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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: 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 116 times in 106 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 24:12–Phl 1:9)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:12 - “And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:42 - “But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass by justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:42 - “But I know you, that you do not have the love of God in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:35 - “By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:9 - “As the Father loved Me, I also have 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, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:26 - “And I have declared to them Your name, and will declare it, that the love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:5 - Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:8 - But God demonstrates His own love toward 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 peril, or sword?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:39 - nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:9 - Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:10 - Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:15 - Yet if your brother is grieved because of your food, you are no longer walking in love. Do not destroy with your food the one for whom Christ died.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:30 - Now I beg you, brethren, through the Lord Jesus Christ, and through the love of the Spirit, that you strive together with me in prayers to God for me,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:21 - What do you want? Shall I come to you with a rod, or in love and a spirit of gentleness?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:1 - Now concerning things offered to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:1 - Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:2 - And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:3 - And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned,[fn] but have not love, it profits me nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:4 - Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:8 - Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:13 - And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - Pursue love, and desire spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:14 - Let all that you do be done with love.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:24 - My love 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 that you should be grieved, but that you might know the love which I have so abundantly for you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:8 - Therefore I urge you to reaffirm your love to him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:14 - For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:6 - by purity, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by sincere love,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:7 - But as you abound in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all diligence, and in your love for us—see that you abound in this grace also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:8 - I speak not by commandment, but I am testing the sincerity of your love by the diligence of others.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:24 - Therefore show to them, and[fn] before the churches, the proof of your love and of our boasting on your behalf.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:11 - Finally, brethren, farewell. Become complete. Be of good comfort, be of one mind, 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 communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:6 - For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty 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, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:4 - just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:15 - Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:4 - But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:17 - that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:19 - to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:2 - with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:15 - but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ—
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:16 - from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:2 - And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:23 - Peace to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment,

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