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Lexicon :: Strong's G1992 - epistolē

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epistolē (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:593,1074

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπιστολή epistolḗ, ep-is-tol-ay'; from G1989; a written message:—"epistle," letter.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's G1992 in the following manner: epistle (15x), letter (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's G1992 in the following manner: epistle (15x), letter (9x).
  1. a letter, epistle

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπιστολή epistolḗ, ep-is-tol-ay'; from G1989; a written message:—"epistle," letter.
ἐπιστολή, -ῆς, , (ἐπιστέλλω), a letter, epistle: Acts 15:30; Romans 16:22; 1 Corinthians 5:9, etc.; plural, Acts 9:2; 2 Corinthians 10:10, etc.; ἐπιστολαὶ συστατικαί, letters of commendation, 2 Corinthians 3:1 [Winers Grammar, 176 (165). On the possible use of the plural of this word interchangeably with the singular (cf. Thomas Magister, Ritschl edition, p. 113, 8), see Bp. Lightfoot and Meyer on Philippians 3:1. (Euripides, Thucydides, others)].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:2; 15:30
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
3:1; 10:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1992 matches the Greek ἐπιστολή (epistolē),
which occurs 24 times in 23 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:2 - And desired of him letters G1992 to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:30 - So when they were dismissed, they came to Antioch: and when they had gathered the multitude together, they delivered the epistle: G1992
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:5 - As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters G1992 unto the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem, for to be punished.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:25 - And he wrote a letter G1992 after this manner:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:33 - Who, when they came to Caesarea, and delivered the epistle G1992 to the governor, presented Paul also before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:22 - I Tertius, who wrote this epistle, G1992 salute you in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:9 - I wrote unto you in an epistle G1992 not to company with fornicators:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:3 - And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters, G1992 them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:1 - Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, epistles G1992 of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:2 - Ye are our epistle G1992 written in our hearts, known and read of all men:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:3 - Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle G1992 of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:8 - For though I made you sorry with a letter, G1992 I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle G1992 hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:9 - That I may not seem as if I would terrify you by letters. G1992
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:10 - For his letters, G1992 say they, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:11 - Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters G1992 when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:16 - And when this epistle G1992 is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:27 - I charge you by the Lord that this epistle G1992 be read unto all the holy brethren.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:2 - That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter G1992 as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:15 - Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle. G1992
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:14 - And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, G1992 note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:17 - The salutation of Paul with mine own hand, which is the token in every epistle: G1992 so I write.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:1 - This second epistle, G1992 beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance:
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:16 - As also in all his epistles, G1992 speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
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