Principles - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Principles[ 1,,G746, arche ]
beginning," is used in Hebrews 6:1, in its relative significance, of the beginning of the thing spoken of; here "the first principles of Christ," lit., "the account (or word) of the beginning of Christ," denotes the teaching relating to the elementary facts concerning Christ. See BEGIN, B.
[ 2,,G4747, stoicheion ]
is translated "principles" in Hebrews 5:12. See ELEMENTS.