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εξουσιας; εξουσιαςἐξουσίαεξουσι·ας; εξουσι·ας(fem) acc pl; (fem) gen sg

ἐξ·ουσία, -ας, ἡ

Noun (Fem. 1st Decl.)


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ἐξουσία + gen. = authority over; Mt. 10:1, Mk 6:7 πνευμάτων ἀκαθάρτων [over unclean spirits]; Jn 17:2 πάσης σαρκός [over all flesh]; Rom 9:21 τοῦ πηλοῦ [over the clay]; 1 Cor 9:12 ὑμῶν [over you].

ἐξουσίᾳ + gen. = authority of; Lk 20:20 τοῦ ἡγεμόνος [of the governor]; Lk 22:53, Col 1:13 τοῦ σκότους [of darkness]; Lk 23:7 Ἡρῴδου [of Herod]; Acts 26:18 τοῦ σατανᾶ [of satan]; 1 Cor 8:9 ὑμῶν [of you]; 1 Cor 9:18 μου [of me]; 2 Cor 10:8 ἡμῶν [of us]; Rv 9:10 αὐτῶν [of them]; Rv 9:19 τῶν ἵππων [of the horses]; Rv 12:10 τοῦ χριστοῦ αὐτοῦ [of his christ]; Rv 13:12 τοῦ πρώτου θηρίου [of the first beast].

ἐξουσία + inf. = right or authority to; Mt 9:6, Mk 2:10, Lk 5:24 ἀφιέναι ἁμαρτίας [to forgive sins]; Mt. 10:1, Mk 3:15, Lk 9:1 ἐκβάλλειν καὶ θεραπεύειν [to cast out and to treat]; Lk 12:5 ἐμβαλεῖν; Jn 1:2 γενέσθαι [to become]; Jn 5:24 ποιεῖν [to do]; Rom 9:21, Rv 13:5 ποιῆσαι [to make]; Jn 10:18 θεῖναι καὶ λαβεῖν [to place and to take]; Jn 19:10 ἀπολῦσαί καὶ σταυρῶσαί [to release and to crucify]; Acts 9:14 δῆσαι [to bind]; 1 Cor 9:4, Heb 13:10 φαγεῖν καὶ πεῖν [to eat and to drink]; 1 Cor 9:5 περιάγειν [to take along]; 1 Cor 9:6 ἐργάζεσθαι; Rv 6:8 ἀποκτεῖναι [to kill]; Rv 9:10 ἀδικῆσαι [to harm]; Rv 11:6 κλεῖσαι καὶ στρέφειν καὶ πατάξαι [to shut and to turn and to plague].

ἐξουσία + ἐπὶ w/gen.: Mt 9:6, 28:18, Mk 2:10, Lk 5:24 ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς [on the earth]; 1 Cor 11:10 ἐπὶ τῆς κεφαλῆς [upon her head]; Rv 2:26 ἐπὶ τῶν ἐθνῶν [over the nations]; Rv 11:16 ἐπὶ τῶν ὑδάτων [over the waters]; Rv 14:18 ἐπὶ τοῦ πυρός [(responsibility) for the fire].

ἐξουσία + ἐπὶ w/acc.: Lk 9:1 ἐπὶ πάντα τὰ δαιμόνια [over all demons]; Rv 6:8 ἐπὶ τὸ τέταρτον τῆς γῆς [over the four corners of the earth]; Rv 13:7 ἐπὶ πᾶσαν φυλὴν καὶ λαὸν καὶ γλῶσσαν καὶ ἔθνος [over every tribe and people and language and nation]; Rv 16:9 ἐπὶ τὰς πληγὰς [over the plagues]; Rv 22:14 ἐπὶ τὸ ξύλον τῆς ζωῆς [(right) to the tree of life].

ἐξουσίαν τοῦ πατεῖν = authority to tread, Lk. 10:19.

ἐξουσίαν ἐπάνω δέκα πόλεων = authority over ten cities, Lk 19:17.

ἐξουσίαν περὶ τοῦ ἰδίου θελήματος = authority beside his own will, i.e., in addition to his will, he has also the power to control it?, 1 Cor 7:37.

ἐξουσίαν εἰς οἰκοδομήν καὶ εἰς καθαίρεσιν [authority for tearing up and tearing down], 2 Cor 13:10.

κατὰ τὸν ἄρχοντα τῆς ἐξουσίας τοῦ ἀέρος [according to the prince of the power of the air], Eph 2:2.

