Basileia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 932 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
basileiafrom (935)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Basileia1:579,97
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bas-il-i'-ah Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. royal power, kingship, dominion, rule
    1. not to be confused with an actual kingdom but rather the right or authority to rule over a kingdom
    2. of the royal power of Jesus as the triumphant Messiah
    3. of the royal power and dignity conferred on Christians in the Messiah's kingdom
  2. a kingdom, the territory subject to the rule of a king
  3. used in the N.T. to refer to the reign of the Messiah
NAS Word Usage - Total: 163
kingdom 159, kingdoms 3, reigns* 1
NAS Verse Count
Matthew54
Mark18
Luke44
John3
Acts8
Romans1
1 Corinthians5
Galatians1
Ephesians1
Colossians2
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians1
2 Timothy2
Hebrews3
James1
2 Peter1
Revelation9


Total155
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 Basileia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.