1753. energeia
Strong's Concordance
energeia: working, activity
Original Word: ἐνέργεια, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: energeia
Phonetic Spelling: (en-erg'-i-ah)
Short Definition: working, activity
Definition: working, action, productive work, activity; in the NT, confined to superhuman activity.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1753 enérgeia (the root of the English term "energy") – energy; "power in action" (Wm. Barclay, More NT Words, 46). See 1754 (energeō).

1753 /enérgeia ("divine energy") typically refers to God's energy which transitions the believer from point to point in His plan (accomplishing His definition of progress).

[1753 (enérgeia) occurs 8 times – always of God's energy, except at 2 Thes 2:9.]

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1753: ἐνέργεια

ἐνέργεια, ἐνεργείας, (ἐνεργής, which see), working, efficiency; in the N. T. used only of superhuman power, whether of God or of the devil; of God: Ephesians 3:7; Colossians 2:12; ἐνέργεια ἐνεργουμένη, Colossians 1:29; with a relative intervening, ἐνεργεῖν ἐνέργειαν, Ephesians 1:19f; κατ' ἐνέργειαν ἐν μέτρῳ ἑνός ἑκάστου μέρους, according to the working which agrees with the measure of (is commensurate with) every single part, Ephesians 4:16; κατά τήν ἐνέργειαν τοῦ δύνασθαι αὐτόν κτλ. according to the efficiency by which he is able to subject all things to himself, Philippians 3:21. ἐνέργεια τοῦ Σατανᾶ, 2 Thessalonians 2:9; πλάνης, the power with which error works, 2 Thessalonians 2:11. (Wis. 7:17, etc.; 2 Macc. 3:29; τῆς προνοίας, 3Macc. 4:21; not found in the Sept.; in the classics first in Aristotle; (on ἐνέργεια, ἐνεργεῖν, of diabolic influences, cf. Müller on the Epistle of Barnabas 19, 6 [ET]).) (Synonym: see δύναμις, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
operation, strong, effectual working.

From energes; efficiency ("energy") -- operation, strong, (effectual) working.

see GREEK energes

Forms and Transliterations
ενεργειαν ενέργειαν ἐνέργειαν ενεργειας ενεργείας ἐνεργείας energeian enérgeian energeias energeías
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8 Occurrences


ἐνέργειαν — 7 Occ.
ἐνεργείας — 1 Occ.

Ephesians 1:19 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ τὴν ἐνέργειαν τοῦ κράτους
NAS: [These are] in accordance with the working of the strength
KJV: according to the working of his
INT: according to the working of the might

Ephesians 3:7 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ τὴν ἐνέργειαν τῆς δυνάμεως
NAS: to me according to the working of His power.
KJV: by the effectual working of his
INT: according to the working of the power

Ephesians 4:16 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπιχορηγίας κατ' ἐνέργειαν ἐν μέτρῳ
NAS: to the proper working of each
KJV: according to the effectual working in
INT: supply according to [the] working in [its] measure

Philippians 3:21 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ τὴν ἐνέργειαν τοῦ δύνασθαι
NAS: of His glory, by the exertion of the power that He has
KJV: according to the working whereby he
INT: according to the working the to be able

Colossians 1:29 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ τὴν ἐνέργειαν αὐτοῦ τὴν
KJV: his working, which
INT: according to the working of him which

Colossians 2:12 N-GFS
GRK: πίστεως τῆς ἐνεργείας τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: faith in the working of God,
KJV: the faith of the operation of God,
INT: faith of the working of God

2 Thessalonians 2:9 N-AFS
GRK: παρουσία κατ' ἐνέργειαν τοῦ Σατανᾶ
NAS: is in accord with the activity of Satan,
KJV: is after the working of Satan with
INT: coming according to [the] working of Satan

2 Thessalonians 2:11 N-AFS
GRK: ὁ θεὸς ἐνέργειαν πλάνης εἰς
NAS: upon them a deluding influence so
KJV: shall send them strong delusion, that
INT: God a working of departure for

8 Occurrences

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