Word Summary
diatagē: institution, ordinance
Original Word: διαταγή
Transliteration: diatagē
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-at-ag-ay')
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: institution, ordinance
Meaning: institution, ordinance
Strong's Concordance
ordinance, direction

From diatasso; arrangement, i.e. Institution -- instrumentality.

see GREEK diatasso

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1296: διαταγή

διαταγή, διαταγης, (διατάσσω), a purely Biblical (2 Esdr. 4:11) and ecclesiastical word (for which the Greeks use διάταξις), a disposition, arrangement, ordinance: Romans 13:2; ἐλάβετε τόν νόμον εἰς διαταγάς ἀγγέλων, Acts 7:53, ye received the law, influenced by the authority of the ordaining angels, or because ye thought it your duty to receive what was enjoined by angels (at the ministration of angels (nearly equivalent to as being the ordinances etc.), similar to εἰς ὄνομα δέχεσθαι, Matthew 10:41; see εἰς, B. II 2 d.; (Winers Grammar, 398 (372), cf. 228 (214), also Buttmann, 151 (131))). On the Jewish opinion that angels were employed as God's assistants in the solemn proclamation of the Mosaic law, cf. Deuteronomy 33:2 the Sept.; Acts 7:38; Galatians 3:19; Hebrews 2:2; Josephus, Antiquities 15, 5, 3; (Philo de somn. i. § 22; Lightfoot's Commentary on Galatians, the passage cited).

STRONGS NT 1296: διάταγμαδιάταγμα, διατάγματος, τό (διατάσσω), an injunction, mandate: Hebrews 11:23 (Lachmann δόγμα). (2 Esdr. 7:11; Additions to Esther 3:14 [Esther 3:193:13d] (in Tdf., chapter iii. at the end, line 14); Wis. 11:8; Philo, decal. § 4; Diodorus 18, 64; Plutarch, Marcell c. 24 at the end; (others).)