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Exousia

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1849  
Original WordWord Origin
ejxousivafrom (1832) (in the sense of ability)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Exousia2:562,238
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ex-oo-see'-ah   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. power of choice, liberty of doing as one pleases
    1. leave or permission
  2. physical and mental power
    1. the ability or strength with which one is endued, which he either possesses or exercises
  3. the power of authority (influence) and of right (privilege)
  4. the power of rule or government (the power of him whose will and commands must be submitted to by others and obeyed)
    1. universally
      1. authority over mankind
    2. specifically
      1. the power of judicial decisions
      2. of authority to manage domestic affairs
    3. metonymically
      1. a thing subject to authority or rule 4c
    4. jurisdiction
      1. one who possesses authority 4c
    5. a ruler, a human magistrate 4c
    6. the leading and more powerful among created beings superior to man, spiritual potentates
    7. a sign of the husband's authority over his wife
      1. the veil with which propriety required a women to cover herself
    8. the sign of regal authority, a crown
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 103
power 69, authority 29, right 2, liberty 1, jurisdiction 1, strength 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Matthew9
Mark9
Luke15
John6
Acts7
Romans4
1 Corinthians9
2 Corinthians2
Ephesians4
Colossians4
2 Thessalonians1
Titus1
Hebrews1
1 Peter1
Jude1
Revelation19


Total93
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Exousia". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .