epitagé: a commandOriginal Word: ἐπιταγή, ῆς, ἡPart of Speech:
instruction, command, order, authorityDefinition:
instruction, command, order, authority.
Cognate: 2003 epitagḗ (from 1909 /epí, "suitably on," intensifying 5021 /tássō, "arrange") – a command "fitting" to the situation, i.e. an order that arranges things so they build on (Gk epi) each other to achieve the needed goal. Thus 2003 /epitagḗ ("a structured command") also "stresses 'the authoritativeness of the command' " (Vine, Unger, White, NT, 112). See 2004 (epitassō).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a commandNASB Translation
authority (1), command (3), commandment (3).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2003: ἐπιταγήἐπιταγή
), an injunction, mandate, command
: Romans 16:26
; 1 Corinthians 7:25
; 1 Timothy 1:1
; Titus 1:3
; μετά πάσης ἐπιταγῆς
, with every possible form of authority, Titus 2:15
; κατ' ἐπιταγήν
, by way of command, 1 Corinthians 7:6
; 2 Corinthians 8:8
. (Wis. 14:16, etc.; Polybius
From epitasso; an injunction or decree; by implication, authoritativeness -- authority, commandment.
see GREEK epitasso