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Lexicon :: Strong's G1577 - ekklēsia

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ἐκκλησία
Transliteration
ekklēsia
Pronunciation
ek-klā-sē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of ἐκ (G1537) and a derivative of καλέω (G2564)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:501,394

Trench's Synonyms: i. Ἐκκλησία, συναγωγή, πανήγυρις.

Strong’s Definitions

ἐκκλησία ekklēsía, ek-klay-see'-ah; from a compound of G1537 and a derivative of G2564; a calling out, i.e. (concretely) a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation (Jewish synagogue, or Christian community of members on earth or saints in heaven or both):—assembly, church.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 118x

The KJV translates Strong's G1577 in the following manner: church (115x), assembly (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 118x
The KJV translates Strong's G1577 in the following manner: church (115x), assembly (3x).
  1. a gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some public place, an assembly

    1. an assembly of the people convened at the public place of the council for the purpose of deliberating

    2. the assembly of the Israelites

    3. any gathering or throng of men assembled by chance, tumultuously

    4. in a Christian sense

      1. an assembly of Christians gathered for worship in a religious meeting

      2. a company of Christian, or of those who, hoping for eternal salvation through Jesus Christ, observe their own religious rites, hold their own religious meetings, and manage their own affairs, according to regulations prescribed for the body for order's sake

      3. those who anywhere, in a city, village, constitute such a company and are united into one body

