

Forms and Transliterations
εθναρχης εθνάρχης ἐθνάρχης ethnarches ethnarchēs ethnárches ethnárchēs
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Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Greek 1481
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ἐθνάρχης — 1 Occ.

2 Corinthians 11:32 N-NMS
GRK: Δαμασκῷ ὁ ἐθνάρχης Ἁρέτα τοῦ
NAS: In Damascus the ethnarch under Aretas
KJV: Damascus the governor under Aretas
INT: Damascus the governor under Aretas the

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