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Lexicon :: Strong's G652 - apostolos

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

TDNT Reference: 1:407,67

Strong’s Definitions

ἀπόστολος apóstolos, ap-os'-tol-os; from G649; a delegate; specially, an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ ("apostle") (with miraculous powers):—apostle, messenger, he that is sent.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x

The KJV translates Strong's G652 in the following manner: apostle (78x), messenger (2x), he that is sent (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x
The KJV translates Strong's G652 in the following manner: apostle (78x), messenger (2x), he that is sent (1x).
  1. a delegate, messenger, one sent forth with orders

    1. specifically applied to the twelve apostles of Christ

    2. in a broader sense applied to other eminent Christian teachers

      1. of Barnabas

      2. of Timothy and Silvanus

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀπόστολος apóstolos, ap-os'-tol-os; from G649; a delegate; specially, an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ ("apostle") (with miraculous powers):—apostle, messenger, he that is sent.
ἀπόστολος, -ου, ;
1. a delegate, messenger, one sent forth with orders (Herodotus 1, 21; 5, 38; for שָׁלוּחַ in 1 Kings 14:6 [Alex.]; rabbinical שְׁלִיחַ): John 13:16 (where ἀπόστ. and πέμψας αὐτόν are contrasted); followed by a genitive, as τῶν ἐκκλησιῶν, 2 Corinthians 8:23; Philippians 2:25; ἀπόστ. τῆς ὁμολογίας ἡμῶν the apostle whom we confess, of Christ, God's chief messenger, who has brought the κλῆσις ἐπουράνιος, as compared with Moses, whom the Jews confess, Hebrews 3:1.
2. Specially applied to the twelve disciples whom Christ selected, out of the multitude of his adherents, to be his constant companions and the heralds to proclaim to men the kingdom of God: Matthew 10:1-4; Luke 6:13; Acts 1:26; Revelation 21:14, and often, but nowhere in the Gospel and Epistles of John; ["the word ἀπόστολος occurs 79 times in the N. T., and of these 68 instances are in St. Luke and St. Paul." Bp. Lightfoot]. With these apostles Paul claimed equality, because through a heavenly intervention he had been appointed by the ascended Christ himself to preach the gospel among the Gentiles, and owed his knowledge of the way of salvation not to man's instruction but to direct revelation from Christ himself, and moreover had evinced his apostolic qualifications by many signal proofs: Galatians 1:1, 11; Galatians 2:8; 1 Corinthians 1:17; 1 Corinthians 9:1; 1 Corinthians 15:8-10; 2 Corinthians 3:2ff; 12:12; 1 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11, cf. Acts 26:12-20. According to Paul, apostles surpassed as well the various other orders of Christian teachers (cf. διδάσκαλος, εὐαγγελιστής, προφήτης), as also the rest of those on whom the special gifts (cf. χάρισμα) of the Holy Spirit had been bestowed, by receiving a richer and more copious conferment of the Spirit: 1 Corinthians 12:28; Ephesians 4:11. Certain false teachers are rated sharply for arrogating to themselves the name and authority of apostles of Christ: 2 Corinthians 11:5, 13; Revelation 2:2.
3. In a broader sense the name is transferred to other eminent Christian teachers; as Barnabas, Acts 14:14, and perhaps also Timothy and Silvanus, 1 Thessalonians 2:7 (1 Thessalonians 2:6), cf. too Romans 16:7 (?). But in Luke 11:49; Ephesians 3:5; Revelation 18:20, 'apostles' is to be taken in the narrower sense.
[On the application of the term see especially Bp. Lightfoot on Galatians, pp. 92-101; Harnack, on 'Teaching' etc. 11, 3; cf. BB. DD. under the word]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
10:1; 10:2; 10:3; 10:4
6:13; 11:49
1:26; 14:14; 26:12; 26:13; 26:14; 26:15; 26:16; 26:17; 26:18; 26:19; 26:20
1 Corinthians
1:17; 9:1; 12:28; 15:8; 15:9; 15:10
2 Corinthians
3:2; 8:23; 11:5; 11:13; 12:12
1:1; 1:11; 2:8
3:5; 4:11
1 Thessalonians
2:6; 2:7
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
2:2; 18:20; 21:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G652 matches the Greek ἀπόστολος (apostolos),
which occurs 81 times in 80 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 10:2–1Co 15:7)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:2 -

Now the names of the twelve apostles G652 are these: The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and his brother Andrew; and [fn]James the son of Zebedee, and his brother [fn]John;

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:30 -

The apostles G652 *gathered together with Jesus; and they reported to Him all that they had done and taught.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:13 - And when day came, He called His disciples to Him and chose twelve of them, whom He also named as apostles G652:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:10 -

