|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The act of deputing, or of appointing or commissioning a deputy or representative; office of a deputy or delegate; vicegerency.
2. (n.) The person or persons deputed or commissioned by another person, party, or public body to act in his or its behalf; delegation; as, the general sent a deputation to the enemy to propose a truce.
Deputation (3 Occurrences)
Luke 19:14 "Now his countrymen hated him, and sent a deputation after him to say, 'We are not willing that he should become our king.' (WEY)
John 1:19 This also is John's testimony, when the Jews sent to him a deputation of Priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him who he was. (WEY)
Acts 12:20 Now the people of Tyre and Sidon had incurred Herod's violent displeasure. So they sent a large deputation to wait on him; and having secured the good will of Blastus, his treasurer, they begged the king to be friendly with them again, because their country was dependent on his for its food supply. (WEY)