747. archégos
Strong's Concordance
archégos: founder, leader
Original Word: ἀρχηγός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: archégos
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-khay-gos')
Short Definition: originator, author, founder
Definition: originator, author, founder, prince, leader.
HELPS Word-studies

747 arxēgós(from 746 /arxḗ, "the first" and 71 /ágō, "to lead") – properly, the first in a long procession; a file-leader who pioneers the way for many others to follow. 747 (arxēgós) does not strictly mean "author," but rather "a person who is originator or founder of a movement and continues as the leader – i.e. 'pioneer leader, founding leader' " (L & N, 1, 36.6).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from archó and hégeomai
Definition
founder, leader
NASB Translation
author (2), Prince (1), prince (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 747: ἀρχηγός

ἀρχηγός, ἀρχηγόν, adjective, leading, furnishing the first cause or occasion: Euripides, Hipp. 881; Plato, Crat., p. 401 d.; chiefly used as a substantive, , , ἀρχηγός (ἀρχή and ἄγω);

1. the chief leader, prince: of Christ, Acts 5:31; (Aeschylus Ag. 259; Thucydides 1, 132;. The Sept. Isaiah 3:5; 2 Chronicles 23:14, and often).

2. "one that takes the lead in anything (1 Macc. 10:47, ἀρχηγός λόγων εἰρηνικῶν) and thus affords an example, a predecessor in a matter": τῆς πίστεως, of Christ, Hebrews 12:2 (who in the prominence of his faith far surpassed the examples of faith commemorated in Hebrews 11) (others bring this under the next head; yet cf. Kurtz at the passage). So ἀρχηγός ἁμαρτίας, Micah 1:13; ζήλους, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 14, 1 [ET]; τῆς στάσεως καί διχοστασίας, ibid. 51, 1; τῆς ἀποστασιας, of the devil, Irenaeus 4, 40, 1; τοιαυτης φιλοσοφίας, of Thales, Aristotle, met. 1, 3, 7 (p. 983{b} 20). Hence,

3. the author: τῆς ζωῆς, Acts 3:15; τῆς σωτηρίας, Hebrews 2:10. (Often so in secular authors: τῶν πάντων, of God (Plato) Tim. Locr., p. 96 c.; τοῦ γένους τῶν ἀνθρώπων, of God, Diodorus 5, 72; ἀρχηγός καί αἴτιος, leader and author, are often joined, as Polybius 1, 66, 10; Herodian, 2, 6, 22 (14, Bekker edition)). Cf. Bleek on Heb. vol. ii. 1, p. 301f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
author, captain, prince.

From arche and ago; a chief leader -- author, captain, prince.

see GREEK arche

see GREEK ago

Forms and Transliterations
αρχηγοί αρχηγοίς αρχηγον αρχηγόν ἀρχηγὸν αρχηγός αρχηγούς αρχηγών αρχιδεσμοφύλακος αρχιδεσμοφύλαξ αρχιδεσμώτης archegon archegòn archēgon archēgòn
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Strong's Greek 747
4 Occurrences


ἀρχηγὸν — 4 Occ.

Acts 3:15 N-AMS
GRK: τὸν δὲ ἀρχηγὸν τῆς ζωῆς
NAS: but put to death the Prince of life,
KJV: And killed the Prince of life, whom
INT: moreover [the] Author of life

Acts 5:31 N-AMS
GRK: ὁ θεὸς ἀρχηγὸν καὶ σωτῆρα
NAS: to His right hand as a Prince and a Savior,
KJV: right hand [to be] a Prince and
INT: God Prince and Savior

Hebrews 2:10 N-AMS
GRK: ἀγαγόντα τὸν ἀρχηγὸν τῆς σωτηρίας
NAS: to perfect the author of their salvation
KJV: to make the captain of their
INT: having brought the author of the salvation

Hebrews 12:2 N-AMS
GRK: τῆς πίστεως ἀρχηγὸν καὶ τελειωτὴν
NAS: on Jesus, the author and perfecter
KJV: unto Jesus the author and finisher
INT: of faith author and perfecter

4 Occurrences

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