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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #2962 - κύριος

Transliteration:
k
Phonetics:
koo'-ree-os  
Word Origin:
from kuros (supremacy)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Masculine
TDNT:
3:1039,486
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. he to whom a person or thing belongs, about which he has power of deciding; master, lord
    1. the possessor and disposer of a thing
      1. the owner; one who has control of the person, the master
      2. in the state: the sovereign, prince, chief, the Roman emperor
    2. is a title of honour expressive of respect and reverence, with which servants greet their master
    3. this title is given to: God, the Messiah
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 113 ‑ אָדֹן (aw‑done', aw‑done');   136 ‑ אֲדֹנָי (ad‑o‑noy');   136 ‑ אֲדֹנָי (ad‑o‑noy');   410 ‑ אֵל (ale);   430 ‑ אֱלֹהִים (el‑o‑heem');   433 ‑ אֱלֹהַּ (el‑o'‑ah, el‑o'‑ah);   1167 ‑ בַּעַל (bah'‑al);   1376 ‑ גְּבִיר (gheb‑eer');   3068 ‑ יהוה (yeh‑ho‑vaw');   4756 ‑ מָרֵא (maw‑ray');   4911 ‑ מָשַׁל (maw‑shal');   6697 ‑ צֻר (tsoor, tsoor);   7706 ‑ שַׁדַּי (shad‑dah'ee);   7980 ‑ שָׁלַט (shaw‑lat');   7989 ‑ שַׁלִּיט (shal‑leet');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κύριος [ ], α, ον,

also ος, ον A. Supp. 732, E. Heracl. 143, Arist. Pol. 1306b20:

Thess. κῦρρος IG 9(2).517.20 (Larissa, iii B.C.): (κῦρος) (not in Hom.):

I of persons, having power or authority over, c. gen., Ζεὺς ὁ πάντων κ. Pi. I. 5(4).53, cf. P. 2.58; ἐμῶν τε καὶ σῶν κ. πιστωμάτων A. Ag. 878; πρὶν ἄν σε κ. στήσω τέκνων put thee in possession of.., S. OC 1041; κύριοι πολιτείας Antipho 3.1.1; κ. καταλύσεως Th. 4.20; εἰρήνης καὶ πολέμου X. HG 2.2.18; - ώτατοι τοῦ ἱεροῦ Th. 5.53 (but -ώτατος θεὸς τοῦ ἱεροῦ, of the god to whom a temple is dedicated, OGI 90.39 (Rosetta, ii B.C.)); τῶν αὑτοὺ κ. Pl. Lg. 929d, cf. Isoc. 19.34, etc.; θανάτου κ. τινός with power of life and death over, Pl. Criti. 120d; κ. περί τινος Arist. Pol. 1286a24.

2. κύριός εἰμι c. inf., I have authority to do, am entitled to do, A. Ag. 104 (lyr.); οὗτος κ. ὁρκωμοτεῖν (prob. for - ῶν) E. Supp. 1189; κ. ἀπολέσαι, σῶσαι δ' ἄκυροι And. 4.9, cf. Th. 5.63, 8.5; - ώτεροι δοῦναι better able to give, Id. 4.18; οὐ.. κ. οὔτε ἀνελέσθαι πόλεμον οὔτε καταλῦσαι X. An. 5.7.27; δοῦλοι κ. μαστιγοῦν τοὺς ἐλευθέρους Ephor. 29 J.; αἱ ἀρχαὶ κ. κρίνειν Arist. Pol. 1287b16; also κ. τοῦ μὴ μεθυσθῆναι having power not to.., Id. EN 1113b32: c. acc. et inf., κ. εἶναι ἢ τοίαν εἶναι [πόλιν] ἢ τοίαν Pl. R. 429b.

3. folld. by a dependent clause, κ. γενέσθαι, ὅντινα δεῖ καταστήσασθαι Isaiah 6:4.

4. c. part., πριαμένους τι ἢ πωλοῦντας κυρίους εἶναι Th. 5.34; κ. ἦν πράσσων ταῦτα Id. 8.51, cf. Plb. 6.37.8, 18.37.10; κύριοι ἐόντω συλέοντες Schwyzer 337.13 (Delph.).

