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ἐπιβουλή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιβουλή, ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
epiboulē
Simplified transliteration: 
epiboule
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1917
GK Number: 
2101
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
plan, plot
Definition: 
a purpose, or design against any one; conspiracy, plot, Acts 9:24; 20:3, 19; 23:30*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 9:24 but their plot (epiboulē | ἐπιβουλή | nom sg fem) was made known to Saul. They kept close watch on the gates day and night so that they might kill him;
Acts 20:3 He spent three months there, and when a plot (epiboulēs | ἐπιβουλῆς | gen sg fem) was hatched against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia.
Acts 20:19 serving the Lord with all humility and with tears, enduring the trials that fell on me by the plots (epiboulais | ἐπιβουλαῖς | dat pl fem) of the Jews;
Acts 23:30 And when it was disclosed to me that there would be a plot (epiboulēs | ἐπιβουλῆς | gen sg fem) against the man, I sent him to you at once, ordering his accusers also to speak against him to you.”