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Lexicon :: Strong's G25 - agapaō

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ἀγαπάω
Transliteration
agapaō (Key)
Pronunciation
ä-gä-pä'-o (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from agan (much) [or cf φιλέω (G5368)]
mGNT
143x in 39 unique form(s)
TR
142x in 40 unique form(s)
LXX
217x in 55 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:21,5

Trench's Synonyms: xii. ἀγαπάω, φιλέω.

Strong’s Definitions

ἀγαπάω agapáō, ag-ap-ah'-o; perhaps from ἄγαν ágan (much) (or compare H5689); to love (in a social or moral sense):—(be-)love(-ed). Compare G5368.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 142x

The KJV translates Strong's G25 in the following manner: love (135x), beloved (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 142x
The KJV translates Strong's G25 in the following manner: love (135x), beloved (7x).
  1. of persons

    1. to welcome, to entertain, to be fond of, to love dearly

  2. of things

    1. to be well pleased, to be contented at or with a thing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀγαπάω agapáō, ag-ap-ah'-o; perhaps from ἄγαν ágan (much) (or compare H5689); to love (in a social or moral sense):—(be-)love(-ed). Compare G5368.
STRONGS NT 25: ἀγαπάω
ἀγαπάω, -ῶ; [imperfect ἠγάπων]; future ἀγαπήσω; 1 aorist ἠγάπησα; perfect active [1 person plural ἠγαπήκαμεν, 1 John 4:10 WH text], participle ἠγαπηκώς (2 Timothy 4:8); passive [present ἀγαπῶμαι]; perfect participle ἠγαπημένος; 1 future ἀγαπηθήσομαι; (akin to ἄγαμαι [Fick, Part 4:12; see ἀγαθός, at the beginning]); to love, to be full of good-will and exhibit the same: Luke 7:47; 1 John 4:7f; with the accusative of the person, to have a preference for, wish well to, regard the welfare of: Matthew 5:43ff; Matthew 19:19; Luke 7:5; John 11:5; Romans 13:8; 2 Corinthians 11:11; 2 Corinthians 12:15; Galatians 5:14; Ephesians 5:25, 28; 1 Peter 1:22, and elsewhere; used often in the First Epistle of John of the love of Christians toward one another; of the benevolence which God, in providing salvation for men, has exhibited by sending his Son to them and giving him up to death, John 3:16; Romans 8:37; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; 1 John 4:11, 19; [noteworthy is Jude 1:1 L T Tr WH τοῖς ἐν Θεῷ πατρί ἠγαπημένοις; see ἐν, I. 4, and cf. Bp. Lightfoot on Colossians 3:12]; of the love which led Christ, in procuring human salvation, to undergo sufferings and death, Galatians 2:20; Ephesians 5:2; of the love with which God regards Christ, John 3:35; [John 3:20 L marginal reading]; John 10:17; 15:9; Ephesians 1:6. When used of love to a master, God or Christ, the word involves the idea of affectionate reverence, prompt obedience, grateful recognition of benefits received: Matthew 6:24; Matthew 22:37; Romans 8:28; 1 Corinthians 2:9; 1 Corinthians 8:3; James 1:12; 1 Peter 1:8; 1 John 4:10, 20, and elsewhere. With an accusative of the thing ἀγαπάω denotes to take pleasure in the thing, prize it above other things, be unwilling to abandon it or do without it: δικαιοσύνην, Hebrews 1:9 (i. e. steadfastly to cleave to); τήν δόξαν, John 12:43; τήν πρωτοκαθεδρίαν, Luke 11:43; τό σκότος; and τό φῶς, John 3:19; τόν κόσμον. 1 John 2:15; τόν νῦν αἰῶνα, 2 Timothy 4:10, — both which last phrases signify to set the heart on earthly advantages and joys; τήν ψυχήν αὐτῶν, Revelation 12:11; ζωήν, 1 Peter 3:10 (to derive pleasure from life, render it agreeable to himself); to welcome with desire, long for: τήν ἐπιφάνειαν αὐτοῦ, 2 Timothy 4:8 (Wis. 1:1 Wis. 6:13; Sir. 4:12, etc.; so of a person: ἠγαπήθη, Wis. 4:10, cf. Grimm at the passage). Concerning the unique proof of love which Jesus gave the apostles by washing their feet, it is said ἠγάπησεν αὐτούς, John 13:1, cf. Lücke or Meyer at the passage (but others take ήγάπ. here more comprehensively, see Weiss's Meyer, Godet, Westcott, Keil]. The combination ἀγάπην ἀγαπᾶν τινα occurs, when a relative intervenes, in John 17:26; Ephesians 2:4 (2 Samuel 13:15 where τό μῖσος ἐμίσησεν αὐτήν is contrasted; cf. Genesis 49:25 εὐλόγησε σε εὐλογίαν; Psalms of Solomon 17:35 [in manuscript Pseudepig. Vet. Test. edition Fabric. i., p. 966; Libri Apocr. etc., edition Fritzsche, p. 588] δόξαν ἥν ἐδόξασεν αὐτήν); cf. Winers Grammar, § 32, 2; [Buttmann, 148f (129)]; Grimm on 1 Macc. 2:54.
On the difference between ἀγαπάω and φιλέω, see φιλέω. Cf. ἀγάπη, 1 at the end.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
49:25
2 Samuel
13:15
Matthew
5:43; 6:24; 19:19; 22:37
Luke
7:5; 7:47; 11:43
John
3:16; 3:19; 3:20; 3:35; 10:17; 11:5; 12:43; 13:1; 15:9; 17:26
Romans
8:28; 8:37; 13:8
1 Corinthians
2:9; 8:3
2 Corinthians
11:11; 12:15
Galatians
2:20; 5:14
Ephesians
1:6; 2:4; 5:2; 5:25; 5:28
Colossians
3:12
2 Thessalonians
2:16
2 Timothy
4:8; 4:8; 4:10
Hebrews
1:9
James
1:12
1 Peter
1:8; 1:22; 3:10
1 John
2:15; 4:7; 4:10; 4:10; 4:11; 4:19; 4:20
Jude
1:1
Revelation
12:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G25 matches the Greek ἀγαπάω (agapaō),
