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Lexicon :: Strong's G1849 - exousia

ἐξουσία
Transliteration
exousia
Pronunciation
eks-ü-sē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἔξεστι (G1832) (in the sense of ability)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:562,238

Strong’s Definitions

ἐξουσία exousía, ex-oo-see'-ah; from G1832 (in the sense of ability); privilege, i.e. (subjectively) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (objectively) mastery (concretely, magistrate, superhuman, potentate, token of control), delegated influence:—authority, jurisdiction, liberty, power, right, strength.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 103x

The KJV translates Strong's G1849 in the following manner: power (69x), authority (29x), right (2x), liberty (1x), jurisdiction (1x), strength (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 103x
The KJV translates Strong's G1849 in the following manner: power (69x), authority (29x), right (2x), liberty (1x), jurisdiction (1x), strength (1x).
  1. power of choice, liberty of doing as one pleases

    1. leave or permission

  2. physical and mental power

    1. the ability or strength with which one is endued, which he either possesses or exercises

  3. the power of authority (influence) and of right (privilege)

  4. the power of rule or government (the power of him whose will and commands must be submitted to by others and obeyed)

    1. universally

      1. authority over mankind

    2. specifically

      1. the power of judicial decisions

      2. of authority to manage domestic affairs

    3. metonymically

      1. a thing subject to authority or rule

        1. jurisdiction

      2. one who possesses authority

        1. a ruler, a human magistrate

        2. the leading and more powerful among created beings superior to man, spiritual potentates

    4. a sign of the husband's authority over his wife

      1. the veil with which propriety required a women to cover herself

    5. the sign of regal authority, a crown

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐξουσία exousía, ex-oo-see'-ah; from G1832 (in the sense of ability); privilege, i.e. (subjectively) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (objectively) mastery (concretely, magistrate, superhuman, potentate, token of control), delegated influence:—authority, jurisdiction, liberty, power, right, strength.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1849 matches the Greek ἐξουσία (exousia),
which occurs 103 times in 93 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 7:29–Rom 13:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:29 - for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:9 - “For I also am a man under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to this one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes; and to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:6 - “But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins”—then He said to the paralytic, “Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:8 - Now when the multitudes saw it, they marveled[fn] and glorified God, who had given such power to men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:1 - And when He had called His twelve disciples to Him, He gave them power over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:23 - Now when He came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people confronted Him as He was teaching, and said, “By what authority are You doing these things? And who gave You this authority?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:24 - But Jesus answered and said to them, “I also will ask you one thing, which if you tell Me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:27 - So they answered Jesus and said, “We do not know.” And He said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:18 - And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:22 - And they were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:27 - Then they were all amazed, so that they questioned among themselves, saying, “What is this? What new doctrine is this? For with authority[fn] He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:10 - “But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins”—He said to the paralytic,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:15 - and to have power to heal sicknesses and[fn] to cast out demons:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:7 - And He called the twelve to Himself, and began to send them out two by two, and gave them power over unclean spirits.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:28 - And they said to Him, “By what authority are You doing these things? And who gave You this authority to do these things?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:29 - But Jesus answered and said to them, “I also will ask you one question; then answer Me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:33 - So they answered and said to Jesus, “We do not know.” And Jesus answered and said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:34 - It is like a man going to a far country, who left his house and gave authority to his servants, and to each his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:6 - And the devil said to Him, “All this authority I will give You, and their glory; for this has been delivered to me, and I give it to whomever I wish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:32 - And they were astonished at His teaching, for His word was with authority.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:36 - Then they were all amazed and spoke among themselves, saying, “What a word this is! For with authority and power He commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:24 - “But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins”—He said to the man who was paralyzed, “I say to you, arise, take up your bed, and go to your house.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:8 - “For I also am a man placed under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes; and to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:1 - Then He called His twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:19 - “Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:5 - “But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear Him who, after He has killed, has power to cast into hell; yes, I say to you, fear Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:11 - “Now when they bring you to the synagogues and magistrates and authorities, do not worry about how or what you should answer, or what you should say.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:17 - “And he said to him, ‘Well done, good servant; because you were faithful in a very little, have authority over ten cities.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:2 - and spoke to Him, saying, “Tell us, by what authority are You doing these things? Or who is he who gave You this authority?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:8 - And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:20 - So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, that they might seize on His words, in order to deliver Him to the power and the authority of the governor.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:53 - “When I was with you daily in the temple, you did not try to seize Me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:7 - And as soon as he knew that He belonged to Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent Him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:12 - But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:27 - “and has given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of Man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:18 - “No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This command I have received from My Father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:2 - “as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He should[fn] give eternal life to as many as You have given Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:10 - Then Pilate said to Him, “Are You not speaking to me? Do You not know that I have power to crucify You, and power to release You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:11 - Jesus answered, “You could have no power at all against Me unless it had been given you from above. Therefore the one who delivered Me to you has the greater sin.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:7 - And He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has put in His own authority.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:4 - “While it remained, was it not your own? And after it was sold, was it not in your own control? Why have you conceived this thing in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:19 - saying, “Give me this power also, that anyone on whom I lay hands may receive the Holy Spirit.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:14 - “And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on Your name.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:10 - “This I also did in Jerusalem, and many of the saints I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief priests; and when they were put to death, I cast my vote against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:12 - “While thus occupied, as I journeyed to Damascus with authority and commission from the chief priests,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:18 - ‘to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:21 - Does not the potter have power over the clay, from the same lump to make one vessel for honor and another for dishonor?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:1 - Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:2 - Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:3 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same.

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