Word Summary
presbytēs: an old man
Original Word: πρεσβύτης
Transliteration: presbytēs
Phonetic Spelling: (pres-boo'-tace)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: an old man
Meaning: an old man
Strong's Concordance
aged man, old man.

From the same as presbuteros; an old man -- aged (man), old man.

see GREEK presbuteros

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4246: πρεσβύτης

πρεσβύτης, πρεσβύτου, (πρέσβυς (see πρεσβεύω)), an old man, an aged man: Luke 1:18; Titus 2:2; Philemon 1:9 (here many (cf. R. V. marginal reading) regard the word as a substitute for πρεσβευτής, ambassador; see Lightfoots Commentary at the passage; WH's Appendix, at the passage; and add to the examples of the interchange πρεσβευτεροις in Wood, Discoveries at Ephesus, Appendix, Inscriptions from the Great Theatre, p. 24 (col. 5, 50:72)). (Aeschyl, Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, others; the Sept. for זָקֵן.)