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King James Bible Dictionary

 

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G746 - Beginning

Strong's No.:G746

Greek:ἀρχή

Transliteration:archē

Phonetic:ar-khay'

Word Origin:From G756

Bible Usage:beginning corner (at the the) first (estate) magistrate power principality principle rule.

Part of Speech:Noun Feminine

Strongs
Definition:

(properly abstract) a commencement or (concrete) chief (in various applications of order time place or rank)


Thayers
Definition:

1. beginning, origin

2. the person or thing that commences, the first person or thing in a series, the leader

3. that by which anything begins to be, the origin, the active cause

4. the extremity of a thing

a. of the corners of a sail

5. the first place, principality, rule, magistracy

a. of angels and demons


Bible References:
Beginning

Translation
Occurrences:
beginning ( 38 )
beginnings ( 1 )
corners ( 2 )
estate ( 1 )
first ( 2 )
magistrates ( 1 )
power ( 1 )
principalities ( 6 )
principality ( 2 )
principles ( 1 )
rule ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.