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Strong's #31 - ἀγγελία

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  1. message, announcement, news
  2. a proclamation, command, order
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Strong #: 5046 ‑ נָגַד (naw‑gad');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀγγελία, Ion. and ἀγγειο-ίη, ἡ, (ἄγγελος)

1. message, tidings, as well the substance as the conveyance thereof, Il. 18.17, Od. 2.30, etc.; ἀ. λέγουσα τάδε Hdt. 2.114; ἀγγελίην φάτο, ἀπόφασθε, ἀπέειπε, Il. 18.17, 9.422, 7.416; φέρειν 15.174; πέμπειν Hdt. 2.114; ἐσπέμπειν 3.69; τὰς ἀ. ἐσφέρειν 1.114, 3.77: -ἐμὴ ἀ. a report of me, concerning me, Il. 19.337; ἀ. τινός a message about a person or thing, ἀγγελίην πατρὸς φέρει ἐρχομένοιο news of thy father's coming, Od. 1.408; ἀνέρος αἴθονος ἀ. S. Aj. 222; ἀ. τῆς Χίου ἀφικνεῖται Th. 8.15; ἦλθε ἀ. τῶν πόλεων ὅτι ἀφεστᾶσι Id. 1.61: ἀ. ἦλθον ἐκ τῶν πολεμίων X. Cyr. 6.2.14; with Verbs of motion, ἀγγελίην ἐλθεῖν Il. 11.140: in gen., τευ ἀγγελίης.. ἤλυθες Il. 13.252; ἀγγελίης οἴχνεσκε 15.640; ἤλυθε σεῦ ἕνεκ' ἀγγελίης (i.e. ἀγγελίης σοῦ ἕνεκα) 3.206; ἀγγελίης πωλεῖται Hes. Th. 781: wrongly expl. by Sch. Il., Apollon. Lex. as a masc. Subst. ἀγγελίης.

2. announcement, proclamation, Pi. P. 2.4: command, order, h.Cer. 448, Pi. O. 3.28, cf. Od. 5.150, 7.263.

3. Ἀ. personified as daughter of Hermes, Pi. O. 8.82.

II messenger, Ἶρις ἀ. v.l. Hes. Th. 781.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀγγελία, (ας, (ἄγγελος), a message, announcement, thing announced; precept declared, 1 John 1:5 (where Rec. has ἐπαγγελία) (cf. Isaiah 28:9); . (From Homer down.)

STRONGS NT 31a: ἀγγέλλω ἀγγέλλω; (1 aorist ἤγγειλα, John 4:51 T (for ἀπηγγέλλω R G L Tr brackets)); (ἄγγελος); to announce: ἀγγέλλουσα, John 20:18 L T Tr WH, for R G ἀπαγγέλλω. (From Homer down. Compare: ἀναγγέλλω, ἀπαγγέλλω, διαγγέλλω, ἐξαγγέλλω, ἐπαγγέλλω, προεπαγγέλλω, καταγγέλλω, προκαταγγέλλω, παραγγέλλω.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀγγελία , -ας ,

(< ἄγγελος ),

[in LXX chiefly for H5052;]

a message: 1 John 1:5, 1 John 3:11 (Cremer, 18; MM, VGT, s.v.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

In the curious pamphlet on omens drawn from involuntary twitchings, P Ryl I. 28.161 (iv/A.D.), we find σφυρ [ ]ν δεξιὸν ἐὰν ἅλληται, α ̣̓γγ ̣ελίαν αὐτῷ σημαίνι ἀπροσδόκητον, ";if the right ankle quiver, it signifies that the person will have unexpected news."; The word is common in literature.

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
αγγελια αγγελία ἀγγελία αγγελίαν angelia angelía
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