G1242 διαθήκη - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
a disposition
a covenant, will, testament
(a) a covenant between two parties, (b) (the ordinary, everyday sense [found a countless number of times in papyri]) a will, testament.
properly, a disposition, i.e. (specially) a contract (especially a devisory will)
Derivation: from G1303;

KJV Usage: covenant, testament.

διαθήκη, -ης, ἡ
(< διατίθημι), [freq. in LXX, and nearly always for בְּרִית ;]
__1. as usually in cl., a disposition, testament, will (Plat., al.): Gal.3:15 (R, mg., but see Lft., in l.), Heb.9:16, 17 (R, txt.; MM, Exp., xi; Milligan, NTD, 75; Abbott, Essays, 107; Deiss., LAE, 341; but see infr.).
__2. As in LXX (for בְּרִית) = cl. συνθήκη, a convention, arrangement, covenant (exc. in the disputed cases mentioned above, always between God and man, "perhaps with the feeling that the δια- compound was more suitable than the συν- for a covenant with God---συνθ. might suggest equal terms," MM, Exp., l.with): Gal.3:15 (R, txt., but see supr., and cf. Thayer, see word), Heb.9:16, 17 (R, mg., Westc., in l.; Hatch, Essays, 47; but see supr.),
Refs Mat.26:28, Mrk.14:24, Luk.1:72, Act.3:25 7:8, Rom.11:27" (LXX)>Refs, Refs Refs 10:16 (LXX), Refs 9:15; pl.
1) a disposition, arrangement, of any sort, which one wishes to be valid, the last disposition which one makes of his earthly possessions after his death, a testament or will
2) a compact, a covenant, a testament
2a) God's covenant with Noah, etc.

From G1303; properly a disposition, that is, (specifically) a contract (especially a devisory will)

KJV Usage: covenant, testament.

View how G1242 διαθήκη is used in the Bible

First 30 of 33 occurrences of G1242 διαθήκη

Matthew 26:28 covenant,
Mark 14:24 covenant,
Luke 1:72 covenant;
Luke 22:20 covenant
Acts 3:25 of the covenant
Acts 7:8 the covenant
Romans 9:4 covenants,
Romans 11:27 covenant
1 Corinthians 11:25 covenant
2 Corinthians 3:6 covenant;
2 Corinthians 3:14 covenant;
Galatians 3:15 covenant,
Galatians 3:17 that the covenant,
Galatians 4:24 covenants;
Ephesians 2:12 covenants
Hebrews 7:22 covenant.
Hebrews 8:6 covenant,
Hebrews 8:8 covenant
Hebrews 8:9 the covenant
Hebrews 8:9 covenant,
Hebrews 8:10 is the covenant
Hebrews 9:4 of the covenant
Hebrews 9:4 of the covenant;
Hebrews 9:15 covenant,
Hebrews 9:15 covenant,
Hebrews 9:16 a covenant
Hebrews 9:17 a covenant
Hebrews 9:20 of the covenant
Hebrews 10:16 is the covenant
Hebrews 10:29 covenant,

Distinct usage

10 covenant,
4 covenant
3 covenant;
3 of the covenant
2 the covenant
2 is the covenant
2 a covenant
1 covenants,
1 covenants;
1 of the covenant;
1 covenant.
1 that the covenant,
1 covenants
1 covenant:

Corresponding Hebrew Words

diatheke H264 achavah
diatheke H1285 berit
diatheke H1697 davar
diatheke H3789 katav
diatheke H5715 edut
diatheke H8003 shalem hi.
diatheke H8452 torah

Related words

G1242 διαθήκη

G1303 διατίθεμαι

Middle voice from G1223 and G5087; to put apart, that is, (figuratively) dispose (by assignment, compact or bequest)

KJV Usage: appoint, make, testator.

G475 ἀντιδιατίθεμαι
From G473 and G1303; to set oneself opposite, that is, be disputatious

KJV Usage: that oppose themselves.