which occurs 144 times in 110 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 5:43–Rom 9:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:43 - “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:44 - But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:46 - For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:24 - “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:19 - Honor your father and mother, and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:37 - And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:39 - And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:21 - And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:30 - And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:31 - The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:33 - And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one’s neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:27 - “But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:32 - “If you love those who love you, what benefit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:35 - But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:5 - for he loves our nation, and he is the one who built us our synagogue.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:42 - When they could not pay, he cancelled the debt of both. Now which of them will love him more?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:47 - Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven—for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:27 - And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:43 - Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:13 - No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:16 - “For God so loved the world,[fn] that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:19 - And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:35 - The Father loves the Son and has given all things into his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:42 - Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and I am here. I came not of my own accord, but he sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:17 - For this reason the Father loves me, because I lay down my life that I may take it up again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:5 - Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:43 - for they loved the glory that comes from man more than the glory that comes from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:1 - Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:23 - One of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, was reclining at table at Jesus’ side,[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:34 - A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:15 - “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:21 - Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:23 - Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:24 - Whoever does not love me does not keep my words. And the word that you hear is not mine but the Father’s who sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:28 - You heard me say to you, ‘I am going away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:31 - but I do as the Father has commanded me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Rise, let us go from here.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:9 - As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:12 - “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:17 - These things I command you, so that you will love one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:23 - I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even as you loved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:24 - Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:26 - I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:26 - When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:7 - That disciple whom Jesus loved therefore said to Peter, “It is the Lord!” When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment, for he was stripped for work, and threw himself into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:15 - When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:16 - He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Tend my sheep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:20 - Peter turned and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following them, the one who also had leaned back against him during the supper and had said, “Lord, who is it that is going to betray you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:28 - And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good,[fn] for those who are called according to his purpose.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:37 - No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:13 - As it is written, “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

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