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Lexicon :: Strong's G758 - archōn

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archōn (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Present participle of ἄρχω (G757)
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TDNT Reference: 1:488,81

Strong’s Definitions

ἄρχων árchōn, ar'-khone; present participle of G757; a first (in rank or power):—chief (ruler), magistrate, prince, ruler.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's G758 in the following manner: ruler (22x), prince (11x), chief (2x), magistrate (1x), chief ruler (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's G758 in the following manner: ruler (22x), prince (11x), chief (2x), magistrate (1x), chief ruler (1x).
  1. a ruler, commander, chief, leader

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄρχων árchōn, ar'-khone; present participle of G757; a first (in rank or power):—chief (ruler), magistrate, prince, ruler.
ἄρχων, -οντος, , (present participle of the verb ἄρχω), [from Aeschylus down], a ruler, commander, chief, leader: used of Jesus, ἄρχων τῶν βασιλέων τῆς γῆς, Revelation 1:5; of the rulers of nations, Matthew 20:25; Acts 4:26; Acts 7:35; universally, of magistrates, Romans 13:3; Acts 23:5; especially judges, Luke 12:58; Acts 7:27, 35 (where note the antithesis: whom they refused as ἄρχοντα καὶ δικαστήν, him God sent as ἄρχονταleader, rulerκαὶ λυτρωτήν); Acts 16:19. οἱ ἄρχοντες τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου those who in the present age (see αἰών, 3) by nobility of birth, learning and wisdom, power and authority, wield the greatest influence, whether among Jews or Gentles, 1 Corinthians 2:6, 8; cf. Neander at the passage, p. 62ff. Of the members of the Jewish Sanhedrin: Luke 23:13, 35; Luke 24:20; John 3:1; John 7:26, 48; John 12:42; Acts 3:17; Acts 4:5, 8; Acts 13:27; Acts 14:5. of the officers presiding over synagogues: Matthew 9:18, 23; Luke 8:41 (ἄρχων τῆς συναγωγῆς, cf. Mark 5:22 ἀρχισυνάγωγος), and perhaps also Luke 18:18; ἄρχων τῶν Φαρισαίων, one who has great influence among the Pharisees, Luke 14:1. of the devil, the prince of evil spirits: () ἄρχων τῶν δαιμονίων, Matthew 9:34; Matthew 12:24; Mark 3:22; Luke 11:15; ἄρχ. τοῦ κόσμου, the ruler of the irreligious mass of mankind, John 12:31; John 14:30; John 16:11 (in rabbinical writings הָעולָם שַׂר; ἄρχ. τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου, Ignatius, ad Eph. 19, 1 [ad Magn. 1, 3]; ἄρχων τοῦ καιροῦ τῆς ἀνομίας, the Epistle of Barnabas 18, 2); τῆς ἐξουσίας τοῦ ἀέρος, Ephesians 2:2 (see ἀήρ). [See Hort in Dict. of Chris. Biog., under the word Archon.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:18; 9:23; 9:34; 12:24; 20:25
3:22; 5:22
8:41; 11:15; 12:58; 14:1; 18:18; 23:13; 23:35; 24:20
3:1; 7:26; 7:48; 12:31; 12:42; 14:30; 16:11
3:17; 4:5; 4:8; 4:26; 7:27; 7:35; 7:35; 13:27; 14:5; 16:19; 23:5
1 Corinthians
2:6; 2:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G758 matches the Greek ἄρχων (archōn),
which occurs 37 times in 36 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:18 - While He was saying these things to them, [fn]a synagogue [fn]official G758 came and [fn]bowed down before Him, and said, “My daughter has just died; but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will live.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:23 - When Jesus came into the [fn]official’s G758 house, and saw the flute-players and the crowd in noisy disorder,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:34 - But the Pharisees were saying, “He casts out the demons by the ruler G758 of the demons.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:24 - But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, “This man casts out demons only by [fn]Beelzebul the ruler G758 of the demons.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:25 - But Jesus called them to Himself and said, “You know that the rulers G758 of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:22 - The scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by [fn]Beelzebul,” and “He casts out the demons by the ruler G758 of the demons.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:41 - And there came a man named Jairus, and he was an [fn]official G758 of the synagogue; and he fell at Jesus’ feet, and began to implore Him to come to his house;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:15 - But some of them said, “He casts out demons by Beelzebul, the ruler G758 of the demons.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:58 - “For while you are going with your opponent to appear before the magistrate, G758 on your way there make an effort to [fn]settle with him, so that he may not drag you before the judge, and the judge turn you over to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:1 - It happened that when He went into the house of one of the [fn]leaders G758 of the Pharisees on the Sabbath to eat bread, they were watching Him closely.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:18 - A ruler G758 questioned Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:13 - Pilate summoned the chief priests and the rulers G758 and the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:35 - And the people stood by, looking on. And even the rulers G758 were sneering at Him, saying, “He saved others; let Him save Himself if this is the [fn]Christ of God, His Chosen One.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:20 - and how the chief priests and our rulers G758 delivered Him to the sentence of death, and crucified Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:1 - Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler G758 of the Jews;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:26 - “Look, He is speaking publicly, and they are saying nothing to Him. The rulers G758 do not really know that this is [fn]the Christ, do they?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:48 - “No one of the rulers G758 or Pharisees has believed in Him, has he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:31 - “Now judgment is upon this world; now the ruler G758 of this world will be cast out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:42 - Nevertheless many even of the rulers G758 believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be [fn]put out of the synagogue;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:30 - “I will not speak much more with you, for the ruler G758 of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:11 - and concerning judgment, because the ruler G758 of this world has been judged.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:17 - “And now, brethren, I know that you acted in ignorance, just as your rulers G758 did also.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:5 - On the next day, their rulers G758 and elders and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:8 - Then Peter, [fn]filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “[fn]Rulers G758 and elders of the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:26 - ‘THE KINGS OF THE EARTH [fn]TOOK THEIR STAND,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:27 - “But the one who was injuring his neighbor pushed him away, saying, ‘WHO MADE YOU A RULER G758 AND JUDGE OVER US?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:35 - “This Moses whom they disowned, saying, ‘WHO MADE YOU A RULER G758 AND A JUDGE?’ is the one whom God [fn]sent to be both a ruler G758 and a deliverer with the [fn]help of the angel who appeared to him in the thorn bush.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:27 - “For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, G758 recognizing neither Him nor the [fn]utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:5 - And when an attempt was made by both the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, G758 to mistreat and to stone them,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:19 - But when her masters saw that their hope of profit was [fn]gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the market place before the authorities, G758
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:5 - And Paul said, “I was not aware, brethren, that he was high priest; for it is written, ‘YOU SHALL NOT SPEAK EVIL OF A RULER G758 OF YOUR PEOPLE.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:3 - For rulers G758 are not a cause of fear for [fn]good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:6 - Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers G758 of this age, who are passing away;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:8 - the wisdom which none of the rulers G758 of this age has understood; for if they had understood it they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:2 - in which you formerly walked according to the [fn]course of this world, according to the prince G758 of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:5 - and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler G758 of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and released us from our sins [fn]by His blood
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