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Forms of the word
ἀρχαῖος, -αία, -αῖον
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ancient, of old
old, ancient, of former age, Mt. 5:21, 33; of long standing, old, veteran, Acts 21:16; ἀφἠμερῶν ἀρχαιων, from early days, from an early period, of the Gospel, Acts 15:7

Greek-English Concordance for ἀρχαῖος

Matthew 5:21 “You have heard that it was said to those of old (archaiois | ἀρχαίοις | dat pl masc), ‘You shall not murder,’ and, ‘whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’
Matthew 5:33 “Again, you have heard that it was said to those of old (archaiois | ἀρχαίοις | dat pl masc), ‘You shall not break an oath, but carry out the vows you made to the Lord.’
Luke 9:8 by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that a certain one of the ancient (archaiōn | ἀρχαίων | gen pl masc) prophets had risen.
Luke 9:19 They replied, “John the Baptist; others say, Elijah; still others that one of the ancient (archaiōn | ἀρχαίων | gen pl masc) prophets of old (archaiōn | ἀρχαίων | gen pl masc) has risen.”
Acts 15:7 After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, “My brothers, you know that in days of old (archaiōn | ἀρχαίων | gen pl fem) God made a choice among you, that through my mouth the Gentiles should hear the message of the gospel and believe.
Acts 15:21 For from ancient (archaiōn | ἀρχαίων | gen pl fem) generations Moses has had in every city those who proclaim him, because he is read aloud in the synagogues every Sabbath.”
Acts 21:16 And some of the disciples from Caesarea came with us, bringing Mnason of Cyprus, an early (archaiō | ἀρχαίῳ | dat sg masc) disciple, with whom we should lodge.
2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation; what is old (archaia | ἀρχαῖα | nom pl neut) has passed away; behold, what is new has come!
2 Peter 2:5 and if he did not spare the ancient (archaiou | ἀρχαίου | gen sg masc) world (but preserved Noah, the eighth, a herald of righteousness) when he brought the deluge on an ungodly world;
Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient (archaios | ἀρχαῖος | nom sg masc) serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world — he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
Revelation 20:2 He seized the dragon, that ancient (archaios | ἀρχαῖος | nom sg masc) serpent (who is the devil and Satan), and bound him for a thousand years.