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Lexicon :: Strong's G746 - archē


är-khā' (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:479,81

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x
The KJV translates Strongs G746 in the following manner: beginning (40x), principality (8x), corner (2x), first (2x), misc (6x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. beginning, origin

  2. the person or thing that commences, the first person or thing in a series, the leader

  3. that by which anything begins to be, the origin, the active cause

  4. the extremity of a thing

    1. of the corners of a sail

  5. the first place, principality, rule, magistracy

    1. of angels and demons

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀρχή archḗ, ar-khay'; from G756; (properly abstract) a commencement, or (concretely) chief (in various applications of order, time, place, or rank):—beginning, corner, (at the, the) first (estate), magistrate, power, principality, principle, rule.
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Concordance Results Using NASB

Strong's Number G746 matches the Greek ἀρχή (archē),
which occurs 57 times in 55 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB
Page 1 / 2 (Mat 19:4–2Jo 1:5)

Tools specific to Mat 19:4

Mat 19:4

And He answered and said, “Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning G746 MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE,

Tools specific to Mat 19:8

Mat 19:8

He *said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart Moses permitted you to fndivorce your wives; but from the beginning G746 it has not been this way.

Tools specific to Mat 24:8

Mat 24:8

“But all these things are merely the beginning G746 of birth pangs.

Tools specific to Mat 24:21

Mat 24:21

“For then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning G746 of the world until now, nor ever will.

Tools specific to Mar 1:1

Mar 1:1

The beginning G746 of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

Tools specific to Mar 10:6

Mar 10:6

“But from the beginning G746 of creation, God MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE.

Tools specific to Mar 13:8

Mar 13:8

“For nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places; there will also be famines. These things are merely the beginning G746 of birth pangs.

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Mar 13:19

“For those days will be a time of tribulation such as has not occurred since the beginning G746 of the creation which God created until now, and never will.

Tools specific to Luk 1:2

Luk 1:2

just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning G746 fnwere eyewitnesses and fnservants of the fnword,

Tools specific to Luk 12:11

Luk 12:11

“When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers G746 and the authorities, do not worry about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say;

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Luk 20:20

So they watched Him, and sent spies who fnpretended to be righteous, in order that they might fncatch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule G746 and the authority of the governor.

Tools specific to Jhn 1:1

Jhn 1:1

In the beginning G746 was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Tools specific to Jhn 1:2

Jhn 1:2

fnHe was in the beginning G746 with God.

Tools specific to Jhn 2:11

Jhn 2:11

This beginning G746 of His fnsigns Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.

Tools specific to Jhn 6:64

Jhn 6:64

“But there are some of you who do not believe.” For Jesus knew from the beginning G746 who they were who did not believe, and who it was that would fnbetray Him.

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Jhn 8:25

So they were saying to Him, “Who are You?” Jesus said to them, “fnWhat have I been saying to you from the beginning? G746

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Jhn 8:44

“You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, G746 and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks fna lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of fnlies.

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Jhn 15:27

fnand you will testify also, because you have been with Me from the beginning. G746

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Jhn 16:4

“But these things I have spoken to you, so that when their hour comes, you fnmay remember that I told you of them. These things I did not say to you at the beginning, G746 because I was with you.

Tools specific to Act 10:11

Act 10:11

and he *saw the fnsky opened up, and an fnobject like a great sheet coming down, lowered by four corners G746 to the ground,

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Act 11:5

“I was in the city of Joppa praying; and in a trance I saw a vision, an fnobject coming down like a great sheet lowered by four corners G746 from fnthe sky; and it came right down to me,

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Act 11:15

“And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them just as He did upon us at the beginning. G746

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Act 26:4

“So then, all Jews know my manner of life from my youth up, which from the beginning G746 was spent among my own nation and at Jerusalem;

Tools specific to Rom 8:38

Rom 8:38

For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, G746 nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,

Tools specific to 1Co 15:24

1Co 15:24

then comes the end, when He hands over the kingdom to the God and Father, when He has abolished all rule G746 and all authority and power.

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Eph 1:21

far above all rule G746 and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.

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Eph 3:10

so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers G746 and the authorities in the heavenly places.

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Eph 6:12

For our struggle is not against fnflesh and blood, but against the rulers, G746 against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

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Phl 4:15

You yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the fnfirst G746 preaching G746 of the gospel, after I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone;

Tools specific to Col 1:16

Col 1:16

For fnby Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers G746 or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him.

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Col 1:18

He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, G746 the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

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Col 2:10

and in Him you have been made fncomplete, and He is the head fnover all rule G746 and authority;

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Col 2:15

When He had fndisarmed the rulers G746 and authorities, He made a public display of them, having triumphed over them through fnHim.

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2Th 2:13

But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you fnfrom the beginning G746 for salvation fnthrough sanctification fnby the Spirit and faith in the truth.

Tools specific to Tit 3:1

Tit 3:1

Remind them to be subject to rulers, G746 to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,

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Heb 1:10


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Heb 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? fnAfter it was at the first G746 spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,

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Heb 3:14

For we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning G746 of our assurance firm until the end,

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Heb 5:12

For though fnby this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the fnelementary G746 principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.

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Heb 6:1

Therefore leaving the fnelementary G746 teaching about the fnChrist, let us press on to fnmaturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,

Tools specific to Heb 7:3

Heb 7:3

Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning G746 of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest perpetually.

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2Pe 3:4

and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning G746 of creation.”

Tools specific to 1Jo 1:1

1Jo 1:1

What was from the beginning, G746 what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life—

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1Jo 2:7

Beloved, I am not writing a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning; G746 the old commandment is the word which you have heard.

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1Jo 2:13

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning. G746 I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.

Tools specific to 1Jo 2:14

1Jo 2:14

I have written to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning. G746 I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

Tools specific to 1Jo 2:24

1Jo 2:24

As for you, let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. G746 If what you heard from the beginning G746 abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father.

Tools specific to 1Jo 3:8

1Jo 3:8

the one who practices sin is of the devil; for the devil fnhas sinned from the beginning. G746 The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.

Tools specific to 1Jo 3:11

1Jo 3:11

For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, G746 that we should love one another;

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2Jo 1:5

Now I ask you, lady, not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, G746 that we love one another.

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1. Mat 19:4–2Jo 1:5

2. 2Jo 1:6–Rev 22:13

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