Definitions for pastor
ˈpæs tər, ˈpɑ stərpas·tor
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pastor.
curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, pastor, rectornoun
a person authorized to conduct religious worship
"clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"
Pastor, subgenus Pastornoun
only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
A shepherd; someone who tends to a flock of animals.
A minister or a priest in a Christian church.
To serve a congregation as pastor
Etymology: pastor (Modern French pasteur), from pastor.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: pastor, Latin; pasteur, old French.
Receive this present by the muses made,
The pipe on which the Ascræan pastor play’d. Dryden.
The pastor shears their hoary beards,
And eases of their hair the loaden herds. Dryden.
The pastor maketh suits of the people, and they with one voice testify a general assent thereunto, or he joyfully beginneth, and they with like alacrity follow, dividing between them the sentences wherewith they strive, which shall much shew his own, and stir up others zeal to the glory of God. Richard Hooker, b. v. s. 39.
The first branch of the great work belonging to a pastor of the church, was to teach. Robert South, Sermons.
A breach in the general form of worship was reckoned too unpopular to be attempted, neither was the expedient then found out of maintaining separate pastors out of private purses. Jonathan Swift.
a shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds
a guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a church and parish
a species of starling (Pastor roseus), native of the plains of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Its head is crested and glossy greenish black, and its back is rosy. It feeds largely upon locusts
Etymology: [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. Pabulum, Pasture, Food.]
A pastor is usually an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. When used as an ecclesiastical styling or title, the term may be abbreviated to "Pr" or often "Ps."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pas′tur, n. one who has care of a flock: a shepherd: a clergyman.—adj. Pas′toral, relating to shepherds or to shepherd life: rustic: of or pertaining to the pastor of a church: addressed to the clergy of a diocese by their bishop.—n. a poem which describes the scenery and life of the country: a letter or an address by a pastor to his people, or by a bishop to his clergy: (mus.) a simple melody.—n. Pas′toralism, pastoral character.—adv. Pas′torally.—ns. Pas′torate, Pas′torship, the office of a pastor: the time during which one has been a pastor: the whole body of pastors in one church or district.—adj. Pas′torly, becoming a pastor.—Pastoral address, or letter (see Pastoral, n.); Pastoral charge, position of a pastor: the church, &c., over which a pastor is placed: an address to a newly ordained minister; Pastoral epistles, those in the New Test. to Timothy and Titus; Pastoral staff, a tall staff borne as an emblem of episcopal authority, headed like a shepherd's crook, or having a T-shaped head; Pastoral theology, that part of theology which treats of the duties of pastors; Pastoral work, the work of a pastor in visiting his people. [L., pascĕre, pastum, to feed.]
pas′tur, n. a beautiful bird allied to the starlings, native to Western Asia.
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The numerical value of pastor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pastor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
I was just a second or two behind Lead Pastor James Ludlow, i could hear the three crunch sounds and then it just came down.
Every single person in this room has been inculcated and trained to think that any time a pastor opens his mouth to talk about politics from the pulpit, somehow that’s wrong, you’ve been taught incorrectly. There should be no other place that you should speak of it but from the pulpit.
Today, the Department filed aStatement of Interestin support of a church in Mississippi that allegedly sought to hold parking lot worship services, in which congregants listened to their pastor preach over their car radios, while sitting in their cars in the church parking lot with their windows rolled up, the City of Greenville fined congregants $ 500 per person for attending these parking lot services while permitting citizens to attend nearby drive-in restaurants, even with their windows open.
Wife took umbrage at her husband’s rebuking her privately after the party for acting in this manner in public. However, unknown to husband, wife was already ‘in love’ with Pastor Yawn.
You know, I think he made the right decision. He explained that when he went into the voting booth, he wasn't trying to elect a Sunday school teacher, or pastor, or even somebody who shared his theological beliefs.
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