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ἐπιστολή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιστολή, -ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
epistolē
Simplified transliteration: 
epistole
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1992
GK Number: 
2186
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
24
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
letter, epistle
Definition: 
word sent; an order, command; an epistle, letter, Acts 9:2; 15:30

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 9:2 and requested from him letters (epistolas | ἐπιστολάς | acc pl fem) to Damascus addressed to the synagogues, that if he found any who were of the Way, men or women, he should bring them bound to Jerusalem.
Acts 15:30 So they were sent off and went down to Antioch, and gathering the entire group together, they delivered the letter (epistolēn | ἐπιστολήν | acc sg fem).
Acts 22:5 as also the high priest and the whole council of elders can bear me witness. From them I received letters (epistolas | ἐπιστολάς | acc pl fem) to the brothers, and I went toward Damascus to take those also who were there and bring them in bonds to Jerusalem to be punished.
Acts 23:25 And he wrote a letter (epistolēn | ἐπιστολήν | acc sg fem) having this form:
Acts 23:33 When the horsemen arrived in Caesarea, they delivered the letter (epistolēn | ἐπιστολήν | acc sg fem) to the governor and turned over Paul to him.
Romans 16:22 I, Tertius, the one who is writing down this letter (epistolēn | ἐπιστολήν | acc sg fem), greet you in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 5:9 I wrote to you in my letter (epistolē | ἐπιστολῇ | dat sg fem) not to associate with sexually immoral people —
1 Corinthians 16:3 And when I arrive, I will dispatch with letters (epistolōn | ἐπιστολῶν | gen pl fem) of introduction whomever you approve to carry your gift to Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 3:1 Are we beginning to recommend ourselves again? We do not need, as some do, letters (epistolōn | ἐπιστολῶν | gen pl fem) of recommendation to you or from you, do we?
2 Corinthians 3:2 You yourselves are our letter (epistolē | ἐπιστολή | nom sg fem), written on our hearts, known and read by all people;
2 Corinthians 3:3 making known that you are a letter (epistolē | ἐπιστολή | nom sg fem) of Christ, delivered by us, written not in ink but by the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.
2 Corinthians 7:8 For even if I made you sad by my letter (epistolē | ἐπιστολῇ | dat sg fem), I do not regret it. Even if I did regret it — for I see that that letter (epistolē | ἐπιστολή | nom sg fem) did make you sad, though only for a short time —
2 Corinthians 10:9 I do not want to seem as though I am trying to frighten you with my letters (epistolōn | ἐπιστολῶν | gen pl fem).
2 Corinthians 10:10 For some are saying, “His letters (epistolai | ἐπιστολαί | nom pl fem) are weighty and forceful, but his physical presence is weak, and his rhetoric amounts to nothing.”
2 Corinthians 10:11 Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word through letters (epistolōn | ἐπιστολῶν | gen pl fem) when absent, such we also are in act when present.
Colossians 4:16 And after this letter (epistolē | ἐπιστολή | nom sg fem) has been read among you, this letter (epistolē | ἐπιστολή | nom sg fem) see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans, church and that you read the one from Laodicea that as well. you read
1 Thessalonians 5:27 I ask you to swear by the name of the Lord to have this letter (epistolēn | ἐπιστολήν | acc sg fem) read to all the brothers.
2 Thessalonians 2:2 not to be quickly shaken out of your wits or disturbed, either by a prophecy or by a spoken word or by a letter (epistolēs | ἐπιστολῆς | gen sg fem) purporting to come from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord is already here.
2 Thessalonians 2:15 So then, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions that you were taught, either by what we said or what we wrote (epistolēs | ἐπιστολῆς | gen sg fem).
2 Thessalonians 3:14 Now if anyone does not obey what we say in this epistle (epistolēs | ἐπιστολῆς | gen sg fem), take note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he will feel ashamed.
2 Thessalonians 3:17 The greeting is with my own hand — Paul’s — which is a mark of genuineness in every letter (epistolē | ἐπιστολῇ | dat sg fem); so I write.
2 Peter 3:1 This, dear friends, is now the second letter (epistolēn | ἐπιστολήν | acc sg fem) I have written to you (in both of them I have been trying to arouse your pure minds with a reminder)
2 Peter 3:16 as he does in all his letters (epistolais | ἐπιστολαῖς | dat pl fem), speaking in them of these matters, in which are some things hard to understand, things that the ignorant and unstable distort to their own destruction, as they do the other scriptures.