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Lexicon :: Strong's G1411 - dynamis

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dynamis (Key)
dü'-nä-mes (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

δύναμις dýnamis, doo'-nam-is; from G1410; force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself):—ability, abundance, meaning, might(-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle(-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 120x

The KJV translates Strong's G1411 in the following manner: power (77x), mighty work (11x), strength (7x), miracle (7x), might (4x), virtue (3x), mighty (2x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 120x
The KJV translates Strong's G1411 in the following manner: power (77x), mighty work (11x), strength (7x), miracle (7x), might (4x), virtue (3x), mighty (2x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. strength power, ability

    1. inherent power, power residing in a thing by virtue of its nature, or which a person or thing exerts and puts forth

    2. power for performing miracles

    3. moral power and excellence of soul

    4. the power and influence which belong to riches and wealth

    5. power and resources arising from numbers

    6. power consisting in or resting upon armies, forces, hosts

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δύναμις dýnamis, doo'-nam-is; from G1410; force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself):—ability, abundance, meaning, might(-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle(-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.
STRONGS NT 1411: δύναμις
δύναμις, -εως, ; [from Homer down]; Sept. for חַיִל, גְּבוּרָה, עֹז, כֹּחַ, צָבָא (an army, a host); strength, ability, power;
a. universally, inherent power, power residing in a thing by virtue of its nature, or which a person or thing exerts and puts forth: Luke 1:17; Acts 4:7; 1 Corinthians 4:20; 2 Corinthians 4:7; 2 Corinthians 12:9 ( δύναμις ἐν ἀσθένείᾳ τελεῖται [R G τελειοῦται]); 2 Cor 13:4; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; Hebrews 7:16; Hebrews 11:34; Revelation 1:16; Revelation 17:13; ἰδίᾳ δυνάμει, Acts 3:12; μεγάλῃ δυνάμει, Acts 4:33; ἑκάστῳ κατὰ τὴν ἰδίαν δύναμιν, Matthew 25:15; ὑπὲρ δύναμιν, beyond our power, 2 Corinthians 1:8; ἐν δυνάμει namely, ὤν, endued with power, Luke 4:36; 1 Corinthians 15:43; so in the phrase ἔρχεσθαι ἐν δυνάμει, Mark 9:1; powerfully, Colossians 1:29; 2 Thessalonians 1:11; contextually, equivalent to evidently, Romans 1:4; ἐν δυνάμει σημείων κ. τεράτων, through the power which I exerted upon their souls by performing miracles, Romans 15:19; δύν. εἴς τι, Hebrews 11:11; δύν. ἐπὶ τὰ δαιμόνια καὶ νόσους θεραπεύειν, Luke 9:1; δύναμις τῆς ἁμαρτίας νόμος, sin exercises its power (upon the soul) through the law, i. e. through the abuse of the law, 1 Corinthians 15:56; τῆς ἀναστάσεως τοῦ Χριστοῦ, the power which the resurrection of Christ has, for instructing, reforming, elevating, tranquilizing, the soul, Philippians 3:10; τῆς εὐσεβείας, inhering in godliness and operating upon souls, 2 Timothy 3:5; δυνάμεις μέλλοντος αἰῶνος (see αἰών, 3), Hebrews 6:5; τὸ πνεῦμα τῆς δυνάμεως (see πνεῦμα, 5), 1 Peter 4:14 Lachmann; 2 Timothy 1:7; δύναμις is used of the power of angels: Ephesians 1:21 [cf. Meyer at the passage]; 2 Peter 2:11; of the power of the devil and evil spirits, 1 Corinthians 15:24; τοῦ ἐχθροῦ, i. e. of the devil, Luke 10:19; τοῦ δράκοντος, Revelation 13:2; angels, as excelling in power, are