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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)].
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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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:2 - and asked for letters G1992 from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to [fn]the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them in shackles to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:30 -

So when they were sent away, they went down to Antioch; and after gathering the [fn]congregation together, they delivered the letter G1992.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:5 - as also the high priest and all the Council of the elders [fn]can testify. From them I also received letters G1992 to the brothers, and started off for Damascus in order to bring even those who were there to Jerusalem [fn]as prisoners to be punished.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:25 - And he wrote a letter G1992 [fn]with the following content:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:33 - When these horsemen had come to Caesarea and delivered the letter G1992 to the governor, they also presented Paul to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:22 -

I, Tertius, who have written this letter G1992, greet you in the Lord.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:9 -

I wrote to you in my letter G1992 not to associate with sexually immoral people;

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:3 - When I arrive, whomever you approve, I will send them with letters G1992 to take your gift to Jerusalem;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:1 -

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some, letters G1992 of commendation to you or from you?

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:2 - You are our letter G1992, written in our hearts, known and read by all people,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:3 - revealing yourselves, that you are a letter G1992 of Christ, [fn]delivered by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of [fn]human hearts.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:8 - For though I caused you sorrow by my letter G1992, I do not regret it; though I did regret it—for I see that that letter G1992 caused you sorrow, though only for a while
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:9 - [fn]for I do not want to seem as if I would terrify you by my letters G1992.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:10 - For they say, “His letters G1992 are weighty and strong, but his [fn]personal presence is unimpressive and his speech contemptible.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:11 - Have such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters G1992 when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:16 - When [fn]this letter G1992 is read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and you, for your part, read [fn]my letter that is coming from Laodicea.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:27 - I put you under oath by the Lord to have this letter G1992 read to all the brothers and sisters.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:2 - that you not be quickly shaken from your [fn]composure or be disturbed either by a spirit, or a [fn]message, or a letter G1992 as if from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:15 - So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold on to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter G1992 [fn]from us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:14 -

If anyone does not obey our [fn]instruction [fn]in this letter G1992, take special note of that person so as not to associate with him, so that he will be put to shame.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:17 -

[fn]I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand, and this is a distinguishing mark in every letter G1992; this is the way I write.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:1 -

Beloved, this is now the second letter G1992 I am writing to you in which I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of a reminder,

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:16 - as also in all his letters G1992, speaking in them of these things, in which there are some things that are hard to understand, which the untaught and unstable distort, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction.
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