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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #1411 - δύναμις

Transliteration:
d
Phonetics:
doo'-nam-is  
Word Origin:
from (1410)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
TDNT:
2:284,186
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. strength power, ability
    1. inherent power, power residing in a thing by virtue of its nature, or which a person or thing exerts and puts forth
    2. power for performing miracles
    3. moral power and excellence of soul
    4. the power and influence which belong to riches and wealth
    5. power and resources arising from numbers
    6. power consisting in or resting upon armies, forces, hosts
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 202 ‑ אוֹן (one);   410 ‑ אֵל (ale);   582 ‑ אֱנוֹשׁ (en‑oshe');   1004 ‑ בַּיִת (bah'‑yith);   1363 ‑ גֹּבַהּ (go'‑bah);   1368 ‑ גִּבֹּר (ghib‑bore', ghib‑bore');   1369 ‑ גְּבֻרָה (gheb‑oo‑raw');   1952 ‑ הוֹן (hone);   1995 ‑ הָמֹן (haw‑mone', haw‑mone');   2392 ‑ חֹזֶק (kho'‑zek);   2428 ‑ חַיִל (khah'‑yil);   2428 ‑ חַיִל (khah'‑yil);   2502 ‑ חָלַץ (khaw‑lats');   3027 ‑ יָד (yawd);   3519 ‑ כָּבֹד (kaw‑bode', kaw‑bode');   3581 ‑ כּוֹחַ (ko'‑akh, ko'‑akh);   3966 ‑ מְאֹד (meh‑ode');   4264 ‑ מַחֲנֶה (makh‑an‑eh');   4421 ‑ מִלְחָמָה (mil‑khaw‑maw');   4979 ‑ מַתָּנָה (mat‑taw‑naw');   5650 ‑ עֶבֶד (eh'‑bed);   5797 ‑ עוֹז (oze, oze);   5971 ‑ עַם (am);   6310 ‑ פֶּה (peh);   6381 ‑ פָּלָא (paw‑law');   6635 ‑ צְבָאָה (tsaw‑baw', tseb‑aw‑aw');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δύνᾰμις [ ], ,

gen. εως, Ion. ιος, Ion. dat. δυνάμι: (δύναμαι):

I

1. power, might, in Hom., esp. of bodily strength, εἴ μοι δ. γε παρείη Od. 2.62, cf. Il. 8.294; οἵη ἐμὴ δ. καὶ χεῖρες Od. 20.237; ἡ δ. τῶν νέων Antipho 4.3.2, etc.: generally, strength, power, ability to do anything, πὰρ δύναμιν beyond one's strength, Il. 13.787; in Prose, παρὰ δ. τολμηταί Th. 1.70, etc.; ὑπὲρ δ. D. 18.193; opp. κατὰ δ. as far as lies in one, Hdt. 3.142, etc. (κὰδ δ. Hes. Op. 336); εἰς δύναμιν Cratin. 172, Pl. R. 458e, etc.; πρὸς τὴν δ. Id. Phdr. 231a.

2. outward power, influence, authority, A. Pers. 174 (anap.), Ag. 779 (lyr.); καταπαύσαντα τὴν Κύρου δ. Hdt. 1.90; δυνάμει προὔχοντες Th. 7.21, etc.; ἐν δ. εἶναι, γενέσθαι, X. HG 4.4.5, D. 13.29.

3. force for war, forces, δ. ἀνδρῶν Hdt. 5.100, cf. Pl. Mx. 240d, Plb. 1.41.2, LXX Genesis 21:22, OGI 139.8 (ii B. C.); μετὰ δυνάμεων ἱκανῶν Wilcken Chr. 10 (ii B. C.), etc.; δ. καὶ πεζὴ καὶ ἱππικὴ καὶ ναυτική X. An. 1.3.12; πέντε δυνάμεσι πεφρουρημένον, of the five projecting rows of sarissae in the phalanx, Ascl. Tact. 5.2,al.

4. a power, quantity, χρημάτων δ. Hdt. 7.9. ά.

5. means, κατὰ δύναμιν Arist. EE 1243b12; opp. παρὰ δ., 2 Corinthians 8:3; κατὰ δ. τῶν ὑπαρχόντων BGU 1051.17 (Aug.).

II

1.power, faculty, capacity, αἱ ἀμφὶ τὸ σῶμα δ. Hp. VM 14; αἱ τοῦ σώματος δυνάμεις Pl. Tht. 185e; ἡ τῆς ὄψεως δ. Id. R. 532a; ἡ τῶν λεγόντων δ. D. 22.11: c. gen. rei, capacity for, τῶν ἔργων Arist. Pol. 1309a35; τοῦ λέγειν Id. Rh. 1362b22; τοῦ λόγου, τῶν λόγων, Men. 578, Alex. 94; δ. στρατηγική Plb. 1.84.6; δ. ἐν πραγματείᾳ Id. 2.56.5; δ. συνθετική D.H. Comp. 2: abs., any natural capacity or faculty, that may be improved and may be used for good or ill, Arist. Top. 126a37, cf. MM 1183b28.

