apostolé: a sending awayOriginal Word: ἀποστολή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-os-tol-ay')
Short Definition: commission, duty of apostle, apostleship
Definition: commission, duty of apostle, apostleship.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a sending away
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 651: ἀποστολή
ἀποστολή, ἀποστολῆς, ἡ (ἀποστέλλω);
1. a sending away: Τιμολεοντος εἰς Σικελιαν, Plutarch, Timol. 1, etc.; of the sending off of a fleet, Thucydides 8, 9; also of consuls with an army, i. e. of an expedition, Polybius 26, 7, 1.
2. a sending away i. e. dismission, release: the Sept. Ecclesiastes 8:8.
3. a thing sent, esp of gifts: 1 Kings 9:16 (Alex.); 1 Macc. 2:18 etc. cf. Grimm at the passage
4. in the N. T. the office and dignity of the apostles of Christ (Vulg.apostolatus), apostolate, apostleship: Acts 1:25; Romans 1:5; 1 Corinthians 9:2; Galatians 2:8. From apostello; commission, i.e. (specially) apostolate -- apostleship. see GREEK apostello
From apostello; commission, i.e. (specially) apostolate -- apostleship.
see GREEK apostello
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 651
ἀποστολὴν — 2 Occ.
ἀποστολῆς — 2 Occ.
Acts 1:25 N-GFS
GRK: ταύτης καὶ ἀποστολῆς ἀφ' ἧς
NAS: ministry and apostleship from which
KJV: ministry and apostleship, from which
INT: this and apostleship from which
Galatians 2:8 N-AFS