apostle, apostolos, G652

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Strong’s number: G652

Greek Lexical Dictionary: Strong’s #652 – ἀπόστολος

Greek Word: ἀπόστολος, ου, ὁ

Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine

Transliteration: apostolos

Phonetic Spelling: (ap-os’-tol-os)

Quick Definition: a messenger, one sent on a mission, an apostle

Usage: a messenger, envoy, delegate, one commissioned by another to represent him in some way, especially a man sent out by Jesus Christ Himself to preach the Gospel; an apostle.

Etymology: from 649 /apostéllō, “to commission, send forth”

NASB Translation: apostle (19), apostles (52), apostles’ (5), messenger (1), messengers (1), is sent (1).

New Testament usage: apostle, apostolos, G652

Strong’s #652 – ἀπόστολος is used in 78 verses

Mat 10:2; Mar 6:30; Luk 6:13; Luk 9:10; Luk 11:49; Luk 17:5; Luk 22:14; Luk 24:10; Joh 13:16; Act 1:2; Act 1:26; Act 2:37; Act 2:42; Act 2:43; Act 4:33; Act 4:35; Act 4:36; Act 4:37; Act 5:2; Act 5:12; Act 5:18; Act 5:29; Act 5:40; Act 6:6; Act 8:1; Act 8:14; Act 8:18; Act 9:27; Act 11:1; Act 14:4; Act 14:14; Act 15:2; Act 15:4; Act 15:6; Act 15:22; Act 15:23; Act 16:4; Rom 1:1; Rom 11:13; Rom 16:7; 1Co 1:1; 1Co 4:9; 1Co 9:1; 1Co 9:2; 1Co 9:5; 1Co 12:28; 1Co 12:29; 1Co 15:7; 1Co 15:9; 2Co 1:1; 2Co 8:23; 2Co 11:5; 2Co 11:13; 2Co 12:11; 2Co 12:12; Gal 1:1; Gal 1:17; Gal 1:19; Eph 1:1; Eph 2:20; Eph 3:5; Eph 4:11; Php 2:25; Col 1:1; 1Th 2:6; 1Ti 1:1; 1Ti 2:7; 2Ti 1:1; 2Ti 1:11; Tit 1:1; Heb 3:1; 1Pe 1:1; 2Pe 1:1; 2Pe 3:2; Jud 1:17; Rev 2:2; Rev 18:20; Rev 21:14.

Not used in the Septuagint (LXX).

Englishman’s Concordance: ἀπόστολος (apostolos)

Lexicons: apostle, apostolos, G652

Thayer’s G652: a delegate, messenger, one sent forth with orders, specifically applied to the twelve apostles of Christ; in a broader sense applied to other eminent Christian teachers (of Barnabas; of Timothy and Silvanus)

Strong’s G652: From G649; a delegate; specifically an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ (“apostle”), (with miraculous powers): – apostle, messenger, he that is sent.

Mounce G652: apostle, representative, messenger, envoy; often used in a technical sense for the divinely appointed founders of the church

Related words: G649 (verb); G651(noun, feminine);

Hebrew Equivalent Word: Strong #: 7971 ‑ שָׁלַח (shaw‑lakh’);  

PreceptsAustin: apostolos and here

Dictionaries: apostle, apostolos, G652

English Dictionary Definitions of Apostle

Nave’s Topical Bible: Apostles – Nave’s Topical Bible

Bridgeway Bible Dictionary: Apostle

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary: Apostle

Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology: Apostle

Holman Bible Dictionary: Apostles

Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible: Apostles

Hastings’ Dictionary of the New Testament: Apostle

Watson’s Biblical & Theological Dictionary: Apostle

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Apostle

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia: Apostle and Apostleship

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature: Apostle

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