epitagé: a commandOriginal Word: ἐπιταγή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-tag-ay')
Short Definition: instruction, command, order, authority
Definition: instruction, command, order, authority.
Cognate: 2003 epitagḗ (from 1909 /epí, "suitably on," intensifying 5021 /tássō, "arrange") – a command "fitting" to the situation, i.e. an order that arranges things so they build on (Gk epi) each other to achieve the needed goal. Thus 2003 /epitagḗ ("a structured command") also "stresses 'the authoritativeness of the command' " (Vine, Unger, White, NT, 112). See 2004 (epitassō).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
authority (1), command (3), commandment (3).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2003: ἐπιταγή
ἐπιταγή, ἐπιταγῆς, ἡ (ἐπιτάσσω), an injunction, mandate, command: Romans 16:26; 1 Corinthians 7:25; 1 Timothy 1:1; Titus 1:3; μετά πάσης ἐπιταγῆς, with every possible form of authority, Titus 2:15; κατ' ἐπιταγήν, by way of command, 1 Corinthians 7:6; 2 Corinthians 8:8. (Wis. 14:16, etc.; Polybius, Diodorus.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordanceauthority, commandment.
From epitasso; an injunction or decree; by implication, authoritativeness -- authority, commandment.
see GREEK epitasso
Forms and Transliterationsεπιταγην επιταγήν ἐπιταγήν ἐπιταγὴν επιταγης επιταγής ἐπιταγῆς epitagen epitagēn epitagḗn epitagḕn epitages epitagês epitagēs epitagē̂s
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2003
ἐπιταγὴν — 6 Occ.
ἐπιταγῆς — 1 Occ.
Romans 16:26 N-AFS
GRK: προφητικῶν κατ' ἐπιταγὴν τοῦ αἰωνίου
NAS: according to the commandment of the eternal
KJV: according to the commandment of the everlasting
INT: prophetic according to [the] commandment of the eternal