Word: diakonoj

Pronounce: dee-ak'-on-os

Strongs Number: G1249

Orig: probably from an obsolete diako (to run on errands; compare 1377); an attendant, i.e. (genitive case) a waiter (at table or in other menial duties); specially, a Christian teacher and pastor (technically, a deacon or deaconess):--deacon, minister, servant. G1377

Use: TDNT-2:88,152 Noun

Heb Strong: H5288 H8334

    1) one who executes the commands of another, esp. of a master, a servant, attendant, minister
    1a) the servant of a king
    1b) a deacon, one who, by virtue of the office assigned to him by the church, cares for the poor and has charge of and distributes the money collected for their use
    1c) a waiter, one who serves food and drink

    For Synonyms see entry G5834 & G5928