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Lexicon :: Strong's G2937 - ktisis

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κτίσις
Transliteration
ktisis
Pronunciation
ktē'-sēs (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
19x in 3 unique form(s)
TR
19x in 3 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:1000,481

Strong’s Definitions

κτίσις ktísis, ktis'-is; from G2936; original formation (properly, the act; by implication, the thing, literally or figuratively):—building, creation, creature, ordinance.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's G2937 in the following manner: creature (11x), creation (6x), building (1x), ordinance (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's G2937 in the following manner: creature (11x), creation (6x), building (1x), ordinance (1x).
  1. the act of founding, establishing, building etc

    1. the act of creating, creation

    2. creation i.e. thing created

      1. of individual things, beings, a creature, a creation

        1. anything created

        2. after a rabbinical usage (by which a man converted from idolatry to Judaism was called)

        3. the sum or aggregate of things created

    3. institution, ordinance

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κτίσις ktísis, ktis'-is; from G2936; original formation (properly, the act; by implication, the thing, literally or figuratively):—building, creation, creature, ordinance.
STRONGS NT 2937: κτίσις
κτίσις, κτίσεως, (κτίζω), in Greek writings the act of founding, establishing, building, etc.; in the N. T. (Vulg. everywhere creatura (yet Hebrews 9:11 creatio))
1. the act of creating, creation: τοῦ κόσμου, Romans 1:20.
2. equivalent to κτίσμα, creation i. e. thing created (cf. Winers Grammar, 32); used
a. of individual things and beings, a creature, a creation: Romans 1:25; Hebrews 4:13; any created thing, Romans 8:39; after a rabbinical usage (by which a man converted from idolatry to Judaism was called חֲדָשָׁה בִּרִיָה (cf. Schöttgen, Horae Hebr 1:328, 704f)), καινή κτίσις is used of a man regenerated through Christ, Galatians 6:15; 2 Corinthians 5:17.
b. collectively, the sum or aggregate of created things: Revelation 3:14 (on which see ἀρχή, 3; ( κτίσις τῶν ἀνθρώπων, Teaching of the Twelve etc. c. 16 [ET])); ὅλῃ κτίσις, Wis. 19:6; πᾶσα κτίσις, Judith 16:14; and without the article (cf. Grimm on 3 Macc. (3 Macc 2:2), p. 235; (Lightfoot on Col. as below)), πᾶσα κτίσις, Colossians 1:15; 3Macc. 2:2; Judith 9:12; σωτήρ πάσης κτίσεως, Acta Thomae, p. 19 edition Thilo (sec. 10, p. 198, Tdf. edition) (see πᾶς, I. 1 c.); ἀπ' ἀρχῆς κτίσεως, Mark 10:6; Mark 13:19; 2 Peter 3:4; οὐ ταύτης τῆς κτίσεως, not of this order of created things, Hebrews 9:11; accusative to the demands of the context, of some particular kind or class of created things or beings: thus of the human race, πάσῃ τῇ κτίσει, Mark 16:15; ἐν πάσῃ (Rec. adds τῇ) κτίσει τῇ ὑπό τόν οὐρανοῦ, among men of every race, Colossians 1:23; the aggregate of irrational creatures, both animate and inanimate (what we call nature), Romans 8:19-2. (Wis. 5:17 (Wisdom 5:18); Wisdom 16:24); πᾶσα κτίσις, Romans 8:22; where cf. Reiche, Philippi, Meyer, Rükert, others (Arnold in Bapt. Quart. for Apr. 1867, pp. 143-153).
3. an institution, ordinance: 1 Peter 2:13; cf. Huther at the passage ((Pindar, others.))
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
10:6; 13:19; 16:15
Romans
1:20; 1:25; 8:22; 8:39
2 Corinthians
5:17
Galatians
6:15
Colossians
1:15; 1:23; 3
Hebrews
4:13; 9:11; 9:11
1 Peter
2:13
2 Peter
3:4
Revelation
3:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2937 matches the Greek κτίσις (ktisis),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:6 - “But from the beginning of the creation, God ‘made them male and female.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:19 - “For in those days there will be tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the creation which God created until this time, nor ever shall be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:15 - And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:20 - For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:25 - who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:19 - For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:20 - For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it in hope;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:21 - because the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:22 - For we know that the whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs together until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:39 - nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:17 - Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:15 - For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but a new creation.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:15 - He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:23 - if indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard, which was preached to every creature under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:13 - And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are naked and open to the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:11 - But Christ came as High Priest of the good things to come,[fn] with the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands, that is, not of this creation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:13 - Therefore submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake, whether to the king as supreme,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:4 - and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:14 - “And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans[fn] write, ‘These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God:
 
 
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