Word Summary
hodēgos: a leader, guide
Original Word: ὁδηγός
Transliteration: hodēgos
Phonetic Spelling: (hod-ayg-os')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a leader, guide
Meaning: a leader, guide
Strong's Concordance
guide, leader.

From hodos and hegeomai; a conductor (literally or figuratively (teacher)) -- guide, leader.

see GREEK hodos

see GREEK hegeomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3595: ὁδηγός

ὁδηγός, ὁδηγοῦ, (ὁδός and ἡγέομαιt; cf. χορηγός), a leader of the way, a guide;

a. properly: Acts 1:16 (Polybius 5, 5, 15; Plutarch, Alex. 27; 1 Macc. 4:2; 2 Macc. 5:15).

b. in figurative and sententious discourse ὁδηγός τυφλῶν, i. e. like one who is literally so called, namely a teacher of the ignorant and unexperienced, Romans 2:19; plural, τυφλοί ... ὁδηγοί τυφλῶν, i. e. like blind guides in the literal sense, in that, while themselves destitute of a knowledge of the truth, they offer themselves to others as teachers, Matthew 15:14; Matthew 23:16, 24.