1753. energeia
Lexical Summary
energeia: mute, speechless
Original Word: ἐνέργεια
Transliteration: energeia
Phonetic Spelling: (en-erg'-i-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: mute, speechless
Meaning: mute, speechless
Strong's Concordance
operation, strong, effectual working.

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

see GREEK energes

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.)


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