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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:6 - ἀπὸ δὲ ἀρχῆς κτίσεως G2937 ἄρσεν καὶ θῆλυ ἐποίησεν αὐτοὺς θεός
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:19 - ἔσονται γὰρ αἱ ἡμέραι ἐκεῖναι θλῖψις οἵα οὐ γέγονεν τοιαύτη ἀπ᾽ ἀρχῆς κτίσεως G2937 ἣς ἔκτισεν θεὸς ἕως τοῦ νῦν καὶ οὐ μὴ γένηται
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:15 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Πορευθέντες εἰς τὸν κόσμον ἅπαντα κηρύξατε τὸ εὐαγγέλιον πάσῃ τῇ κτίσει G2937
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:20 - τὰ γὰρ ἀόρατα αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ κτίσεως G2937 κόσμου τοῖς ποιήμασιν νοούμενα καθορᾶται τε ἀΐδιος αὐτοῦ δύναμις καὶ θειότης εἰς τὸ εἶναι αὐτοὺς ἀναπολογήτους
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:25 - οἵτινες μετήλλαξαν τὴν ἀλήθειαν τοῦ θεοῦ ἐν τῷ ψεύδει καὶ ἐσεβάσθησαν καὶ ἐλάτρευσαν τῇ κτίσει G2937 παρὰ τὸν κτίσαντα ὅς ἐστιν εὐλογητὸς εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας ἀμήν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:19 - γὰρ ἀποκαραδοκία τῆς κτίσεως G2937 τὴν ἀποκάλυψιν τῶν υἱῶν τοῦ θεοῦ ἀπεκδέχεται
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:20 - τῇ γὰρ ματαιότητι κτίσις G2937 ὑπετάγη οὐχ ἑκοῦσα ἀλλὰ διὰ τὸν ὑποτάξαντα ἐπ᾽ ἑλπίδι
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:21 - ὅτι καὶ αὐτὴ κτίσις G2937 ἐλευθερωθήσεται ἀπὸ τῆς δουλείας τῆς φθορᾶς εἰς τὴν ἐλευθερίαν τῆς δόξης τῶν τέκνων τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:22 - οἴδαμεν γὰρ ὅτι πᾶσα κτίσις G2937 συστενάζει καὶ συνωδίνει ἄχρι τοῦ νῦν·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:39 - οὔτε ὕψωμα οὔτε βάθος οὔτε τις κτίσις G2937 ἑτέρα δυνήσεται ἡμᾶς χωρίσαι ἀπὸ τῆς ἀγάπης τοῦ θεοῦ τῆς ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ τῷ κυρίῳ ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:17 - ὥστε εἴ τις ἐν Χριστῷ καινὴ κτίσις· G2937 τὰ ἀρχαῖα παρῆλθεν ἰδού, γέγονεν καινά· τὰ πάντα
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:15 - ἐν γὰρ Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ οὔτε περιτομή τί ἰσχύει, οὔτε ἀκροβυστία ἀλλὰ καινὴ κτίσις G2937
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:15 - ὅς ἐστιν εἰκὼν τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ ἀοράτου πρωτότοκος πάσης κτίσεως G2937
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:23 - εἴγε ἐπιμένετε τῇ πίστει τεθεμελιωμένοι καὶ ἑδραῖοι καὶ μὴ μετακινούμενοι ἀπὸ τῆς ἐλπίδος τοῦ εὐαγγελίου οὗ ἠκούσατε τοῦ κηρυχθέντος ἐν πάσῃ τῇ κτίσει G2937 τῇ ὑπὸ τὸν οὐρανόν οὗ ἐγενόμην ἐγὼ Παῦλος διάκονος
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:13 - καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν κτίσις G2937 ἀφανὴς ἐνώπιον αὐτοῦ πάντα δὲ γυμνὰ καὶ τετραχηλισμένα τοῖς ὀφθαλμοῖς αὐτοῦ πρὸς ὃν ἡμῖν λόγος
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:11 - Χριστὸς δὲ παραγενόμενος ἀρχιερεὺς τῶν μελλόντων ἀγαθῶν διὰ τῆς μείζονος καὶ τελειοτέρας σκηνῆς οὐ χειροποιήτου τοῦτ᾽ ἔστιν, οὐ ταύτης τῆς κτίσεως G2937
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:13 - Ὑποτάγητε οὖν πάσῃ ἀνθρωπίνῃ κτίσει G2937 διὰ τὸν κύριον εἴτε βασιλεῖ ὡς ὑπερέχοντι
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:4 - καὶ λέγοντες Ποῦ ἐστιν ἐπαγγελία τῆς παρουσίας αὐτοῦ ἀφ᾽ ἡς γὰρ οἱ πατέρες ἐκοιμήθησαν πάντα οὕτως διαμένει ἀπ᾽ ἀρχῆς κτίσεως G2937
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:14 - Καὶ τῷ ἀγγέλῳ τῆς ἐκκλησίας Λαοδικέων γράψον· Τάδε λέγει Ἀμήν μάρτυς πιστὸς καὶ ἀληθινός ἀρχὴ τῆς κτίσεως G2937 τοῦ θεοῦ·

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