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Lexicon :: Strong's G2937 - ktisis

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κτίσις
Transliteration
ktisis (Key)
Pronunciation
ktis'-is
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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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:6 - “But from the beginning of creation G2937, God CREATED THEM MALE AND FEMALE.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:19 - “For those days will be such a time of tribulation as has not occurred since the beginning of the creation G2937 which God created until now, and never will again.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:15 - And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation G2937.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:20 - For since the creation G2937 of the world His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, being understood by what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:25 - For they exchanged the truth of God for [fn]falsehood, and worshiped and served the creature G2937 rather than the Creator, who is blessed [fn]forever. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:19 - For the eagerly awaiting creation G2937 waits for the revealing of the sons and daughters of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:20 - For the creation G2937 was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it, [fn]in hope
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:21 - that the creation G2937 itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:22 - For we know that the whole creation G2937 groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:39 - nor height, nor depth, nor any other created G2937 thing G2937 will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:17 - Therefore if anyone is in Christ, this person is a new [fn]creation G2937; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:15 - For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new [fn]creation G2937.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:15 - [fn]He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation G2937:
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:23 - if indeed you continue in [fn]the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation G2937 under heaven, and of which I, Paul, [fn]was made a [fn]minister.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:13 - And there is no creature G2937 hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him to whom [fn]we must answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:11 - But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things [fn]having come, He entered through the greater and more perfect [fn]tabernacle, not made by hands, that is, not of this creation G2937;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:13 - Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human institution G2937, whether to a king as the one in authority,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:4 - and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers [fn]fell asleep, all things continue just as they were from the beginning of creation G2937.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:14 - “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write:
The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the [fn]Origin of the creation G2937 of God, says this:

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