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Dictionaries :: Rule (Noun and Verb)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g746 Greek: arche

Rule (Noun and Verb):

"a beginning," etc., denotes "rule," Luk 20:20, RV, "rule" (AV, "power"); 1Cr 15:24; Eph 1:21, RV, "rule" (AV, "principality").
See BEGINNING, B.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g2583 Greek: kanon

Rule (Noun and Verb):

is translated "rule" in the AV of 2Cr 10:13, 15; in Gal 6:16, AV and RV; in Phl 3:16, AV (RV, in italics): see PROVINCE, No. 2.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g757 Greek: archo

Rule (Noun and Verb):

(akin to A, No. 1), in the Active Voice denotes "to rule," Mar 10:42; Rom 15:12, RV, "to rule" (AV, "to reign").
See BEGIN, A, No. 1.

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g3616 Greek: oikodespoteo

Rule (Noun and Verb):

from oikos, "a house," and despotes, "a master," signifies "to rule the household;" so the RV in 1Ti 5:14 (AV, "guide the house").
See GUIDE, B, Note (1). Cp. oikodespotes, "a householder."

B-3 Verb Strong's Number: g4291 Greek: proistemi

Rule (Noun and Verb):

lit., "to stand before," hence, "to lead, attend to" (indicating care and diligence), is translated "to rule" (Middle Voice), with reference to a local church, in Rom 12:8; perfect Active in 1Ti 5:17; with reference to a family, 1Ti 3:4, 12 (Middle Voice); 1Ti 3:5 (2nd aorist, Active).
See MAINTAIN.

B-4 Verb Strong's Number: g2233 Greek: hegeomai

Rule (Noun and Verb):

"to lead," is translated "to rule" in Hbr 13:7, 17, 24 (AV marg., in the first two, "are the guides" and "guide."

B-5 Verb Strong's Number: g4165 Greek: poimaino

Rule (Noun and Verb):

"to act as a shepherd, tend flocks," is translated "to rule" in Rev 2:27; 12:5; 19:15, all indicating that the governing power exercised by the Shepherd is to be of a firm character; in Mat 2:6, AV, "shall rule" (RV, "shall be shepherd of").
See FEED.

B-6 Verb Strong's Number: g1018 Greek: brabeuo

Rule (Noun and Verb):

properly, "to act as an umpire" (brabeus), hence, generally, "to arbitrate, decide," Col 3:15, "rule" (RV, marg., "arbitrate"), representing "the peace of Christ" (RV) as deciding all matters in the hearts of believers; some regard the meaning as that of simply directing, controlling, "ruling." Cp. katabrabeuo; see ROB.

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