      4. the whole body of Christians scattered throughout the earth

      5. the assembly of faithful Christians already dead and received into heaven

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐκκλησία ekklēsía, ek-klay-see'-ah; from a compound of G1537 and a derivative of G2564; a calling out, i.e. (concretely) a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation (Jewish synagogue, or Christian community of members on earth or saints in heaven or both):—assembly, church.
STRONGS NT 1577: ἐκκλησία
ἐκκλησία, ἐκκλεσιας, (from ἔκκλητος called out or forth, and this from ἐκκαλέω); properly, a gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some public place; an assembly; so used
1. among the Greeks from Thucydides (cf. Herodotus 3, 142) down, an assembly of the people convened at the public place of council for the purpose of deliberating: Acts 19:39.
2. in the Sept. often equivalent to קָהָל, the assembly of the Israelites, Judges 21:8; 1 Chronicles 29:1, etc., especially when gathered for sacred purposes, Deuteronomy 31:30 (Deuteronomy 32:1); Joshua 8:35 (Joshua 9:8), etc.; in the N. T. thus in Acts 7:38; Hebrews 2:12.
3. any gathering or throng of men assembled by chance or tumultuously: Acts 19:32, 41.
4. in the Christian sense,
a. an assembly of Christians gathered for worship: ἐν ἐκκλησία, in the religious meeting, 1 Corinthians 14:19, 35; ἐν ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις, 1 Corinthians 14:34; συνέρχεσθαι ἐν ἐκκλησία, 1 Corinthians 11:18; cf. Winers Grammar, § 50, 4a.
b. a company of Christians, or of those who, hoping for eternal Salvation through Jesus Christ, observe their own religious rites, hold their own religious meetings, and manage their own affairs according to regulations prescribed for the body for order's sake; aa. those who anywhere, in city or village, constitute such a company and are united into one body: Acts 5:11; Acts 8:3; 1 Corinthians 4:17; 1 Corinthians 6:4; Philippians 4:15; 3 John 1:6 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 122 (116)); with specification of place, Acts 8:1; Acts 11:22; Romans 16:1; 1 Corinthians 4:17; 1 Corinthians 6:4; Revelation 2:1, 8, etc.; Θεσσαλονικέων, 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:1; Λαοδικέων, Colossians 4:16; with the genitive of the possessor, τοῦ Θεοῦ (equivalent to יְהוָה קֲהַל, Numbers 16:3; Numbers 20:4), 1 Corinthians 11:22; and mention of the place, 1 Corinthians 1:2; 2 Corinthians 1:1. Plural, αἱ ἐκκλησίαι: Acts 15:41; 1 Corinthians 7:17; 2 Corinthians 8:19; Revelation 1:4; Revelation 3:6, etc.; with τοῦ Θεοῦ added, 1 Thessalonians 2:14; 2 Thessalonians 1:4; τοῦ Χριστοῦ, Romans 16:16; with mention of the place, as τῆς Ἀσίας, Γαλατίας, etc.: 1 Corinthians 16:1, 19; 2 Corinthians 8:1; Galatians 1:2; τῆς Ἰουδαίας ταῖς ἐν Χριστῷ, joined to Christ (see ἐν, I. 6b.), i. e. Christian assemblies, in contrast with those of the Jews, Galatians 1:22; ἐκκλησίαι τῶν ἐθνῶν, gathered from the Gentiles, Romans 16:4; τῶν ἁγίων, composed of the saints, 1 Corinthians 14:33. ἐκκλησία κατ' οἶκον τίνος, the church in one's house, i. e. the company of Christians belonging to a person's family; others less aptly understand the phrase of the Christians accustomed to meet for worship in the house of someone (for as appears from 1 Corinthians 14:23, the whole Corinthian church was accustomed to assemble in one and the same place; (but see Lightfoot on Colossians 4:15)): Romans 16:5; 1 Corinthians 16:19; Colossians 4:15; Philemon 1:2. The name ἐκκλησία is used even by Christ while on earth of the company of his adherents in any city or village: Matthew 18:17. bb. the whole body of Christians scattered throughout the earth; collectively, all who worship and honor God and Christ in whatever place they may be: Matthew 16:18 (where perhaps the Evangelist employs τήν ἐκκλησίαν although Christ may have said τήν βασιλείαν μου); 1 Corinthians 12:28; Ephesians 1:22; Ephesians 3:10; Ephesians 5:23ff,27,29,32; Philippians 3:6; Colossians 1:18, 24; with the genitive of the possessor: τοῦ κυρίου, Acts 20:28 (R Tr marginal reading WH τοῦ Θεοῦ); τοῦ Θεοῦ, Galatians 1:13; 1 Corinthians 15:9; 1 Timothy 3:15. cc. the name is transferred to the assembly of faithful Christians already dead and received into heaven: Hebrews 12:23 (on this passage see in ἀπογράφω, b. and πρωτότοκος, at the end). (In general, see Trench, § 1, and B. D. under the word , especially American edition; and for patristic usage Sophocles Lexicon, under the word.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Numbers
16:3; 20:4
Deuteronomy
31:30; 32:1
Joshua
8:35; 9:8
Judges
21:8
1 Chronicles
29:1
Matthew
16:18; 18:17
Acts
5:11; 7:38; 8:1; 8:3; 11:22; 15:41; 19:32; 19:39; 19:41; 20:28
Romans
16:1; 16:4; 16:5; 16:16
1 Corinthians
1:2; 4:17; 4:17; 6:4; 6:4; 7:17; 11:18; 11:22; 12:28; 14:19; 14:23; 14:33; 14:34; 14:35; 15:9; 16:1; 16:19; 16:19
2 Corinthians
1:1; 8:1; 8:19
Galatians
1:2; 1:13; 1:22
Ephesians
1:22; 3:10; 5:23; 5:27; 5:29; 5:32
Philippians
3:6; 4:15
Colossians
1:18; 1:24; 4:15; 4:15; 4:16
1 Thessalonians
1:1; 2:14
2 Thessalonians
1:1; 1:4
1 Timothy
3:15
Philemon
1:2
Hebrews
2:12; 12:23
3 John
1:6
Revelation
1:4; 2:1; 2:8; 3:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1577 matches the Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsia),
which occurs 114 times in 111 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 16:18–1Co 16:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:18 - Now I say to you that you are Peter (which means ‘rock’),[fn] and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell[fn] will not conquer it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:17 - If the person still refuses to listen, take your case to the church. Then if he or she won’t accept the church’s decision, treat that person as a pagan or a corrupt tax collector.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:11 - Great fear gripped the entire church and everyone else who heard what had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:38 - Moses was with our ancestors, the assembly of God’s people in the wilderness, when the angel spoke to him at Mount Sinai. And there Moses received life-giving words to pass on to us.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:1 - Saul was one of the witnesses, and he agreed completely with the killing of Stephen. A great wave of persecution began that day, sweeping over the church in Jerusalem; and all the believers except the apostles were scattered through the regions of Judea and Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:3 - But Saul was going everywhere to destroy the church. He went from house to house, dragging out both men and women to throw them into prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:31 - The church then had peace throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria, and it became stronger as the believers lived in the fear of the Lord. And with the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it also grew in numbers.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:22 - When the church at Jerusalem heard what had happened, they sent Barnabas to Antioch.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:26 - When he found him, he brought him back to Antioch. Both of them stayed there with the church for a full year, teaching large crowds of people. (It was at Antioch that the believers[fn] were first called Christians.)
