Word Summary
kērygma: a proclamation
Original Word: κήρυγμα
Transliteration: kērygma
Phonetic Spelling: (kay'-roog-mah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: a proclamation
Meaning: a proclamation
Strong's Concordance

From kerusso; a proclamation (especially of the gospel; by implication, the gospel itself) -- preaching.

see GREEK kerusso

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2782: κήρυγμα

κήρυγμα, κηρύγματος, τό (κηρύσσω), in Greek writings especially Attic, that which is promulgated by a herald or public crier, a proclamation by herald; in the N. T. the message or proclamation by the heralds of God or Chris t: thus the proclamation of the necessity of repentance and reformation made by the prophet Jonah (A. V. preaching), τό κήρυγμα Ἰωνᾶ, Matthew 12:41; Luke 11:32 (Jonah 3:4); the announcement of salvation procured by Christ and to be had through him: absolutely, 1 Corinthians 1:21; Titus 1:3; with the genitive of the subjunctive, made by one, 1 Corinthians 2:4; 1 Corinthians 15:14; with the genitive of the object Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, concerning Jesus Christ, Romans 16:25, cf. Philippi at the passage; (τῆς αἰωνίου σωτηρίας, Mark 16 WH in (rejected) 'Shorter Conclusion'); the act of publishing, absolutely, 2 Timothy 4:17 (but R. V. that the message might be fully proclaimed; see πληροφορέω, a.).