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Lexicon :: Strong's G1785 - entolē

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entolē (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TDNT Reference: 2:545,234

Strong’s Definitions

ἐντολή entolḗ, en-tol-ay'; from G1781; injunction, i.e. an authoritative prescription:—commandment, precept.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 71x

The KJV translates Strong's G1785 in the following manner: commandment (69x), precept (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 71x
The KJV translates Strong's G1785 in the following manner: commandment (69x), precept (2x).
  1. an order, command, charge, precept, injunction

    1. that which is prescribed to one by reason of his office

  2. a commandment

    1. a prescribed rule in accordance with which a thing is done

      1. a precept relating to lineage, of the Mosaic precept concerning the priesthood

      2. ethically used of the commandments in the Mosaic law or Jewish tradition

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐντολή entolḗ, en-tol-ay'; from G1781; injunction, i.e. an authoritative prescription:—commandment, precept.
ἐντολή, ἐντολῆς, (ἐντέλλω or ἐντέλλομαι, which see), from Pindar and Herodotus down; the Sept. often for מִצְוָה, in the Psalms the plural ἐντολαί also for פִּקְּוּדִים; an order, command, charge, precept;
1. universally, a charge, injunction: Luke 15:29; ἐντολήν λαμβάνειν παρά τίνος, John 10:18; πρός τινα, Acts 17:15; λαβεῖν ἐντολάς περί τίνος, Colossians 4:10; that which is prescribed to one by reason of his office, ἐντολήν ἔχειν followed by infinitive, Hebrews 7:5; ἐντολήν διδόναι τίνι, John 14:31 L Tr WH; with τί εἴπῃ added, of Christ, whom God commanded what to teach to men, John 12:49; ἐντολή αὐτοῦ, of God, respecting the same thing, John 12:50.
2. a commandment, i. e. a prescribed rule in accordance with which a thing is done;
a. universally, ἐντολή σαρκικῇ (σαρκίνη G L T Tr WH), a precept relating to lineage, Hebrews 7:16; of the Mosaic precept concerning the priesthood, Hebrews 7:18; of a magistrate's order or edict: ἐντολήν διδόναι, ἵνα, John 11:57.
b. ethically;
α. used of the commandments of the Mosaic law: ἐντολή τοῦ Θεοῦ, what God prescribes in the law of Moses, Matthew 15:3 (and R G in Matthew 15:6); Mark 7:8f; especially of particular precepts of this law as distinguished from νόμος (the law) their body or sum: Matthew 22:36, 38; Mark 10:5; Mark 12:28ff; Romans 7:8-13; Romans 13:9; Ephesians 6:2; Hebrews 9:19; κατά τήν ἐντολήν, according to the precept of the law, Luke 23:56; plural, Matthew 4:19); Matthew 22:40; Mark 10:19; (Luke 18:20); τηρεῖν τάς ἐντολάς, Matthew 19:17; πορεύεσθαι ἐν ταῖς ἐντολαῖς, Luke 1:6; νόμος τῶν ἐντολῶν, the law containing the precepts, Ephesians 2:15 (see δόγμα, 2).
β. of the precepts of Jewish tradition: ἐντολαί ἀνθρώπων, Titus 1:14.
γ. universally, of the commandments of God, especially as promulgated in the Christian religion: 1 John 3:23; 1 John 4:21; 1 John 5:3; ἐντολήν διδόναι, 1 John 3:23; ἐντολήν ἔχειν, ἵνα, 1 John 4:21; ἐντολήν λαβεῖν παρά τοῦ πατρός, 2 John 1:4; τήρησις ἐντολῶν Θεοῦ, 1 Corinthians 7:19; τηρεῖν τάς ἐντολάς αὐτοῦ, 1 John 2:3; 1 John 3:22, 24; 1 John 5:2 (here L T Tr WH ποιῶμεν), 3; or τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 12:17; Revelation 14:12; ποιεῖν τάς ἐντολάς αὐτοῦ, Revelation 22:14 R G; περιπατεῖν κατά τάς ἐντολάς αὐτοῦ, 2 John 1:6; of those things which God commanded to be done by Christ, John 15:10b; of the precepts of Christ relative to the orderly management of affairs in religious assemblies, 1 Corinthians 14:37 R G L Tr WH; of the moral precepts of Christ and his apostles: ἐντολήν διδόναι, ἵνα, John 13:34; ἐντολήν γράφειν, 1 John 2:7f; (2 John 1:5); τάς ἐντολάς τηρεῖν, John (John 14:15); John 15:10a; ἔχειν τάς ἐντολάς καί τηρεῖν αὐτάς, "habere in memoria et servare in vita" (Augustine), John 14:21; αὕτη ἐστιν ἐντολή ἵνα, John 15:12, cf. 1 John 3:23. ἐντολή, collectively, of the whole body of the moral precepts of Christianity; 1 Timothy 6:14; 2 Peter 2:21; 2 Peter 3:2 (thus ἐντολή τοῦ Θεοῦ, Polycarp, ad Phil. 5 [ET]).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

