|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) One who collects things which are separate; esp., one who makes a business or practice of collecting works of art, objects in natural history, etc.; as, a collector of coins.
2. (n.) A compiler of books; one who collects scattered passages and puts them together in one book.
3. (n.) An officer appointed and commissioned to collect and receive customs, duties, taxes, or toll.
4. (n.) One authorized to collect debts.
5. (n.) A bachelor of arts in Oxford, formerly appointed to superintend some scholastic proceedings in Lent.
Collector (8 Occurrences)
Matthew 10:3 Philip; Bartholomew; Thomas; Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus; Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus; (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Matthew 18:17 If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the assembly. If he refuses to hear the assembly also, let him be to you as a Gentile or a tax collector. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 5:27 After these things he went out, and saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the tax office, and said to him, "Follow me!" (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 18:10 "Two men went up into the temple to pray; one was a Pharisee, and the other was a tax collector. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 18:11 The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this:'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 18:13 But the tax collector, standing far away, wouldn't even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying,'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!' (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 19:2 There was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Daniel 11:20 Then shall stand up in his place one who shall cause a tax collector to pass through the kingdom to maintain its glory; but within few days he shall be destroyed, neither in anger, nor in battle. Habakkuk (WEB NIV)