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Lexicon :: Strong's G757 - archō

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archō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary word
87x in 19 unique form(s)
2x in 1 unique form(s)
160x in 46 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 1:478,81

Strong’s Definitions

ἄρχω árchō, ar'-kho; a primary verb; to be first (in political rank or power):—reign (rule) over.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G757 in the following manner: rule over (1x), reign over (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G757 in the following manner: rule over (1x), reign over (1x).
  1. to be chief, to lead, to rule

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄρχω árchō, ar'-kho; a primary verb; to be first (in political rank or power):—reign (rule) over.
ἄρχω; [from Homer down]; to be first.
1. to be the first to do (anything), to begin — a sense not found in the Greek Bible.
2. to be chief, leader, ruler: τινός [Buttmann, 169 (147)], Mark 10:42; Romans 15:12 (from Isaiah 11:10). See ἄρχων. Middle, present ἄρχομαι; future ἄρξομαι (once [twice], Luke 13:26 [but not Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading; Luke 23:30]); 1 aorist ἠρξάμην; to begin, make a beginning: ἀπό τινος, Acts 10:37 [Buttmann, 79 (69); cf. Matthew § 558]; 1 Peter 4:17; by brachylogy ἀρξάμενος ἀπό τινος ἕως τινός for, having begun from some person or thing (and continued or continuing) to some person or thing: Matthew 20:8; John 8:9 [i. e. Rec.]; Acts 1:22; cf. Winers Grammar, § 66, the passage cited; (Buttmann, 374 (320)); ἀρξάμενον is used impersonally and absolutely, a beginning being made, Luke 24:27 (so in Herodotus 3, 91; cf. Winers Grammar, 624 (580); [Buttmann, 374f (321)]); carelessly, ἀρξάμενος ἀπὸ Μωυσέως καὶ ἀπὸ πάντων προφητῶν διηρμήνευεν for, beginning from Moses be went through all the prophets, Luke 24:27; Winers Grammar, § 67, 2; [Buttmann, 374 (320f)]. ὧν ἤρξατο ποιεῖν τε καὶ διδάσκειν, ἄχρι ἧς ἡμέρας which he began and contnued both to do and to teach, until etc., Acts 1:1 [Winers Grammar, § 66, 1 c.; Buttmann, as above]. Ἄρχομαι is connected with an infinitive and that so often, especially in the historical books, that formerly most interpreters thought it constituted a periphrasis for the finite form of the verb standing in the infinitive, as ἤρξατο κηρύσσειν for ἐκήρυξε. But through the influence principally of Fritzsche (on Matthew, p. 539f), cf. Winers Grammar, § 65 7 d., it is now conceded that the theory of a periphrasis of this kind was a rash assumption, and that there is scarcely an example which cannot be reduced to one of the following classes:
a. the idea of beginning has more or less weight or importance, so that it is brought out by a separate word: Matthew 11:7 (the disciples of John having retired, Christ began to speak concerning John, which he did not do while they were present); Luke 3:8 (do not even begin to say; make not even an attempt to excuse yourselves); Luke 15:14 (the beginning of want followed hard upon the squandering of his goods); Luke 21:28; 2 Corinthians 3:1; especially when the beginning of an action is contrasted with its continuance or its repetition, Mark 6:7; Mark 8:31 (cf. Mark 9:31; Mark 10:33f); or with the end of it, Luke 14:30 (opposed to ἐκτελέσαι); John 13:5 (cf. 12).
b. ἄρχ. denotes something as begun by someone, others following: Acts 27:35f [Winers Grammar, § 65, 7 d.].
c. ἄρχ. indicates that a thing was but just begun when it was interrupted by something else: Matthew 12:1 (they had begun to pluck ears of grain, but they were prevented from continuing by the interference of the Pharisees); Matthew 26:22 (Jesus answered before all had finished), Matthew 26:74; Mark 2:23; Mark 4:1 (he had scarcely begun to teach, when a multitude gathered unto him); Mark 6:2; Mark 10:41; Luke 5:21; Luke 12:45; Luke 13:25; Acts 11:15 (cf. Acts 10:44); Acts 18:26, and often.
d. the action itself, instead of its beginning, might indeed have been mentioned; but in order that the more attention may be given to occurrences which seem to the writer to be of special importance, their initial stage, their beginning, is expressly pointed out: Mark 14:65; Luke 14:18; Acts 2:4, etc.
e. ἄρχ. occurs in a sentence which has grown out of the blending of two statements: Matthew 4:17; Matthew 16:21 (from ἀπὸ τότε ἐκήρυξε... ἔδειξε, and τότε ἤρξατο κηρύσσειν... δεικνύειν). The infinitive is lacking when discoverable from the context: ἀρχόμενος, namely, to discharge the Messianic office, Luke 3:23 [Winer's Grammar, 349 (328)]; ἀρξάμενος namely, λέγειν, Acts 11:4. [Compare: ἐν- (-μαι), προεν- (-μαι), ὑπ-, προϋπ -άρχω.]

