1378. dogma
Strong's Concordance
dogma: an opinion, (a public) decree
Original Word: δόγμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: dogma
Phonetic Spelling: (dog'-mah)
Definition: an opinion, (a public) decree
Usage: a decree, edict, ordinance.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dokeó
an opinion, (a public) decree
NASB Translation
decree (1), decrees (3), ordinances (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1378: δόγμα

δόγμα, δογματος, τό (from δοκέω, and equivalent to τό δεδογμενον), an opinion, a judgment (Plato, others), doctrine, decree, ordinance;

1. of public decrees (as τῆς πόλεως, Plato, legg. 1, p. 644 d.; of the Roman Senate (Polybius 6, 13, 2); Herodian, 7, 10, 8 (5, Bekker edition)): of rulers, Luke 2:1; Acts 17:7; Hebrews 11:23 Lachmann (Theod. in Daniel 2:13; Daniel 3:10; Daniel 4:3; Daniel 6:13, etc. — where the Sept. uses other words).

2. of the rules and requirements of the law of Moses, 3Macc. 1:3; διατήρησις τῶν ἁγίων δογμάτων, Philo, alleg. legg. i., § 16; carrying a suggestion of severity, and of threatened punishment, τόν νόμον τῶν ἐντολῶν ἐν δογμασι, the law containing precepts in the form of decrees (A. V. the law of commandments contained in ordinances), Ephesians 2:15; τό καθ' ἡμῶν χειρόγραφον τοῖς δογμασι equivalent to τό τοῖς δογμασι (dative of instrument) by ὄν καθ' ἡμῶν, the bond against us by its decrees, Colossians 2:14; cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 10 Note 1 (Buttmann, 92 (80); on both passages see Lightfoot on Colossians, the passage cited).

3. of certain decrees of the apostles relative to right living: Acts 16:4. (Of all the precepts of the Christian religion: βεβαιωθῆναι ἐν τοῖς δόγμασιν τοῦ κυρίου καί τῶν ἀποστόλων, Ignatius ad Magnes. 13, 1 [ET]; of the precepts (`sentences' or tenets) of philosophers, in the later secular writings: Cicero, acad. 2, 9, 27de suis decretis, quae philosophi vocant dogmata.) (On the use of the word in general, see Lightfoot as above; (cf. 'Teaching' etc. 11, 3 [ET]).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
decree, ordinance.

From the base of dokeo; a law (civil, ceremonial or ecclesiastical) -- decree, ordinance.

see GREEK dokeo

Forms and Transliterations
δογμα δόγμα δόγμασι δογμασιν δόγμασιν δογματα δόγματα δόγματί δογματων δογμάτων dogma dógma dogmasin dógmasin dogmata dógmata dogmaton dogmatōn dogmáton dogmátōn
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Luke 2:1 N-NNS
GRK: ἐκείναις ἐξῆλθεν δόγμα παρὰ Καίσαρος
NAS: days a decree went
KJV: that there went out a decree from
INT: those went out a decree from Ceasar

Acts 16:4 N-ANP
GRK: φυλάσσειν τὰ δόγματα τὰ κεκριμένα
NAS: they were delivering the decrees which had been decided
KJV: them the decrees for to keep,
INT: to keep the decrees decided on

Acts 17:7 N-GNP
GRK: ἀπέναντι τῶν δογμάτων Καίσαρος πράσσουσι
NAS: contrary to the decrees of Caesar,
KJV: contrary to the decrees of Caesar,
INT: contrary to the decrees of Ceasar do

Ephesians 2:15 N-DNP
GRK: ἐντολῶν ἐν δόγμασιν καταργήσας ἵνα
NAS: of commandments [contained] in ordinances, so
KJV: [contained] in ordinances; for to
INT: of commandments in decrees having annulled that

Colossians 2:14 N-DNP
GRK: χειρόγραφον τοῖς δόγμασιν ὃ ἦν
NAS: out the certificate of debt consisting of decrees against
KJV: the handwriting of ordinances that was against
INT: handwriting in the decrees which was

Strong's Greek 1378
5 Occurrences

δόγμα — 1 Occ.
δόγμασιν — 2 Occ.
δόγματα — 1 Occ.
δογμάτων — 1 Occ.

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