2904. kratos
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kratos: strength, might
Original Word: κράτος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: kratos
Phonetic Spelling: (krat'-os)
Short Definition: dominion, strength, power
Definition: dominion, strength, power; a mighty deed.

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2904 krátos (from a root meaning "to perfect, complete," so Curtius, Thayer) – properly, dominion, exerted power.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
strength, might
NASB Translation
dominion (6), might (1), mightily (1), mighty deeds (1), power (1), strength (2).

STRONGS NT 2904: κράτος

κράτος, κρατεος (κράτους) (from a root meaning 'to perfect, complete' (Curtius, § 72); from Homer down), τό, Hebrew עֹז;

1. force, strength.

2. power, might: τό κράτος τῆς ἰσχύος αὐτοῦ, the might of his strength, Ephesians 1:19; Ephesians 6:10; τῆς δόξης αὐτοῦ, Colossians 1:11; κατά κράτος, mightily, with great power, ηὔξανε, Acts 19:20; metonymy, a mighty deed, a work of power: ποιεῖν κράτος (cf. ποιεῖν δυνάμεις), Luke 1:51.

3. dominion: in the doxologies, 1 Timothy 6:16; 1 Peter 4:11; 1 Peter 5:11; Jude 1:25; Revelation 1:6; Revelation 5:13; τίνος (the genitive of object), Hebrews 2:14 (τό Περσεων κράτος ἔχοντα, Herodotus 3, 69). (Synonym: see δύναμις, at the end.)

dominion, power, strength.

Perhaps a primary word; vigor ("great") (literally or figuratively) -- dominion, might(-ily), power, strength.

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