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Strong's #1466 - ἐγκράτεια

Transliteration
enkráteia
Phonetics
eng-krat'-i-ah
Origin
from (G1468)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
2:339,196
Definition
Thayer's
  1. self-control (the virtue of one who masters his desires and passions, esp. his sensual appetites)
Frequency Lists  
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  2. Word
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KJV (4)
Acts
1
Galatians
1
2 Peter
2
NAS (4)
Acts
1
Galatians
1
2 Peter
2
HCS (4)
Acts
1
Galatians
1
2 Peter
2
BSB (4)
Acts
1
Galatians
1
2 Peter
2
ESV (3)
Galatians
1
2 Peter
2
WEB (4)
Acts
1
Galatians
1
2 Peter
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐγκράτ-εια [ ρᾰ], ,

I mastery over, ἐ. ἑαυτοῦ self- control, Pl. R. 390b; ἐ. ἡδονῶν καὶ ἐπιθυμιῶν control over them, ib. 430e, cf. X. Mem. 2.1.1, Isoc. 1.21; περί τι Arist. EN 1149a21, al.

II abs., self-control, X. Mem. 1.5.1, Isoc. 3.44, Arist. EN 1145b8, al., LXX Si. 18.30, Acts 24:25, etc.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἐγκράτεια , -ας ,

(<ἐγκρατής ), [in LXX: Sirach 18:15; Sirach 18:30, 4 Maccabees 5:34 *;]

1. prop., mastery, control.

2. (sc. ἑαυτοῦ ) self-control: Acts 24:25, Galatians 5:23, 2 Peter 1:6 (v. DB, iv, 558b, 695a; Page on Ac, l.c.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

In the important Imperial edict, P Fay 20, which is probably to be assigned to Julian (see Archiv ii. p. 169) rather than to Alexander Severus, the Emperor claims to be an example to all governors, in view of the fact that he administers the affairs of the Empire—.21 μετὰ τοσαύτης κοσμιότητος καὶ σωφροσύνης καὶ ἐγκρατείας. See also Vett. Valens p. 355.29 διὰ τῆς ἰδίας ἐγκρατείας ἀκηρύκτως καὶ κοσμίως τὸ τέλος τοῦ βίου ὑποίσει. Ramsay Luke, p. 360 ff. cites an interesting iv/A.D. Lycaonian inscription in honour of a presbyter, who is described as.6 ἐν ]κρατίης ὁ διάκονος, ";the minister of continence,"; while his wife is.16 πιστὴν ἐνκρατίης οἰκονόμον, ";a trusty dispenser of continence.";

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εγκρατεια εγκρατεία εγκράτεια ἐγκρατείᾳ ἐγκράτεια εγκρατειαν εγκράτειαν ἐγκράτειαν εγκρατειας εγκρατείας ἐγκρατείας enkrateia enkráteia enkrateíāi enkrateian enkráteian enkrateias enkrateías
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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