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Lexicon :: Strong's G25 - agapaō

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ἀγαπάω
Transliteration
agapaō
Pronunciation
ä-gä-pä'-ō (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 ἠγαπηκῶς (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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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, ‘Love your neighbor[fn] and hate your enemy.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:44 - But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:46 - If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:24 - “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:19 - honor your father and mother,’[fn] and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:37 - Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:39 - And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:21 - Jesus looked at him and loved him. “One thing you lack,” he said. “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:30 - Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:31 - The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[fn] There is no commandment greater than these.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:33 - To love him with all your heart, with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:27 - “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:32 - “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:35 - But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:5 - because he loves our nation and has built our synagogue.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:42 - Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he forgave the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:47 - Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:27 - He answered, “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’[fn]; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:43 - “Woe to you Pharisees, because you love the most important seats in the synagogues and respectful greetings in the marketplaces.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:13 - “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:16 - For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:19 - This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:35 - The Father loves the Son and has placed everything in his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:42 - Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:17 - The reason my Father loves me is that I lay down my life—only to 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 human praise more than praise from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:1 - It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go 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 them, the disciple whom Jesus loved, was reclining next to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:34 - “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:15 - “If you love me, keep my commands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:21 - Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:23 - Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:24 - Anyone who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:28 - “You heard me say, ‘I am going away and I am coming back to you.’ If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:31 - but he comes so that the world may learn that I love the Father and do exactly what my Father has commanded me. “Come now; let us leave.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:9 - “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:12 - My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:17 - This is my command: Love each other.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:23 - I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:24 - “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:26 - I have made you[fn] known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:26 - When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, “Woman,[fn] here is your son,”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:7 - Then the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, “It is the Lord!” As soon as Simon Peter heard him say, “It is the Lord,” he wrapped his outer garment around him (for he had taken it off) and jumped into the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:15 - When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:16 - Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Take care of my sheep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:20 - Peter turned and saw that the disciple whom Jesus loved was following them. (This was the one who had leaned back against Jesus at the supper and had said, “Lord, who is going to betray you?”)
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:28 - And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[fn] have been 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 - Just as it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”[fn]

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