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ἐντολή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐντολή, -ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
entolē
Simplified transliteration: 
entole
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1785
GK Number: 
1953
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
67
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
command, commandment, regulation, an order that has authority
Definition: 
an injunction; a precept, commandment, law, Mt. 5:19; 15:3, 6; an order, direction, Acts 17:15; an edict, Jn. 11:57; a direction, Mk. 10:5; a commission, Jn. 10:18, a charge of matters to be proclaimed or received, Jn. 12:49, 50; 1 Tim. 6:14; 2 Pet. 2:21

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:19 Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments (entolōn | ἐντολῶν | gen pl fem) and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does them and teaches others, this person will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 15:3 But he answered them, saying, “And why do you break the commandment (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) of God for the sake of your tradition?
Matthew 19:17 And Jesus replied “Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you want to enter life, keep the commandments.” (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem)
Matthew 22:36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) in the law?”
Matthew 22:38 This is the first and greatest commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem).
Matthew 22:40 On these two commandments (entolais | ἐντολαῖς | dat pl fem) depends the whole Law and the Prophets.”
Mark 7:8 Neglecting the command (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) of God, you maintain the tradition of men.”
Mark 7:9 And he said to them, “You are clever at setting aside the command (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) of God in order to establish your own tradition.
Mark 10:5 But Jesus said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart he wrote this commandment (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) for you.
Mark 10:19 You know the commandments: (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem) ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother.’”
Mark 12:28 And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing. Seeing how well Jesus had answered them, he put this question to him: “Which commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) is the most important of all?”
Mark 12:31 The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) greater than these.”
Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments (entolais | ἐντολαῖς | dat pl fem) and ordinances of the Lord.
Luke 15:29 but he answered his father, ‘Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disregarded a command (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) of yours, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends.
Luke 18:20 You know the commandments: (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem) ‘You shall not commit adultery; You shall not murder; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness; Honor your father and mother.’
Luke 23:56 Then they returned and prepared anointing spices and perfumes. On the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem).
John 10:18 No one takes it away from me, but I lay it down of my own free will. I have the power to lay it down, and I have the power to take it back again. This command (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) I received from my Father.”
John 11:57 Now the chief priests and the Pharisees had given orders (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem) that if anyone knew where Jesus was he should let them know, so they might arrest him.
John 12:49 For I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father who sent me has (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) himself commanded (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) me what to say and what to speak.
John 12:50 And I know that his command (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) is eternal life. So whatever I say, I speak just as the Father has told me.”
John 13:34 A new commandment (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) I give to you: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also must love one another.
John 14:15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem).
John 14:21 The one who has my commandments (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem) and keeps them is the one who loves me. And the one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and reveal myself to him.”
John 15:10 If you keep my commandments (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem), you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem) and abide in his love.
John 15:12 “This is my commandment: (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) Love one another, as I have loved you.
Acts 17:15 Those who conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens, and receiving an order (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) for Silas and Timothy to come to him as soon as possible, they left.
Romans 7:8 But sin, seizing the opportunity through the commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem), produced in me all kinds of covetousness. (For apart from the law, sin is dead.)
Romans 7:9 I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem) came, sin came to life
Romans 7:10 and I died. I found that the very commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) that promised life brought death to me!
Romans 7:11 For sin, seizing the opportunity through the commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem), deceived me and through it killed me.
Romans 7:12 So then, the law is holy, and the commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) is holy and righteous and good.
Romans 7:13 Did that which is good, then, become death to me? By no means! But sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin, produced death in me through that which is good so that sin, through the commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem), might be sinful beyond measure
Romans 13:9 For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” (and any other commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) there may be) are summed up in this “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
1 Corinthians 7:19 Circumcision is nothing and uncircumcision is nothing. Rather, it is keeping God’s commandments (entolōn | ἐντολῶν | gen pl fem) that counts.
1 Corinthians 14:37 If anyone considers himself to be a prophet or spiritual, let him acknowledge that what I am writing to you is a command (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) of the Lord.
Ephesians 2:15 the law of commandments (entolōn | ἐντολῶν | gen pl fem) and regulations, so as to create in himself one new man from the two, thus making peace,
Ephesians 6:2 “Honor your father and mother” — which is the first commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) with a promise —
Colossians 4:10 sends greetings, you Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, my sends you greetings, as does Mark, the cousin of Barnabas (about whom you received instructions (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem); if he comes to you, welcome him),
1 Timothy 6:14 to keep the commandment (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) unblemished and above reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Titus 1:14 not being devoted to Jewish myths and commandments (entolais | ἐντολαῖς | dat pl fem) of people who are turning away from the truth.
Hebrews 7:5 And those of the sons of Levi who receive the priestly office have a mandate (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) according to the law to collect a tithe from the people, that is, from their fellow countrymen, although they too come from the loins of Abraham.
Hebrews 7:16 he does so not on the basis of a law expressed in a carnal commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem), but on the basis of the power of an indestructible life.
Hebrews 7:18 For there is an annulment of a former commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem) because of its weakness and uselessness
Hebrews 9:19 For when every commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem) of the law had been declared by Moses to all the people, taking the blood of calves and goats together with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, he sprinkled both the book itself and all the people,
2 Peter 2:21 For it would have been better for them never to have come to know the way of righteousness than, having come to know it, to turn back from the holy commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem) that was delivered to them.
2 Peter 3:2 to remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment (entolēs | ἐντολῆς | gen sg fem) of the Lord and Savior spoken through your apostles.
1 John 2:3 Now this is how we can be sure that we know God: if we keep his commandments (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem).
1 John 2:4 The one who says, “I know God,” yet does not keep his commandments (entolas | ἐντολάς | acc pl fem), is a liar and the truth is not in him.
1 John 2:7 Dear friends, it is not a new commandment (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) that I write to you, but an old commandment (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) — one that you have had from the beginning. The old commandment (entolē | ἐντολή | nom sg fem) is the message you have already heard.
1 John 2:8 Yet it is a new commandment (entolēn | ἐντολήν | acc sg fem) that I write to you, one that is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.

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