1466. egkrateia
Strong's Concordance
egkrateia: mastery, self-control
Original Word: ἐγκράτεια, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: egkrateia
Phonetic Spelling: (eng-krat'-i-ah)
Short Definition: self-mastery, self-control
Definition: self-mastery, self-restraint, self-control, continence.
HELPS Word-studies

1466 egkráteia (from 1722 /en, "in the sphere of" and 2904 /krátos, "dominion, mastery") – properly, dominion within, i.e. "self-control" – proceeding out from within oneself, but not by oneself.

For the believer, 1466 /egkráteia ("self-control, Spirit-control") can only be accomplished by the power of the Lord. Accordingly, 1466 /egkráteia ("true mastery from within") is explicitly called a fruit of the Holy Spirit (Gal 5:23).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from egkratés
Definition
mastery, self-control
NASB Translation
self-control (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1466: ἐγκράτεια

ἐγκράτεια (see ἐν III. 3), ἐγκρατείας, , (ἐγκρατής), self-control, Latincontinentia, temperantia (the virtue of one who masters his desires and passions, especially his sensual appetites): Acts 24:25; Galatians 5:23 (22); 2 Peter 1:6. (Xenophon, Plato, and following; Sir. 18:29; 4 Macc. 5:34.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
temperance.

From egkrates; self-control (especially continence) -- temperance.

see GREEK egkrates

Forms and Transliterations
εγκρατεια εγκρατεία εγκράτεια ἐγκρατείᾳ ἐγκράτεια εγκρατειαν εγκράτειαν ἐγκράτειαν εγκρατειας εγκρατείας ἐγκρατείας enkrateia enkráteia enkrateíāi enkrateian enkráteian enkrateias enkrateías
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4 Occurrences


ἐγκράτεια — 2 Occ.
ἐγκράτειαν — 1 Occ.
ἐγκρατείας — 1 Occ.

Acts 24:25 N-GFS
GRK: δικαιοσύνης καὶ ἐγκρατείας καὶ τοῦ
NAS: righteousness, self-control and the judgment
INT: righteousness and self-control and the

Galatians 5:23 N-NFS
GRK: πραΰτης ἐγκράτεια κατὰ τῶν
NAS: gentleness, self-control; against
KJV: Meekness, temperance: against such
INT: gentleness self-control against things

2 Peter 1:6 N-AFS
GRK: γνώσει τὴν ἐγκράτειαν ἐν δὲ
NAS: and in [your] knowledge, self-control, and in [your] self-control,
KJV: to knowledge temperance; and to
INT: knowledge the self-control in moreover

2 Peter 1:6 N-DFS
GRK: δὲ τῇ ἐγκρατείᾳ τὴν ὑπομονήν
NAS: self-control, and in [your] self-control, perseverance,
KJV: and to temperance patience; and
INT: moreover the self-control the endurance

4 Occurrences

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