841. autarkeia
Lexical Summary
autarkeia: self-satisfaction, self-sufficiency
Original Word: αὐτάρκεια
Transliteration: autarkeia
Phonetic Spelling: (ow-tar'-ki-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: self-satisfaction, self-sufficiency
Meaning: self-satisfaction, self-sufficiency
Strong's Concordance
contentment, sufficiency.

From autarkes; self-satisfaction, i.e. (abstractly) contentedness, or (concretely) a competence -- contentment, sufficiency.

see GREEK autarkes

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 841: αὐτάρκεια

αὐτάρκεια, αὐταρκείας, (αὐτάρκης, which see), a perfect condition of life, in which no aid or support is needed; equivalent to τελειότης κτήσεως ἀγαθῶν, Plato, def., p. 412 b.; often in Aristotle, (defined by him (pol. 7, 5 at the beginning, p. 1326{b}, 29) as follows: τό πάντα ὑπάρχειν καί δεῖσθαι μηθενός ἀυταρκες; cf. Lightfoot on Philippians 4:11); hence, a sufficiency of the necessaries of life: 2 Corinthians 9:8; subjectively, a mind contented with its lot, contentment: 1 Timothy 6:6; ((Diogenes Laërtius 10, 130).


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