Egkrateia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1466 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
egkrateiafrom (1468)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Egkrateia2:339,196
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eng-krat'-i-ah Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. self-control (the virtue of one who masters his desires and passions, esp. his sensual appetites)
NAS Word Usage - Total: 4
self-control 4
NAS Verse Count
Acts1
Galatians1
2 Peter1


Total3
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 Egkrateia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.