ἄρχομαι, see ἄρχω.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

4:17; 11:7; 12:1; 16:21; 20:8; 26:22; 26:74
2:23; 4:1; 6:2; 6:7; 8:31; 9:31; 10:33; 10:41; 10:42; 14:65
3:8; 3:23; 5:21; 12:45; 13:25; 13:26; 14:18; 14:30; 15:14; 21:28; 23:30; 24:27; 24:27
8:9; 13:5
1:1; 1:22; 2:4; 10:37; 10:44; 11:4; 11:15; 18:26; 27:35
2 Corinthians
1 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G757 matches the Greek ἄρχω (archō),
which occurs 87 times in 87 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 4:17–Luk 11:29)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:17 -

From that time Jesus began G757 to [fn]preach and say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:7 -

As these disciples of John were going away, Jesus began G757 speaking to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:20 -

Then He began G757 to reprimand the cities in which most of His [fn]miracles were done, because they did not repent.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:1 -

[fn]At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples became hungry and began G757 to pick the heads of grain and eat.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:30 - But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and when he began G757 to sink, he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:21 -

From that time [fn]Jesus began G757 to [fn]point out to His disciples that it was necessary for Him to go to Jerusalem and to suffer many things from the elders, chief priests, and scribes, and to be killed, and to be raised up on the third day.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:22 - And yet Peter took Him aside and began G757 to rebuke Him, saying, “[fn]God forbid it, Lord! This shall never [fn]happen to You!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:24 - “And when he had begun G757 to settle them, one who owed him [fn]ten thousand talents was brought to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:8 -

“Now when evening came, the [fn]owner of the vineyard *said to his foreman, ‘Call the laborers and pay them their wages, starting G757 with the last group to the first.’

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:49 - and he begins G757 to beat his fellow slaves, and he eats and drinks with those habitually drunk;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:22 - Being deeply grieved, they began G757 saying to Him, each one: “Surely it is not I, Lord?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:37 - And He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee with Him, and began G757 to be grieved and distressed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:74 - Then he began G757 to curse and swear, “I do not know the Man!” And immediately a rooster crowed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:45 - But he went out and began G757 to proclaim it [fn]freely and to spread the news around, to such an extent that [fn]Jesus could no longer publicly enter a city, but [fn]stayed out in unpopulated areas; and they were coming to Him from everywhere.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:23 -

And it happened that He was passing through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples began G757 to make their way along while picking the heads of grain.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:1 -

Again He began G757 to teach by the sea. And such a very large crowd gathered to Him that He got into a boat on the sea and sat down; and the whole crowd was by the sea on the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:17 - And they began G757 to beg Him to leave their region.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:20 - And he went away and began G757 to proclaim in Decapolis [fn]what great things Jesus had done for him; and everyone was amazed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:2 - And when the Sabbath came, He began G757 to teach in the synagogue; and [fn]the many listeners were astonished, saying, “Where did this Man learn these things, and what is this wisdom that has been given to Him, and such [fn]miracles as these performed by His hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:7 -

