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Strongs Number: G2135


Greek Word
εὐνοῦχος
Transliteration
eunouchos
Phonetic
yoo-noo'-khos
Part of Speech
Noun Masculine
Strongs Definition

a castrated person (such being employed in Oriental bed chambers); by extension an impotent or unmarried man; by implication a chamberlain (state officer)

Thayers Definition

1. a bed keeper, bed guard, superintendent of the bedchamber, chamberlain

a. in the palace of oriental monarchs who support numerous wives the superintendent of the women's apartment or harem, an office held by eunuchs

b. an emasculated man, a eunuch

1. eunuchs in oriental courts held by other offices of greater, held by the Ethiopian eunuch mentioned in Ac. 8:27-39.

c. one naturally incapacitated

1. for marriage

2. begetting children

d. one who voluntarily abstains from marriage

Origin
From εὐνή eunē (a bed) and G2192
Bible Usage
eunuch.