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Egkrateuomai

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1467  
Original WordWord Origin
egkrateuomaimiddle voice from (1468)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Egkrateuomai2:339,196
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee   Verb
 Definition
  1. to be self-controlled, continent
    1. to exhibit self-government, conduct, one's self temperately
    2. in a figure drawn from athletes, who in preparing themselves for the games abstained from unwholesome food, wine, and sexual indulgence
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
exercises self-control 1, have self-control 1
 
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians2


Total2
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 Egkrateuomai". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.