ἀρχή in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

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
4a) of the corners of a sail
5) the first place, principality, rule, magistracy
5a) of angels and demons
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 1:479, 81

Strong

G746
From G756; (properly abstract) a commencement, or (concrete) chief (in various applications of order, time, place or rank): - beginning, corner, (at the, the) first (estate), magistrate, power, principality, principle, rule.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
f supernatural power12.44
d sphere of authority37.55
e ruler37.56
g elementary aspect58.20
b beginning (time)67.65
a beginning (aspect)68.1
h corner79.106
c first cause89.16

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBLWestcott/HortTischendorfByzantine
ἀρχαὶnoun: nominative plural feminine2
ἀρχαῖςnoun: dative plural feminine4
ἀρχὰςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
ἀρχάςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
ἀρχὴnoun: nominative singular feminine6
ἀρχῇnoun: dative singular feminine5
ἀρχήnoun: nominative singular feminine1
ἀρχὴνnoun: accusative singular feminine7
ἀρχῆςnoun: genitive singular feminine26
Total55
ἀρχαὶnoun: nominative plural feminine2
ἀρχαῖςnoun: dative plural feminine4
ἀρχὰςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
ἀρχάςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
ἀρχὴnoun: nominative singular feminine5
αρχηnoun: nominative singular feminine1
ἀρχῇnoun: dative singular feminine4
αρχηnoun: dative singular feminine1
ἀρχήnoun: nominative singular feminine1
ἀρχὴνnoun: accusative singular feminine7
ἀρχῆςnoun: genitive singular feminine26
αρχησnoun: genitive singular feminine1
Total56
ἀρχαὶnoun: nominative plural feminine2
ἀρχαῖςnoun: dative plural feminine4
ἀρχὰςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
ἀρχάςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
ἀρχὴnoun: nominative singular feminine6
ἀρχῇnoun: dative singular feminine5
ἀρχήnoun: nominative singular feminine1
ἀρχὴνnoun: accusative singular feminine7
ἀρχῆςnoun: genitive singular feminine27
Total56
ἀρχαὶnoun: nominative plural feminine2
ἀρχαίnoun: nominative plural feminine1
ἀρχαῖςnoun: dative plural feminine4
ἀρχὰςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
ἀρχάςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
ἀρχὴnoun: nominative singular feminine5
ἀρχῇnoun: dative singular feminine5
ἀρχήnoun: nominative singular feminine1
ἀρχὴνnoun: accusative singular feminine6
ἀρχήνnoun: accusative singular feminine1
ἀρχῆςnoun: genitive singular feminine28
Total57

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