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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 67 times in 61 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 5:19–1Jo 2:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:19 - “Whoever then annuls one of the least of these commandments G1785, and teaches [fn]others to do the same, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:3 - And He answered and said to them, “Why do you yourselves transgress the commandment G1785 of God for the sake of your tradition?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:17 - And He said to him, “Why are you asking Me about what is good? There is only One who is good; but if you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments G1785.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:36 - “Teacher, which is the great commandment G1785 in the Law?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:38 - “This is the great and [fn]foremost commandment G1785.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:40 - “On these two commandments G1785 hang the whole Law and the Prophets.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:8 -

“Leaving the commandment G1785 of God, you hold to the tradition of men.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:9 -

And He was also saying to them, “You are good at setting aside the commandment G1785 of God in order to keep your tradition.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:5 - But Jesus said to them, [fn]Because of your hardness of heart he wrote for you this commandment G1785.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:19 - “You know the commandments G1785, ‘DO NOT MURDER, DO NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, DO NOT STEAL, DO NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS, Do not defraud, HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:28 -

And when one of the scribes came and heard them arguing, he recognized that He had answered them well and asked Him, “What commandment G1785 is the [fn]foremost of all?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:31 - “The second is this, ‘YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.’ There is no other commandment G1785 greater than these.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:6 - And they were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments G1785 and righteous requirements of the [fn]Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:29 - “But he answered and said to his father, ‘Look! For so many years I have been serving you and never have I [fn]neglected a command G1785 of yours. And yet never have you given me a young goat, so that I might celebrate with my friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:56 - Then after they returned, they prepared spices and perfumes.

And on the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment G1785.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:18 - “No one [fn]takes it away from Me, but from Myself, I lay it down. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This commandment G1785 I received from My Father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:57 - Now the chief priests and the Pharisees had given orders G1785 that if anyone knew where He was, he was to report it, so that they might seize Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:49 - “For I did not speak from Myself, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment G1785—what to say and what to speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:50 - “And I know that His commandment G1785 is eternal life; therefore the things I speak, I speak just as the Father has told Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:34 - “A new commandment G1785 I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:15 -

“If you love Me, you will keep My commandments G1785.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:21 - “He who has My commandments G1785 and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:10 - “If you keep My commandments G1785, you will abide in My love; just 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 you love one another, just as I have loved you.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:15 - Now those who escorted Paul brought him as far as Athens; and after receiving a command G1785 for Silas and Timothy to come to him as soon as possible, they left.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:8 - But sin, taking opportunity through the commandment G1785, worked out in me [fn]coveting of every kind. For apart [fn]from the Law sin is dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:9 - Now I was once alive apart [fn]from the Law, but when the commandment G1785 came, sin revived and I died;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:10 - and this commandment G1785, which was [fn]to lead to life, was found [fn]to lead to death for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:11 - For sin, taking an opportunity through the commandment G1785, deceived me and through it killed me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:12 - So, the Law is holy, and the commandment G1785 is holy and righteous and good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:13 -

Therefore did that which is good become a cause of death for me? May it never be! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin by working out my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment G1785 sin would [fn]become utterly sinful.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:9 - For this, “YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, YOU SHALL NOT MURDER, YOU SHALL NOT STEAL, YOU SHALL NOT COVET,” and if there is any other commandment G1785, it is summed up in this word, “YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:19 - Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but what matters is the keeping of the commandments G1785 of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:37 -

If anyone thinks he is a prophet or spiritual, let him recognize that the things which I write to you are the Lord’s commandment G1785.

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:15 - [fn]by abolishing in His flesh the enmity, the Law of commandments G1785 contained in ordinances, so that in Himself He might create the two into one new man, making peace,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:2 - HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment G1785 with a promise),
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:10 -

Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, sends you his greetings; and also Mark, the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received [fn]instructions G1785; if he comes to you, welcome him);

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:14 - that you keep the commandment G1785 without stain or reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:14 - not paying attention to Jewish myths and commandments G1785 of men who turn away from the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:5 - And those indeed of the sons of Levi, who receive the priest’s office, have a commandment G1785 [fn]in the Law to collect [fn]a tenth from the people, that is, from their brothers, although these [fn]are descended from Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:16 - who has become such not according to a law of [fn]physical requirement G1785, but according to the power of an indestructible life.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:18 -

For, on the one hand, there is a setting aside of a former commandment G1785 because of its weakness and uselessness

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:19 - For when every commandment G1785 had been spoken by Moses to all the people according to the Law, he took the blood of the calves and the goats, with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:21 - For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, to turn away from the holy commandment G1785 handed on to them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:2 - that you should remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment G1785 of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles,
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:3 -

And by this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments G1785.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:4 - The one who says, “I have come to know Him,” and does not keep His commandments G1785, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:7 -

Beloved, I am not writing a new commandment G1785 to you, but an old commandment G1785 which you have had from the beginning; the old commandment G1785 is the word which you have heard.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:8 - [fn]On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment G1785 to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true Light is already shining.

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