651. apostolé
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apostolé: a sending away
Original Word: ἀποστολή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: apostolé
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-os-tol-ay')
Short Definition: commission, duty of apostle, apostleship
Definition: commission, duty of apostle, apostleship.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from apostelló
a sending away
NASB Translation
apostleship (4).

STRONGS NT 651: ἀποστολή

ἀποστολή, ἀποστολῆς, (ἀποστέλλω);

1. a sending away: Τιμολεοντος εἰς Σικελιαν, Plutarch, Timol. 1, etc.; of the sending off of a fleet, Thucydides 8, 9; also of consuls with an army, i. e. of an expedition, Polybius 26, 7, 1.

2. a sending away i. e. dismission, release: the Sept. Ecclesiastes 8:8.

3. a thing sent, esp of gifts: 1 Kings 9:16 (Alex.); 1 Macc. 2:18 etc. cf. Grimm at the passage

4. in the N. T. the office and dignity of the apostles of Christ (Vulg.apostolatus), apostolate, apostleship: Acts 1:25; Romans 1:5; 1 Corinthians 9:2; Galatians 2:8.


From apostello; commission, i.e. (specially) apostolate -- apostleship.

see GREEK apostello

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