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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Juridiction

1: ἐξουσία

(Strong's #1849 — Noun Feminine — exousia — ex-oo-see'-ah )

"power, authority," is used, by metonymy, to denote "jurisdiction," in Luke 23:7 . For the different meanings of the word and other instances of its use by metonymy, see AUTHORITY , A, No. 1.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Juridiction'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/j/juridiction.html. 1940.

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