(οἱκοδεσπότης, master of the house, as rendered Mt 10:25; Lu 13:25; Lu 14:21), the male head of a family (Mt 13:27,52; Mt 20:1; Mt 21:23). There are monographs on the parable Matthew 20 by Feuerlein, De scriba proferente e thesauro nova et vetera (Alt. 1730); Bagewitz, De scriba docto (Rost. 1720). SEE GOODMAN OF THE HOUSE.

Definition of householder

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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