entolé: an injunction, order, commandOriginal Word: ἐντολή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (en-tol-ay')
Short Definition: an ordinance, injunction, command
Definition: an ordinance, injunction, command, law.
[1785 /entolḗ (a feminine noun) highlights the nature of a specific order (charge), i.e. its "in-context objective."]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
an injunction, order, command
command (2), commanded* (1), commandment (38), commandments (23), instructions (1), orders (1), requirement (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1785: ἐντολή
ἐντολή, ἐντολῆς, ἡ (ἐντέλλω or ἐντέλλομαι, which see), from Pindar and Herodotus down; the Sept. often for מִצְוָה, in the Psalms the plural ἐντολαί also for פִּקְּוּדִים; an order, command, charge, precept;
1. universally, a charge, injunction: Luke 15:29; ἐντολήν λαμβάνειν παρά τίνος, John 10:18; πρός τινα, Acts 17:15; λαβεῖν ἐντολάς περί τίνος, Colossians 4:10; that which is prescribed to one by reason of his office, ἐντολήν ἔχειν followed by infinitive, Hebrews 7:5; ἐντολήν διδόναι τίνι, John 14:31 L Tr WH; with τί εἴπῃ added, of Christ, whom God commanded what to teach to men, John 12:49; ἡ ἐντολή αὐτοῦ, of God, respecting the same thing, John 12:50.
2. a commandment, i. e. a prescribed rule in accordance with which a thing is done;
a. universally, ἐντολή σαρκικῇ (σαρκίνη G L T Tr WH), a precept relating to lineage, Hebrews 7:16; of the Mosaic precept concerning the priesthood, Hebrews 7:18; of a magistrate's order or edict: ἐντολήν διδόναι, ἵνα, John 11:57.
b. ethically; α. used of the commandments of the Mosaic law: ἡ ἐντολή τοῦ Θεοῦ, what God prescribes in the law of Moses, Matthew 15:3 (and R G in Matthew 15:6); Mark 7:8f; especially of particular precepts of this law as distinguished from ὁ νόμος (the law) their body or sum: Matthew 22:36, 38; Mark 10:5; Mark 12:28ff; Romans 7:8-13; Romans 13:9; Ephesians 6:2; Hebrews 9:19; κατά τήν ἐντολήν, according to the precept of the law, Luke 23:56; plural, Matthew 4:19); From entellomai; injunction, i.e. An authoritative prescription -- commandment, precept. see GREEK entellomai
From entellomai; injunction, i.e. An authoritative prescription -- commandment, precept.
see GREEK entellomai
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1785
ἐντολαὶ — 1 Occ.
ἐντολαῖς — 3 Occ.
ἐντολάς — 18 Occ.
ἐντολὴ — 14 Occ.
ἐντολὴν — 19 Occ.
ἐντολῆς — 9 Occ.
ἐντολῶν — 3 Occ.
Matthew 5:19 N-GFP
GRK: μίαν τῶν ἐντολῶν τούτων τῶν
NAS: of these commandments, and teaches
KJV: least commandments, and
INT: one of the commandments of these the