2478. ischuros
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ischuros: strong, mighty
Original Word: ἰσχυρός, ά, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: ischuros
Phonetic Spelling: (is-khoo-ros')
Short Definition: strong, mighty, powerful
Definition: strong (originally and generally of physical strength); mighty, powerful, vehement, sure.

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Cognate: 2478 isxyrós (an adjective, derived from 2479/isxys, "engaging, combative strength") – mighty, strong. For the believer, 2478 (isxyrós) is God's power "standing by" – ready to unleash itself to bring about His preferred-will, through faith (cf. 2307 /thélēma, 4102 /pístis). This engaging strength is always and immediately available from the Lord, which accomplishes His assignments (cf. 1 Jn 5:4). See 2479 (isxys).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ischuó
strong, mighty
NASB Translation
loud (1), mightier (3), mighty (3), mighty men (1), severe (1), strong (13), strong man (1), strong man's (1), strong man's (1), stronger (3).

STRONGS NT 2478: ἰσχυρός

ἰσχυρός, ἰσχυρά, ἰσχυρόν (ἰσχύω) (from Aeschylus down), the Sept. mostly for אֵל, גִּבּור, חָזָק, עָצוּם, and Chaldean תַּקִּיף; strong, mighty;

a. of living beings: strong either in body or in mind, Matthew 12:29; Mark 3:27; Luke 11:21; Revelation 5:2; Revelation 10:1; Revelation 18:21; ἐν πολέμῳ, mighty i. e. valiant, Hebrews 11:34, cf. Revelation 19:18; of one who has strength of soul to sustain the assaults of Satan, 1 John 2:14; universally strong, and therefore exhibiting many excellences, 1 Corinthians 4:10 (opposed to ἀσθενής); comparitive, Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16; mighty, — of God, 1 Corinthians 1:25; Revelation 18:8 (Deuteronomy 10:17; 2 Macc. 1:24, etc.); of Christ raised to the right hand of God, 1 Corinthians 10:22; of those who wield great influence among men by their rank, authority, riches, etc., τά ἰσχυρά equivalent to τούς ἰσχυρούς (on the neuter cf. Winer's Grammar, § 27, 5), 1 Corinthians 1:27 (οἱ ἰσχυροί τῆς γῆς, 2 Kings 24:15); joined with πλούσιοι, Revelation 6:15 (Rec. οἱ δυνατοί).

b. of inanimate things: strong equivalent to violent, ἄνεμος, Matthew 14:30 (T WH omit ἰσχυρόν); forcibly uttered, φωνή, Revelation 18:2 (Rec. μεγάλη) (Exodus 19:19); κραυγή, Hebrews 5:7; βρονταί, Revelation 19:6; λιμός, great, Luke 15:14; ἐπιστολαί (stern (forcible)), 2 Corinthians 10:10; strong equivalent to firm, sure, παράκλησις, Hebrews 6:18; fitted to withstand a forcible assault, πόλις, well fortified, Revelation 18:10 (τεῖχος, 1 Macc. 1:33; Xenophon, Cyril 7, 5, 7; πύργος, Judges 9:51). (Cf. δύναμις, at the end.)

boisterous, mighty, powerful, strong

From ischus; forcible (literally or figuratively) -- boisterous, mighty(-ier), powerful, strong(-er, man), valiant.

see GREEK ischus

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