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Lexicon :: Strong's G1860 - epangelia

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epangelia (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TDNT Reference: 2:576,240

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπαγγελία epangelía, ep-ang-el-ee'-ah; from G1861; an announcement (for information, assent or pledge; especially a divine assurance of good):—message, promise.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 53x

The KJV translates Strong's G1860 in the following manner: promise (52x), message (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 53x
The KJV translates Strong's G1860 in the following manner: promise (52x), message (1x).
  1. announcement

  2. promise

    1. the act of promising, a promise given or to be given

    2. a promised good or blessing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπαγγελία epangelía, ep-ang-el-ee'-ah; from G1861; an announcement (for information, assent or pledge; especially a divine assurance of good):—message, promise.
ἐπαγγελία, ἐπαγγελίας, (ἐπαγγέλλω);
1. announcement: 1 John 1:5 (Rec., where ἀγγελία was long since restored); κατ' ἐπαγγελίαν ζωῆς τῆς ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ, to proclaim life in fellowship with Christ, 2 Timothy 1:1 (Winers Grammar, 402 (376); cf. κατά, II. at the end. But others give ἐπαγγελία here as elsewhere the sense of promise, cf. 2 below).
2. promise;
a. the act of promising, a promise given or to be given: προσδέχεσθαι τήν ἀπό τίνος ἐπαγγελίαν (assent; the reference is to a promise to surrender Paul to the power and sentence of the Jews), Acts 23:21; (add, ἐπαγγελίας λόγος οὗτος, Romans 9:9). It is used also of the divine promises of blessing, especially of the benefits of salvation by Christ (cf. Lightfoot on Galatians, 3:14): Acts 7:17; Romans 4:14, 16; (plural Romans 9:4); Galatians 3:17f, 21; Galatians 4:23; Hebrews 11:17; 2 Peter 3:9 (on which see βραδύνω, 2); Hebrews 8:6; Hebrews 11:9; followed by the infinitive Hebrews 4:1; γίνεται τίνι, Romans 4:13; πρός τινα, Acts 13:32; Acts 26:6; ἐρρήθη τίνι, Galatians 3:16; ἐστι τίνι, belongs to one, Acts 2:39; ἐπαγγέλλεσθαι τήν ἐπαγγελίαν 1 John 2:25; ἔχειν ἐπαγγελίας, to have received, Hebrews 7:6; 2 Corinthians 7:1 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 177 (166)); to have linked to it, 1 Timothy 4:8; εἶναι ἐν ἐπαγγελία, joined with a promise (others besides; cf. Winer's Grammar, 391 (366)), Ephesians 6:2; γῆ τῆς ἐπαγγελίας, the promised land, Hebrews 11:9; τά κατά τῆς ἐπαγγελίας, born in accordance with the promise, Romans 9:8; Galatians 4:28; τό πνεῦμα τῆς ἐπαγγελίας τό ἅγιον, the promised Spirit, Ephesians 1:13; αἱ διαθῆκαι τῆς ἐπαγγελίας, covenants to which was united the promise (of salvation through the Messiah), Ephesians 2:12; ἐπαγγελία τοῦ Θεοῦ, given by God, Romans 4:20; in the plural 2 Corinthians 1:20; αἱ ἐπαγγελίαι τῶν πατέρων, the promises made to the fathers, Romans 15:8; with the genitive of the object, τῆς ζωῆς, 1 Timothy 4:8; τῆς παρουσίας αὐτοῦ, 2 Peter 3:4; κατ' ἐπαγγελίαν according to promise, Acts 13:23; Galatians 3:29; δἰ ἐπαγγελίας, Galatians 3:18.
b. by metonymy, a promised good or blessing (cf. ἐλπίς, under the end): Galatians 3:22; Ephesians 3:6 (yet here cf. Meyer or Ellicott); ἀποστέλλειν τήν ἐπαγγελίαν τοῦ πατρός μου, the blessing promised by my Father, Luke 24:49; περιμένειν, Acts 1:4; κομίζεσθαι τήν ἐπαγγελίαν, Hebrews 10:36; Hebrews 11:39 (Hebrews 11:13 T Tr WH, προσδέχεσθαι L); λαμβάνειν τάς ἐπαγγελίας, Hebrews 11:13 (R G); ἐπιτυγχάνειν ἐπαγγελιῶν, Hebrews 11:33; κληρονομεῖν τάς ἐπαγγελίας, Hebrews 6:12; ἐπιτυγχάνειν τῆς ἐπαγγελίας, Hebrews 6:15; κληρονόμοι τῆς ἐπαγγελίας, Hebrews 6:17 — (to reconcile Hebrews 6:12, 15, 17 with Hebrews 11:13, 39, which at first sight seem to be in conflict, we must hold, in accordance with Hebrews 12:22-24, that the O. T. saints, after the expiatory sacrifice offered at length to God by Christ, were made partakers of the heavenly blessings before Christ's return from heaven; (others explain the apparent contradiction by the difference between the initial and the consummate reception of the promise; see the commentaries at the passage)); with the epexegetical genitive λαβεῖν τήν ἐπαγγελίαν τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος, the promised blessing, which is the Holy Spirit, Acts 2:33; Galatians 3:14 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 34, 3 a. at the end); τήν ἐπαγγελίαν τῆς αἰωνίου κληρονομίας, Hebrews 9:15. ((Demosthenes 519, 8; Aristotle, eth. Nic. 10, 1, p. 1164a, 29); Polybius 1, 43, 6, and often; Diodorus 1, 5; Josephus, Antiquities 3, 5, 1; 5, 8, 11; 1 Macc. 10:15.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1:4; 2:33; 2:39; 7:17; 13:23; 13:32; 23:21; 26:6
4:13; 4:14; 4:16; 4:20; 9:4; 9:8; 9:9; 15:8
2 Corinthians
1:20; 7:1
3:14; 3:16; 3:17; 3:18; 3:21; 3:22; 3:29; 4:23; 4:28
1:13; 2:12; 3:6; 6:2
1 Timothy
4:8; 4:8
2 Timothy
4:1; 6:12; 6:12; 6:15; 6:15; 6:17; 6:17; 7:6; 8:6; 9:15; 10:36; 11:9; 11:9; 11:13; 11:13; 11:13; 11:17; 11:33; 11:39; 11:39; 12:22; 12:23; 12:24
2 Peter
3:4; 3:9
1 John
1:5; 2:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1860 matches the Greek ἐπαγγελία (epangelia),
which occurs 52 times in 50 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:49 - “And behold, I am sending forth the promise G1860 of My Father upon you; but you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:4 - [fn]Gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for [fn]what the Father had promised, G1860 “Which,” He said, “you heard of from Me;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:33 - “Therefore having been exalted [fn]to the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise G1860 of the Holy Spirit, He has poured forth this which you both see and hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:39 - “For the promise G1860 is for you and your children and for all who are far off, as many as the Lord our God will call to Himself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:17 - “But as the time of the promise G1860 was approaching which God had assured to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:23 - “From the descendants of this man, according to promise, G1860 God has brought to Israel a Savior, Jesus,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:32 - “And we preach to you the good news of the promise G1860 made to the fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:21 - “So do not [fn]listen to them, for more than forty of them are lying in wait for him who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they slay him; and now they are ready and waiting for the promise G1860 from you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:6 - “And now I am [fn]standing trial for the hope of the promise G1860 