G746 ἀρχή - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
ἀρχή
a beginning, origin, first cause
Dodson:
ἀρχή
ruler, beginning
(a) rule (kingly or magisterial), (b) plur: in a quasi-personal sense, almost: rulers, magistrates, (c) beginning.
Strong's:
ἀρχή
(properly abstract) a commencement, or (concretely) chief (in various applications of order, time, place, or rank)
Derivation: from G756;

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

G756
TBESG:
ἀρχή
beginning
G:N-F
ἀρχή, -ῆς, ἡ
[in LXX for קֶדֶם, רֹאשׁ, רֹאשׁ, etc. ;]
__1. beginning, origin;
__(a) absol., of the beginning of all things: of God as the Eternal, the First Cause, Rev.21:6 (cf. 18); similarly, of Christ, Rev.22:13; of Christ as the uncreated principle, the active cause of creation, Rev.3:14; in his relation to the Church, Col.1:18; ἐν ἀ., Jhn.1:1-2; ἀπ᾽ ἀ. (and ἀπ᾽ ἀ. κτισεως),
Refs Mat.19:4, 8 24:21, Mrk.10:6 13:19, Jhn.8:44, 2Th.2:13, 2Pe.3:4, 1Jn.1:1 Jn 2:13-14 Jn 2:24
; κατ ἀρχἀς, Heb.1:10;
__(b) relatively: Heb.7:3; ἀ. ὠδίνων,
Refs Mat.24:8, Mrk.13:9
; τ. σημείων, Jhn.2:11; τ. ὑποστάσεως, Heb.3:14; τ. λογίων, Heb.5:12; ὁ τ. ἀρχῆς τ. Χριστοῦ λόγος, the account of the beginning, the elementary view of Christ, Heb.6:1; ἀρχὴν λαμβάνειν, to begin, Heb.2:3; ἐξ ἀ.,
Refs Jhn.6:64 16:4
; ἀπ᾽ ἀ.,
Refs Luk.1:2, Jhn.15:27, 1Jn.2:7 Jn 2:24 Jn 3:11, 2Jn.5-6
; ἐν ἀ.,
Refs Act.11:15 26:4, Php.4:15
; τὴν ἀρχήν, adverbially, at all (Hdt., al.; v MM, see word): Jhn.8:25.
__2. an extremity, a corner:
Refs Act.10:11 11:5
.
__3. sovereignty, principality, rule (cf. DB, i, 616 f.):
Refs Luk.12:11 20:20, Rom.8:38, 1Co.15:24, Eph.1:21 3:10 6:12, Col.1:16 2:10, 15 Tit.3:1, Ju 6
(Cremer, 113).†
(AS)
Thayer:
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
4a) of the corners of a sail
5) the first place, principality, rule, magistracy
5a) of angels and demons


ἀρχή
archē
ar-khay'
From G756; (properly abstract) a commencement, or (concrete) chief (in various applications of order, time, place or rank)

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


View how G746 ἀρχή is used in the Bible

First 30 of 58 occurrences of G746 ἀρχή

Matthew 19:4 the beginning
Matthew 19:8 the beginning
Matthew 24:8 are the beginning
Matthew 24:21 the beginning
Mark 1:1 The beginning
Mark 10:6 the beginning
Mark 13:8 are the beginnings
Mark 13:19 the beginning
Luke 1:2 the beginning
Luke 12:11 before magistrates,
Luke 20:20 to the sovereignty
John 1:1 the beginning
John 1:2 the beginning
John 2:11 beginning
John 6:64 the beginning
John 8:25 from the beginning.
John 8:44 the beginning,
John 15:27 the beginning.
John 16:4 the beginning,
Acts 10:11 corners,
Acts 11:5 corners;
Acts 11:15 the beginning.
Acts 26:4 the first
Romans 8:38 principalities,
1 Corinthians 15:24 rule,
Ephesians 1:21 principality,
Ephesians 3:10 to the principalities
Ephesians 6:12 principalities,
Philippians 4:15 the beginning
Colossians 1:16 principalities,

Distinct usage

17 the beginning
8 the beginning.
7 the beginning,
3 principalities,
3 beginning
2 the beginning
1 before magistrates,
1 to the sovereignty
1 corners,
1 corners;
1 principality,
1 to the principalities
1 principality
1 principalities
1 to principalities
1 at the first
1 the principles
1 are the beginning
1 are the beginnings
1 from the beginning.
1 the first
1 rule,
1 proper abode,
1 beginnings

