1411. dunamis
Strong's Concordance
dunamis: (miraculous) power, might, strength
Original Word: δύναμις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: dunamis
Phonetic Spelling: (doo'-nam-is)
Short Definition: might, power, marvelous works
Definition: (a) physical power, force, might, ability, efficacy, energy, meaning (b) plur: powerful deeds, deeds showing (physical) power, marvelous works.
HELPS Word-studies

1411 dýnamis (from 1410 /dýnamai, "able, having ability") – properly, "ability to perform" (L-N); for the believer, power to achieve by applying the Lord's inherent abilities. "Power through God's ability" (1411 /dýnamis) is needed in every scene of life to really grow in sanctification and prepare for heaven (glorification). 1411 (dýnamis) is a very important term, used 120 times in the NT.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dunamai
(miraculous) power, might, strength
NASB Translation
ability (4), meaning (1), mightily (1), mighty (1), miracle (2), miracles (17), miraculous powers (3), power (83), powers (6), strength (2), wealth (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1411: δύναμις

δύναμις, δυνάμεως, ; (from Homer down); the Sept. for חַיִל, גְּבוּרָה, עֹז, כֹּחַ, צָבָא (an army, a host); strength, ability, power;

a. universally, "inherent power, power residing in a thing by virtue of its nature, or which a person or thing exerts and puts forth": Luke 1:17; Acts 4:7; 1 Corinthians 4:20; 2 Corinthians 4:7; 2 Corinthians 12:9 ( δύναμις ἐν ἀσθένεια τελεῖται (R G τελειοῦται)); ; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; Hebrews 7:16; Hebrews 11:34; Revelation 1:16; Revelation 17:13; ἰδίᾳ δυνάμει, Acts 3:12; μεγάλη δυνάμει, Acts 4:33; ἑκάστῳ κατά τήν ἰδίαν δύναμιν, Matthew 25:15; ὑπέρ δύναμιν, beyond our power, 2 Corinthians 1:8; ἐν δυνάμει namely, ὤν, endued with power, Luke 4:36; 1 Corinthians 15:43; so in the phrase ἔρχεσθαι ἐν δυνάμει, Mark 9:1; powerfully, Colossians 1:29; 2 Thessalonians 1:11; contextually, equivalent to evidently, Romans 1:4; ἐν δυνάμει σημείων καί τεράτων, through the power which I exerted upon their souls by performing miracles, Romans 15:19; δύναμις εἰς τί, Hebrews 11:11; δύναμις ἐπί τά δαιμόνια καί νόσους θεραπεύειν, Luke 9:1; δύναμις τῆς ἁμαρτίας νόμος, sin exercises its power (upon the soul) through the law, i. e. through the abuse of the law, 1 Corinthians 15:56; τῆς ἀναστάσεως τοῦ Χριστοῦ, the power which the resurrection of Christ has, for instructing, reforming, elevating, tranquilizing, the soul, Philippians 3:10; τῆς εὐσεβείας, inhering in godliness and operating upon souls, 2 Timothy 3:5; δυνάμεις μέλλοντος αἰῶνος (see αἰών, 3), Hebrews 6:5; τό πνεῦμα τῆς δυνάμεως (see πνεῦμα, 5), 1 Peter 4:14 Lachmann; 2 Timothy 1:7; δύναμις is used of the power of angels: Ephesians 1:21 (cf. Meyer at the passage]) 2 Peter 2:11; of the power of the devil and evil spirits, 1 Corinthians 15:24; τοῦ ἐχθροῦ, i. e. of the devil, Luke 10:19; τοῦ δράκοντος, Revelation 13:2; angels, as excelling in power, are called δυνάμεις (cf. (Philo de mutat. nora. § 8 δυνάμεις ἀσωματοι) Meyer as above; Lightfoot on Colossians 1:16; see ἄγγελος): Romans 8:38; 1 Peter 3:22. δύναμις τοῦ Θεοῦ, universally, the power of God: Matthew 22:29; Mark 12:24; Luke 22:69; Acts 8:10; Romans 1:20; Romans 9:17; 1 Corinthians 6:14; δύναμις ὑψίστου, Luke 1:35; δύναμις, especially in doxologies, the kingly power of God, Matthew 6:13 Rec.; Revelation 4:11; Revelation 7:12; Revelation 11:17; Revelation 12:10; Revelation 15:8; Revelation 19:1; and the abstract for the concrete (as הַגְּבוּרָה in Jewish writings; cf. Buxtorf Lex. talm. col. 385 (p. 201f, Fischer edition)) equivalent to δυνατός, Matthew 26:64; Mark 14:62; δύναμις τοῦ Θεοῦ is used of the divine power considered as acting upon the minds of men, 1 Corinthians 2:5; 2 Corinthians 6:7; Ephesians 3:7, 20; (2 Timothy 1:8; 1 Peter 1:5); εἰς τινα, 2 Corinthians 13:4 (but WH in brackets); Ephesians 1:19; ἐνδύεσθαι δύναμιν ἐξ ὕψους, Luke 24:49; by metonymy, things or persons in which God's saving power shows its efficacy are called δυνάμεις Θεοῦ: thus, Χριστός, 1 Corinthians 1:24; λόγος τοῦ σταυροῦ, 1 Corinthians 1:18; τό εὐαγγέλιον, with the addition εἰς σωτηρίαν παντί, etc. Romans 1:16 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 36, 3 b.). δύναμις is ascribed to Christ, now in one sense and now in another: a power to heal disease proceeds from him, Mark 5:30; Luke 5:17; Luke 6:19; Luke 8:46 the kingly power of the Messiah is his, Matthew 24:30; (Mark 13:26); Luke 21:27; 2 Peter 1:16; Revelation 5:12; ἄγγελοι τῆς δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ (see ἄγγελος, 2), ministering to his power, 2 Thessalonians 1:7 (Winer's Grammar, § 34, 3 b. note); metaphysical (or essential) power, viz. that which belongs to him as θεῖος λόγος, in the expression τό ῤῆμα τῆς δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ, the word uttered by his power, equivalent to his most powerful will and energy, Hebrews 1:3; moral power, operating on the soul, 2 Corinthians 12:9 R G; and called θεία αὐτοῦ δύναμις in 2 Peter 1:3; δύναμις τοῦ κυρίου, the power of Christ invisibly present and operative in Christian church formally assembled, 1 Corinthians 5:4. δύναμις τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος: Acts 1:8 (Winer's Grammar, 125 (119)); πνεῦμα ἅγιον καί δύναμις, Acts 10:38; ἀπόδειξις πνεύματος καί δυνάμεως (see ἀπόδειξις, b.), 1 Corinthians 2:4; ἐν τῇ δυνάμει τοῦ πνεύματος, under or full of the power of the Holy Spirit, Luke 4:14; ἐν δυνάμει πνεύματος ἁγίου, by the power and influence of the Holy Spirit, Romans 15:13; by the power which, under the influence of the Holy Spirit, I exerted upon their souls, Romans 15:19.

