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ἀπόστολος

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From ἀποστέλλω "I send off" from ἀπό "from" and στέλλω "I set".

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [apóstolos]
  • (Koine): IPA: [apˈo̞sto̞lo̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [apˈostolos]

Noun

ἀπόστολος (genitive ἀποστόλου) m, second declension; (apostolos)

  1. one who is sent
  2. messenger, envoy, ambassador
  3. (Biblical) apostle

Inflection

Descendants

References

Strong’s concordance number: G652

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