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Lexicon :: Strong's G26 - agapē

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ἀγάπη
Transliteration
agapē (Key)
Pronunciation
ag-ah'-pay
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:21,5

Strong’s Definitions

ἀγάπη agápē, ag-ah'-pay; from G25; love, i.e. affection or benevolence; specially (plural) a love-feast:—(feast of) charity(-ably), dear, love.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 117x

The KJV translates Strong's G26 in the following manner: love (86x), charity (28x), dear (1x), charitably (with G2596) (1x), feasts of charity (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 117x
The KJV translates Strong's G26 in the following manner: love (86x), charity (28x), dear (1x), charitably (with G2596) (1x), feasts of charity (1x).
  1. affection, good will, love, benevolence, brotherly love

  2. love feasts

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀγάπη agápē, ag-ah'-pay; from G25; love, i.e. affection or benevolence; specially (plural) a love-feast:—(feast of) charity(-ably), dear, love.
STRONGS NT 26: ἀγάπη
ἀγάπη, -ης, , a purely Biblical and ecclesiastical word (for Wyttenbach, following Reiske's conjecture, long ago restored ἀγαπήσων in place of ἀγάπης, ὧν in Plutarch, sympos. quaestt. 7, 6, 3 [vol. viii., p. 835, Reiske edition]). Secular authors from [Aristotle], Plutarch on used ἀγάπησις. "The Sept. use ἀγάπη for אַהֲבָה, Song of Solomon 2:4, 5, 7; Song of Solomon 3:5, 10; Song of Solomon 5:8; Song of Solomon 7:6; Song of Solomon 8:4, 6, 7; ["It is noticeable that the word first makes its appearance as a current term in the Song of Solomon; — certainly no undesigned evidence respecting the idea which the Alexandrian LXX translators had of the love in this Song" (Zezschwitz, Profangraec. u. Biblical Sprachgeist, p. 63)]; Jeremiah 2:2; Ecclesiastes 9:1, 6; [2 Samuel 13:15]. It occurs besides in Wis. 3:9 Wis. 6:19. In Philo and Josephus, I do not remember to have met with it. Nor is it found in the N. T. in Acts, Mark, or James; it occurs only once in Matthew and Luke, twice in Hebrews and Revelation, but frequently in the writings of Paul, John, Peter, Jude" (Bretschn. Lex. under the word); [Philo, deus immut. § 14].
In signification it follows the verb ἀγαπάω; consequently it denotes
1. affection, good-will, love, benevolence: John 15:13; Romans 13:10; 1 John 4:18. Of the love of men to men; especially of that love of Christians toward Christians which is enjoined and prompted by their religion, whether the love be viewed as in the soul or as expressed: Matthew 24:12; 1 Corinthians 13:1-4, 8; 1 Corinthians 14:1; 2 Corinthians 2:4; Galatians 5:6; Philemon 1:5, 7; 1 Timothy 1:5; Hebrews 6:10; Hebrews 10:24; John 13:35; 1 John 4:7; Revelation 2:4, 19, etc. Of the love of men toward God: ἀγάπη τοῦ Θεοῦ; (obj. genitive [Winer's Grammar, 185 (175)]. See Westcott, Epp. of St. John, p. 48f), Luke 11:42; John 5:42; 1 John 2:15 (τοῦ πατρός); 1 John 3:17; 4:12; 5:3. Of the love of God toward men: Romans 5:8; Romans 8:39; 2 Corinthians 13:13 (14). Of the love of God toward Christ: John 15:10; John 17:26. Of the love of Christ toward men: John 15:9f; 2 Corinthians 5:14; Romans 8:35; Ephesians 3:19. In construction: ἀγάπην εἰς τινα, 2 Corinthians 2:8 [?]; Ephesians 1:15 [L WH omit Tr marginal reading brackets τήν ἀγάπην]; τῇ ἐξ ὑμῶν ἐν ἡμῖν i. e. love going forth from your soul and taking up its abode as it were in ours, equivalent to your love to us, 2 Corinthians 8:7 [Winers Grammar, 193 (181f); B. 329 (283)]; μεθ' ὑμῶν i. e. is present with (embraces) you, 1 Corinthians 16:24; μεθ' ἡμῶν i. e. seen among us, 1 John 4:17. Phrases: ἔχειν ἀγάπην εἰς τινα, 2 Corinthians 2:4; Colossians 1:4 [L T Tr, but WH brackets]; 1 Peter 4:8; ἀγάπην διδόναι to give a proof of love, 1 John 3:1; ἀγαπᾶν ἀγάπην τινα, John 17:26; Ephesians 2:4 (see in ἀγαπάω, under the end); ἀγάπης τοῦ πνεύματος, i. e. enkindled by the Holy Spirit, Romans 15:30; υἱός τῆς ἀγάπης the Son who is the object of love, equivalent to ἀγαπητός, Colossians 1:13 (Winers Grammar, 237 (222); [Buttmann, 162 (141)]); Θεός τῆς ἀγάπης the author of love, 2 Corinthians 13:11; κόπος τῆς ἀγάπης troublesome service, toil, undertaken from love, 1 Thessalonians 1:3; ἀγάπην τῆς ἀληθείας love which embraces the truth, 2 Thessalonians 2:10; Θεός ἀγάπη ἐστιν God is wholly love, his nature is summed up in love, 1 John 4:8, 16; φίλημα ἀγάπης a kiss as a sign among Christians of mutual affection, 1 Peter 5:14; διά τήν ἀγάπην that love may have opportunity of influencing thee ('in order to give scope to the power of love,' DeWette, Wies.), Philemon 1:9, cf. Philemon 1:14; ἐν ἀγάπη lovingly, in an affectionate spirit, 1 Corinthians 4:21; on love as a basis [others, in love as the sphere or element], Ephesians 4:15 (where ἐν ἀγάπη is to be connected not with ἀληθεύοντες but with αὐξήσωμεν), Ephesians 4:16; ἐξ ἀγάπης influenced by love, Philippians 1:17 (16); κατά ἀγάπην in a manner befitting love, Romans 14:15. Love is mentioned together with faith and hope in 1 Corinthians 13:13; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 1 Thessalonians 5:8;Colossians 1:4; Hebrews 10:22-24. On the words ἀγάπη, ἀγαπᾶν, cf. Gelpke in the Studien und Kritiken for 1849, p. 646f; on the idea and nature of Christian love see Köstlin, Lehrbgr. des Ev. Joh. etc., p. 248ff, 332ff; Rückert, Theologie, ii. 452ff; Lipsius, Paulin. Reehtfertigungsl., p. 188ff; [Reuss, Theol. Chret. livr. vii. chap. 13].