b. specifically, the power of performing miracles: Acts 6:8; πᾶσα δύναμις, every kind of power of working miracles (with the addition of καί σημείοις καί τέρασι), 2 Thessalonians 2:9; plural: (Matthew 13:54; Matthew 14:2; Mark 6:14); 1 Corinthians 12:28; Galatians 3:5; ἐνεργήματα δυνάμεων, 1 Corinthians 12:10; by metonymy, of the cause for the effect, a mighty work (cf. Winers Grammar, 32; Trench, § xci.): δύναμιν ποιεῖν, Mark 6:5; Mark 9:39; so in the plural, Mark 6:2 Luke 19:37; joined with σημεῖα, Acts 8:13; with σημεῖα καί τέρατα, Acts 2:22; 2 Corinthians 12:12; Hebrews 2:4 (?); ποιεῖν δυνάμεις, Matthew 7:22; (); Acts 19:11; γίνονται δυνάμεις, Matthew 11:20f, 23; Luke 10:13.

c. moral power and excellence of soul: 1 Corinthians 4:19; 2 Corinthians 4:7; Ephesians 3:16; Colossians 1:11.

d. the power and influence which belong to riches; (pecuniary ability), wealth: τοῦ στρήνους, 'riches ministering to luxury' (Grotius), Revelation 18:3; κατά δύναμιν καί ὑπέρ (others, δύναμιν, according to their means, yea, beyond their means, 2 Corinthians 8:3; (in this sense, for חַיִל, the Sept. Deuteronomy 8:17; Ruth 4:11; not infrequent Greek writings, as Xenophon, Cyril 8, 4, 34; an. 7, 7, 21 (36)).

