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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 KJV

Strong's Number G746 matches the Greek ἀρχή (archē),
which occurs 58 times in 56 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 2 (Mat 19:4–2Jo 1:5)

Tools specific to Mat 19:4

Mat 19:4

And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning G746 made them male and female,

Tools specific to Mat 19:8

Mat 19:8

He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning G746 it was not so.

Tools specific to Mat 24:8

Mat 24:8

All these are the beginning G746 of sorrows.

Tools specific to Mat 24:21

Mat 24:21

For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning G746 of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.

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 the creation God made them male and female.

Tools specific to Mar 13:8

Mar 13:8

For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings G746 of sorrows.

Tools specific to Mar 13:19

Mar 13:19

For in those days shall be affliction, such as was not from the beginning G746 of the creation which God created unto this time, neither shall be.

Tools specific to Luk 1:2

Luk 1:2

Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning G746 were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;

Tools specific to Luk 12:11

Luk 12:11

And when they bring you unto the synagogues, and unto magistrates, G746 and powers, take ye no thought how or what thing ye shall answer, or what ye shall say:

Tools specific to Luk 20:20

Luk 20:20

And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power G746 and 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

The same was in the beginning G746 with God.

Tools specific to Jhn 2:11

Jhn 2:11

This beginning G746 of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.

Tools specific to Jhn 6:64

Jhn 6:64

But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning G746 who they were that believed not, and who should betray him.

Tools specific to Jhn 8:25

Jhn 8:25

Then said they unto him, Who art thou? And Jesus saith unto them, Even the same that I said unto you from the beginning. G746

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Jhn 8:44

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, G746 and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Tools specific to Jhn 15:27

Jhn 15:27

And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning. G746

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Jhn 16:4

But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, G746 because I was with you.

Tools specific to Act 10:11

Act 10:11

And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, G746 and let down to the earth:

Tools specific to Act 11:5

Act 11:5

I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain vessel descend, as it had been a great sheet, let down from heaven by four corners; G746 and it came even to me:

Tools specific to Act 11:15

Act 11:15

And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning. G746

Tools specific to Act 26:4

Act 26:4

My manner of life from my youth, which was at the first G746 among mine own nation at Jerusalem, know all the Jews;

Tools specific to Rom 8:38

Rom 8:38

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

Tools specific to 1Co 15:24

1Co 15:24

Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule G746 and all authority and power.

Tools specific to Eph 1:21

Eph 1:21

Far above all principality, G746 and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

Tools specific to Eph 3:10

Eph 3:10

To the intent that now unto the principalities G746 and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Tools specific to Eph 6:12

Eph 6:12

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, G746 against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

Tools specific to Phl 4:15

Phl 4:15

Now ye Philippians know also, that in the beginning G746 of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with me as concerning giving and receiving, but ye only.

Tools specific to Col 1:16

Col 1:16

For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, G746 or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:

Tools specific to Col 1:18

Col 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, G746 the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

Tools specific to Col 2:10

Col 2:10

And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality G746 and power:

Tools specific to Col 2:15

Col 2:15

And having spoiled principalities G746 and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Tools specific to 2Th 2:13

2Th 2:13

But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning G746 chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

Tools specific to Tit 3:1

Tit 3:1

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities G746 and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

Tools specific to Heb 1:10

Heb 1:10

And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning G746 hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands:

Tools specific to Heb 2:3

Heb 2:3

How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first G746 began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

Tools specific to Heb 3:14

Heb 3:14

For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning G746 of our confidence stedfast unto the end;

Tools specific to Heb 5:12

Heb 5:12

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first G746 principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.

Tools specific to Heb 6:1

Heb 6:1

Therefore leaving the principles G746 of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the 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 descent, having neither beginning G746 of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.

Tools specific to 2Pe 3:4

2Pe 3:4

And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning G746 of the creation.

Tools specific to 1Jo 1:1

1Jo 1:1

That which was from the beginning, G746 which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;

Tools specific to 1Jo 2:7

1Jo 2:7

Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning. G746 The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning. G746

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1Jo 2:13

I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. G746 I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

Tools specific to 1Jo 2:14

1Jo 2:14

I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. G746 I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.

Tools specific to 1Jo 2:24

1Jo 2:24

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. G746 If that which ye have heard from the beginning G746 shall remain in you, ye also shall continue in the Son, and in the Father.

Tools specific to 1Jo 3:8

1Jo 3:8

He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. G746 For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Tools specific to 1Jo 3:11

1Jo 3:11

For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, G746 that we should love one another.

Tools specific to 2Jo 1:5

2Jo 1:5

And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we 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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