made by God to our fathers;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:13 - For the promise G1860 to Abraham or to his [fn]descendants that he would be heir of the world was not [fn]through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:14 - For if those who are [fn]of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise G1860 is nullified;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:16 - For this reason it is [fn]by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise G1860 will be guaranteed to all the [fn]descendants, not only to [fn]those who are of the Law, but also to [fn]those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:20 - yet, with respect to the promise G1860 of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:4 - who are Israelites, to whom belongs the adoption as sons, and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the Law and the temple service and the promises, G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:8 - That is, it is not the children of the flesh who are children of God, but the children of the promise G1860 are regarded as [fn]descendants.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:9 - For this is the word of promise: G1860 “AT THIS TIME I WILL COME, AND SARAH SHALL HAVE A SON.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:8 - For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises G1860 given to the fathers,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:20 - For as many as are the promises G1860 of God, in Him they are yes; therefore also through Him is our Amen to the glory of God through us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:1 - Therefore, having these promises, G1860 beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:14 - in order that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham might [fn]come to the Gentiles, so that we would receive the promise G1860 of the Spirit through faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:16 - Now the promises G1860 were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say, “And to seeds,” as referring to many, but rather to one, “And to your seed,” that is, Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:17 - What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:18 - For if the inheritance is [fn]based on law, it is no longer [fn]based on a promise; G1860 but God has granted it to Abraham by means of a promise. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:21 - Is the Law then contrary to the promises G1860 of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness [fn]would indeed have been [fn]based on law.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:22 - But the Scripture has shut up [fn]everyone under sin, so that the promise G1860 by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:29 - And if you [fn]belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s [fn]descendants, heirs according to promise. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:23 - But the son by the bondwoman [fn]was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:28 - And you brethren, like Isaac, are children of promise. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:13 - In [fn]Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation—having also [fn]believed, you were sealed in [fn]Him with the Holy Spirit of promise, G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:12 - remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, [fn]excluded from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, G1860 having no hope and without God in the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:6 - to be specific, that the Gentiles are fellow heirs and fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise G1860 in Christ Jesus through the gospel,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:2 - HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise), G1860
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:8 - for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise G1860 for the present life and also for the life to come.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:1 - Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus [fn]by the will of God, according to the promise G1860 of life in Christ Jesus,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:1 - Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise G1860 remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:12 - so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:15 - And so, having patiently waited, he obtained the promise. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:17 - [fn]In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise G1860 the unchangeableness of His purpose, [fn]interposed with an oath,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:6 - But the one whose genealogy is not traced from them collected [fn]a tenth from Abraham and [fn]blessed the one who had the promises. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:6 - But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, by as much as He is also the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted on better promises. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:15 - For this reason He is the mediator of a new covenant, so that, since a death has taken place for the redemption of the transgressions that were committed under the first covenant, those who have been called may receive the promise G1860 of the eternal inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:36 - For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive [fn]what G1860 was promised. G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:9 - By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, G1860 as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise; G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:13 - All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, G1860 but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:17 - By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises G1860 was offering up his only begotten son;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:33 - who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, G1860 shut the mouths of lions,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:39 - And all these, having [fn]gained approval through their faith, did not receive [fn]what G1860 was promised, G1860
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:4 - and saying, “Where is the promise G1860 of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:9 - The Lord is not slow about His promise, G1860 as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:25 - This is the promise G1860 which He Himself [fn]made to us: eternal life.
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