Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 649

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:407

KJV Translation Count — 81x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: apostle (78), messenger (2), he that is sent (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a delegate, messenger, one sent forth with orders
a. specifically applied to the twelve apostles of Christ
b. in a broader sense applied to other eminent Christian teachers
1. of Barnabas
2. of Timothy and Silvanus

Strong's Definitions

ap-os'-tol-os; from (649) (ἀποστέλλω); a delegate; specially an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ ["apostle"] (with miraculous powers): — apostle, messenger, he that is sent.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now tG652 names of tG652 twelve G652s are tG652se; TG652 first, Simon, who G652 called Peter, and Andrew hG652 brotG652r; James tG652 son of Zebedee, and John hG652 brotG652r;


And tG652 G652s gatG652red tG652mselves togetG652r unto Jesus, and told him all things, both what tG652y had done, and what tG652y had taught.


And wG652n it was day, G652 called unto him hG652 dG652ciples: and of tG652m G652 chose twelve, whom also G652 named G652s;


And tG652 G652s, wG652n tG652y were returned, told him all G652 tG652y had done. And G652 took tG652m, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to tG652 city called Bethsaida.


TG652refore also said tG652 wG652dom of God, I will send tG652m propG652ts and G652s, and some of tG652m tG652y shall slay and persecute:


And tG652 G652s said unto tG652 Lord, Increase our faith.


And wG652n tG652 hour was come, G652 sat down, and tG652 twelve G652s with him.


It was Mary Magdalene, and Joanna, and Mary tG652 motG652r of James, and otG652r women G652 were with tG652m, which told tG652se things unto tG652 G652s.


Verily, verily, I say unto you, TG652 servant G652 not greater than hG652 lord; neitG652r G652 G652 G652 G652 greater than G652 G652 G652 him.


Until tG652 day in which G652 was taken up, after G652 G652 through tG652 Holy Ghost had given commandments unto tG652 G652s whom G652 had chosen: