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ἐπιστέλλω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιστέλλω
Greek transliteration: 
epistellō
Simplified transliteration: 
epistello
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐπέστειλα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1989
GK Number: 
2182
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-2d(1)
Gloss: 
to write a letter
Definition: 
to send word to, to send injunctions, Acts 15:20; 21:25; to write to, write a letter, Heb. 13:22*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 15:20 but should write (episteilai | ἐπιστεῖλαι | aor act inf ) to them to abstain from the pollutions of idols, and from sexual immorality, and from what has been strangled, and from blood.
Acts 21:25 But as for the Gentiles who have believed, we sent (epesteilamen | ἐπεστείλαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) a letter with our judgment that they should abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what has been strangled, and from sexual immorality.”
Hebrews 13:22 I appeal to you, brothers, bear with my word of exhortation, for in fact I (epesteila | ἐπέστειλα | aor act ind 1 sg) have (epesteila | ἐπέστειλα | aor act ind 1 sg) written (epesteila | ἐπέστειλα | aor act ind 1 sg) to you briefly.