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Lexicon :: Strong's G1242 - diathēkē


dē-ä-thā'-kā (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:106,157

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strongs G1242 in the following manner: covenant (20x), testament (13x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. a disposition, arrangement, of any sort, which one wishes to be valid, the last disposition which one makes of his earthly possessions after his death, a testament or will

  2. a compact, a covenant, a testament

    1. God's covenant with Noah, etc.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διαθήκη diathḗkē, dee-ath-ay'-kay; from G1303; properly, a disposition, i.e. (specially) a contract (especially a devisory will):—covenant, testament.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G1242 matches the Greek διαθήκη (diathēkē),
which occurs 33 times in 30 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Mat 26:28

Mat 26:28

For this is my blood of the new testament, G1242 which is shed for many for the remission of sins.

Tools specific to Mar 14:24

Mar 14:24

And he said unto them, This is my blood of the new testament, G1242 which is shed for many.

Tools specific to Luk 1:72

Luk 1:72

To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant; G1242

Tools specific to Luk 22:20

Luk 22:20

Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament G1242 in my blood, which is shed for you.

Tools specific to Act 3:25

Act 3:25

Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant G1242 which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.

Tools specific to Act 7:8

Act 7:8

And he gave him the covenant G1242 of circumcision: and so Abraham begat Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat the twelve patriarchs.

Tools specific to Rom 9:4

Rom 9:4

Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, G1242 and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;

Tools specific to Rom 11:27

Rom 11:27

For this is my covenant G1242 unto them, when I shall take away their sins.

Tools specific to 1Co 11:25

1Co 11:25

After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament G1242 in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me.

Tools specific to 2Co 3:6

2Co 3:6

Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; G1242 not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

Tools specific to 2Co 3:14

2Co 3:14

But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the old testament; G1242 which vail is done away in Christ.

Tools specific to Gal 3:15

Gal 3:15

Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, G1242 yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.

Tools specific to Gal 3:17

Gal 3:17

And this I say, that the covenant, G1242 that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.

Tools specific to Gal 4:24

Gal 4:24

Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; G1242 the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.

Tools specific to Eph 2:12

Eph 2:12

That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants G1242 of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:

Tools specific to Heb 7:22

Heb 7:22

By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament. G1242

Tools specific to Heb 8:6

Heb 8:6

But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, G1242 which was established upon better promises.

Tools specific to Heb 8:8

Heb 8:8

For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant G1242 with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:

Tools specific to Heb 8:9

Heb 8:9

Not according to the covenant G1242 that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, G1242 and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.

Tools specific to Heb 8:10

Heb 8:10

For this is the covenant G1242 that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:

Tools specific to Heb 9:4

Heb 9:4

Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant G1242 overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant; G1242

Tools specific to Heb 9:15

Heb 9:15

And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, G1242 that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, G1242 they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.

Tools specific to Heb 9:16

Heb 9:16

For where a testament G1242 is, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.

Tools specific to Heb 9:17

Heb 9:17

For a testament G1242 is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth.

Tools specific to Heb 9:20

Heb 9:20

Saying, This is the blood of the testament G1242 which God hath enjoined unto you.

Tools specific to Heb 10:16

Heb 10:16

This is the covenant G1242 that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;

Tools specific to Heb 10:29

Heb 10:29

Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, G1242 wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?

Tools specific to Heb 12:24

Heb 12:24

And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, G1242 and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.

Tools specific to Heb 13:20

Heb 13:20

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, G1242

Tools specific to Rev 11:19

Rev 11:19

And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: G1242 and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.
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