Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3841 - παντοκράτωρ
- he who holds sway over all things
- the ruler of all
- almighty: God
[ κρᾰ], ορος, ὁ,
almighty, of Hermes, Epigr.Gr. 815 (Cret.); Κύριος LXX 2 Samuel 5:10, al.; θεός Aristeas 125; ὁ π. alone, the Almighty, Revelation 1:8.
† παντοκράτωρ , -ορος , ὁ
(< πᾶς , κρατέω ),
[in LXX: freq. in Job 5:8; Job 5:17, al. (H7706), and for H6635, in the phrase θεός (κυρίος ) Papyri, 2 Samuel 5:10, al., and freq. in Am, Za, Ma; also in Wisdom of Solomon 7:25, Sirach 42:17; Sirach 50:14; Sirach 50:17 and freq. in Jth 2, 3Mac;]
almighty: 2 Corinthians 6:18, Revelation 1:8; Revelation 4:8; Revelation 11:17; Revelation 15:3; Revelation 16:7; Revelation 16:14; Revelation 9:6; Revelation 9:15; Revelation 21:22.†
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Hicks (CR i. p. 5 f.) has shown that πάροικος, while never losing the idea of ";a sojourner,"; ";a stranger"; (see s.vv. παροικέω, παροικία), is often found in the inscrr. in the sense of the classical μέτοικος to denote ";a licensed sojourner"; in a town, ";whose protection and status were secured by the payment of a small tax,"; as contrasted with ξένος, a mere passing stranger (cf. Ephesians 2:19). Add to Hicks’s reff., as bringing out the mixed character of the population in Graeco-Roman towns, an inscr. from Priene (cited by Rouffiac, p. 45), Priene 113.38 ff. (after B.C. 84), where Zosimus promises to invite τούς τε πολίτας πάντας καὶ πα [ροίκους καὶ κατοίκ ]ους καὶ Ῥωμαίους καὶ ξένους καὶ δούλους, and later is praised for offering them a festival, .42 ff. δειπνιεῖν γὰρ τοὺς πο [λ ]ίτας πάντας κατὰ φυλὰς καὶ τοὺς ἐφηβευκότας τῶν παροίκων καὶ κατ ̣ο ̣ίκων καὶ Ῥωμαίους πάντας καὶ τοὺς παρεπιδημοῦντας Ἀθηναίων κτλ.
See also OG1S 55.29 (B.C. 247–221) with Dittenberger’s note, along with Deissmann. BS p. 227 f. and Kennedy Sources p. 102.
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