And He *summoned the twelve and began G757 to send them out in pairs, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits;

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:34 - When Jesus went [fn]ashore, He saw a large crowd, and He felt compassion for them because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and He began G757 to teach them many things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:55 - and ran about that entire country and began G757 carrying here and there on their pallets those who were sick, [fn]to wherever they heard He was.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:11 -

And the Pharisees came out and began G757 to argue with Him, demanding from Him a [fn]sign from heaven, [fn]to test Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:31 -

And He began G757 to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise from the dead.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:32 - And He was stating the matter plainly. And Peter took Him aside and began G757 to rebuke Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:28 -

Peter began G757 to say to Him, “Behold, we have left everything and have followed You.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:32 -

Now they were on the road going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking on ahead of them; and they were amazed, and those who followed were fearful. And again He took the twelve aside and began G757 to tell them what was going to happen to Him,

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:41 -

Hearing this, the other ten began G757 to feel indignant with [fn]James and John.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:42 - Calling them to Himself, Jesus *said to them, “You know that those who are recognized as rulers G757 of the Gentiles domineer over them; and their [fn]people in high position exercise authority over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:47 - And when he heard that it was Jesus the Nazarene, he began G757 to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:15 -

Then they *came to Jerusalem. And He entered the temple area and began G757 to drive out those who were selling and buying on the temple grounds, and He overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who were selling [fn]doves;

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:1 -

And He began G757 to speak to them in parables: “A man planted a vineyard and put a [fn]fence around it, and dug a vat under the wine press and built a tower, and leased it to [fn]vine-growers and went on a journey.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:5 - And Jesus began G757 to say to them, “See to it that no one misleads you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:19 - They began G757 to be grieved and to say to Him one by one, “Surely not I?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:33 - And He *took with Him Peter, [fn]James, and John, and began G757 to be very distressed and troubled.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:65 - And some began G757 to spit on Him, and [fn]to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists and say to Him, “Prophesy!” Then the officers took custody of Him [fn]and slapped Him in the face.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:69 - The slave woman saw him, and began G757 once more to say to the bystanders, “This man is one of them!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:71 - But he began G757 to [fn]curse himself and to swear, “I do not know this Man of whom you speak!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:8 - And the crowd went up and began G757 asking Pilate to do as he had been accustomed to do for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:18 - and they began G757 saluting Him: “Hail, King of the Jews!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:8 - “Therefore produce fruits that are consistent with repentance, and do not start G757 saying [fn]to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father,’ for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children for Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:23 -

When He began G757 His ministry, Jesus Himself was about thirty years old, being, as was commonly held, the son of Joseph, [fn]the son of [fn]Eli,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:21 - Now He began G757 to say to them, “Today this Scripture has been fulfilled in your [fn]hearing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:21 - The scribes and the Pharisees began G757 thinking of the implications, saying, “Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, except God alone?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:15 - And the dead man sat up and began G757 to speak. And Jesus gave him back to his mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:24 -

When the messengers of John had left, He began G757 to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the [fn]wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:38 - and standing behind Him at His feet, weeping, she began G757 to wet His feet with her tears, and she wiped them with the hair of her head, and began kissing His feet and anointing them with the perfume.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:49 - And then those who were reclining at the table with Him began G757 saying [fn]to themselves, “Who is this Man who even forgives sins?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:12 -

Now the day [fn]was ending, and the twelve came up and said to Him, “Dismiss the crowd, so that they may go into the surrounding villages and countryside and find lodging and get [fn]something to eat; because here, we are in a secluded place.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:29 -

Now as the crowds were increasing, He began G757 to say, “This generation is a wicked generation; it demands a [fn]sign, and so no [fn]sign will be given to it except the [fn]sign of Jonah.

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