G139 αἵρεσις - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
a taking especially
a self-chosen opinion, a sect
a self-chosen opinion, a religious or philosophical sect, discord or contention.
properly, a choice, i.e. (specially) a party or (abstractly) disunion
Derivation: from G138;

KJV Usage: heresy (which is the Greek word itself), sect.

1) act of taking, capture: e.g. storming a city
2) choosing, choice
3) that which is chosen
4) a body of men following their own tenets (sect or party)
4a) of the Sadducees
4b) of the Pharisees
4c) of the Christians
5) dissensions arising from diversity of opinions and aims

9 occurrences of G139 αἵρεσις

Acts 5:17 the sect
Acts 15:5 the sect
Acts 24:5 of the sect
Acts 24:14 heresy,
Acts 26:5 sect
Acts 28:22 sect,
1 Corinthians 11:19 heresies
Galatians 5:20 heresies,
2 Peter 2:1 heresies,

Distinct usage

2 the sect
2 heresies,
1 of the sect
1 heresy,
1 sect
1 sect,
1 heresies

Corresponding Hebrew Words

hairesis H5071 nedavah