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Lexicon :: Strong's G3853 - parangellō

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TDNT Reference: 5:761,776

Strong’s Definitions

παραγγέλλω parangéllō, par-ang-gel'-lo; from G3844 and the base of G32; to transmit a message, i.e. (by implication) to enjoin:—(give in) charge, (give) command(-ment), declare.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's G3853 in the following manner: command (20x), charge (6x), give commandment (1x), give charge (1x), declare (1x), give in charge (1x), variations of 'command' (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's G3853 in the following manner: command (20x), charge (6x), give commandment (1x), give charge (1x), declare (1x), give in charge (1x), variations of 'command' (1x).
  1. to transmit a message along from one to another, to declare, announce

  2. to command, order, charge

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παραγγέλλω parangéllō, par-ang-gel'-lo; from G3844 and the base of G32; to transmit a message, i.e. (by implication) to enjoin:—(give in) charge, (give) command(-ment), declare.
παραγγέλλω; imperfect παρηγγελλον; 1 aorist παρηγγειλα; (παρά and ἀγγέλλω); from Aeschylus and Herodotus down;
1. properly, to transmit a message along from one to another ((cf. παρά, IV. 1)), to declare, announce.
2. to command, order, charge: with the dative of the pers, 1 Thessalonians 4:11 (cf. Mark 16 WH (rejected) 'Shorter Conclusion'); followed by λέγων and direct discourse Matthew 10:5; followed by an infinitive aorist, Matthew 15:35 L T Tr WH; Mark 8:6; Luke 8:29; Acts 10:42; Acts 16:18; with μή inserted, Luke 5:14; Luke 8:56; Acts 23:22; 1 Corinthians 7:10 (here Lachmann infinitive present); followed by an infinitive present, Acts 16:23; Acts 17:30 (here T Tr marginal reading WH have ἀπαγγέλλει); 2 Thessalonians 3:6; with μή inserted, Luke 9:21 (G L T Tr WH); Acts 1:4; Acts 4:18; Acts 5:28 (παραγγελία παραγγέλλειν, to charge strictly, Winers Grammar, § 54, 3; Buttmann, 184 (159f)), 40; 1 Timothy 1:3; 1 Timothy 6:17; τίνι τί, 2 Thessalonians 3:4 (but T Tr WH omit; L brackets the dative); τοῦτο followed by ὅτι, 2 Thessalonians 3:10; τίνι followed by an accusative and infinitive (Acts 23:30 L T Tr marginal reading); 2 Thessalonians 3:6; 1 Timothy 6:13 (here Tdf. omits the dative); followed by an infinitive alone, Acts 15:5; by ἵνα (see ἵνα, II. 2 b.), Mark 6:8; 2 Thessalonians 3:12; with an accusative of the thing alone, 1 Corinthians 11:17; 1 Timothy 4:11; 1 Timothy 5:7. (Synonym: see κελεύω, at the end.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

10:5; 15:35
6:8; 8:6; 16
5:14; 8:29; 8:56; 9:21
1:4; 4:18; 5:28; 10:42; 15:5; 16:18; 16:23; 17:30; 23:22; 23:30
1 Corinthians
7:10; 11:17
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
3:4; 3:6; 3:6; 3:10; 3:12
1 Timothy
1:3; 4:11; 5:7; 6:13; 6:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3853 matches the Greek παραγγέλλω (parangellō),
which occurs 32 times in 32 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:5 - These twelve Jesus sent out after instructing G3853 them: “Do not [fn]go [fn]in the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter any city of the Samaritans;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:35 - And He directed G3853 the [fn]people to [fn]sit down on the ground;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:8 - and He instructed G3853 them that they should take nothing for their journey, except a mere staff—no bread, no [fn]bag, no money in their belt
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:6 - And He *directed G3853 the [fn]people to [fn]sit down on the ground; and taking the seven loaves, He gave thanks and broke them, and started giving them to His disciples to [fn]serve to them, and they served them to the [fn]people.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:20 - And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them, and confirmed the word by the [fn]signs that followed.] [[fn]And they promptly reported all these instructions to Peter and his companions. And after that, Jesus Himself sent out through them from east to west the sacred and imperishable proclamation of eternal salvation.]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:14 - And He ordered G3853 him to tell no one, “But go and show yourself to the priest and make an offering for your cleansing, just as Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:29 - For He had commanded G3853 the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For it had seized him many times; and he was bound with chains and shackles and kept under guard, and yet he would break his bonds and be driven by the demon into the desert.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:56 - Her parents were amazed; but He instructed G3853 them to tell no one what had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:21 - But He [fn]warned them and instructed G3853 them not to tell this to anyone,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:4 - [fn]Gathering them together, He commanded G3853 them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for [fn]what the Father had promised, “Which,” He said, “you heard of from Me;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:18 - And when they had summoned them, they commanded G3853 them not to speak or teach at all [fn]in the name of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:28 - saying, “We gave G3853 you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and [fn]yet, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend to bring this man’s blood upon us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:40 - They [fn]took his advice; and after calling the apostles in, they flogged them and ordered G3853 them not to [fn]speak in the name of Jesus, and then released them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:42 - “And He ordered G3853 us to [fn]preach to the people, and solemnly to testify that this is the One who has been appointed by God as Judge of the living and the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:5 - But some of the sect of the Pharisees who had believed stood up, saying, “It is necessary to circumcise them and to direct G3853 them to observe the Law of Moses.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:18 - She continued doing this for many days. But Paul was greatly annoyed, and turned and said to the spirit, “I command G3853 you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her!” And it came out at that very [fn]moment.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:23 - When they had struck them with many blows, they threw them into prison, commanding G3853 the jailer to guard them securely;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:30 - “Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:22 - So the [fn]commander let the young man go, instructing G3853 him, “Tell no one that you have notified me of these things.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:30 - “When I was informed that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, also instructing G3853 his accusers to [fn]bring charges against him before you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:10 - But to the married I give G3853 instructions, G3853 not I, but the Lord, that the wife should not [fn]leave her husband
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:17 - But in giving G3853 this instruction, G3853 I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:11 - and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded G3853 you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:4 - We have confidence in the Lord concerning you, that you are doing and will continue to do what we command. G3853
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:6 - Now we command G3853 you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you [fn]keep away from every brother who [fn]leads an [fn]unruly life and not according to the tradition which [fn]you received from us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:10 - For even when we were with you, we used to give G3853 you this order: G3853 if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:12 - Now such persons we command G3853 and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:3 - As I urged you [fn]upon my departure for Macedonia, [fn]remain on at Ephesus so that you may instruct G3853 certain men not to teach strange doctrines,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:11 - [fn]Prescribe G3853 and teach these things.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:7 - [fn]Prescribe G3853 these things as well, so that they may be above reproach.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:13 - I charge G3853 you in the presence of God, who [fn]gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who testified the good confession before Pontius Pilate,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:17 - Instruct G3853 those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.
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