septuagint - how many times agape (english) appears

Jack Kilmon jkilmon at
Tue Oct 13 01:36:24 EDT 1998

It first appears in the Song of Solomon.  The LXX uses it for
the Hebrew )hbh.  It is not used in Mark, Acts, James, only once
in Mt and Lk, twice in Heb and Rev and frequently in Paul, John,
Peter, and Jude.


Robert E Sackett wrote:
> I can not figuare out how to find agape in the Septuagint.  Is there
> aconcordance for it????  I'm trying to find when the word agape first came
> into use in greek.
> Thanks
> Bob Sackett
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Min d'LA rokHEM l'maRAN yeSHUa meshyCHA niheYAH. maRAN aTHA

Jack Kilmon
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