called δυνάμεις [cf. (Philo de mutat. nora. § 8 δυνάμεις ἀσωματοι) Meyer as above; Bp. Lightfoot on Colossians 1:16; see ἄγγελος]: Romans 8:38; 1 Peter 3:22. δύναμις τοῦ θεοῦ, universally, the power of God: Matthew 22:29; Mark 12:24; Luke 22:69; Acts 8:10; Romans 1:20; Romans 9:17; 1 Corinthians 6:14; δύναμις ὑψίστου, Luke 1:35; δύναμις, especially in doxologies, the kingly power of God, Matthew 6:13 Rec.; Revelation 4:11; Revelation 7:12; Revelation 11:17; Revelation 12:10; Revelation 15:8; Revelation 19:1; and the abstract for the concrete (as הַגְּבוּרָה in Jewish writings; cf. Buxtorf, Lex. talm. col. 385 [p. 201f, Fischer edition]) equivalent to δυνατός, Matthew 26:64; Mark 14:62; δύναμις τοῦ θεοῦ is used of the divine power considered as acting upon the minds of men, 1 Corinthians 2:5; 2 Corinthians 6:7; Ephesians 3:7, 20; [2 Timothy 1:8; 1 Peter 1:5]; εἴς τινα, 2 Corinthians 13:4 [but WH in brackets]; Ephesians 1:19; ἐνδύεσθαι δύναμιν ἐξ υψους, Luke 24:49; by metonymy, things or persons in which God's saving power shows its efficacy are called δυνάμεις θεοῦ: thus, Χριστος, 1 Corinthians 1:24; λόγος τοῦ σταυροῦ, 1 Corinthians 1:18; τὸ εὐαγγέλιον, with the addition εἰς σωτηρίαν παντί, etc. Romans 1:16 [cf. Winer's Grammar, § 36, 3 b.]. δύναμις is ascribed to Christ, now in one sense and now in another: a power to heal disease proceeds from him, Mark 5:30; Luke 5:17; Luke 6:19; Luke 8:46 the kingly power of the Messiah is his, Matthew 24:30; [Mark 13:26]; Luke 21:27; 2 Peter 1:16; Revelation 5:12; ἄγγελοι τῆς δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ (see ἄγγελος, 2), ministering to his power, 2 Thessalonians 1:7 [Winer's Grammar, § 34, 3 b. note]; metaphysical [or essential] power, viz. that which belongs to him as θεῖος λόγος, in the expression τὸ ῥῆμα τῆς δυνάμ. αὐτοῦ, the word uttered by his power, equivalent to his most powerful will and energy, Hebrews 1:3; moral power, operating on the soul, 2 Corinthians 12:9 R G; and called θεῖα αὐτοῦ δύναμις in 2 Peter 1:3; δύναμις τοῦ κυρίου, the power of Christ invisibly present and operative in Christian church formally assembled, 1 Corinthians 5:4. δύναμις τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος: Acts 1:8 [Winer's Grammar, 125 (119)]; πν. ἅγιον κ. δύναμις, Acts 10:38; ἀπόδειξις πνεύματος καὶ δυνάμεως (see ἀπόδειξις, b.), 1 Corinthians 2:4; ἐν τῇ δυνάμει τοῦ πνεύματος, under or full of the power of the Holy Spirit, Luke 4:14; ἐν δυνάμει πνεύματος ἁγίου, by the power and influence of the Holy Spirit, Romans 15:13; by the power which, under the influence of the Holy Spirit, I exerted upon their souls, Romans 15:19.
b. specifically, the power of performing miracles: Acts 6:8; πᾶσα δύναμις, every kind of power of working miracles (with the addition of καὶ σημείοις κ. τέρασι), 2 Thessalonians 2:9; plural: [Matthew 13:54; Matthew 14:2; Mark 6:14]; 1 Corinthians 12:28; Galatians 3:5; ἐνεργήματα δυνάμεων, 1 Corinthians 12:10; by metonymy, of the cause for the effect, a mighty work [cf. Winers Grammar, 32; Trench, § xci.]: δύναμιν ποιεῖν, Mark 6:5; Mark 9:39; so in the plural, Mark 6:2; Luke 19:37; joined with σημεῖα, Acts 8:13; with σημεῖα κ. τέρατα, Acts 2:22; 2 Corinthians 12:12; Hebrews 2:4 [?]; ποιεῖν δυνάμεις, Matthew 7:22; [Matthew 13:58]; Acts 19:11; γίνονται δυνάμεις, Matthew 11:20f, 23; Luke 10:13.
c. moral power and excellence of soul: 1 Corinthians 4:19; 2 Corinthians 4:7; Ephesians 3:16; Colossians 1:11.