2. plural, ἀγαπαι, -ῶν, agapae, love-feasts, feasts expressing and fostering mutual love which used to be held by Christians before the celebration of the Lord's supper, and at which the poorer Christians mingled with the wealthier and partook in common with the rest of food provided at the expense of the wealthy: Jude 1:12 (and in 2 Peter 2:13 L Tr text WH marginal reading), cf. 1 Corinthians 11:17ff; Acts 2:42, 46; Acts 20:7; Tertullian, Apology c. 39, and ad Martyr. c, 3; Cypr. ad Quirin. 3, 3; Drescher, De vet. christ. Agapis. Giess. 1824; Mangold in Schenkel i. 53f; [B. D. under the word Love-Feasts; Dict. of Christ. Antiq. under the word Agapae; more fully in McClintock and Strong, under the word Agape].
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
13:15
Ecclesiastes
9:1; 9:6
Song of Songs
2:4; 2:5; 2:7; 3:5; 3:10; 5:8; 7:6; 8:4; 8:6; 8:7
Jeremiah
2:2
Matthew
24:12
Luke
11:42
John
5:42; 13:35; 15:9; 15:10; 15:13; 17:26; 17:26
Acts
2:42; 2:46; 20:7
Romans
5:8; 8:35; 8:39; 13:10; 14:15; 15:30
1 Corinthians
4:21; 11:17; 13:1; 13:2; 13:3; 13:4; 13:8; 13:13; 14:1; 16:24
2 Corinthians
2:4; 2:4; 2:8; 5:14; 8:7; 13:11; 13:13
Galatians
5:6
Ephesians
1:15; 2:4; 3:19; 4:15; 4:16
Philippians
1:17
Colossians
1:4; 1:4; 1:13
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 1:3; 5:8
2 Thessalonians
2:10
1 Timothy
1:5
Philemon
1:5; 1:7; 1:9; 1:14
Hebrews
6:10; 10:22; 10:23; 10:24; 10:24
1 Peter
4:8; 5:14
2 Peter
2:13
1 John
2:15; 3:1; 3:17; 4:7; 4:8; 4:12; 4:16; 4:17; 4:18; 5:3
Jude
1:12
Revelation
2:4; 2:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G26 matches the Greek ἀγάπη (agapē),
which occurs 116 times in 106 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 24:12–Phl 1:9)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:12 - “And because lawlessness is increased, [fn]most people’s love G26 will become cold.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:42 - “But woe to you Pharisees! For you pay tithes of mint, rue, and every kind of garden herb, and yet you [fn]ignore justice and the love G26 of God; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:42 - but I know you, that you do not have the love G26 of God in yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:35 - “By this all people will know that you are My disciples: if you have love G26 for one another.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:9 - “Just as the Father has loved Me, I also have loved you; remain in My love G26.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:10 - “If you keep My commandments, you will remain in My love G26; just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and remain in His love G26.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:13 - “Greater love G26 has no one than this, that a person will lay down his life for his friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:26 - and I have made Your name known to them, and will make it known, so that the love G26 with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:5 - and hope does not disappoint, because the love G26 of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:8 - But God demonstrates His own love G26 toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:35 - Who will separate us from the love G26 of [fn]Christ? Will tribulation, or trouble, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:39 - nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing will be able to separate us from the love G26 of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:9 - [fn]Love G26 must be free of hypocrisy. Detest what is evil; cling to what is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:10 - Love G26 [fn]does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love G26 is the fulfillment of the Law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:15 - For if because of food your brother or sister is hurt, you are no longer walking in accordance with love G26. Do not destroy with your choice of food that person for whom Christ died.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:30 - Now I urge you, brothers and sisters, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love G26 of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:21 - What do you desire? That I come to you with a rod, or with love G26 and a spirit of gentleness?