Occurrences in the GNT

InflectionLemmaUncontracted Form(s)ParsingTranslation(s)Verse(s)
ἐξουσίαἐξουσίαεξουσι·α(fem) nom|voc sgauthority (nom|voc)Mt 28:18, Lk 22:53, Rom 13:1, 1Cor 8:9, Jude 1:25, Rv 6:8, Rv 9:3, Rv 9:10, Rv 9:19, Rv 12:10, Rv 13:5, Rv 13:7, Rv 22:14
ἐξουσίᾳἐξουσίαεξουσι·ᾳ(fem) dat sgauthority (dat)Mt 21:23, Mt 21:24, Mt 21:27, Mk 11:28, Mk 11:29, Mk 11:33, Lk 4:32, Lk 4:36, Lk 20:2, Lk 20:8, Lk 20:20, Acts 1:7, Acts 5:4, Rom 13:2, 1Cor 9:12, 1Cor 9:18
ἐξουσίαιἐξουσίαεξουσι·αι(fem) nom|voc plauthorities (nom|voc)Rom 13:1, Col 1:16
ἐξουσίαιςἐξουσίαεξουσι·αις(fem) dat plauthorities (dat)Rom 13:1, Eph 3:10, Ti 3:1
ἐξουσίαν, Ἐξουσίανἐξουσίαεξουσι·αν(fem) acc sgauthority (acc)Mt 7:29, Mt 8:9, Mt 9:6, Mt 9:8, Mt 10:1, Mt 21:23, Mk 1:22, Mk 1:27, Mk 2:10, Mk 3:15, Mk 6:7, Mk 11:28, Mk 13:34, Lk 4:6, Lk 5:24, Lk 7:8, Lk 9:1, Lk 10:19, Lk 12:5, Lk 19:17, Lk 20:2, Jn 1:12, Jn 5:27, Jn 10:18, Jn 17:2, Jn 19:10, Jn 19:11, Acts 8:19, Acts 9:14, Acts 26:10, Rom 9:21, Rom 13:3, 1Cor 7:37, 1Cor 9:4, 1Cor 9:5, 1Cor 9:6, 1Cor 11:10, 1Cor 15:24, 2Cor 13:10, 2Thes 3:9, Heb 13:10, Rv 2:26, Rv 9:3, Rv 9:10, Rv 11:6, Rv 13:2, Rv 13:4, Rv 13:12, Rv 14:18, Rv 16:9, Rv 17:12, Rv 17:13, Rv 18:1, Rv 20:6
ἐξουσίαςἐξουσίαεξουσι·ας(fem) gen sg or (fem) acc plauthority (gen), authorities (acc)Lk 12:11, Lk 23:7, Acts 26:12, Acts 26:18, 1Cor 9:12, 2Cor 10:8, Eph 1:21, Eph 2:2, Eph 6:12, Col 1:13, Col 2:10, Col 2:15
ἐξουσιῶνἐξουσίαεξουσι·ων(fem) gen plauthorities (gen)1Pt 3:22

