Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #747: archegos (pronounced ar-khay-gos')

from 746 and 71; a chief leader:--author, captain, prince.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) the chief leader, prince

1a) of Christ

2) one that takes the lead in any thing and thus affords an example, a predecessor in a matter, pioneer

3) the author

Part of Speech: adjective

Relation: from G746 and G71

Citing in TDNT: 1:487, 81


This word is used 4 times:

Acts 3:15: "And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised"
Acts 5:31: "exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Savior, for to give repentance"
Hebrews 2:10: "sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect"
Hebrews 12:2: "unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who"

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