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Lexicon :: Strong's G26 - agapē

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ἀγάπη
Transliteration
agapē
Pronunciation
ä-gä'-pā (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: 116x

The KJV translates Strong's G26 in the following manner: love (86x), charity (27x), dear (1x), charitably (with G2596) (1x), feast of charity (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 116x
The KJV translates Strong's G26 in the following manner: love (86x), charity (27x), dear (1x), charitably (with G2596) (1x), feast 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. 48 sq.), 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 15:9; 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; 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,, 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 1:53f; (B. D. under the word; Dict. of Christ. Antiq. under the word Agapae; more fully in McClintock and Strong, under the word ).
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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
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 - “Because lawlessness is increased, [fn]most people’s love G26 will grow cold.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:42 - “But woe to you Pharisees! For you pay tithe of mint and rue and every kind of garden herb, and yet disregard justice and the love G26 of God; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:42 - but I know you, that you do not have the love G26 of God in yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:35 - “By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love G26 for one another.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:9 - “Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in My love. G26
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:10 - “If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love; G26 just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love. G26
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:13 - “Greater love G26 has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:26 - and I have made Your name known to them, and will make it known, so that the love G26 with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:5 - and hope does not disappoint, because the love G26 of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:8 - But God demonstrates His own love G26 toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:35 - Who will separate us from the love G26 of [fn]Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:39 - nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love G26 of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:9 - Let love G26 be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:10 - Love G26 [fn]does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love G26 is the fulfillment of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:15 - For if because of food your brother is hurt, you are no longer walking according to love. G26 Do not destroy with your food him for whom Christ died.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:30 - Now I urge you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love G26 of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:21 - What do you desire? Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love G26 and a spirit of gentleness?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:1 - Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge [fn]makes arrogant, but love G26 edifies.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:1 - If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, G26 I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:2 - If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, G26 I am nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:3 - And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body [fn]to be burned, but do not have love, G26 it profits me nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:4 - Love G26 is patient, love G26 is kind and is not jealous; love G26 does not brag and is not arrogant,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:8 - Love G26 never fails; but if there are gifts of [fn]prophecy, they will be done away; if there are tongues, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be done away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:13 - But now faith, hope, love, G26 abide these three; but the [fn]greatest of these is love. G26
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - Pursue love, G26 yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:14 - Let all that you do be done in love. G26
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:24 - My love G26 be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:4 - For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote to you with many tears; not so that you would be made sorrowful, but that you might know the love G26 which I have especially for you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:8 - Wherefore I urge you to reaffirm your love G26 for him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:14 - For the love G26 of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:6 - in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in genuine love, G26
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:7 - But just as you abound in everything, in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the [fn]love G26 we inspired in you, see that you abound in this gracious work also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:8 - I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love G26 also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:24 - Therefore [fn]openly before the churches, [fn]show them the proof of your love G26 and of our reason for boasting about you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:11 - Finally, brethren, [fn]rejoice, [fn]be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love G26 and peace will be with you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:14 - The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love G26 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 means anything, but faith working through love. G26
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love G26 serve one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:22 - But the fruit of the Spirit is love, G26 joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:4 - just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before [fn]Him. In love G26
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:15 - For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and [fn]your love G26 for all the [fn]saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:4 - But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love G26 with which He loved us,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:17 - so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, G26
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:19 - and to know the love G26 of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:2 - with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, G26
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:15 - but [fn]speaking the truth in love, G26 [fn]we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:16 - from whom the whole body, being fitted and held together [fn]by what every joint supplies, according to the [fn]proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love. G26
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:2 - and walk in love, G26 just as Christ also loved [fn]you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God [fn]as a fragrant aroma.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:23 - Peace be to the brethren, and love G26 with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And this I pray, that your love G26 may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

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