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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #651 - ἀποστολή

Transliteration
apostolḗ
Phonetics
ap-os-tol-ay'
Origin
from (G649)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:446,67
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a sending away
    1. of the sending off of a fleet
    2. of consuls with an army, i.e. of an expedition
  2. a sending away, i.e. a dismissal, release
  3. a thing sent, esp. of gifts
  4. in the NT, the office and dignity of the apostles of Christ, apostleship
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4917 ‑ מִשְׁלַחַת (mish‑lakh'‑ath);  7971 ‑ שָׁלַח (shaw‑lakh');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (4)
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
1
NAS (4)
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
1
HCS (4)
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
1
BSB (4)
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
1
ESV (4)
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
1
WEB (4)
Acts
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀποστολ-ή, ἡ, (ἀποστέλλω)

I

1. ending off or away, E. IA 688, Ph. 1043 (lyr., pl.); dispatching, νεῶν Th. 8.9; sending forth on their journey, ξένων ὑποδοχὰς καὶ ἀ. Arist. EN 1123a3, cf. IG 2.238.15; δοῦναί τι ἀποστολάς τινι as a parting gift, LXX 3 Ki. 9.16, cf. 1 Maccabees 2:18.

2. shooting, discharge, βέλους Ph. Bel. 68.33.

3. discharge from service, οὐκ ἔστιν ἀ. ἐν ἡμέρᾳ πολέμου LXX Ecclesiastes 8:8.

4. payment of tribute, Jul. 204.

II (from Pass.)

1. expedition, Th. 8.8.

2. apostleship, 1 Corinthians 9:2,.Galatians 2:8.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀπο -στολή , -ῆς ,

(< ἀποστέλλω ),

[in LXX: Deuteronomy 22:7, 1 Kings 4:34; 1 Kings 9:16 Psalms 78:49, Ecclesiastes 8:8, (for H7971 and its cognates), 1 Esdras 9:51; 1 Esdras 9:54, Jeremiah 32:36, Baruch 2:25, 1 Maccabees 2:18, 2 Maccabees 3:2 *.]

1. In cl., a sending away (MM, s.v.), as, an expedition (Hdt.).

2. In LXX

(a) discharge, dismissal (Ecclesiastes 8:8);

(b) a gift (1 Kings 9:16, 1 Maccabees 2:13).

3. In NT, the office of an Apostle of Christ, apostleship: Acts 1:25, Romans 1:5, 1 Corinthians 9:2, Galatians 2:8 (Cremer, 530).†


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

P Tebt I. 112.6 (an account—B.C. 112) ὄψου εἰς ἀποστολὴν Μουσαίωι ρ ̄ξ ̄, P Oxy IV. 736.12 (c. A.D. 1) μύρου ε ́ἰς ἀποστολὴν ταφῆς θυγατρὸς Φνᾶς, ";perfume for the despatch of the mummy of the daughter of Phna;"; and from the inscriptions Syll 924.29 (end of iii/B.C.) ἐπὶ ] τᾶι ἀποστολᾶι τοῦ ἀνδρός, ib. 929.99 (? B.C. 139), ib. 210.14 (iii/B.C.) τῶν χρη ]μάτων συναγωγῆς τε καὶ ἀποστ [ολῆς. It is thus the nomen actionis of ἀποστέλλω.

 

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
αποστολαί αποστολάς αποστολή αποστολην αποστολήν ἀποστολὴν αποστολης αποστολής ἀποστολῆς apostolen apostolēn apostolḕn apostoles apostolês apostolēs apostolē̂s
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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