e. power and resources arising from numbers: Revelation 3:8.

f. power consisting in or resting upon armies, forces, hosts, (so, both in singular and in plural, often in Greek writings from Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, on; in the Sept. and in Apocrypha); hence, δυνάμεις τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, the host of heaven, Hebraistically the stars: Matthew 24:29; Luke 21:26; and δυνάμεις ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, Mark 13:25; equivalent to הַשָּׁמַיִם צְבָא, 2 Kings 17:16; 2 Kings 23:4; Isaiah 34:4; Jeremiah 8:2; Daniel 8:10, etc. (cf. σαβαώθ).

g. Like the Latinvis andpotestas, equivalent to the (force i. e.) meaning of a word or expression: 1 Corinthians 14:11; (Plato, Crat., p. 394 h.; Polybius 20, 9, 11; Dionysius Halicarnassus 1, 68; Dio Cuss. 55, 3; others). [SYNONYMS: βία, δύναμις, ἐνέργεια, ἐξουσία, ἰσχύς, κράτος βία, force, effective, often oppressive power, exhibiting itself in single deeds of violence; δύναμις, power, natural ability, general and inherent; ἐνέργεια, working, power in exercise, operative power; ἐξουσία, primarily liberty of action; then, authority — either as delegated power, or as unrestrained, arbitrary power; ἰσχύς, strength, power (especially physical) as an endowment κράτος, might, relative and manifested power — in the N. T. chiefly of God; τῷ κράτει τῆς ἰσχύος, Ephesians 6:10, τήν ἐνέργειαν τῆς δυναμμεως, Ephesians 3:7, τήν ἐνέργειαν τοῦ κράτους τῆς ἰσχύος, Ephesians 1:19. Cf. Schmidt, chapter 148; Lightfoot on Colossians 1:16; Meyer on Ephesians 1:19.]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ability, power, strength

From dunamai; force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself) -- ability, abundance, meaning, might(-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle(-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.

see GREEK dunamai

Forms and Transliterations
δυναμει δυνάμει δυναμεις δυνάμεις δύναμεις δυναμεσι δυνάμεσι δυναμεσιν δυνάμεσιν δυναμεων δυνάμεων δυναμεως δυνάμεως δυνάμεώς δύναμεως δυναμιν δύναμιν δύναμίν δυναμις δύναμις δύναμίς dunamei dunameis dunameon dunameōn dunameos dunameōs dunamesi dunamesin dunamin dunamis dynamei dynámei dynameis dynámeis dynameon dynameōn dynámeon dynámeōn dynameos dynameōs dynámeos dynámeōs dynamesi dynámesi dynamesin dynámesin dynamin dýnamin dýnamín dynamis dýnamis
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Strong's Greek 1411
120 Occurrences

δυνάμει — 26 Occ.
δυνάμεις — 20 Occ.
δυνάμεων — 3 Occ.
δυνάμεως — 21 Occ.
δυνάμεσι — 1 Occ.
δυνάμεσιν — 2 Occ.
δύναμιν — 33 Occ.
δύναμις — 14 Occ.

Matthew 6:13 Noun-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ δύναμις καὶ ἡ
KJV: and the power, and
INT: and the power and the

Matthew 7:22 N-AFP
GRK: σῷ ὀνόματι δυνάμεις πολλὰς ἐποιήσαμεν
NAS: perform many miracles?'
KJV: done many wonderful works?
INT: your name works of power many perform

Matthew 11:20 N-NFP
GRK: αἱ πλεῖσται δυνάμεις αὐτοῦ ὅτι
NAS: most of His miracles were done,
KJV: of his mighty works were done,
INT: the most miracles of him because

Matthew 11:21 N-NFP
GRK: ἐγένοντο αἱ δυνάμεις αἱ γενόμεναι
NAS: For if the miracles had occurred
KJV: if the mighty works, which
INT: had taken place the miracles which having taken place

Matthew 11:23 N-NFP
GRK: ἐγενήθησαν αἱ δυνάμεις αἱ γενόμεναι
NAS: for if the miracles had occurred
KJV: if the mighty works, which
INT: had taken place the miracles which having taken place