d. the power and influence which belong to riches; (pecuniary ability), wealth: τοῦ στρήνους, 'riches ministering to luxury' (Grotius), Revelation 18:3; κατὰ δύναμιν καὶ ὑπὲρ [others, παρὰ] δύναμιν, according to their means, yea, beyond their means, 2 Corinthians 8:3; (in this sense, for חַיִל, Sept. Deuteronomy 8:17; Ruth 4:11; not infrequent in Greek writings, as Xenophon, Cyril 8, 4, 34; an. 7, 7, 21 (36)).
e. power and resources arising from numbers: Revelation 3:8.
f. power consisting in or resting upon armies, forces, hosts, (so, both in singular and in plural, often in Greek writings from Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, on; in the Sept. and in Apocrypha); hence, δυνάμεις τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, the hosts of heaven, Hebraistically the stars: Matthew 24:29; Luke 21:26; and δ. ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, Mark 13:25; equivalent to הַשָּׁמַיִם צְבָא, 2 Kings 17:16; 2 Kings 23:4; Isaiah 34:4; Jeremiah 8:2; Daniel 8:10, etc. [cf. σαβαώθ].
g. Like the Latin vis and potestas, equivalent to the (force i. e.) meaning of a word or expression: 1 Corinthians 14:11; (Plato, Crat., p. 394 h.; Polybius 20, 9, 11; Dionysius Halicarnassus 1, 68; Dio Cuss. 55, 3; others).
[Synonyms: Βία δύναμις, ἐνέργεια, ἐξουσία, ἰσχύς, κράτος Βια force, effective, often opressive power, exhibiting itself in single deeds of violence; δύν. power, natural ability, general and inherent; ἐνέργ. working, power in exercise, operative power; ἐξουσ. primarily liberty of action; then, authority—either as delegated power, or as unrestrained, arbitrary power; ἰσχ. strength, power (especially, physical) as an endowment; κράτος, might, relative and manifested power—in the N. T. chiefly of God; τὸ κράτος τῆς ἰσχ. Ephesians 6:10, ἐνέργ. τῆς δυν. Ephesians 3:7, ἐνέργ. τοῦ κρ. τῆς ἰσχ. Ephesians 1:19. Cf. Schmidt ch. 148; Bp. Lightfoot on Colossians 1:16; Meyer on Ephesians 1:19.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Kings
17:16; 23:4
6:13; 7:22; 11:20; 11:23; 13:54; 13:58; 14:2; 22:29; 24:29; 24:30; 25:15; 26:64
5:30; 6:2; 6:5; 6:14; 9:1; 9:39; 12:24; 13:25; 13:26; 14:62
1:17; 1:35; 4:14; 4:36; 5:17; 6:19; 8:46; 9:1; 10:13; 10:19; 19:37; 21:26; 21:27; 22:69; 24:49
1:8; 2:22; 3:12; 4:7; 4:33; 6:8; 8:10; 8:13; 10:38; 19:11
1:4; 1:16; 1:20; 8:38; 9:17; 15:13; 15:19; 15:19
1 Corinthians
1:18; 1:24; 2:4; 2:5; 4:19; 4:20; 5:4; 6:14; 12:10; 12:28; 14:11; 15:24; 15:43; 15:56
2 Corinthians
1:8; 4:7; 4:7; 6:7; 8:3; 12:9; 12:9; 12:12; 13:4; 13:4
1:19; 1:21; 3:7; 3:16; 3:20
1:11; 1:16; 1:29
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
1:7; 1:11; 2:9
2 Timothy
1:7; 1:8; 3:5
1:3; 2:4; 6:5; 7:16; 11:11; 11:34
1 Peter
1:5; 3:22; 4:14
2 Peter
1:3; 1:16; 2:11
1:16; 3:8; 4:11; 5:12; 7:12; 11:17; 12:10; 13:2; 15:8; 17:13; 18:3; 19:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1411 matches the Greek δύναμις (dynamis),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in your custom selection 'Eph' in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:19 - and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is the same as the mighty strength
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:21 - far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:7 - I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace given me through the working of his power.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:16 - I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:20 - Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,
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