Parts of Speech Noun Feminine

Basileia Definition

NAS Word Usage - Total: 163
  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
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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.

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Basileia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999. . 1999.