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ἄρχω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἄρχω
Greek transliteration: 
archō
Simplified transliteration: 
archo
Principal Parts: 
ἄρξω, ἤρξα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
756
GK Number: 
806
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
86
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1b(2)
Gloss: 
(act.) to rule; (mid.) to begin
Definition: 
(1) pr. (act.) to be first; to rule, Mk. 10:42; Rom. 15:12 (2) mid. to begin, Mt. 4:17; to take commencement, Lk. 24:27; 1 Pet. 4:17

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 4:17 From then on Jesus began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to proclaim, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
Matthew 11:7 As they went away, Jesus began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind?
Matthew 11:20 Then he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to reprimand the towns in which most of his mighty works had been done, because they did not repent:
Matthew 12:1 At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath; and his disciples were hungry, and they began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to pluck heads of grain and eat.
Matthew 14:30 But when he realized that the wind was blustery, he became afraid; and starting (arxamenos | ἀρξάμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!”
Matthew 16:21 From that time Jesus began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and ruling priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.
Matthew 16:22 And Peter took him aside and began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to rebuke him, saying, “Far be it from you, Lord! This must never happen to you.”
Matthew 18:24 And when he had begun (arxamenou | ἀρξαμένου | aor mid ptcp gen sg masc) to settle them, a man who owed ten thousand talents was brought to him.
Matthew 20:8 And when evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, ‘Call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning (arxamenos | ἀρξάμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) with the last and going back to the first.’
Matthew 24:49 and begins (arxētai | ἄρξηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) to beat his fellow servants, and eats and drinks with drunkards;
Matthew 26:22 And they (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) were greatly distressed and began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to say to him one after another, “Surely not I, Lord?”
Matthew 26:37 And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to be sorrowful and troubled.
Matthew 26:74 Then he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to invoke curses on himself and swear to them, “I do not know that man!” And immediately the rooster crowed.
Mark 1:45 However, he went out and began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to announce it publicly and spread abroad the news, so that no longer Jesus could no longer openly enter a town, enter but stayed out in unpopulated areas. stayed Yet people kept coming to him from every quarter.
Mark 2:23 It happened that Jesus on Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and his disciples his began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to make their way along, plucking heads of grain.
Mark 4:1 Again Jesus began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to teach beside the lake. And a very large crowd gathered about him, crowd very large so that he got into a boat got and sat there out on the lake while all the people were on shore by the edge of the water. on shore were
Mark 5:17 Then they began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to implore Jesus to depart from their region. their
Mark 5:20 The man left and began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to proclaim in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him; Jesus and everyone was amazed.
Mark 6:2 And when the Sabbath came, he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to teach in the synagogue. And many, when they heard him, were astonished, saying, “Where does this man get these things? What wisdom has been given to him? How are such mighty works done through his hands? his are done
Mark 6:7 And he called to himself the twelve and began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) them to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits. unclean
Mark 6:34 When Jesus got out of the boat, he saw the large crowd, and had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. And he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to teach them many things.
Mark 6:55 ran throughout that whole area, and began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to bring the ill on mats to wherever they heard he was.
Mark 8:11 The Pharisees came and began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, testing him.
Mark 8:31 Then Jesus began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to teach them that it was necessary for the Son of Man to suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the ruling priests and scribes, and be killed and after three days to rise again.
Mark 8:32 And he was speaking openly about this. So Peter took him aside and began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to rebuke him.
Mark 10:28 Peter started (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to speak to him, “Well, we have left everything and have followed you.”
Mark 10:32 Now they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was going on ahead of them. They were filled with awe, but those who followed behind were afraid. And taking the twelve aside again, he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to tell them the things that were going to happen to him:
Mark 10:41 And hearing this, the ten began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to be indignant at James and John.
Mark 10:42 And calling them to him, Jesus said to them, “You know that those who are supposed to rule (archein | ἄρχειν | pres act inf ) over the Gentiles lord it over them, and their leaders domineer over them.
Mark 10:47 And hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to cry out and say, “Son of David, Jesus, have mercy on me!”
Mark 11:15 Then they went into Jerusalem. And entering the temple, he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to drive out those who were selling and those who were buying in the temple; and he overturned the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those who were selling pigeons,
Mark 12:1 And he began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard and put a fence around it. He dug a pit for the winepress and built a tower; then he leased it out to tenant farmers and went on a journey.
Mark 13:5 And Jesus began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to speak to them, “Watch out lest someone mislead you.
Mark 14:19 They began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to be grieved and to say to him one after the other, “Surely not I?”
Mark 14:33 And he took along Peter and James and John with him, and began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to be distressed and troubled.
Mark 14:65 And some began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to strike him, and to say to him, “Prophesy!” Even the officers received him with slaps to the face.
Mark 14:69 And the maid servant, seeing him, began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) again to say to those who were standing around, “This man is one of them.”
Mark 14:71 Then Peter began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to call down curses on himself and to swear, “I do not know this man of whom you speak!”
Mark 15:8 And coming up, the crowd began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to ask Pilate to do as he usually did for them.
Mark 15:18 Then they began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to greet him, “Hail, king of the Jews!”
Luke 3:8 Bear, then, fruits worthy of repentance. Do (arxēsthe | ἄρξησθε | aor mid subj 2 pl) not even begin (arxēsthe | ἄρξησθε | aor mid subj 2 pl) to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I say to you that God is able, out of these stones, to raise up children to Abraham.
Luke 3:23 So Jesus, when (archomenos | ἀρχόμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) he began (archomenos | ἀρχόμενος | pres mid ptcp nom sg masc) his ministry, was about thirty years of age, being the son (as it was thought) of Joseph, the son of Helix,
Luke 4:21 And he set (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) about telling them, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your ears.”
Luke 5:21 And the scribes and the Pharisees began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to ponder, saying, “Who is this who speaks blasphemies? Who is able to forgive sins except God alone?”
Luke 7:15 The dead man sat up and began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to speak, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.
Luke 7:24 When John’s messengers left, Jesus began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed being shaken by the wind?
Luke 7:38 and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to bathe his feet with her tears. She kept wiping his feet with the hair of her head, and kissing them and pouring the perfume on them.
Luke 7:49 Then those reclining at table with him began (ērxanto | ἤρξαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) to say to themselves, “Who is this, who even forgives sins?”
Luke 9:12 Now the day began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to wear away, so the twelve came and said to him, “Send the crowd away so that they may go into the surrounding villages and countryside and secure lodging and get provisions, for we are in a desolate place here.”
Luke 11:29 As the crowds were getting larger, Jesus began (ērxato | ἤρξατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to say, “This generation is an evil generation; it looks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah.

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