The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1467 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
egkrateuomaimiddle voice from (1468)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee   Verb
  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

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.