archo (greek) – Strong’s 757

archo (verb) – rule

From Strong’s Lexicon

  1. to be chief, to lead, to rule

Strong, J. (2001). Enhanced Strong’s Lexicon. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software.

From Theological Dictionary of the New Testament

1. In the NT the active voice occurs only at Mark 10:42; Romans 15:12, “to rule.” Jesus relativises the concept in relation to earthly rulers; He finds true power only in God and not in them.

Vol. 1: Theological dictionary of the New Testament. 1964- (G. Kittel, G. W. Bromiley & G. Friedrich, Ed.) (electronic ed.) (478). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

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