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Lexicon :: Strong's G26 - agapē

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ἀγάπη
Transliteration
agapē (Key)
Pronunciation
ä-gä'-pa (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:21,5

Strong’s Definitions

ἀγάπη agápē, ag-ah'-pay; from G25; love, i.e. affection or benevolence; specially (plural) a love-feast:—(feast of) charity(-ably), dear, love.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 117x

The KJV translates Strong's G26 in the following manner: love (86x), charity (28x), dear (1x), charitably (with G2596) (1x), feasts of charity (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 117x
The KJV translates Strong's G26 in the following manner: love (86x), charity (28x), dear (1x), charitably (with G2596) (1x), feasts of charity (1x).
  1. affection, good will, love, benevolence, brotherly love

  2. love feasts

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀγάπη agápē, ag-ah'-pay; from G25; love, i.e. affection or benevolence; specially (plural) a love-feast:—(feast of) charity(-ably), dear, love.
STRONGS NT 26: ἀγάπη
ἀγάπη, -ης, , a purely Biblical and ecclesiastical word (for Wyttenbach, following Reiske's conjecture, long ago restored ἀγαπήσων in place of ἀγάπης, ὧν in Plutarch, sympos. quaestt. 7, 6, 3 [vol. viii., p. 835, Reiske edition]). Secular authors from [Aristotle], Plutarch on used ἀγάπησις. "The Sept. use ἀγάπη for אַהֲבָה, Song of Solomon 2:4, 5, 7; Song of Solomon 3:5, 10; Song of Solomon 5:8; Song of Solomon 7:6; Song of Solomon 8:4, 6, 7; ["It is noticeable that the word first makes its appearance as a current term in the Song of Solomon; — certainly no undesigned evidence respecting the idea which the Alexandrian LXX translators had of the love in this Song" (Zezschwitz, Profangraec. u. Biblical Sprachgeist, p. 63)]; Jeremiah 2:2; Ecclesiastes 9:1, 6; [2 Samuel 13:15]. It occurs besides in Wis. 3:9 Wis. 6:19. In Philo and Josephus, I do not remember to have met with it. Nor is it found in the N. T. in Acts, Mark, or James; it occurs only once in Matthew and Luke, twice in Hebrews and Revelation, but frequently in the writings of Paul, John, Peter, Jude" (Bretschn. Lex. under the word); [Philo, deus immut. § 14].
In signification it follows the verb ἀγαπάω; consequently it denotes
1. affection, good-will, love, benevolence: John 15:13; Romans 13:10; 1 John 4:18. Of the love of men to men; especially of that love of Christians toward Christians which is enjoined and prompted by their religion, whether the love be viewed as in the soul or as expressed: Matthew 24:12; 1 Corinthians 13:1-4, 8; 1 Corinthians 14:1; 2 Corinthians 2:4; Galatians 5:6; Philemon 1:5, 7; 1 Timothy 1:5; Hebrews 6:10; Hebrews 10:24; John 13:35; 1 John 4:7; Revelation 2:4, 19, etc. Of the love of men toward God: ἀγάπη τοῦ Θεοῦ; (obj. genitive [Winer's Grammar, 185 (175)]. See Westcott, Epp. of St. John, p. 48f), Luke 11:42; John 5:42; 1 John 2:15 (τοῦ πατρός); 1 John 3:17; 4:12; 5:3. Of the love of God toward men: Romans 5:8; Romans 8:39; 2 Corinthians 13:13 (14). Of the love of God toward Christ: John 15:10; John 17:26. Of the love of Christ toward men: John 15:9f; 2 Corinthians 5:14; Romans 8:35; Ephesians 3:19. In construction: ἀγάπην εἰς τινα, 2 Corinthians 2:8 [?]; Ephesians 1:15 [L WH omit Tr marginal reading brackets τήν ἀγάπην]; τῇ ἐξ ὑμῶν ἐν ἡμῖν i. e. love going forth from your soul and taking up its abode as it were in ours, equivalent to your love to us, 2 Corinthians 8:7 [Winers Grammar, 193 (181f); B. 329 (283)]; μεθ' ὑμῶν i. e. is present with (embraces) you, 1 Corinthians 16:24; μεθ' ἡμῶν i. e. seen among us, 1 John 4:17. Phrases: ἔχειν ἀγάπην εἰς τινα, 2 Corinthians 2:4; Colossians 1:4 [L T Tr, but WH brackets]; 1 Peter 4:8; ἀγάπην διδόναι to give a proof of love, 1 John 3:1; ἀγαπᾶν ἀγάπην τινα, John 17:26; Ephesians 2:4 (see in ἀγαπάω, under the end); ἀγάπης τοῦ πνεύματος, i. e. enkindled by the Holy Spirit, Romans 15:30; υἱός τῆς ἀγάπης the Son who is the object of love, equivalent to ἀγαπητός, Colossians 1:13 (Winers Grammar, 237 (222); [Buttmann, 162 (141)]); Θεός τῆς ἀγάπης the author of love, 2 Corinthians 13:11; κόπος τῆς ἀγάπης troublesome service, toil, undertaken from love, 1 Thessalonians 1:3; ἀγάπην τῆς ἀληθείας love which embraces the truth, 2 Thessalonians 2:10; Θεός ἀγάπη ἐστιν God is wholly love, his nature is summed up in love, 1 John 4:8, 16; φίλημα ἀγάπης a kiss as a sign among Christians of mutual affection, 1 Peter 5:14; διά τήν ἀγάπην that love may have opportunity of influencing thee ('in order to give scope to the power of love,' DeWette, Wies.), Philemon 1:9, cf. Philemon 1:14; ἐν ἀγάπη lovingly, in an affectionate spirit, 1 Corinthians 4:21; on love as a basis [others, in love as the sphere or element], Ephesians 4:15 (where ἐν ἀγάπη is to be connected not with ἀληθεύοντες but with αὐξήσωμεν), Ephesians 4:16; ἐξ ἀγάπης influenced by love, Philippians 1:17 (16); κατά ἀγάπην in a manner befitting love, Romans 14:15. Love is mentioned together with faith and hope in 1 Corinthians 13:13; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 1 Thessalonians 5:8;Colossians 1:4; Hebrews 10:22-24. On the words ἀγάπη, ἀγαπᾶν, cf. Gelpke in the Studien und Kritiken for 1849, p. 646f; on the idea and nature of Christian love see Köstlin, Lehrbgr. des Ev. Joh. etc., p. 248ff, 332ff; Rückert, Theologie, ii. 452ff; Lipsius, Paulin. Reehtfertigungsl., p. 188ff; [Reuss, Theol. Chret. livr. vii. chap. 13].
