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Entry for Strong's #651 - ἀποστολή

Transliteration
apostolḗ
Phonetics
ap-os-tol-ay'  
Word Origin
from (649)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:446,67
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  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  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Acts 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Acts 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Acts 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 2
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 2
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 2
N-GSF 2
NA WH
N-ASF 2
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 2
N-GSF 2


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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀποστολή, ἀποστολῆς, (ἀποστέλλω);

1. a sending away: Τιμολεοντος εἰς Σικελιαν, Plutarch, Timol. 1, etc.; of the sending off of a fleet, Thucydides 8, 9; also of consuls with an army, i. e. of an expedition, Polybius 26, 7, 1.

2. a sending away i. e. dismission, release: the Sept. Ecclesiastes 8:8.

3. a thing sent, esp of gifts: 1 Kings 9:16 (Alex.); 1 Macc. 2:18 etc. cf. Grimm at the passage

4. in the N. T. the office and dignity of the apostles of Christ (Vulg. apostolatus), apostolate, apostleship: Acts 1:25; Romans 1:5; 1 Corinthians 9:2; Galatians 2:8.

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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
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