4:19; 15:3; 15:6; 19:17; 22:36; 22:38; 22:40
7:8; 10:5; 10:19; 12:28
1:6; 15:29; 18:20; 23:56
10:18; 11:57; 12:49; 12:50; 13:34; 14:15; 14:21; 14:31; 15:10; 15:10; 15:12
7:8; 7:9; 7:10; 7:11; 7:12; 7:13; 13:9
1 Corinthians
7:19; 14:37
2:15; 6:2
1 Timothy
7:5; 7:16; 7:18; 9:19
2 Peter
2:21; 3:2
1 John
2:3; 2:7; 3:22; 3:23; 3:23; 3:23; 3:24; 4:21; 4:21; 5:2; 5:3
2 John
1:4; 1:5; 1:6
12:17; 14:12; 22:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1785 matches the Greek ἐντολή (entolē),
which occurs 71 times in 65 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 5:19–1Jo 2:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:19 - Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, G1785 and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:3 - But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment G1785 of God by your tradition?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:6 - And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment G1785 of God of none effect by your tradition.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:17 - And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. G1785
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:36 - Master, which is the great commandment G1785 in the law?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:38 - This is the first and great commandment. G1785
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:40 - On these two commandments G1785 hang all the law and the prophets.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:8 - For laying aside the commandment G1785 of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:9 - And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment G1785 of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:5 - And Jesus answered and said unto them, For the hardness of your heart he wrote you this precept. G1785
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:19 - Thou knowest the commandments, G1785 Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:28 - And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first commandment G1785 of all?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:29 - And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments G1785 is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:30 - And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. G1785
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:31 - And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment G1785 greater than these.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:6 - And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments G1785 and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:29 - And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: G1785 and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:20 - Thou knowest the commandments, G1785 Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:56 - And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment. G1785
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:18 - No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment G1785 have I received of my Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:57 - Now both the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, G1785 that, if any man knew where he were, he should shew it, that they might take him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:49 - For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, G1785 what I should say, and what I should speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:50 - And I know that his commandment G1785 is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:34 - A new commandment G1785 I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:15 - If ye love me, keep my commandments. G1785
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:21 - He that hath my commandments, G1785 and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:10 - If ye keep my commandments, G1785 ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, G1785 and abide in his love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:12 - This is my commandment, G1785 That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:15 - And they that conducted Paul brought him unto Athens: and receiving a commandment G1785 unto Silas and Timotheus for to come to him with all speed, they departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:8 - But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, G1785 wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. For without the law sin was dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:9 - For I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment G1785 came, sin revived, and I died.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:10 - And the commandment, G1785 which was ordained to life, I found to be unto death.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:11 - For sin, taking occasion by the commandment, G1785 deceived me, and by it slew me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:12 - Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment G1785 holy, and just, and good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:13 - Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment G1785 might become exceeding sinful.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:9 - For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, G1785 it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:19 - Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments G1785 of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:37 - If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments G1785 of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:15 - Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments G1785 contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:2 - Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment G1785 with promise;)
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:10 - Aristarchus my fellowprisoner saluteth you, and Marcus, sister's son to Barnabas, (touching whom ye received commandments: G1785 if he come unto you, receive him;)
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:14 - That thou keep this commandment G1785 without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:14 - Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments G1785 of men, that turn from the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:5 - And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment G1785 to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:16 - Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, G1785 but after the power of an endless life.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:18 - For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment G1785 going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:19 - For when Moses had spoken every precept G1785 to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:21 - For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment G1785 delivered unto them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:2 - That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment G1785 of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour:
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:3 - And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. G1785

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