831. authenteó
Strong's Concordance
authenteó: to govern, exercise authority
Original Word: αὐθεντέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: authenteó
Phonetic Spelling: (ow-then-teh'-o)
Short Definition: I domineer over
Definition: I domineer, govern, have mastery over.
HELPS Word-studies

831 authentéō (from 846 /autós, "self" and entea, "arms, armor") – properly, to unilaterally take up arms, i.e. acting as an autocrat – literally, self-appointed (acting without submission).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from autos and a prim. root sen-
Definition
to govern, exercise authority
NASB Translation
exercise authority over (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 831: αὐθεντέω

αὐθεντέω, ἀυθέντω; (a Biblical and ecclesiastical word; from αὐθέντης contracted from αὐτοέντης, and this from αὐτός and ἔντεα arms (others, ἑντης, cf. Hesychius συνεντης συνεργός; cf. Lobeck, Technol., p. 121); hence,

a. according to earlier usage, one who with his own hand kills either others or himself.

b. in later Greek writings one who does a thing himself the author" (τῆς πράξεως, Polybius 23, 14, 2, etc.); one who acts on his own authority, autocratic, equivalent to αὐτοκράτωρ an absolute master; cf. Lobeck ad Phryn., p. 120 (also as above; cf. Winers Grammar, § 2, 1 c.)); to govern one, exercise dominion over one: τινς, 1 Timothy 2:12.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
govern, exercise authority

From a compound of autos and an obsolete hentes (a worker); to act of oneself, i.e. (figuratively) dominate -- usurp authority over.

see GREEK autos

Forms and Transliterations
αυθεντειν αυθεντείν αὐθεντεῖν αυθημερινού αυθήμερον αυλαία αυλαίαι αυλαίαις αυλαίας αυλαιών αύλακας αύλακες αύλαξι αυλάρχαι authentein authenteîn
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Strong's Greek 831
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αὐθεντεῖν — 1 Occ.

1 Timothy 2:12 V-PNA
GRK: ἐπιτρέπω οὐδὲ αὐθεντεῖν ἀνδρός ἀλλ'
NAS: or exercise authority over a man,
KJV: nor to usurp authority over the man,
INT: I do allow nor to use authority over man but

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