kuriotes (noun) – Strong’s 2963

kuriotes (noun) – dominion, government

From Strong’s Lexicon

  1. dominion, power, lordship
  2. in the New Testament: one who possesses dominion

Strong, J. (2001). Enhanced Strong’s Lexicon. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software.

From Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary

denotes “lordship” (kurios, “a lord”), “power, dominion,” whether angelic or human, Eph. 1:21; Col. 1:16; 2 Pet. 2:10 (RV, for KJV, “government”); Jude 8. In Eph. and Col. it indicates a grade in the angelic orders, in which it stands second.

Vine, W. E., Unger, M. F., & White, W., Jr. (1996). Vol. 2: Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (180). Nashville, TN: T. Nelson.

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