2901. krataioó
Strong's Concordance
krataioó: to strengthen
Original Word: κραταιόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: krataioó
Phonetic Spelling: (krat-ah-yo'-o)
Definition: to strengthen
Usage: I strengthen, confirm; pass: I grow strong, become strong.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 2901 krataióō (from 2904 /krátos) – to prevail by God's dominating strength, i.e. as His power prevails over opposition (gains mastery). See 2904 (kratos). For the believer, 2901 /krataióō ("attain mastery, the upper-hand") operates by the Lord inworking faith (His persuasion, 4102 /pístis).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kratos
to strengthen
NASB Translation
become strong (2), strengthened (1), strong (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2901: κραταιόω

κραταιόω, κραταιῷ: passive, present imperative 2 person plural κραταιοῦσθε imperfect 3 person singular ἐκραταιοῦτο; 1 aorist infinitive κραταιωθῆναι; (κράτος); only Biblical and ecclesiastical, for the classic κρατύνω; the Sept. mostly for חָזַק; in passive several times for אָמֵץ; to strengthen, make strong (Vulg.conforto (and in Ephesians 3:16conroboro)); passive to be made strong, to increase in strength, to grow strong: passive with the dative of respect, πνεύματι, Luke 1:80; Luke 2:40 (here G L T Tr WH omit πνεύματι); δυνάμει, Ephesians 3:16 (cf. ἰσχύειν τοῖς σωμασι, Xenophon, mem. 2, 7, 7); ἀνδρίζεσθε, κραταιοῦσθε, i. e. show yourselves brave (A. V. be strong), 1 Corinthians 16:13 (ἀνδρίζεσθε καί κραταιούσθω καρδία ὑμῶν, Psalm 30:25 (); κραταιοῦσθε καί γίνεσθε εἰς ἄνδρας, 1 Samuel 4:9; ἀνδρίζου καί κραταιωθῶμεν, 2 Samuel 10:12).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be strengthened, become strong.

From krataios; to empower, i.e. (passively) increase in vigor -- be strengthened, be (wax) strong.

see GREEK krataios

Forms and Transliterations
εκραταιουτο εκραταιούτο ἐκραταιοῦτο εκραταιώθη εκραταιώθην εκραταιώθησαν εκραταίωσα εκραταίωσαν εκραταίωσας εκραταίωσε εκραταίωσεν εκράταιωσεν κεκραταίωνται κραταιού κραταιούντας κραταιουσθε κραταιούσθε κραταιοῦσθε κραταιούσθω κραταιούσθωσαν κραταιούται κραταιωθηναι κραταιωθήναι κραταιωθῆναι κραταιώθητε κραταιωθήτω κραταιωθώμεν κραταιωθώσιν κραταίωμα κραταίωμά κραταιών κραταιώς κραταιώσαι κραταιώσει κραταίωσιν κραταίωσις κραταιώσομεν κραταίωσον κρατήση κρατήσωσιν Συρία ekrataiouto ekrataioûto krataiothenai krataiothênai krataiōthēnai krataiōthē̂nai krataiousthe krataioûsthe
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 1:80 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: ηὔξανεν καὶ ἐκραταιοῦτο πνεύματι καὶ
NAS: continued to grow and to become strong in spirit,
KJV: grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and
INT: grew and was strengthened in spirit and

Luke 2:40 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: ηὔξανεν καὶ ἐκραταιοῦτο πληρούμενον σοφίᾳ
NAS: continued to grow and become strong, increasing
KJV: and waxed strong in spirit,
INT: grew and became strong being filled with wisdom

1 Corinthians 16:13 V-PMM/P-2P
GRK: πίστει ἀνδρίζεσθε κραταιοῦσθε
NAS: in the faith, act like men, be strong.
KJV: quit you like men, be strong.
INT: faith act like men be strong

Ephesians 3:16 V-ANP
GRK: αὐτοῦ δυνάμει κραταιωθῆναι διὰ τοῦ
NAS: of His glory, to be strengthened with power
KJV: glory, to be strengthened with might
INT: of him with power to be strengthened by the

Strong's Greek 2901
4 Occurrences

ἐκραταιοῦτο — 2 Occ.
κραταιωθῆναι — 1 Occ.
κραταιοῦσθε — 1 Occ.

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