tassó: to draw up in order, arrangeOriginal Word: τάσσω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (tas'-so)
Short Definition: I assign, arrange
Definition: (a) I assign, arrange, (b) I determine; mid: I appoint.
5021 tássō – properly, arrange (put in order); to place in a particular order, appoint; (figuratively) ordain, set in place; "station" (J. Thayer).
5021 /tássō ("place in position, post") was commonly used in ancient military language for "designating" ("appointing, commissioning") a specific status, i.e. arranging (placing) in a deliberate, fixed order.
[5021 (tássō) was "primarily a military term meaning 'to draw up in order, arrange in place, assign, appoint, order' " (A-S).]Word Origin
from a prim. root tag-
to draw up in order, arrange
appointed (2), designated (1), determined (1), devoted (1), established (1), set (1).
STRONGS NT 5021: τάσσω
τάσσω: 1 aorist ἔταξα; perfect infinitive τεταχέναι (Acts 18:2 T Tr marginal reading); passive, present participle τασσόμενος; perfect 3 person singular τέτακταί, participle τεταγμένος; 1 aorist middle ἐταξαμην; from (Pindar, Aeschylus), Herodotus down; the Sept. for שׂוּם, and occasionally for נָתַן, צִוָּה, שׁוּת, etc.; to put in place; to station;
a. "to place in a certain order (Xenophon, mem. 3, 1, 7 (9)), to arrange, to assign a place, to appoint": τινα, passive, αἱ ἐξουσία ὑπό Θεοῦ τεταγμέναι εἰσιν (A. V. ordained), Romans 13:1; (καιρούς, Acts 17:26 Lachmann); ἑαυτόν, εἰς διακονίαν τίνι, to consecrate (R. V. set) oneself to minister unto one, 1 Corinthians 16:15 (ἐπί τήν διακονίαν, Plato, de rep. 2, p. 371 c.; εἰς τήν δουλείαν, Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 11); ὅσοι ἦσαν τεταγμένοι εἰς ζωήν αἰώνιον, as many as were appointed (A. V. ordained) (by God) to obtain eternal life, or to whom God bad decreed eternal life, Acts 13:48; τινα ὑπό τινα, to put one under another's control (A. V. set under), passive, Matthew 8:9 L WH in brackets, the Sinaiticus manuscript; Luke 7:8 (ὑπό τινα, Polybius 3, 16, 3; 5, 65, 7; Diodorus 2, 26, 8; 4, 9, 5); τίνι τί, to assign (appoint) a thing to one, passive, Acts 22:10 (Xenophon, de rep. Lac. 11, 6).
b. to appoint, ordain, order: followed by the accusative with an infinitive, Acts 15:2; ( T Tr marginal reading); (followed by an infinitive, Xenophon, Hier. 10, 4; Cyril 4, 5, 11). Middle (as often in Greek writings) properly, to appoint on one's own responsibility or authority: οὗ ἐτάξατο αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς namely, πορεύεσθαι, Matthew 28:16; to appoint mutually, i. e. agree upon: ἡμέραν (Polybius 18, 19, 1, etc.), Acts 28:23. (Compare: ἀνατάσσω (ἀνατάσσομαι), ἀντιτάσσω, ἀποτάσσω, διατάσσω, ἐπιδιατάσσω (ἐπιδιατάσσομαι), ἐπιτάσσω, προτάσσω, προστάσσω, συντάσσω, ὑποτάσσω. Synonym: see κελεύω, at the end.)<1>
appoint, determine, ordain, set.
A prolonged form of a primary verb (which latter appears only in certain tenses); to arrange in an orderly manner, i.e. Assign or dispose (to a certain position or lot) -- addict, appoint, determine, ordain, set. έταξα εταξαν έταξαν ἔταξαν έταξας ετάξατε εταξατο ετάξατο ἐτάξατο έταξε έταξεν τάξαι Ταξαμενοι Ταξάμενοι τάξαντα τάξατε τάξει τάξεις τάξη τάξομαι τάξον τάξουσι τάξω τασσομενος τασσόμενος τεταγμεναι τεταγμέναι τεταγμενοι τεταγμένοι τεταγμένους τετακται τέτακται τέτακταί τέταχα τέταχας etaxan étaxan etaxato etáxato tassomenos tassómenos Taxamenoi Taxámenoi tetagmenai tetagménai tetagmenoi tetagménoi tetaktai tétaktaí
Strong's Greek 5021
ἔταξαν — 2 Occ.
ἐτάξατο — 1 Occ.
τασσόμενος — 2 Occ.
Ταξάμενοι — 1 Occ.
τεταγμέναι — 1 Occ.
τεταγμένοι — 1 Occ.
τέτακταί — 1 Occ.
Matthew 8:9 V-PPM/P-NMS
BIB: ὑπὸ ἐξουσίαν τασσόμενος ἔχων ὑπ'
INT: under authority I appoint having under
Matthew 28:16 V-AIM-3S
BIB: ὄρος οὗ ἐτάξατο αὐτοῖς ὁ
NAS: which Jesus had designated.
KJV: where Jesus had appointed them.
INT: mountain where appointed them
Luke 7:8 V-PPM/P-NMS
BIB: ὑπὸ ἐξουσίαν τασσόμενος ἔχων ὑπ'
KJV: am a man set under authority,
INT: under authority appointed having under
Acts 13:48 V-RPM/P-NMP
BIB: ὅσοι ἦσαν τεταγμένοι εἰς ζωὴν
NAS: as had been appointed to eternal
KJV: as many as were ordained to eternal
INT: as many as were appointed to life
Acts 15:2 V-AIA-3P
BIB: πρὸς αὐτοὺς ἔταξαν ἀναβαίνειν Παῦλον
NAS: and debate with them, [the brethren] determined that Paul
KJV: them, they determined that Paul
INT: with them they appointed to go up Paul
Acts 22:10 V-RIM/P-3S
BIB: πάντων ὧν τέτακταί σοι ποιῆσαι
NAS: of all that has been appointed for you to do.'
KJV: which are appointed for thee
INT: all things which it has been appointed you to do
Acts 28:23 V-APM-NMP
BIB: Ταξάμενοι δὲ αὐτῷ
NAS: When they had set a day
KJV: And when they had appointed him a day,
INT: having appointed moreover him
Romans 13:1 V-RPM/P-NFP
BIB: ὑπὸ θεοῦ τεταγμέναι εἰσίν
NAS: which exist are established by God.
KJV: that be are ordained of God.
INT: of God that have been instituted are
1 Corinthians 16:15 V-AIA-3P
BIB: τοῖς ἁγίοις ἔταξαν ἑαυτούς
NAS: of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves
KJV: and [that] they have addicted themselves
INT: to the saints they devoted themselves