2. plural, ἀγαπαι, -ῶν, agapae, love-feasts, feasts expressing and fostering mutual love which used to be held by Christians before the celebration of the Lord's supper, and at which the poorer Christians mingled with the wealthier and partook in common with the rest of food provided at the expense of the wealthy: Jude 1:12 (and in 2 Peter 2:13 L Tr text WH marginal reading), cf. 1 Corinthians 11:17ff; Acts 2:42, 46; Acts 20:7; Tertullian, Apology c. 39, and ad Martyr. c, 3; Cypr. ad Quirin. 3, 3; Drescher, De vet. christ. Agapis. Giess. 1824; Mangold in Schenkel i. 53f; [B. D. under the word Love-Feasts; Dict. of Christ. Antiq. under the word Agapae; more fully in McClintock and Strong, under the word Agape].
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
13:15
Ecclesiastes
9:1; 9:6
Song of Songs
2:4; 2:5; 2:7; 3:5; 3:10; 5:8; 7:6; 8:4; 8:6; 8:7
Jeremiah
2:2
Matthew
24:12
Luke
11:42
John
5:42; 13:35; 15:9; 15:10; 15:13; 17:26; 17:26
Acts
2:42; 2:46; 20:7
Romans
5:8; 8:35; 8:39; 13:10; 14:15; 15:30
1 Corinthians
4:21; 11:17; 13:1; 13:2; 13:3; 13:4; 13:8; 13:13; 14:1; 16:24
2 Corinthians
2:4; 2:4; 2:8; 5:14; 8:7; 13:11; 13:13
Galatians
5:6
Ephesians
1:15; 2:4; 3:19; 4:15; 4:16
Philippians
1:17
Colossians
1:4; 1:4; 1:13
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 1:3; 5:8
2 Thessalonians
2:10
1 Timothy
1:5
Philemon
1:5; 1:7; 1:9; 1:14
Hebrews
6:10; 10:22; 10:23; 10:24; 10:24
1 Peter
4:8; 5:14
2 Peter
2:13
1 John
2:15; 3:1; 3:17; 4:7; 4:8; 4:12; 4:16; 4:17; 4:18; 5:3
Jude
1:12
Revelation
2:4; 2:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G26 matches the Greek ἀγάπη (agapē),
which occurs 117 times in 106 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 24:12–Phl 1:9)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:12 - And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:42 - “But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb, and neglect justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:42 - But I know that you do not have the love of God within you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:35 - By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:9 - As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:10 - If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:13 - Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
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 BoxRom 5:5 - and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:8 - but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:35 - Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:39 - nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:9 - Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:10 - Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:15 - For if your brother is grieved by what you eat, you are no longer walking in love. By what you eat, do not destroy the one for whom Christ died.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:30 - I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God on my behalf,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:21 - What do you wish? Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love in a spirit of gentleness?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:1 - Now concerning[fn] food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:1 - If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:2 - And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:3 - If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned,[fn] but have not love, I gain nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:4 - Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:8 - Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:13 - So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:14 - Let all that you do be done in love.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:24 - My love be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:4 - For I wrote to you out of much affliction and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to cause you pain but to let you know the abundant love that I have for you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:8 - So I beg you to reaffirm your love for him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:14 - For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:6 - by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, the Holy Spirit, genuine love;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:7 - But as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all earnestness, and in our love for you[fn]—see that you excel in this act of grace also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:8 - I say this not as a command, but to prove by the earnestness of others that your love also is genuine.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:24 - So give proof before the churches of your love and of our boasting about you to these men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:11 - Finally, brothers,[fn] rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another,[fn] agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:14 - The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:6 - For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:22 - But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:4 - even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:15 - For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love[fn] toward all the saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:4 - But[fn] God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:17 - so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:19 - and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:2 - with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:15 - Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:16 - from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:2 - And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:23 - Peace be to the brothers,[fn] and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment,

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