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:1 - About that time King Herod Agrippa[fn] began to persecute some believers in the church.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:5 - But while Peter was in prison, the church prayed very earnestly for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:1 - Among the prophets and teachers of the church at Antioch of Syria were Barnabas, Simeon (called “the black man”[fn]), Lucius (from Cyrene), Manaen (the childhood companion of King Herod Antipas[fn]), and Saul.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:23 - Paul and Barnabas also appointed elders in every church. With prayer and fasting, they turned the elders over to the care of the Lord, in whom they had put their trust.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:27 - Upon arriving in Antioch, they called the church together and reported everything God had done through them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles, too.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:3 - The church sent the delegates to Jerusalem, and they stopped along the way in Phoenicia and Samaria to visit the believers. They told them—much to everyone’s joy—that the Gentiles, too, were being converted.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:4 - When they arrived in Jerusalem, Barnabas and Paul were welcomed by the whole church, including the apostles and elders. They reported everything God had done through them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:22 - Then the apostles and elders together with the whole church in Jerusalem chose delegates, and they sent them to Antioch of Syria with Paul and Barnabas to report on this decision. The men chosen were two of the church leaders[fn]—Judas (also called Barsabbas) and Silas.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:41 - Then he traveled throughout Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the churches there.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:5 - So the churches were strengthened in their faith and grew larger every day.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:22 - The next stop was at the port of Caesarea. From there he went up and visited the church at Jerusalem[fn] and then went back to Antioch.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:32 - Inside, the people were all shouting, some one thing and some another. Everything was in confusion. In fact, most of them didn’t even know why they were there.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:39 - And if there are complaints about other matters, they can be settled in a legal assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:41 - [fn]Then he dismissed them, and they dispersed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:17 - But when we landed at Miletus, he sent a message to the elders of the church at Ephesus, asking them to come and meet him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:28 - “So guard yourselves and God’s people. Feed and shepherd God’s flock—his church, purchased with his own blood[fn]—over which the Holy Spirit has appointed you as elders.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:1 - I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a deacon in the church in Cenchrea.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:4 - In fact, they once risked their lives for me. I am thankful to them, and so are all the Gentile churches.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:5 - Also give my greetings to the church that meets in their home. Greet my dear friend Epenetus. He was the first person from the province of Asia to become a follower of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:16 - Greet each other in Christian love.[fn] All the churches of Christ send you their greetings.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:23 - Gaius says hello to you. He is my host and also serves as host to the whole church. Erastus, the city treasurer, sends you his greetings, and so does our brother Quartus.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:2 - I am writing to God’s church in Corinth,[fn] to you who have been called by God to be his own holy people. He made you holy by means of Christ Jesus,[fn] just as he did for all people everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:17 - That’s why I have sent Timothy, my beloved and faithful child in the Lord. He will remind you of how I follow Christ Jesus, just as I teach in all the churches wherever I go.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:4 - If you have legal disputes about such matters, why go to outside judges who are not respected by the church?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:17 - Each of you should continue to live in whatever situation the Lord has placed you, and remain as you were when God first called you. This is my rule for all the churches.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:32 - Don’t give offense to Jews or Gentiles[fn] or the church of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:16 - But if anyone wants to argue about this, I simply say that we have no other custom than this, and neither do God’s other churches.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:18 - First, I hear that there are divisions among you when you meet as a church, and to some extent I believe it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:22 - What? Don’t you have your own homes for eating and drinking? Or do you really want to disgrace God’s church and shame the poor? What am I supposed to say? Do you want me to praise you? Well, I certainly will not praise you for this!
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:28 - Here are some of the parts God has appointed for the church: first are apostles, second are prophets, third are teachers, then those who do miracles, those who have the gift of healing, those who can help others, those who have the gift of leadership, those who speak in unknown languages.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:4 - A person who speaks in tongues is strengthened personally, but one who speaks a word of prophecy strengthens the entire church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:5 - I wish you could all speak in tongues, but even more I wish you could all prophesy. For prophecy is greater than speaking in tongues, unless someone interprets what you are saying so that the whole church will be strengthened.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:12 - And the same is true for you. Since you are so eager to have the special abilities the Spirit gives, seek those that will strengthen the whole church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:19 - But in a church meeting I would rather speak five understandable words to help others than ten thousand words in an unknown language.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:23 - Even so, if unbelievers or people who don’t understand these things come into your church meeting and hear everyone speaking in an unknown language, they will think you are crazy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:28 - But if no one is present who can interpret, they must be silent in your church meeting and speak in tongues to God privately.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:33 - For God is not a God of disorder but of peace, as in all the meetings of God’s holy people.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:34 - Women should be silent during the church meetings. It is not proper for them to speak. They should be submissive, just as the law says.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:35 - If they have any questions, they should ask their husbands at home, for it is improper for women to speak in church meetings.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:9 - For I am the least of all the apostles. In fact, I’m not even worthy to be called an apostle after the way I persecuted God’s church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:1 - Now regarding your question about the money being collected for God’s people in Jerusalem. You should follow the same procedure I gave to the churches in Galatia.

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