1467. egkrateuomai
Strong's Concordance
egkrateuomai: to exercise self-control
Original Word: ἐγκρατεύομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: egkrateuomai
Phonetic Spelling: (eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I exercise self-control
Definition: I exercise self-control, am continent.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1467 egkrateúomai – properly, to exercise self control – literally "exercising dominion, from within." See 1466 (enkrateia).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from egkratés
Definition
to exercise self-control
NASB Translation
exercises self-control (1), have self-control (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1467: ἐγκρατεύομαι

ἐγκρατεύομαι (see ἐν, III. 3); depon, middle; to be self-controlled, continent (ἐγκρατής); to exhibit self-government, conduct oneself temperately: (used absolutely in Genesis 43:30); with the dative of respect, τῇ γλώσσῃ, Sir. 19:6 variant; πάντα, in everything, every way, 1 Corinthians 9:25 (in a figure drawn from athletes, who in preparing themselves for the games abstained from unwholesome food, wine, and sexual indulgence); οὐκ ἐγκρατεύεσθαι, said of those who cannot curb sexual desire, 1 Corinthians 7:9. Though this word does not occur in the earlier Greek writings that have come down to us (except in Aristotle, eth. Eudem. 2, 7, p. 1223{b}, 13th edition, Bekker), yet its use is approved of by Phrynichus; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 442; (Winer's Grammar, 25).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
contain, be temperate.

Middle voice from egkrates; to exercise self-restraint (in diet and chastity) -- can(-not) contain, be temperate.

see GREEK egkrates

Forms and Transliterations
εγκρατείς εγκρατευεται εγκρατεύεται ἐγκρατεύεται εγκρατευονται εγκρατεύονται ἐγκρατεύονται ενεκρατευσάμην ενεκρατεύσατο enkrateuetai enkrateúetai enkrateuontai enkrateúontai
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2 Occurrences


ἐγκρατεύεται — 1 Occ.
ἐγκρατεύονται — 1 Occ.

1 Corinthians 7:9 V-PIM/P-3P
GRK: δὲ οὐκ ἐγκρατεύονται γαμησάτωσαν κρεῖττον
NAS: But if they do not have self-control, let them marry;
KJV: cannot contain, let them marry:
INT: moreover not they have self-control let them marry better

1 Corinthians 9:25 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἀγωνιζόμενος πάντα ἐγκρατεύεται ἐκεῖνοι μὲν
NAS: who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things.
KJV: that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things.
INT: strives in all things controls himself they indeed

2 Occurrences

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