didaché: doctrine, teachingOriginal Word: διδαχή, ῆς, ἡPart of Speech:
teaching, doctrine, what is taught.
Cognate: 1322 didax (from 1321 /didáskō, "to teach") – established teaching, especially a "summarized" body of respected teaching (viewed as reliable, time-honored).
[The NT uses two feminine nouns (1319 /didaskalía, 1322 /didaxḗ) from the same root. For more on this see 1319 /didaskalía ("applied-teaching, systematic theology").]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
doctrine, teachingNASB Translation
instruction (2), teaching (27), teachings (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1322: διδαχήδιδαχή
, διδαχῆς ἡ
) (from Herodotus
1. teaching, viz. that which is taught: Mark 1:27; John 7:16; Acts 17:19; Rom. (); ; 2 John 1:10; Revelation 2:24; ἡ διδαχή τίνος, one's doctrine, i. e. what he teaches: Matthew 7:28; Matthew 16:12; Matthew 22:33; Mark 1:22; Mark 11:18; Luke 4:32; John 18:19; Acts 5:28; Revelation 2:14f; ἡ διδαχή of God, τοῦ κυρίου, τοῦ Χριστοῦ, the doctrine which has God, Christ, the Lord, for its author and supporter: John 7:17; Acts 13:12; 2 John 1:9; with the genitive of the object, doctrine, teaching, concerning something: Hebrews 6:2 (Winer's Grammar, 187 (176); 192 (181); 551 (513)); plural Hebrews 13:9.
2. (the act of) teaching, instruction, (cf. διδασκαλία (on the supposed distinction between the two words and their use in the N. T. see Ellicott on 2 Timothy 4:2; they are associated in 2 Timothy 4:2, 3; Titus 1:9)): Acts 2:42; 2 Timothy 4:2; ἐν τῇ διδαχή, while he was teaching, a phrase by which the Evangelist indicates that he is about to cite some of the many words which Jesus spoke at that time, Mark 4:2; Mark 12:38; τοῦ κατά τήν διδαχήν πιστοῦ λόγου, the faithful word which is in accordance with the received (2 Timothy 3:14) instruction, Titus 1:9; in particular, the teaching of the διδάσκαλος (which see 6) in the religious assemblies of Christians: λαλεῖν ἐν διδαχή, to speak in the way of teaching, in distinction from other modes of speaking in public, 1 Corinthians 14:6; ἔχω διδαχήν, to have something to teach, 1 Corinthians 14:26.<1>
From didasko; instruction (the act or the matter) -- doctrine, hath been taught.
see GREEK didasko