Bill Mounce

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ἰσχυρός, -ά, -όν
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powerful, strong, forceful
strong, mighty, robust, Mt. 12:29; Lk. 11:21; powerful, mighty, 1 Cor. 1:27; 4:10; 1 Jn. 2:14; strong, fortified, Rev. 18:10; vehement, Mt. 14:20; energetic, 2 Cor. 10:10; sure, firm, Heb. 6:18

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Matthew 3:11 “I baptize you with water for repentance, but the one who comes after me is greater (ischuroteros | ἰσχυρότερος | nom sg masc comparative) than I — I am not worthy even to remove his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.
Matthew 12:29 Or how can someone enter the strong (ischurou | ἰσχυροῦ | gen sg masc) man’s (ischurou | ἰσχυροῦ | gen sg masc) house and carry off his belongings, unless he first ties up the strong (ischuron | ἰσχυρόν | acc sg masc) man? And then he will ransack his house.
Matthew 14:30 But when he realized that the wind was blustery (ischuron | ἰσχυρόν | acc sg masc), he became afraid; and starting to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!”
Mark 1:7 And he was proclaiming, saying, is coming “The one who is more powerful (ischuroteros | ἰσχυρότερος | nom sg masc comparative) than I is coming after me; not I am not worthy to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals. his
Mark 3:27 But no one can no one enter the house of the strong (ischurou | ἰσχυροῦ | gen sg masc) man and carry off his possessions his carry off unless first he ties up the strong (ischuron | ἰσχυρόν | acc sg masc) man; he ties up then he can rob his house. his he can rob
Luke 3:16 John gave an answer to all, saying, “I indeed baptize you with water, but there is coming one who is mightier (ischuroteros | ἰσχυρότερος | nom sg masc comparative) than I, of whom I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandals. He it is who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Luke 11:21 “When the strong (ischuros | ἰσχυρός | nom sg masc) man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are secured;
Luke 11:22 but when one stronger (ischuroteros | ἰσχυρότερος | nom sg masc comparative) than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away his armor in which he has placed his trust and divides up spoil.
Luke 15:14 When he had spent everything, there was a severe (ischura | ἰσχυρά | nom sg fem) famine in that country, and he began to be in need.
1 Corinthians 1:25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than the wisdom of men, and the weakness of God is stronger (ischuroteron | ἰσχυρότερον | nom sg neut comparative) than the strength of men.
1 Corinthians 1:27 But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong (ischura | ἰσχυρά | acc pl neut);
1 Corinthians 4:10 We are fools for Christ, but you are men of wisdom in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! (ischuroi | ἰσχυροί | nom pl masc) You are distinguished, but we are dishonored!
1 Corinthians 10:22 Or are we trying to provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger (ischuroteroi | ἰσχυρότεροι | nom pl masc comparative) than he?
2 Corinthians 10:10 For some are saying, “His letters are weighty and forceful (ischurai | ἰσχυραί | nom pl fem), but his physical presence is weak, and his rhetoric amounts to nothing.”
Hebrews 5:7 In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud (ischuras | ἰσχυρᾶς | gen sg fem) crying and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his godly fear.
Hebrews 6:18 so that through two unchangeable facts, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge might have strong (ischuran | ἰσχυράν | acc sg fem) incentive to hold fast to the hope set before us.
Hebrews 11:34 extinguished raging flames, escaped the edge of the sword; who after weakness were made strong, who became mighty (ischuroi | ἰσχυροί | nom pl masc) in war and put foreign armies to flight.
1 John 2:14 I have written to you, my children, because you know the Father. I have written to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong (ischuroi | ἰσχυροί | nom pl masc), and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.
Revelation 5:2 And I saw a powerful (ischuron | ἰσχυρόν | acc sg masc) angel proclaiming in a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?”
Revelation 6:15 Then the kings of the earth and the princes and the generals and the rich and the powerful (ischuroi | ἰσχυροί | nom pl masc) and everyone — slave and free — hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains.
Revelation 10:1 Then I saw another powerful (ischuron | ἰσχυρόν | acc sg masc) angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs were like pillars of fire.
Revelation 18:2 And he called out with a powerful (ischura | ἰσχυρᾷ | dat sg fem) voice, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place for demons and a haunt for every unclean spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable beast.
Revelation 18:8 Therefore her plagues will come in a single day — death and mourning and famine. And she will be consumed with fire, for mighty (ischuros | ἰσχυρός | nom sg masc) is the Lord God who has judged her.”
Revelation 18:10 They will stand at a distance in fear of her torment, and say, “Alas! Alas! O great city, Babylon the mighty (ischura | ἰσχυρά | voc sg fem) city! For in a single hour your judgment has come.”
Revelation 18:21 Then a mighty (ischuros | ἰσχυρός | nom sg masc) angel picked up a stone the size of a huge millstone and hurled it into the sea, saying, “With this kind of violence Babylon the great city will be thrown down, and never again will it be found!
Revelation 19:6 Then I heard what sounded like the voice of a great multitude — it was like the roar of many waters, like the sound of crashing (ischurōn | ἰσχυρῶν | gen pl fem) thunder — crying out, “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns!
Revelation 19:18 to eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of captains, the flesh of mighty warriors (ischurōn | ἰσχυρῶν | gen pl masc), the flesh of horses and those who ride on them — the flesh of all, both free and slave, and small and great.”