Word: diakonia

Pronounce: dee-ak-on-ee'-ah

Strongs Number: G1248

Orig: from 1249; attendance (as a servant, etc.); figuratively (eleemosynary) aid, (official) service (especially of the Christian teacher, or technically of the diaconate):--(ad-)minister(-ing, -tration, -try), office, relief, service(-ing). G1249

Use: TDNT-2:87,152 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H5288 H8334

    1) service, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of others
    2) of those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among men
    2a) of the office of Moses
    2b) of the office of the apostles and its administration
    2c) of the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.
    3) the ministration of those who render to others the offices of Christian affection esp. those who help meet need by either collecting or distributing of charities
    4) the office of the deacon in the church
    5) the service of those who prepare and present food