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Lexicon :: Strong's G1577 - ekklēsia


ek-klā-sē'-ä (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of ἐκ (G1537) and a derivative of καλέω (G2564)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:501,394

Trench's Synonyms: i. Ἐκκλησία, συναγωγή, πανήγυρις.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 118x
The KJV translates Strongs G1577 in the following manner: church (115x), assembly (3x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. a gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some public place, an assembly

    1. an assembly of the people convened at the public place of the council for the purpose of deliberating

    2. the assembly of the Israelites

    3. any gathering or throng of men assembled by chance, tumultuously

    4. in a Christian sense

      1. an assembly of Christians gathered for worship in a religious meeting

      2. a company of Christian, or of those who, hoping for eternal salvation through Jesus Christ, observe their own religious rites, hold their own religious meetings, and manage their own affairs, according to regulations prescribed for the body for order's sake

      3. those who anywhere, in a city, village, constitute such a company and are united into one body

      4. the whole body of Christians scattered throughout the earth

      5. the assembly of faithful Christians already dead and received into heaven

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐκκλησία ekklēsía, ek-klay-see'-ah; from a compound of G1537 and a derivative of G2564; a calling out, i.e. (concretely) a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation (Jewish synagogue, or Christian community of members on earth or saints in heaven or both):—assembly, church.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G1577 matches the Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsia),
which occurs 115 times in 112 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 3 (Mat 16:18–1Co 15:9)

Tools specific to Mat 16:18

Mat 16:18

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; G1577 and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Tools specific to Mat 18:17

Mat 18:17

And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: G1577 but if he neglect to hear the church, G1577 let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

Tools specific to Act 2:47

Act 2:47

Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church G1577 daily such as should be saved.

Tools specific to Act 5:11

Act 5:11

And great fear came upon all the church, G1577 and upon as many as heard these things.

Tools specific to Act 7:38

Act 7:38

This is he, that was in the church G1577 in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us:

Tools specific to Act 8:1

Act 8:1

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church G1577 which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles.

Tools specific to Act 8:3

Act 8:3

As for Saul, he made havock of the church, G1577 entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison.

Tools specific to Act 9:31

Act 9:31

Then had the churches G1577 rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.

Tools specific to Act 11:22

Act 11:22

Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church G1577 which was in Jerusalem: and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch.

Tools specific to Act 11:26

Act 11:26

And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, G1577 and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.

Tools specific to Act 12:1

Act 12:1

Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church. G1577

Tools specific to Act 12:5

Act 12:5

Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church G1577 unto God for him.

Tools specific to Act 13:1

Act 13:1

Now there were in the church G1577 that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Tools specific to Act 14:23

Act 14:23

And when they had ordained them elders in every church, G1577 and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.

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Act 14:27

And when they were come, and had gathered the church G1577 together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.

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Act 15:3

And being brought on their way by the church, G1577 they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.

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Act 15:4

And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, G1577 and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.

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Act 15:22

Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, G1577 to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:

Tools specific to Act 15:41

Act 15:41

And he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches. G1577

Tools specific to Act 16:5

Act 16:5

And so were the churches G1577 established in the faith, and increased in number daily.

Tools specific to Act 18:22

Act 18:22

And when he had landed at Caesarea, and gone up, and saluted the church, G1577 he went down to Antioch.

Tools specific to Act 19:32

Act 19:32

Some therefore cried one thing, and some another: for the assembly G1577 was confused; and the more part knew not wherefore they were come together.

Tools specific to Act 19:39

Act 19:39

But if ye enquire any thing concerning other matters, it shall be determined in a lawful assembly. G1577

Tools specific to Act 19:41

Act 19:41

And when he had thus spoken, he dismissed the assembly. G1577

Tools specific to Act 20:17

Act 20:17

And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church. G1577

Tools specific to Act 20:28

Act 20:28

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church G1577 of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

Tools specific to Rom 16:1

Rom 16:1

I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church G1577 which is at Cenchrea:

Tools specific to Rom 16:4

Rom 16:4

Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches G1577 of the Gentiles.

Tools specific to Rom 16:5

Rom 16:5

Likewise greet the church G1577 that is in their house. Salute my wellbeloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

Tools specific to Rom 16:16

Rom 16:16

Salute one another with an holy kiss. The churches G1577 of Christ salute you.

Tools specific to Rom 16:23

Rom 16:23

Gaius mine host, and of the whole church, G1577 saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother.

Tools specific to 1Co 1:2

1Co 1:2

Unto the church G1577 of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:

Tools specific to 1Co 4:17

1Co 4:17

For this cause have I sent unto you Timotheus, who is my beloved son, and faithful in the Lord, who shall bring you into remembrance of my ways which be in Christ, as I teach every where in every church. G1577

Tools specific to 1Co 6:4

1Co 6:4

If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the church. G1577

Tools specific to 1Co 7:17

1Co 7:17

But as God hath distributed to every man, as the Lord hath called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches. G1577

Tools specific to 1Co 10:32

1Co 10:32

Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church G1577 of God:

Tools specific to 1Co 11:16

1Co 11:16

But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches G1577 of God.

Tools specific to 1Co 11:18

1Co 11:18

For first of all, when ye come together in the church, G1577 I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.

Tools specific to 1Co 11:22

1Co 11:22

What? have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church G1577 of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.

Tools specific to 1Co 12:28

1Co 12:28

And God hath set some in the church, G1577 first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.

Tools specific to 1Co 14:4

1Co 14:4

He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church. G1577

Tools specific to 1Co 14:5

1Co 14:5

I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church G1577 may receive edifying.

Tools specific to 1Co 14:12

1Co 14:12

Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church. G1577

Tools specific to 1Co 14:19

1Co 14:19

Yet in the church G1577 I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.

Tools specific to 1Co 14:23

1Co 14:23

If therefore the whole church G1577 be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad?

Tools specific to 1Co 14:28

1Co 14:28

But if there be no interpreter, let him keep silence in the church; G1577 and let him speak to himself, and to God.

Tools specific to 1Co 14:33

1Co 14:33

For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches G1577 of the saints.

Tools specific to 1Co 14:34

1Co 14:34

Let your women keep silence in the churches: G1577 for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.

Tools specific to 1Co 14:35

1Co 14:35

And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church. G1577

Tools specific to 1Co 15:9

1Co 15:9

For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church G1577 of God.

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1. Mat 16:18–1Co 15:9

2. 1Co 16:1–Rev 2:11

3. Rev 2:12–Rev 22:16

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