Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 
ajrchv, -h:V, hJ

beginning, ruler


The archbishop is the chief bishop over the archbishopric.


After the ark there was a new beginning.

Mnemonic Singing: 

As it was in the beginning,
is now and ever shall be

Alternate: This is my Father’s world. O let me ne’er forget
That though the wrong seems oft so strong, God is the ruler yet.

Biblical Concordance

Jude 1:6 And the angels who did not stay within their own domain (archēn | ἀρχήν | acc sg fem) but abandoned their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains in utter darkness for the judgment of the great day.
Revelation 3:14 “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning (archē | ἀρχή | nom sg fem) of God’s creation, has this to say:
Revelation 21:6 And he said to me, “It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning (archē | ἀρχή | nom sg fem) and the end. To the one who thirsts I will give permission to drink free of charge from the spring of the water of life.
Revelation 22:13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning (archē | ἀρχή | nom sg fem) and the end.”