Matthew 13:54 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ δυνάμεις
NAS: wisdom and [these] miraculous powers?
KJV: wisdom, and [these] mighty works?
INT: and the miracles

Matthew 13:58 N-AFP
GRK: ἐποίησεν ἐκεῖ δυνάμεις πολλὰς διὰ
NAS: many miracles there
KJV: not many mighty works there because
INT: he did there works of power many because

Matthew 14:2 N-NFP
GRK: τοῦτο αἱ δυνάμεις ἐνεργοῦσιν ἐν
NAS: and that is why miraculous powers are at work
KJV: therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves
INT: this the miraculous powers work in

Matthew 22:29 N-AFS
GRK: μηδὲ τὴν δύναμιν τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: the Scriptures nor the power of God.
KJV: the scriptures, nor the power of God.
INT: nor the power of God

Matthew 24:29 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ δυνάμεις τῶν οὐρανῶν
NAS: from the sky, and the powers of the heavens
KJV: and the powers of the heavens
INT: and the powers of the heavens

Matthew 24:30 N-GFS
GRK: οὐρανοῦ μετὰ δυνάμεως καὶ δόξης
NAS: OF THE SKY with power and great
KJV: of heaven with power and great
INT: of heaven with power and glory

Matthew 25:15 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν ἰδίαν δύναμιν καὶ ἀπεδήμησεν
NAS: to his own ability; and he went on his journey.
KJV: to his several ability; and
INT: the own ability and he left the region

Matthew 26:64 N-GFS
GRK: δεξιῶν τῆς δυνάμεως καὶ ἐρχόμενον
KJV: on the right hand of power, and coming
INT: [the] right hand of Power and coming

Mark 5:30 N-AFS
GRK: ἐξ αὐτοῦ δύναμιν ἐξελθοῦσαν ἐπιστραφεὶς
NAS: in Himself that the power [proceeding] from Him had gone forth,
KJV: in himself that virtue had gone out of
INT: out of him power has gone forth having turned

Mark 6:2 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ δυνάμεις τοιαῦται διὰ
NAS: to Him, and such miracles as these
KJV: even such mighty works are wrought by
INT: even the works of power such by

Mark 6:5 N-AFS
GRK: ποιῆσαι οὐδεμίαν δύναμιν εἰ μὴ
NAS: do no miracle there except
KJV: do no mighty work, save that he laid
INT: to do not any work of power if not

Mark 6:14 N-NFP
GRK: ἐνεργοῦσιν αἱ δυνάμεις ἐν αὐτῷ
NAS: these miraculous powers are at work
KJV: therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves
INT: operate the miraculous powers in him

Mark 9:1 N-DFS
GRK: ἐληλυθυῖαν ἐν δυνάμει
NAS: of God after it has come with power.
KJV: come with power.
INT: having come with power

Mark 9:39 N-AFS
GRK: ὃς ποιήσει δύναμιν ἐπὶ τῷ
NAS: will perform a miracle in My name,
KJV: which shall do a miracle in my
INT: who will do a work of power in the

Mark 12:24 N-AFS
GRK: μηδὲ τὴν δύναμιν τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: the Scriptures or the power of God?
KJV: neither the power of God?
INT: nor the power of God

Mark 13:25 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ δυνάμεις αἱ ἐν
NAS: from heaven, and the powers that are in the heavens
KJV: and the powers that are in
INT: and the powers which [are] in

Mark 13:26 N-GFS
GRK: νεφέλαις μετὰ δυνάμεως πολλῆς καὶ
NAS: IN CLOUDS with great power and glory.
KJV: with great power and glory.
INT: clouds with power great and

Mark 14:62 N-GFS
GRK: καθήμενον τῆς δυνάμεως καὶ ἐρχόμενον
KJV: on the right hand of power, and coming
INT: sitting of the Power and coming

Luke 1:17 N-DFS
GRK: πνεύματι καὶ δυνάμει Ἠλίου ἐπιστρέψαι
NAS: Him in the spirit and power of Elijah,
KJV: the spirit and power of Elias, to turn
INT: [the] spirit and power of Elijah to turn

Luke 1:35 N-NFS
GRK: σέ καὶ δύναμις Ὑψίστου ἐπισκιάσει
NAS: will come upon you, and the power of the Most High
KJV: and the power of the Highest
INT: you and power of [the] Most High will overshadow

120 Occurrences

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