|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) The master or head of a family; one who occupies a house with his family.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
hous'-hol-der (oikodespotes): The word occurs in Matthew 13:27, 52; Matthew 20:1; Matthew 21:33, for the master or owner of a "household," i.e. of servants ([douloi). The Greek word emphasizes the authority of the master.
Householder (9 Occurrences)
Matthew 13:27 The servants of the householder came and said to him,'Sir, didn't you sow good seed in your field? Where did this darnel come from?' (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Matthew 13:52 He said to them, "Therefore, every scribe who has been made a disciple in the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a householder, who brings out of his treasure new and old things." (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Matthew 20:1 For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Matthew 20:11 And when they received it, they murmured against the householder, (ASV YLT RSV)
Matthew 24:43 and this know, that if the master of the house had known in what watch the thief doth come, he had watched, and not suffered his house to be broken through; (See RSV)
Mark 14:14 and wherever he may go in, say ye to the master of the house -- The Teacher saith, Where is the guest-chamber, where the passover, with my disciples, I may eat? (See RSV)
Luke 12:39 And this know, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief doth come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken through; (See RSV)
Luke 13:25 from the time the master of the house may have risen up, and may have shut the door, and ye may begin without to stand, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, lord, open to us, and he answering shall say to you, I have not known you whence ye are, (See RSV)
Luke 22:11 and ye shall say to the master of the house, The Teacher saith to thee, Where is the guest-chamber where the passover with my disciples I may eat? (See RSV)