970. bia
Strong's Concordance
bia: strength, force
Original Word: βία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: bia
Phonetic Spelling: (bee'-ah)
Definition: strength, force
Usage: force, violence, strength.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
strength, force
NASB Translation
force (1), violence (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 970: βία

βία, βίας, ;

1. strength, whether of body or of mind: Homer and subsequent writers.

2. strength in violent action, force: μετά βίας by the use of force, with violence, Acts 5:26; Acts 24:7 (Rec.); shock τῶν κυμάτων, Acts 27:41 (R G, but Tr text brackets; others omit τῶν κυμάτων); διά τήν βίαν τοῦ ὄχλου, the crowd pressing on so violently, Acts 21:35. (Synonym: see δύναμις, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Probably akin to bia (through the idea of vital activity); force -- violence.

see GREEK bia

Forms and Transliterations
βία βιαν βίαν βιας βίας bian bían bias bías
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Acts 5:26 N-GFS
GRK: οὐ μετὰ βίας ἐφοβοῦντο γὰρ
NAS: them [back] without violence (for they were afraid
KJV: them without violence: for they feared
INT: not with force they feared indeed

Acts 21:35 N-AFS
GRK: διὰ τὴν βίαν τοῦ ὄχλου
NAS: because of the violence of the mob;
KJV: for the violence of the people.
INT: because of the violence of the crowd

Acts 24:7 Noun-GFS
GRK: μετὰ πολλῆς βίας ἐκ τῶν
KJV: great violence took [him] away
INT: with great force out of the

Acts 27:41 N-GFS
GRK: ὑπὸ τῆς βίας τῶν κυμάτων
NAS: [began] to be broken up by the force [of the waves].
KJV: with the violence of the waves.
INT: by the violence of the waves

Strong's Greek 970
4 Occurrences

βίαν — 1 Occ.
βίας — 3 Occ.

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