Noun prōtoklisia (place of honor) in the Bible

(Translation from NRSV for the New Testament and Brenton for the Septuagint)


Matthew

23: 6They love to have the place of honor (prōtoklisia) at banquets and the best seats in the synagogues,

Mark

12: 39and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor (prōtoklisia) at banquets!

Luke

14: 7When he noticed how the guests chose the places of honor (prōtoklisia), he told them a parable.
14: 8"When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, do not sit down at the place of honor (prōtoklisia), in case someone more distinguished than you has been invited by your host;
20: 46"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor (prōtoklisia) at banquets.

2 Maccabees

4: 21Now when Apollonius the son of Menestheus was sent into Egypt for the coronation (prōtoklisia) of king Ptolemeus Philometor, Antiochus, understanding him not to be well affected to his affairs, provided for his own safety: whereupon he came to Joppe, and from thence to Jerusalem: