The A, B, Gs
in Strong's Concordance Greek Dictionary
on May 22,
2011 by Dr. Bob Holt, md
1. Alpha, First letter of Greek alphabet. Jesus Christ in
Bible book of Revelation called Himself the Alpha and
Omega, "the first and the last."
2. Aaron, First Jewish high priest and brother of
5. Abba, Father.
6. Abel, The son of Adam and Eve, slain by Cain.
12. abussos, "abyss", deep (bottomless) pit.
14. agathoergeo, do good.
15. agathopoieo, to be a well-doer (as a favor or a duty)
16. agathopoila, well-doing
17. agathopoios, a well-doer, virtuous
18. agathos, good
19. agathosuno, goodness, virtue, or beneficence
20. agalliasis, welcome, gladness, (exceeding) joy
25. agapao, to love (in a social or moral sense), (be) love (-ed)
26. agape, love, affection or benevolence; (plural) a love-feast,
(feast of) charity, dear, love
27. agapetos, beloved, (dearly, well) beloved, dear
On this page I have browsed down through the first 27 words in Strong's
Concordance Greek dictionary
and find that the majority have something to say about
love and compassion. Which may explain why the Apostle Paul, who
spoke fluent Greek, became so eloquent when
writing 1 Corinthians chapter 13. He uses the Greek word AGAPE 8
in only 13 verses. What did he know about the
person that Jesus called his "heavenly Father" that Christians
have failed to
1 Corinthians 13:1
speak with the tongues of men and
of angels, and have not agape,
I am become as
brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all
mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so
that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am
3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor,
though I give my body to be burned, and have not
profiteth me nothing.
suffereth long, and
is kind; agape envieth
not; agape vaunteth
not itself, is not puffed up,
5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own,
is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;
6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;
7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all
endureth all things.
8 Agape never
faileth: but whether there be prophecies,
they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease;
whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.
9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part.
10 But when that which is perfect is come, then that
is in part shall be done away.
11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood
a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I
put away childish things.
12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then
to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as
also I am known.
13 And now abideth faith, hope, agape,
but the greatest of these is agape."