189. akoé
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akoé: hearing, the sense of hearing
Original Word: ἀκοή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: akoé
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-o-ay')
Short Definition: hearing, faculty of hearing, ear
Definition: hearing, faculty of hearing, ear; report, rumor.

HELPS word-Studies

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 Concordance
Word Origin
from akouó
hearing, the sense of hearing
NASB Translation
ears (4), heard (2), hearing (8), keep (2), news (3), report (2), rumors (2).

STRONGS NT 189: ἀκοή

ἀκοή, (ῆς, , (from an assumed perfect form ἤκοα, cf. ἀγορά above (but cf. epic Ακουν; Curtius, 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.)

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

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