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Entry for Strong's #2937 - κτίσις

Transliteration
ktísis
Phonetics
ktis'-is  
Word Origin
from (2936)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
3:1000,481
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. the act of founding, establishing, building etc
    1. the act of creating, creation
    2. creation i.e. thing created
      1. of individual things, beings, a creature, a creation 1b
    3. anything created 1b
    4. after a rabbinical usage (by which a man converted from idolatry to Judaism was called) 1b
    5. the sum or aggregate of things created
    6. institution, ordinance
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1952 ‑ הוֹן (hone);  7075 ‑ קִנְיָן (kin‑yawn');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (19) NAS (19) HCS (19)
Mark 3
Romans 7
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Colossians 2
Hebrews 2
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 1
Revelation 1
Mark 3
Romans 7
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Colossians 2
Hebrews 2
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 1
Revelation 1
Mark 3
Romans 7
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Colossians 2
Hebrews 2
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 1
Revelation 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-DSF 4
N-GSF 8
N-NSF 7
N-DSF 4
N-GSF 8
N-NSF 7
N-DSF 4
N-GSF 8
N-NSF 7
NA WH
N-DSF 4
N-GSF 8
N-NSF 7
N-DSF 4
N-GSF 8
N-NSF 7


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κτιìσις

κτίσ-ις [ ], εως, ἡ, (κτίζω)

I

1. founding, settling, Th. 6.5; ἀποικιῶν Isoc. 12.190, cf. Plb. 9.1.4 (pl.), etc.

2. loosely, = πρᾶξις, κούφα κ. an easy achievement, Pi. O. 13.83.

3. creation, κ. κόσμου Romans 1:20; ἀπ' ἀρχῆς κτίσεως Mark 10:6, Mark 13:19, etc.

II created thing, creature, LXX Ju. 9.12, Mark 16:15, Romans 8:19, etc.: in pl., LXX To. 8.5.

III authority created or ordained, 1 Peter 2:13.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κτίσις, κτίσεως, (κτίζω), in Greek writings the act of founding, establishing, building, etc.; in the N. T. (Vulg. everywherecreatura (yet Hebrews 9:11creatio))

1. the act of creating, creation: τοῦ κόσμου, Romans 1:20.

2. equivalent to κτίσμα, creation i. e. thing created (cf. Winers Grammar, 32); used a. of individual things and beings, a creature, a creation: Romans 1:25; Hebrews 4:13; any created thing, Romans 8:39; after a rabbinical usage (by which a man converted from idolatry to Judaism was called חֲדָשָׁה בִּרִיָה (cf. Schöttgen, Horae Hebr 1:328, 704f)), καινή κτίσις is used of a man regenerated through Christ, Galatians 6:15; 2 Corinthians 5:17.

b. collectively, the sum or aggregate of created things: Revelation 3:14 (on which see ἀρχή, 3; ( κτίσις τῶν ἀνθρώπων, Teaching of the Twelve etc.

c. 16 [ET])); ὅλῃ κτίσις, Wis. 19:6; πᾶσα κτίσις, Judith 16:14; and without the article (cf. Grimm on 3 Macc. (), p. 235; (Lightfoot on Col. as below)), πᾶσα κτίσις, Colossians 1:15; 3Macc. 2:2; Judith 9:12; σωτήρ πάσης κτίσεως, Acta Thomae, p. 19 edition Thilo (sec. 10, p. 198, Tdf. edition) (see πᾶς, I. 1 c.); ἀπ' ἀρχῆς κτίσεως, Mark 10:6; Mark 13:19; 2 Peter 3:4; οὐ ταύτης τῆς κτίσεως, not of this order of created things, Hebrews 9:11; accusative to the demands of the context, of some particular kind or class of created things or beings: thus of the human race, πάσῃ τῇ κτίσει, Mark 16:15; ἐν πάσῃ (Rec. adds τῇ) κτίσει τῇ ὑπό τόν οὐρανοῦ, among men of every race, Colossians 1:23; the aggregate of irrational creatures, both animate and inanimate (what we call nature), Romans 8:19-2. (Wis. 5:17 (); ); πᾶσα κτίσις, Romans 8:22; where cf. Reiche, Philippi, Meyer, Rükert, others (Arnold in Bapt. Quart. for Apr. 1867, pp. 143-153).

3. an institution, ordinance: 1 Peter 2:13; cf. Huther at the passage ((Pindar, others.))

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κτίσις , -εως ,

(< κτίζω ),

[in LXX: Psalms 104:24 (H7075), Proverbs 1:13 A (H1952), Tobit 8:5, Wisdom of Solomon 2:6, Sirach 16:17, 3 Maccabees 2:2, al.;]

1. a founding, settling, foundation (cl.).

2. In LXX and NT,

(a) the act of creating, creation: Mark 10:6 (Swete, in l), Mark 13:19, Romans 1:20, 2 Peter 3:4;

(b) that which has been created, creation: Romans 1:25; Romans 8:39, Hebrews 4:13; καινὴ κ ., 2 Corinthians 5:17, Galatians 6:15; πάσῃ ἀνθρωπίνῃ κ . (Hort., in l), 1 Peter 2:13; collectively, of the sum of created things (Wisdom of Solomon 19:6, Judith 16:14), Mark 16:15, Colossians 1:15; Colossians 1:23 Hebrews 9:11, Revelation 3:14; of the irrational creation, Romans 8:19-22.†


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

Syll 608.4 (i/B.C.) τοὺς γεγ [ενημένους ] ἀπὸ τῆς κτίσεως κατὰ γένος ἱερεῖς τοῦ Πο [σειδῶ ]νος, ib. 391.2 (A.D. 133) ἔτους γ ̄ τῆς καθιερώσεως τοῦδε τοῦ Ὀλυμπίου καὶ τῆς κτῖσεος τοῦ Πανελληνίου. In connexion with the NT usage for the Creation (Mark 10:6 al.), Hicks (CR i. p. 7) draws attention to κτίσις as the regular term for the founding of a city, e.g. Polyb. ix. 1. 4.

 

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.
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