When the apostles G652 returned, they gave an account to Him of all that they had done. And taking them with Him, He withdrew privately to a city called Bethsaida.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:49 - “For this reason also, the wisdom of God said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles G652, and some of them they will kill, and some they will [fn]persecute,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:5 -

The apostles G652 said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:14 -

When the hour came, He reclined at the table, and the apostles G652 with Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:10 - Now these women were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James; also the other women with them were telling these things to the apostles G652.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:16 - “Truly, truly I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor is [fn]one G652 who is sent G652 greater than the one who sent him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:2 - until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had given orders [fn]by the Holy Spirit to the apostles G652 whom He had chosen.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:26 - And they [fn]drew lots for them, and the lot fell [fn]to Matthias; and he was added to the eleven apostles G652.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:37 -

Now when they heard this, they were [fn]pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles G652, “[fn]Brothers, what are we to do?”

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:42 - They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ G652 teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to [fn]prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:43 -

[fn]Everyone kept feeling a sense of awe; and many wonders and [fn]signs were taking place through the apostles G652.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:33 - And with great power the apostles G652 were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:35 - and lay them at the apostles’ G652 feet, and they would be distributed to each to the extent that any had need.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:36 -

Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles G652 (which translated means Son of [fn]Encouragement),

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:37 - [fn]owned a tract of land. So he sold it, and brought the money and laid it at the apostles’ G652 feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:2 - and kept back some of the [fn]proceeds for himself, with his wife’s [fn]full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles’ G652 feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:12 -

[fn]At the hands of the apostles G652 many [fn]signs and wonders were taking place among the people; and they were all [fn]together in Solomon’s [fn]portico.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:18 - They laid hands on the apostles G652 and put them in a public prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:29 - But Peter and the apostles G652 answered, “We must obey God rather than men.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:34 - But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the Law, respected by all the people, stood up in the Council and gave orders to put the men outside for a short time.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:40 -

They followed his advice; and after calling the apostles G652 in, they flogged them and ordered them not to [fn]speak in the name of Jesus, and then released them.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:6 - And they brought these men before the apostles G652; and after praying, they laid their hands on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:1 -

Now Saul approved of putting [fn]Stephen to death.

And on that day a great persecution [fn]began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except for the apostles G652.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:14 -

Now when the apostles G652 in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent them Peter and John,

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:18 - Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles’ G652 hands, he offered them money,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:27 - But Barnabas took hold of him and brought him to the apostles G652 and described to them how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had talked to him, and how he had spoken out boldly in the name of Jesus at Damascus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:1 -

Now the apostles G652 and the brothers and sisters who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:4 - But the [fn]people of the city were divided; and some [fn]sided with the Jews, while others, with the apostles G652.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:14 - But when the apostles G652 Barnabas and Paul heard about it, they tore their [fn]robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:2 - And after Paul and Barnabas had [fn]a heated argument and debate with them, the brothers determined that Paul and Barnabas and some others of them should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles G652 and elders concerning this issue.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:4 - When they arrived in Jerusalem, they were received by the church, the apostles G652, and the elders, and they reported all that God had done with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:6 -

The apostles G652 and the elders came together to [fn]look into this [fn]matter.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:22 -

Then it seemed good to the apostles G652 and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas: Judas who was called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers,

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:23 - and they [fn]sent this letter with them:

“The apostles G652 and the brothers who are elders, to the brothers and sisters in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia who are from the Gentiles: Greetings.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:33 - After they had spent time there, they were sent away from the brothers and sisters in peace to those who had sent them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:4 - Now while they were passing through the cities, they were delivering the ordinances for them to follow which had been determined by the apostles G652 and elders in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:1 -

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, [fn]called as an apostle G652, set apart for the gospel of God,

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:13 - But I am speaking to you who are Gentiles. Therefore insofar as I am an apostle G652 of Gentiles, I magnify my ministry
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:7 - Greet Andronicus and [fn]Junia, my kinsfolk and my fellow prisoners, who are outstanding in the view of the apostles G652, who also [fn]were in Christ before me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:1 -

Paul, called as an apostle G652 of Jesus Christ [fn]by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:9 - For I think, God has exhibited us, the apostles G652, last of all as men condemned to death, because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to mankind.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:1 -

Am I not free? Am I not an apostle G652? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord?

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:2 - If I am not an apostle G652 to others, at least I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:5 - [fn]Do we not have a right to take along a [fn]believing wife, even as the rest of the apostles G652 and the brothers of the Lord, and [fn]Cephas?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:28 - And God has [fn]appointed in the church, first apostles G652, second prophets, third teachers, then [fn]miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, and various kinds of tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:29 - All are not apostles G652, are they? All are not prophets, are they? All are not teachers, are they? All are not workers of [fn]miracles, are they?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:7 - then He appeared to [fn]James, then to all the apostles G652;

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