Inflections: 7
Total occurrences: 112

Occurrences in the LXX

InflectionLemmaUncontracted Form(s)ParsingTranslation(s)Verse(s)
ἐξουσίαἐξουσίαεξουσι·α(fem) nom|voc sgauthority (nom|voc)1Esd 4:40, 1Mc 14:4, Ps 113:2, Qoh 8:8, Sir 10:4, Sir 24:11, DnOG 4:27, DnOG 4:37c, DnOG 5:7, DnOG 7:14, DnTh 4:3, DnTh 4:34, DnTh 7:6, DnTh 7:14, DnTh 7:27
ἐξουσίᾳἐξουσίαεξουσι·ᾳ(fem) dat sgauthority (dat)4Kgs 20:13, 1Esd 4:28, Est 4:17b, 1Mc 6:11, PsSol 9:4, DnOG 4:37a
ἐξουσίαιἐξουσίαεξουσι·αι(fem) nom|voc plauthorities (nom|voc)DnOG 7:27
ἐξουσίαιςἐξουσίαεξουσι·αις(fem) dat plauthorities (dat)Est 8:12e
ἐξουσίανἐξουσίαεξουσι·αν(fem) acc sgauthority (acc)1Esd 8:22, Jdt 8:15, TbS 1:21, TbS 2:13, TbS 7:10, 1Mc 1:13, 1Mc 10:6, 1Mc 10:8, 1Mc 10:32, 1Mc 10:35, 1Mc 11:58, 2Mc 3:6, 2Mc 7:16, 2Mc 10:13, 3Mc 7:21, 4Mc 4:5, 4Mc 5:15, 4Mc 6:33, Ps 135:8, Ps 135:9, Prv 17:14, Wsd 10:14, Wsd 16:13, Sir 9:13, Sir 17:2, Sir 30:11, Sir 33:20, Sir 45:17, DnOG 3:97, DnOG 4:17, DnOG 4:31, DnOG 5:4, DnOG 5:16, DnOG 5:29, DnOG 6:4, DnOG 7:26, DnOG 7:27, DnTh 4:26, BelOG 1:25, BelTh 1:25
ἐξουσίαςἐξουσίαεξουσι·ας(fem) gen sg or (fem) acc plauthority (gen), authorities (acc)Est 3:13b, 1Mc 10:38, 2Mc 3:24, 2Mc 4:9, 2Mc 4:24, 3Mc 7:12, DnOG 4:31, DnOG 4:37b, DnOG 7:12, DnTh 11:5
ἐξουσιῶνἐξουσίαεξουσι·ων(fem) gen plauthorities (gen)DnOG 3:2, DnTh 3:2, DnTh 3:3

Inflections: 7
Total occurrences: 81


ἄπ+ειμι[1] fr. εἰμί[1] to be absent (v.)
ἀπ·ουσία, -ας, ἡ absence (n.)
γερ·ουσία, -ας, ἡ council of elders (n.)
εἰμί[1] to be (v.)
ἑκ·ούσιος -ία -ον voluntary (adj.)
ἔν+ειμι fr. εἰμί[1] to be within (v.)
ἐν·εξ+ουσιάζω [LXX] to exert authority (v.)
ἔνι (ἔνεστι) there is [short form of ἔνεστι(ν), pres vxx ind 3rd sg of ἕνειμι]
ἔξ+εστιν a.k.a. ἔξ+ειμι[2] fr. εἰμί[1] to be permitted (v.)
ἐξ·ουσία, -ας, ἡ authority (n.) control, ruler, power, sway, freedom permitted by peace, licence
ἐξ+ουσιάζω to to have the power (v.) to have the autority
ἐπι·ούσιος -ον suitable (adj.) epí(1909: "upon/fitting" and ousía(3776), "being, substance" properly, aptly substantive, appropriate to what is "coming on" (happening), hence appropriate, suitable note: French epouser (to marry) English espouse (to join,
κατ·εξ+ουσιάζω to dominate (v.) [exercise authority upon]
οὐσία, -ας, ἡ property (n.) όν being; substance ‘being essence’, ‘stand firm’, solidity; matter, ‘be’ essential, substantial, main, material; αἱ οὐ. fireresisting substances, Zos.Alch.p.168 B.
πάρ+ειμι[1] fr. εἰμί[1] to be-present/near (v.) Lit:"be-close-beside", hence be-present/here/near/close-beside/at-hand, to-have-come/arrived. Root for "παρουσία"(arrival/coming/visitation/entrance).
παρ·ουσία, -ας, ἡ arrival (n.) from pres-part. of "pareimi", Lit:"being/existing-close-beside", thus "arrival/presence". Usually rendered "coming", but more about presence, than process "erchomai".
περι·ούσιος -ον possessed (adj.) Lit:"being-around/about-ed" (enfolded), hence possessed. Frequently rendered "chosen", but distinct from "ἐκλεκτός"(selected/chosen). Applied only to "λαὸς" (people)
συμ·πάρ+ειμι[1] fr. εἰμί[1] to stand by (v.)
σύν+ειμι[1] fr. εἰμί[1] to be together with (v.)


ἄν+ειμι [LXX] fr. εἶμι[2] to go up (v.)
ἄπ+ειμι[2] fr. εἶμι[2] to move from (v.)
εἶμι[2] [EXTRA] to be (v.)
εἴσ+ειμι fr. εἶμι[2] to enter (v.)
ἔξ+ειμι fr. εἶμι[2] to depart (v.)
ἔπ+ειμι[2] fr. εἶμι[2] to come-upon (v.) Lit:"be-upon"
πάρ+ειμι[2] fr. εἶμι[2] [LXX] to pass by (v.)
σύν+ειμι[2] fr. εἶμι[2] to be together (v.)

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