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:1 - Now concerning food sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge [fn]makes one conceited, but love G26 edifies people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:1 - If I speak with the tongues of mankind and of angels, but do not have love G26, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:2 - If I have the gift of prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, but do not have love G26, I am nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:3 - And if I give away all my possessions to charity, and if I surrender my body so that I may [fn]glory, but do not have love G26, it does me no good.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:4 - Love G26 is patient, love G26 is kind, it is not jealous; love G26 does not brag, it is not arrogant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:8 - Love G26 never fails; but if there are gifts of [fn]prophecy, they will be done away with; if there are tongues, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be done away with.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:13 - But now faith, hope, and love G26 remain, these three; but the [fn]greatest of these is love G26.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - Pursue love G26, yet earnestly desire spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:14 - All that you do must be done in love G26.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:24 - My love G26 be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:4 - For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote to you with many tears; not so that you would be made sorrowful, but that you might know the love G26 which I have especially for you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:8 - Therefore I urge you to reaffirm your love G26 for him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:14 - For the love G26 of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:6 - in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in genuine love G26,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:7 - But just as you excel in everything, in faith, speaking, knowledge, and in all earnestness and in the [fn]love G26 we inspired in you, see that you also excel in this gracious work.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:8 - I am not saying this as a command, but as proving, through the earnestness of others, the sincerity of your love G26 as well.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:24 - Therefore, [fn]openly before the churches, [fn]show them the proof of your love G26 and of our reason for boasting about you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:11 - Finally, brothers and sisters, [fn]rejoice, mend your ways, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love G26 and peace will be with you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:14 - The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love G26 of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:6 - For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love G26.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love G26.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:22 - But the fruit of the Spirit is love G26, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:4 - just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before [fn]Him. In love G26
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:15 - For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and [fn]your love G26 for all the [fn]saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:4 - But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love G26 with which He loved us,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:17 - so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love G26,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:19 - and to know the love G26 of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled to all the fullness of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:2 - with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love G26,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:15 - but [fn]speaking the truth in love G26, [fn]we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, that is, Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:16 - from whom the whole body, being fitted and held together [fn]by what every joint supplies, according to the [fn]proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love G26.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:2 - and walk in love G26, just as Christ also loved [fn]you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God [fn]as a fragrant aroma.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:23 - Peace be to the brothers and sisters, and love G26 with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And this I pray, that your love G26 may overflow still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

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