5. abs., having authority, supreme, τί τῶνδε κυριωτέρους μένεις; A. Supp. 965; - ώτερος σέθεν E. Ba. 505; ὁ πατὴρ μέχρι τούτου κ. [ἐστι ] Arist. Rh. 1402a1; τὸ κ. the sovereign power in a state, Id. Pol. 1281a11, cf. Pl. R. 565a, etc.; τὰ κ. the supreme authorities, D. 19.259, Arist. Rh. 1365b27; τὰ τῆσδε τῆς γῆς κ. S. OC 915; at Athens, κ. ἐκκλησία a sovereign or principal assembly, Ar. Ach. 19, Arist. Ath. 43.4, IG 12.42.22, al., 22.493.8, etc.; ἀγορὰ κ. ib.1298.7. II of things, ὁ τῆς ὥρας τῆς καταρχῆς κ. [ἀστήρ ] Serapio in Cat.Cod.Astr. 1.99: but usu. abs., authoritative, decisive, δίκαι E. Heracl. l.c., And. 1.88, Pl. Cri. 50b; μῦθος -ώτερος of more authority, E. IA 318 (troch.); - ωτάτη τῶν ἐπιστημῶν [ἡ πολιτική ] Arist. Pol. 1282b15; αἱ -ώτεραι ἀρχαί Id. Cael. 285a26, cf. Metaph. 997a12; [ ἡ φρόνησις] τῆς σοφίας κυριωτέρα Id. EN 1143b34; - ωτέρα ἡ καθόλου [ἀπόδειξις ] Id. APo. 86a23; τάραχος ὁ -ώτατος Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.30U.; of sovereign remedies, - ωτάτη τῶν καθάρσεων Pl. Sph. 230d; - ωτάτη κένωσις Gal. 1.299; important, principal, κ. δόξαι, of certain doctrines of Epicurus, Phld. Ir. p.86 W.; τὰ -ώτατα μέρη τῆς φύσεως Epicur. Sent. 9; - ώτερα μέρη τοῦ σώματος Philostr. Gym. 50; τὰ -ώτατα the principal organs, Gal. 1.385 (but, the most important matters, Epicur. Sent. 16); τὸ -ώτατον τῆς Ἐφέσου Philostr. VS 1.22.4: Gramm., κ. τόνος principal accent, D.T. Supp. 674.32.

2. opp. ἄκυρος, valid, νόμος, δόγματα, D. 24.1, Pl. Lg. 926d; κ. ποιεῖν [τὴν γνῶσιν ], opp. ἄκυρον π., D. 21.92, cf. 39.15; τὰς συνθήκας κυρίας ποιεῖν Lys. 18.15; ἡ συγγραφὴ ἥδε κ. ἔστω PEleph. 1.14 (iv B.C.); ἔστω τὰ κριθέντα κ. Lexap. D. 21.94; so τὰς τῶν ἄλλων δόξας κ. ποιεῖν Pl. Tht. 179b.

3. of times, etc., ordained, appointed, ἡ κυρίη ἡμέρη Hdt. 5.50, cf. 93 (pl.); ἡ κ. τῶν ἡμερέων Id. 1.48, 6.129; κ. ἐν ἡμέρᾳ A. Supp. 732; τόδε κ. ἦμαρ E. Alc. 105 (lyr.), etc.; κ. μήν, of a woman with child, i.e. the ninth month, Pi. O. 6.32; ὅταν τὸ κ. μόλῃ φάος (prob.) the appointed time, A. Ag. 766 (lyr.); κ. μένει τέλος Id. Eu. 544 (lyr.); ἡ κ. [ἡμέρα ] D. 21.84, cf. Test.ib.93; but αἱ κ. [ἡμεραι], = κριτικαί, Hp. Aff. 9.

4. legitimate, lawful, ὕπνος πόνος τε, κ. ξυνωμόται A. Eu. 127, cf. 327; κύρι' ἔχοντες having lawful power, ib. 960 (lyr.).

5. ἡ κ. ἀρετή goodness proper, real goodness, Arist. EN 1144b4; [ φλοιὸς] ὁ κ. Thphr. HP 4.15.1; Rhet. and Gramm., κ. ὄνομα the real or actual, hence current, ordinary, name of a thing, opp. μεταφορά, γλῶττα, Arist. Rh. 1404b6, 1410b12, Po. 1457b3, cf. D.H. Comp. 21, D.L. 10.13, etc.; σπάνει κυρίου ὀνόματος for lack of a current term, D.H. Comp. 24; - ώτατα ὀνόματα most ordinary terms, ib. 3 (hence also κ. ὄνομα proper, personal name, Plb. 6.46.10, A.D. Pron. 10.11, al., Hdn. 7.5.8; ὄνομα alone in this sense, Diog.Bab.Stoic. 3.213); κ. [λέξεις ] Phld. Rh. 1.181 S.; κατὰ τὸν κ. τρόπον, opp. καταχρωμένη, ib.1.59 S. III Adv. κυρίως, v. sub voc. Subst. κύριος, ὁ, lord, master, τοῖσι κ. δωμάτων A. Ch. 658, cf. 689, S. Aj. 734, etc.; ὁ κ. alone, head of a family, master of a house (cf. Sch. Ar. Eq. 965), Antipho 2.4.7, Ar. Pl. 6, Arist. Pol. 1269b10; τοὺς κ. τῶν οἰκιῶν PTeb. 5.147 (ii B.C.); also, guardian of a woman, Isa 6.32, PGrenf. 2.15 i 13 (ii B.C.), etc.: generally, guardian, trustee, Isaiah 2:10, D. 43.15, 46.19, Men. Epit. 89, etc. later κύριε, as a form of respectful address, sir, John 12:21, John 20:15, Acts 16:30 (pl.), PFay. 106.15 (ii A.D.), etc.

