Lectionary Calendar
Thursday, June 20th, 2024
the Week of Proper 6 / Ordinary 11
Partner with StudyLight.org as God uses us to make a difference for those displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.
Click to donate today!

Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #5218 - ὑπακοή

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G5219)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
  1. obedience, compliance, submission
  2. obedience rendered to anyone's counsels, an obedience shown in observing the requirements of Christianity
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6038 ‑ עֲנָוָה (an‑aw‑vaw');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (15)
Romans 7
2 Corinthians 3
Philemon 1
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 3
NAS (15)
Romans 7
2 Corinthians 3
Philemon 1
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 3
CSB (15)
Romans 7
2 Corinthians 3
Philemon 1
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 3
BSB (15)
Romans 7
2 Corinthians 3
Philemon 1
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 3
ESV (13)
Romans 6
2 Corinthians 3
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 3
WEB (16)
Romans 7
2 Corinthians 3
Philemon 2
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 3
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑπᾰκοή, ἡ, (ὑπακούω)

obedience, Romans 5:19, PMasp. 159.24 (vi A.D.); answer to prayer, LXX 2 Ki. 22.36.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑπακοή; ὑπακοῆς, (from ὑπακούω, which see), obedience, compliance, submission (opposed to παρακοή): absolutely, εἰς ὑπακοήν, unto obedience i. e. to obey, Romans 6:16 (cf. Winers Grammar, 612 (569); Buttmann, § 151, 28 d.); obedience rendered to anyone's counsels: with a subject. genitive, 2 Corinthians 7:15; 2 Corinthians 10:6; Philemon 1:21; with a genitive of the object, — of the thing to which one submits himself, τῆς πίστεως (see πίστις, 1 b. α., p. 513b), Romans 1:5; Romans 16:26; τῆς ἀληθείας, 1 Peter 1:22; of the person, τοῦ Χριστοῦ, 2 Corinthians 10:5; the obedience of one who conforms his conduct to God's commands, absolutely, 1 Peter 1:2; opposed to ἁμαρτία, Romans 6:16; τέκνα ὑπακοῆς, i. e. ὑπηκωι, 1 Peter 1:14; with a subjective genitive Romans 15:18; an obedience shown in observing the requirements of Christianity, ὑπακοή ὑμῶν, i. e. contextually, the report concerning your obedience, Romans 16:19; the obedience with which Christ followed out the saving purpose of God, especially by his sufferings and death: absolutely, Hebrews 5:8; with a genitive of the subject, Romans 5:19. (The word is not found in secular authors; nor in the Sept., except in 2 Samuel 22:36 with the sense of favorable hearing; in 2 Samuel 23:23 Aq. we find ἐπί ὑπακοήν τίνος, Vulg. qui alicui est a secretis, where it bears its primary and proper signification of listening; see ὑπακούω.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑπακοή , -ῆς ,

(< ὑπακούω ),

[in LXX: 2 Samuel 22:36 (H6038); in Aq.: 2 Samuel 23:23*;]

obedience (opp. to παρακοή );

1. in general, absol., εἰς ὑ ., Romans 6:16; c. gen. subjc., 2 Corinthians 7:15; 2 Corinthians 10:6, Philemon 1:21; c. gen. obj., Romans 1:5 (Lft, Notes, 246) Romans 16:26, 1 Peter 1:22; τ . Χριστοῦ , 2 Corinthians 10:5.

2. Of obedience to God's commands: absol., 1 Peter 1:2; opp. to ἁμαρτία , Romans 6:16; τέκνα ὑπακοῆς , 1 Peter 1:14; c. gen. subj., Romans 15:18; Romans 16:19.

3. Of Christ's obedience: absol., Hebrews 5:8; c. gen. subj., Romans 5:19.

(The word is not found except in LXX, NT and eccl.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";clear,"; ";manifest,"; is often found with γίνεσθαι, as in BGU IV. 1141.41 (B.C. 14) φανερόν μοι ἐγενήθη, or with ποιέω as in P Oxy VI. 928.7 (ii/iii A.D.) φανερόν σοι ποιῶ, ";I inform you,"; P Tebt II. 333.12 (A.D. 216) ἐπιδίδωμι αὐτὸ τοῦτο φανερόν σοι ποιοῦσα, ";I present this statement, making this matter known to you"; (Edd.).

The adj. is variously applied to a number of objects such as ἀργύριον (PSI II. 220.6, iii/A.D.), χρέος (Chrest. II. 71.3, A.D. 462, where see the editor’s note), πρᾶγμα (P Oxy VI. 902.3, c. A.D. 465), κεφάλαιον (P Lond 992.11, A.D. 507 (= III. p. 253)), ἀννῶνα (BGU III. 836.3, vi/A.D.), and κεράτιον (P Iand 20.8, vi/vii A.D.).

For the compve, see P Fay 20.5 (Imperial edict—iii/iv A.D.) πολὺ ἂν φανερωτέραν τὴν ἐμαυτοῦ μεγαλοψυχία ἐπιδεικ [ν ]ύμενος, ";I should have made a much more conspicuous display of my magnanimity"; (Edd.) : and for the superlve, P Oxy VIII. 1100.3 (A.D. 206) ἐν τοῖς τῶν νομῶν φανερωτάτοις τόποις.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
υπακοη υπακοή ὑπακοή ὑπακοὴ ὑπακοῇ υπακοην υπακοήν ὑπακοήν ὑπακοὴν υπακοης υπακοής ὑπακοῆς hypakoe hypakoē hypakoḗ hypakoḕ hypakoêi hypakoē̂i hypakoen hypakoēn hypakoḗn hypakoḕn hypakoes hypakoês hypakoēs hypakoē̂s upakoe upakoē upakoen upakoēn upakoes upakoēs
Ads FreeProfile