ἐξουσία in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) power of choice, liberty of doing as one pleases
1a) leave or permission
2) physical and mental power
2a) 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)
4a) universally
4a1) authority over mankind
4b) specifically
4b1) the power of judicial decisions
4b2) of authority to manage domestic affairs
4c) metonymically
4c1) a thing subject to authority or rule
4c1a) jurisdiction
4c2) one who possesses authority
4c2a) a ruler, a human magistrate
4c2b) the leading and more powerful among created beings superior to man, spiritual potentates
4d) a sign of the husband's authority over his wife
4d1) the veil with which propriety required a women to cover herself
4e) the sign of regal authority, a crown
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 2:562, 238

Strong

G1849
From G1832 (in the sense of ability); privilege, that is, (subjectively) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (objectively) mastery (concretely magistrate, superhuman, potentate, token of control), delegated influence: - authority, jurisdiction, liberty, power, right, strength.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
g supernatural power12.44
(ἄρχων τῆς ἐξουσίας τοῦ ἀέρος) supernatural power12.44
h right to judge30.122
e control37.13
a authority to rule37.35
b jurisdiction37.36
c symbol of authority37.37
d ruler37.38
f power76.12

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ἐξουσίᾳnoun: dative singular feminine16
ἐξουσίαnoun: nominative singular feminine13
ἐξουσίαιnoun: nominative plural feminine1
ἐξουσίαιςnoun: dative plural feminine3
ἐξουσίανnoun: accusative singular feminine56
ἐξουσίαςnoun: accusative plural feminine3
ἐξουσίαςnoun: genitive singular feminine9
ἐξουσιῶνnoun: genitive plural feminine1
Total102

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