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1: τίθημι
(Strong's #5087 — Verb — tithemi — tith'-ay-mee )

to put: see APPOINT , No. 3.

2: καθίστημι
(Strong's #2525 — Verb — kathistemi — kath-is'-tay-mee )

from kata, "down," or "over against," and histemi, "to cause to stand, to set," is translated "to ordain" in the AV of Titus 1:5 ; Hebrews 5:1 ; 8:3 . See APPOINT , No. 2.

3: τάσσω
(Strong's #5021 — Verb — tasso — tas'-so )

is translated "to ordain," in Acts 13:48 ; Romans 13:1 . See APPOINT. NO. 5

4: διατάσσω
(Strong's #1299 — Verb — diatasso — dee-at-as'-so )

is translated "to ordain" in 1 Corinthians 7:17 ; 9:14 ; Galatians 3:19 , the last in the sense of "administered." Cp. diatage, under DISPOSITION. See APPOINT. No. 6.

5: ὁρίζω
(Strong's #3724 — Verb — horizo — hor-id'-zo )

is twice used of Christ as Divinely "ordained" to be the Judge of men, Acts 10:42 ; 17:31 . See DETERMINE , No. 2.

6: κρίνω
(Strong's #2919 — Verb — krino — kree'-no )

"to divide, separate, decide, judge," is translated "ordained" in Acts 16:4 , of the decrees by the Apostles and elders in Jerusalem. See JUDGE.

Notes: (1) In 1 Corinthians 2:7 , AV, proorizo, "to foreordain" (see RV) is translated "ordained." See DETERMINE , No. 3. (2) In Mark 3:14 , AV, poieo, "to make," is translated "ordained" (RV, "appointed"). (3) In Hebrews 9:6 , AV, kataskeuazo, "to prepare" (so RV), is translated "were ... ordained. See PREPARE. (4) In Acts 14:23 , AV, cheirotoneo, "to appoint" (RV), is translated "they had ordained." See APPOINT , No. 11. (5) In Ephesians 2:10 , AV, proetoimazo, "to prepare before," is translated "hath before ordained" (RV, "afore prepared"); see PREPARE. (6) In Jude 1:4 , AV, prographo, lit., "to write before," is translated "were before ... ordained" (RV, "were ... set forth"). See SET (forth). (7) In Acts 1:22 , AV, ginomai, "to become," is translated "be ordained" (RV, "become"). (8) In Romans 7:10 , AV, "ordained" represents no word in the original (see RV).


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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Ordain'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/o/ordain.html. 1940.

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