746: ἀρχή


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Dodson dictionary

746
ἀρχή, ῆς, ἡ,       Noun, Feminine
(a) rule (kingly or magisterial), (b) plur: in a quasi-personal sense, almost: rulers, magistrates, (c) beginning.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

746 arxē – properly, from the beginning (temporal sense), i.e. "the initial (starting) point"; (figuratively) first and therefore chief (foremost), i.e. what has priority because ahead of the rest ("preeminent").

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

746
ἀρχή (archḗ)
from 756; (properly abstract) a commencement, or (concretely) chief (in various applications of order, time, place, or rank)
:--beginning, corner, (at the, the) first (estate), magistrate, power, principality, principle, rule.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)