2. elementary force, such as heat, cold, etc., Hp. VM 16, Arist. PA 646a14; ἡ τοῦ θερμοῦ δ. ib. 650a5; θερμαντικὴ δ. Epicur. Fr. 60, cf. Polystr. p.23 W. property, quality, ἰδίην δύναμιν καὶ φύσιν ἔχειν Hp. VM 13, cf. Nat.Hom. 5, Vict. 1.10; esp. of the natural properties of plants, etc., αἱ δ. τῶν φυομένων, τῶν σπερμάτων, X. Cyr. 8.8.14, Thphr. HP 8.11.1; productive power, τῆς γῆς Id. Oec. 16.4; μετάλλων Id. Vect. 4.1: generally, function, faculty, δύναμις φυσική, ζωική, ψυχική, Gal. 10.635; περὶ φυσικῶν δ., title of work by Galen. in pl., agencies, ὑπάρχειν ἐν τῇ φύσει τὰς τοιαύτας δυνάμεις (sc. the gods) Polystr.p.10 W. function, meaning, of part in whole, Id. p.17 W. in Music, function, value, of a note in the scale, δ. ἐστι τάξις φθόγγου ἐν συστήματι Cleonid. Harm. 14, cf. Aristox. Harm. p.69M.; μέση κατὰ δύναμιν, opp. κατὰ θέσιν, Ptol. Harm. 2.5.

3. faculty, art, or craft, Pl. R. 532d, Arist. Metaph. 1018a30, EN 1094a10, Arr. Epict. 1.1.1; δ. σκεπτική the doctrine of the Sceptics, S.E. M. 7.1.

4. a medicine, Timostr. 7, etc.; δ. ἁπλαῖ Hp. Decent. 9, Aret. CD 1.4, etc.; δ. πολυφάρμακοι Plu. 2.403c, Gal. 13.365: in pl., collection of formulae or prescriptions, Orib. 10.33. action of medicines, περὶ τῆς ἁπλῶν φαρμάκων δ., title of work by Galen; also, potency, δυνάμει θερμά, ψυχρά, Id. 1.672, al.

5. magically potent substance or object, PMag.Leid.V. 8.12: in pl., magical powers, Hld. 4.7.

III

1. force or meaning of a word, Lys. 10.7, Pl. Cra. 394b, Diog.Oen. 12, Phld. Sign. 31, etc. phonetic value of sounds or letters, Plb. 10.47.8, D.H. Comp. 12, Luc. Jud.Voc. 5, etc.

2. worth or value of money, Th. 6.46, 2.97, Plu. Lyc. 9, Sol. 15. capability of existing or acting, potentiality, opp. actuality (ἐνέργεια), Arist. Metaph. 1047b31, 1051a5, etc.: hence δυνάμει as Adv., virtually, ὕστερον ὂν τῇ τάξει, πρότερον τῇ δυνάμει.. ἐστί D. 3.15; opp. ἐνεργείᾳ, Arist. APo. 86a28, al.; opp. ἐντελεχείᾳ, Id. Ph. 193b8, al. Math., power, κατὰ μεταφορὰν ἡ ἐν γεωμετρίᾳ λέγεται δ. Id. Metaph. 1019b33; usu.

1.second power, square, κατὰ δύναμιν in square, Pl. Ti. 54b, cf. Theol.Ar. 11, etc.: chiefly in dat., [ εὐθεῖα] δυνάμει ἴση a line the square on which is equal to an area, BA ἐλάσσων ἐστὶν ἢ διπλασίων δυνάμει τῆς AK the square on BA is less than double of the square on AK, Archim. Sph.Cyl. 2.9: εὐθεῖαι δ. σύμμετροι commensurable in square, Euc. 10 Def. 2; ἡ δυνάμει δεκάς the series 12 + 22... + 102, Theol.Ar. 64. square number, Pl. Ti. 32a. square of an unknown quantity (x2), Dioph. Def. 2, al.

2. square root of a number which is not a perfect square, surd, opp. μῆκος, Pl. Tht. 147d.

3. product of two numbers, ἡ ἀμφοῖν (sc. τριάδος καὶ δυάδος) δ. ἑξάς Ph. 1.3, cf. Iamb. in Nic. p.108 P.; δυνάμει in product, Hero Metr. 1.15, Theol.Ar. 33. concrete, powers, esp. of divine beings, αἱ δ. τῶν οὐρανῶν LXX Isaiah 34:4, cf. 1 Peter 3:22, al., Ph. 1.587, Corp.Herm. 1.26, Porph. Abst. 2.34: sg., Acts 8:10, PMag.Par. 1.1275; πολυώνυμος δ., of God, Secund. Sent. 3. manifestation of divine power, miracle, Matthew 11:21, al., Buresch Aus Lydien 113, etc.

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Matthew13
Mark10
Luke15
Acts10
Romans7
1 Corinthians15
2 Corinthians7
Galatians1
Ephesians5
Philippians1
Colossians2
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians3
2 Timothy3
Hebrews6
1 Peter2
2 Peter3
Revelation12
Matthew13
Mark10
Luke15
Acts10
Romans7
1 Corinthians15
2 Corinthians7
Galatians1
Ephesians5
Philippians1
Colossians2
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians3
2 Timothy3
Hebrews6
1 Peter2
2 Peter3
Revelation12
Matthew12
Mark10
Luke15
Acts10
Romans8
1 Corinthians15
2 Corinthians10
Galatians1
Ephesians5
Philippians1
Colossians2
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians3
2 Timothy3
Hebrews5
1 Peter2
2 Peter3
Revelation10
List of Word Forms
δυναμει δυνάμει δυναμεις δυνάμεις δύναμεις δυναμεσι δυνάμεσι δυναμεσιν δυνάμεσιν δυναμεων δυνάμεων δυναμεως δυνάμεως δυνάμεώς δύναμεως δυναμιν δύναμιν δύναμίν δυναμις δύναμις δύναμίς dunamei dunameis dunameon dunameōn dunameos dunameōs dunamesi dunamesin dunamin dunamis dynamei dynámei dynameis dynámeis dynameon dynameōn dynámeon dynámeōn dynameos dynameōs dynámeos dynámeōs dynamesi dynámesi dynamesin dynámesin dynamin dýnamin dýnamín dynamis dýnamis
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