2. fem. κυρία, ἡ, mistress, lady of the house, Philem. 223, LXX Isaiah 24:2, etc.; κ. τῆς οἰκίας Men. 403: in voc., madam, D.C. 48.44; applied to women from fourteen years upwards, Epict. Ench. 40. (In later Gr. freq. written κύρα, PGrenf. 1.61.4 (vi A.D.), etc.) epith. of Ἶσις, OGI 180 (Egypt, i B.C.), etc.

3. of gods, esp. in the East, Σεκνεβτῦνις ὁ κ. θεός PTeb. 284.6 (i B.C.); Κρόνος κ. CIG 4521 (Abila, i A.D.); Ζεὺς κ. Supp.Epigr. 2.830 (Damascus, iii A.D.); κ. Σάραπις POxy. 110.2 (ii A.D); ἡ κ. Ἄρτεμις IG 4.1124 (Tibur, ii A.D.); of deified rulers, τοῦ κ. βασιλέος θεοῦ OGI 86.8 (Egypt, i B.C.); οἱ κ. θεοὶ μέγιστοι, of Ptolemy XIV and Cleopatra, Berl.Sitzb. 1902.1096: hence, of rulers in general, βασιλεὺς Ἡρώδης κ. OGI 415 (Judaea, i B.C.); of Roman Emperors, BGU 1200.11 (Augustus), POxy. 37 i 6 (Claudius), etc.

4. ὁ Κύριος, = Hebr. Yahweh, LXX Genesis 11:5, al.; of Christ, 1 Corinthians 12:3, etc.

Frequency / Word / Parsing Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (748)NAS (720)HCS (717)
Matthew76
Mark18
Luke98
John51
Acts105
Romans39
1 Corinthians59
2 Corinthians28
Galatians7
Ephesians27
Philippians15
Colossians14
1 Thessalonians22
2 Thessalonians19
1 Timothy8
2 Timothy16
Titus1
Philemon5
Hebrews16
James13
1 Peter7
2 Peter14
2 John1
Jude6
Revelation22
Matthew73
Mark16
Luke96
John52
Acts102
Romans38
1 Corinthians57
2 Corinthians27
Galatians6
Ephesians25
Philippians15
Colossians13
1 Thessalonians22
2 Thessalonians20
1 Timothy6
2 Timothy14
Philemon5
Hebrews16
James13
1 Peter7
2 Peter14
Jude7
Revelation21
Matthew80
Mark18
Luke104
John52
Acts107
Romans43
1 Corinthians66
2 Corinthians29
Galatians6
Ephesians26
Philippians15
Colossians16
1 Thessalonians24
2 Thessalonians22
1 Timothy6
2 Timothy16
Philemon5
Hebrews16
James14
1 Peter8
2 Peter14
Jude7
Revelation23
List of Word Forms
θεοῦ θεῷ Ἰησοῦς και Κυριε Κύριε Κύριέ κυριοι κύριοι κυριοις κυρίοις Κυριον κυριόν κυρίον Κύριον κύριόν κύρίον ΚΥΡΙΟΣ κυριός κύριος κύριός κυριου κυριού Κυρίου κύριου κυρίους κυριω κυρίω κυρίῳ ΚΥΡΙΩΝ κυρίων κυρόυ Κύρου Χριστόν Χριστοῦ Christon Christón Christou Christoû Iesous Iesoûs Iēsous Iēsoûs Kurie kurio kuriō kurioi kuriois Kurion KURIŌN KURIOS Kuriou Kyrie Kýrie Kýrié kyrio kyriō kyrioi kyríoi kyríōi kýrioi kyriois kyríois Kyrion KYRIŌN kyríon kyríōn Kýrion kýrión KYRIOS kýrios kýriós Kyriou Kyríou theo theō theôi theō̂i theou theoû
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