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Lexicon :: Strong's G1467 - egkrateuomai

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ἐγκρατεύομαι
Transliteration
egkrateuomai (Key)
Pronunciation
eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from ἐγκρατής (G1468)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:339,196

Strong’s Definitions

ἐγκρατεύομαι enkrateúomai, eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee; middle voice from G1468; to exercise self-restraint (in diet and chastity):—can(-not) contain, be temperate.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G1467 in the following manner: can contain (1x), be temperate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G1467 in the following manner: can contain (1x), be temperate (1x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐγκρατεύομαι enkrateúomai, eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee; middle voice from G1468; to exercise self-restraint (in diet and chastity):—can(-not) contain, be temperate.
STRONGS G1467:
ἐγκρατεύομαι [see ἐν, III. 3]; deponant middle; to be self-controlled, continent (ἐγκρατής); to exhibit self-government, conduct oneself temperately: [used absolutely in Genesis 43:30]; with the dative of respect, τῇ γλώσσῃ, Sir. 19:6 variant; πάντα, in everything, every way, 1 Corinthians 9:25 (in a figure drawn from athletes, who in preparing themselves for the games abstained from unwholesome food, wine, and sexual indulgence); οὐκ ἐγκρατεύεσθαι, said of those who cannot curb sexual desire, 1 Corinthians 7:9. Though this word does not occur in the earlier Greek writings that have come down to us [except in Aristotle, eth. Eudem. 2, 7, p. 1223b, 13th edition, Bekker], yet its use is approved of by Phrynichus; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 442; [Winer's Grammar, 25].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
43:30
1 Corinthians
7:9; 9:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1467 matches the Greek ἐγκρατεύομαι (egkrateuomai),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:9 - But if they do not have G1467 self-control G1467, let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:25 - Everyone who competes in the games exercises G1467 self-control G1467 in all things. So they do it to obtain a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
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