Corresponding Hebrew Words

arche * H1061 bikurim
arche H2426 chel
arche H3117 yom
arche H3423 yarash
arche H3474 yashar or sharah
arche H3653 ken
arche H3712 kippah
arche H3871 luach
arche H4467 mamlakhah
arche H4475 memshalah
arche H4941 mishpat
arche H4945 mashqeh
arche H4951 misrah
arche H5769 olam
arche H5794 az
arche * H6440 paneh
arche H6788 tsammeret
arche H6924 qedem
arche H7093 qets
arche H7218 rosh
arche H7350 rachoq
arche * H7985 sholtan
arche H8462 techillah
arche H8641 terumah


Related words

G746 ἀρχή

G744 ἀρχαῖος
ἀρχαῖος
archaios
ar-khah'-yos
From G746; original or primeval

KJV Usage: (them of) old (time).


G747 ἀρχηγός
ἀρχηγός
archēgos
ar-khay-gos'
From G746 and G71; a chief leader

KJV Usage: author, captain, prince.


G748 ἀρχιερατικός
ἀρχιερατικός
archieratikos
ar-khee-er-at-ee-kos'
From G746 and a derivative of G2413; high priestly

KJV Usage: of the high-priest.


G749 ἀρχιερεύς
ἀρχιερεύς
archiereus
ar-khee-er-yuce'
From G746 and G2409; the high priest (literally of the Jews, typically Christ); by extension a chief priest

KJV Usage: chief (high) priest, chief of the priests.


G750 ἀρχιποίμην
ἀρχιποίμην
archipoimēn
ar-khee-poy'-mane
From G746 and G4166; a head shepherd

KJV Usage: chief shepherd.


G751 Ἄρχιππος
Ἄρχιππος
Archippos
ar'-khip-pos
From G746 and G2462; horse ruler; Archippus, a Christian

KJV Usage: Archippus.


G752 ἀρχισυνάγωγος
ἀρχισυνάγωγος
archisunagōgos
ar-khee-soon-ag'-o-gos
From G746 and G4864; director of the synagogue services

KJV Usage: (chief) ruler of the synagogue.


G753 ἀρχιτέκτων
ἀρχιτέκτων
architektōn
ar-khee-tek'-tone
From G746 and G5045; a chief constructor, that is, “architect”

KJV Usage: masterbuilder.


G754 ἀρχιτελώνης
ἀρχιτελώνης
architelōnēs
ar-khee-tel-o'-nace
From G746 and G5057; a principal tax gatherer

KJV Usage: chief among the publicans.


G755 ἀρχιτρίκλινος
ἀρχιτρίκλινος
architriklinos
ar-khee-tree'-klee-nos
From G746 and a compound of G5140 and G2827 (a dinner bed, because composed of three couches); director of the entertainment

KJV Usage: governor (ruler) of the feast.


G775 Ἀσιάρχης
Ἀσιάρχης
Asiarchēs
as-ee-ar'-khace
From G773 and G746; an Asiarch or president of the public festivities in a city of Asia Minor

KJV Usage: chief of Asia.


G1481 ἐθνάρχης
ἐθνάρχης
ethnarchēs
eth-nar'-khace
From G1484 and G746; the governor [not king] of a district

KJV Usage: ethnarch.


G756 ἄρχομαι

ἄρχομαι
archomai
ar'-khom-ahee
Middle voice of G757 (through the implication of precedence); to commence (in order of time)

KJV Usage: rehearse from the) begin (-ning).


G536 ἀπαρχή
ἀπαρχή
aparchē
ap-ar-khay'
From a compound of G575 and G756; a beginning of sacrifice, that is, the (Jewish) first fruit (figuratively)

KJV Usage: first-fruits.


G1728 ἐνάρχομαι
ἐνάρχομαι
enarchomai
en-ar'-khom-ahee
From G1722 and G756; to commence on

KJV Usage: rule [by mistake for G757].


G5225 ὑπάρχω
ὑπάρχω
huparchō
hoop-ar'-kho
From G5259 and G756; to begin under (quietly), that is, come into existence (be present or at hand); expletively, to exist (as copula or subordinate to an adjective, participle, adverb or preposition, or as auxilliary to principal verb)

KJV Usage: after behave, live.