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ἀπόστολος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀπόστολος, -ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
apostolos
Simplified transliteration: 
apostolos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
652
GK Number: 
693
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
80
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
apostle, representative, messenger, envoy; often used in a technical sense for the divinely appointed founders of the church
Definition: 
one sent as a messenger, or agent, the bearer of a commission, messenger, Jn. 13:16; an apostle, Mt. 10:2

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 1:1 Paul, an apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the church of God that is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia:
2 Corinthians 8:23 As for Titus, he is my companion and fellow worker among you. As for our brothers, they are delegates (apostoloi | ἀπόστολοι | nom pl masc) of the churches, an honor to Christ.
2 Corinthians 11:5 For I consider myself to be in no way inferior to those “super-apostles.”
2 Corinthians 11:13 For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles (apostolous | ἀποστόλους | acc pl masc) of Christ.
2 Corinthians 12:11 I am acting like a fool, but you drove me to it. I ought to be commended by you, for in no way am I inferior to the “super-apostles” — even though I am nothing.
2 Corinthians 12:12 The marks of an apostle (apostolou | ἀποστόλου | gen sg masc) were done among you with all persistence, along with signs and wonders and powerful deeds.
Galatians 1:1 Paul, apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) not men, through but Jesus and the who raised him from the dead —
Galatians 1:17 nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles (apostolous | ἀποστόλους | acc pl masc) before me; but I went away into Arabia and returned again to Damascus.
Galatians 1:19 But I did not see any of the other apostles (apostolōn | ἀποστόλων | gen pl masc) — except James, the Lord’s brother.
Ephesians 1:1 Paul, an apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the saints who are in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus:
Ephesians 2:20 built on the foundation of the apostles (apostolōn | ἀποστόλων | gen pl masc) and prophets, the cornerstone being Christ Jesus himself,
Ephesians 3:5 which was not made known to the sons of men in other generations as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles (apostolois | ἀποστόλοις | dat pl masc) and prophets by the Spirit,
Ephesians 4:11 And it was he who gave the apostles (apostolous | ἀποστόλους | acc pl masc), the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers,
Philippians 2:25 In the meantime I think it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow worker, and fellow soldier, as well as your messenger (apostolon | ἀπόστολον | acc sg masc) and minister to my need,
Colossians 1:1 Paul, an apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,
1 Thessalonians 2:7 Although we could have made demands as apostles (apostoloi | ἀπόστολοι | nom pl masc) of Christ, we were gentle among you, like a mother tenderly nursing her own children.
1 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) of Christ Jesus because of the command from God our Savior our and Christ Jesus our hope, our
1 Timothy 2:7 It is with reference to this witness that I was appointed a herald and apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) — I am speaking the truth; I am not lying — a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) of Christ Jesus through the will of God according to the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus,
2 Timothy 1:11 for which I was appointed a herald and an apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) and a teacher,
Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) of Jesus Christ, for the faith of the elect of God and the knowledge of the truth that produces godliness,
Hebrews 3:1 For this reason, holy brothers, you who share in the heavenly calling, consider that the apostle (apostolon | ἀπόστολον | acc sg masc) and high priest of whom our confession speaks, Jesus,
1 Peter 1:1 Peter, an apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) of Jesus Christ, to those who live as refugees of the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and apostle (apostolos | ἀπόστολος | nom sg masc) of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith that through the justice of our God and Savior Jesus Christ is of equal privilege with ours:
2 Peter 3:2 to remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken through your apostles (apostolōn | ἀποστόλων | gen pl masc).
Jude 1:17 But you, dear friends, must remember the predictions foretold by the apostles (apostolōn | ἀποστόλων | gen pl masc) of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Revelation 2:2 I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and that you cannot put up with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles (apostolous | ἀποστόλους | acc pl masc) (but are not) and found them to be false.
Revelation 18:20 Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles (apostoloi | ἀπόστολοι | voc pl masc) and prophets, for God has pronounced judgment for you against her!”
Revelation 21:14 The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles (apostolōn | ἀποστόλων | gen pl masc) of the Lamb.

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