Word: klhroj

Pronounce: klay'-ros

Strongs Number: G2819

Orig: probably from 2806 (through the idea of using bits of wood, etc., for the purpose; a die (for drawing chances); by implication, a portion (as if so secured); by extension, an acquisition (especially a patrimony, figuratively):--heritage, inheritance, lot, part. G2806

Use: TDNT-3:758,442 Noun Masculine

Heb Strong: H1486 H2256 H2465 H3423 H4940 H5159 H6565 H7133

    1) an object used in casting or drawing lots, which was either a pebble, or a potsherd, or a bit of wood
    1a) the lots of several persons concerned, inscribed with their names, were thrown together into a vase, which was then shaken, and he whose lot fell out first upon the ground was the one chosen
    2) what is obtained by lot, allotted portion
    2a) a portion of the ministry common to the apostles
    2b) used of the part which one will have in eternal salvation
    2b1) of salvation itself
    2b2) the eternal salvation which God has assigned to the saints
    2c) of persons
    2c1) those whose care and oversight has been assigned to one [allotted charge], used of Christian churches, the administration of which falls to the lot of presbyters