akoé: hearing, the sense of hearingOriginal Word: ἀκοή, ῆς, ἡPart of Speech:
hearing, faculty of hearing, earDefinition:
hearing, faculty of hearing, ear; report, rumor.
189 akoḗ – properly, hearing; used of inner (spiritual) hearing that goes with receiving faith from God (Ro 10:17), i.e. spiritual hearing (discerning God's voice; see also Gal 3:2,5, Gk text).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
hearing, the sense of hearingNASB Translation
ears (4), heard (2), hearing (8), keep (2), news (3), report (2), rumors (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 189: ἀκοήἀκοή
, (from an assumed perfect form ἤκοα
, cf. ἀγορά
above (but cf. epic Ακουν
, p. 555));
1. hearing, by which one perceives sounds; sense of hearing 1 Corinthians 12:17; 2 Peter 2:8. Hebraistically, ἀκοή ἀκούειν by hearing to hear, i. e., to perceive by hearing, Matthew 13:14; Acts 28:26 (Isaiah 6:9); cf. Winers Grammar, § 44, 8 Rem. 3, p. 339; § 54, 3, p. 466; (Buttmann, 183f (159)).
2. the organ of hearing, the ear: Mark 7:35; Luke 7:1; 2 Timothy 4:3, 4; Acts 17:20; Hebrews 5:11.
3. a thing heard;
a. instruction, namely oral; specifically, the preaching of the gospel, (A. V. text report): John 12:38; Romans 10:16f (τίς ἐπίστευσε τῇ ἀκοή ἡμῶν; from Isaiah 53:1, Hebrew שְׁמוּעָה, which in 2 Samuel 4:4, etc., is rendered ἀγγελία); ἀκοή πίστεως preaching on the necessity of faith, (German Glaubenspredigt), Galatians 3:2, 5; λόγος ἀκοῆς equivalent to λόγος ἀκουσθείς (cf. Winer's Grammar, 531 (494f)): 1 Thessalonians 2:13; Hebrews 4:2.
b. hearsay, report, rumor; τίνος, concerning anyone: Matthew 4:24; Matthew 14:1; Matthew 24:6; Mark 1:28; Mark 13:7. (Frequent in Greek writings.)<1>
audience, ear, report, rumor.
From akouo; hearing (the act, the sense or the thing heard) -- audience, ear, fame, which ye heard, hearing, preached, report, rumor.
see GREEK akouo