Arche

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   746  
Original WordWord Origin
arcefrom (756)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Arche1:479,81
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ar-khay'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. beginning, origin
  2. the person or thing that commences, the first person or thing in a series, the leader
  3. that by which anything begins to be, the origin, the active cause
  4. the extremity of a thing
    1. of the corners of a sail
  5. the first place, principality, rule, magistracy
    1. of angels and demons
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 56
beginning 38, corners 2, domain 1, elementary 1, elementary* 1, first 1, first preaching 1, principalities 1, rule 4, rulers 6
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew4
Mark4
Luke3
John8
Acts4
Romans1
1 Corinthians1
Ephesians3
Philippians1
Colossians4
2 Thessalonians1
Titus1
Hebrews6
2 Peter1
1 John7
2 John2
Jude1
Revelation3


Total55
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Arche". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.