Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
ancient
Strongs:
g744
Word:
ἀρχαῖος
Tyndale
Word:
ἀρχαῖος
Transliteration:
archaios
Gloss:
ancient
Morphhology:
Greek, Adjective
Definition:
ἀρχαῖος, -αία, -αῖον (< ἀρχή), [in LXX chiefly for קֶדֶם;] original, ancient: Mat.5:21, 33, Luk.9:8, 19, Act.15:7, 21 21:16, 2Co.5:17, 2Pe.2:5, Rev.12:9 20:2. SYN.: παλαιός, old, without the reference to beginning and origin contained in ἀ. The distinction is observed in π. (MM, see word). ἀ. is the antithesis to καινός: παλ. to vέος (see Westc, He, 223; Cremer, 116) (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
ἀρχαῖος
Transliteration:
archaios
Gloss:
ancient
Morphhology:
Greek, Adjective
Definition:
ἀρχαῖος, α, ον, (ἀρχή I) from the beginning or origin: I) mostly of things, ancient, σκότος[Refs 5th c.BC+]; χερὸς σῆς πίστιν ἀρχαίαν faith firm for ever, [Refs] I.2) old-fashioned, antiquated, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of literary style, [Refs 4th c.BC+] I.2.b) simple, silly, [Refs 5th c.BC+] I.3) ancient, former, τὸ ἀ. ῥέεθον[Refs 5th c.BC+]; οἱ ἀ, opposed to οἱ ὕστερον, [Refs 5th c.BC+] I.4) old, worn out, ὑποδήματα[Refs 5th c.BC+] II) of persons, Θέμιν. ἀρχαίαν ἄλοχον Διός[Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀ. θεαί, of the Erinyes, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οἱ ἀ. the Ancients, name given by [Refs 4th c.BC+] to the pre-Socratics, [Refs]; in Lit. Crit, ancient, classical writers, [Refs 4th c.BC+], the philosophers down to Aristotle, [Refs]; in NT, the Fathers, [NT] II.2) ancient, old, βαλὴν ἀ, of Darius, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οἱ ἀ. κύριοι the original owners, [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; τὰς ἀ. πόλεις (banished from) their original cities, [Refs] W; ἀ. μαθητής an original disciple, [NT] παιδαγωγὸς ἀ, i.e of old, formerly, [Refs 5th c.BC+] III) neuter as adverb, τὸ ἀρχαῖον, Ionic dialect contraction τὠρχαῖον, anciently, [Refs 5th c.BC+], Attic dialect τἀρχαῖον[Refs 5th c.BC+] III.2) regular adverb ἀρχαίως in olden style, καινὰ ἀ. λέγειν[Refs 5th c.BC+] IV) irregular comparative ἀρχαιέστερος[Refs 5th c.BC+]; usual comparative -ότερος[Refs 5th c.BC+]: superlative -ότατος[Refs 5th c.BC+] V) as substantive, τὸ ἀρχαῖον, of money, prime cost, πλέον τοῦ ἀ.[Refs 5th c.BC+]; principal, mostly in plural, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τῶν ἀρχαίων ἀπέστησαν lost their capital, [Refs]; opposed to πρόσοδοι, [Refs 4th c.BC+] V.2) ἀρχαίη, ἡ, ={ἀρχή}, [Refs]
Strongs
Word:
ἀρχαῖος
Transliteration:
archaîos
Pronounciation:
ar-khah'-yos
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Adjective
Definition:
original or primeval; (them of) old (time); from g746 (ἀρχή);