Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
κτίσις, -εως, ἡ
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creation, created thing, creature; governmental institution
(1) pr. a framing, founding; (2) in NT creation, the act of creating, Rom. 1:20; creation, the material universe, Mk. 10:6; 13:19; Heb. 9:11; 2 Pet. 3:4; a created thing, a creature, Rom. 1:25; 8:39; Col. 1:15; Heb. 4:13; the human creation, Mk. 16:15; Rom. 8:19, 20, 21, 22; Col. 1:23; a spiritual creation, 2 Cor. 5:17; Gal. 6:15; (3) an institution, ordinance, 1 Pet. 2:13

Greek-English Concordance for κτίσις

Mark 10:6 But from the beginning of creation (ktiseōs | κτίσεως | gen sg fem), ‘male and female’ he made them.
Mark 13:19 because those will be days of such tribulation as has never happened from the beginning of creation (ktiseōs | κτίσεως | gen sg fem), which God created, until now, nor ever will be.
Mark 16:15 And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to every creature (ktisei | κτίσει | dat sg fem).
Romans 1:20 Ever since the creation (ktiseōs | κτίσεως | gen sg fem) of the world, his invisible attributes, that is, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made. So they are without excuse.
Romans 1:25 They exchanged the truth of God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature (ktisei | κτίσει | dat sg fem) rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
Romans 8:19 For the creation (ktiseōs | κτίσεως | gen sg fem) eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God.
Romans 8:20 For the creation (ktisis | κτίσις | nom sg fem) was subjected to futility, not of its own choosing, but because of him who subjected it, in hope
Romans 8:21 that the creation (ktisis | κτίσις | nom sg fem) itself will be set free from its bondage to decay into the glorious freedom of the children of God.
Romans 8:22 For we know that the entire creation (ktisis | κτίσις | nom sg fem) has been groaning and suffering together up to the present hour.
Romans 8:39 nor height, nor depth, nor any other created (ktisis | κτίσις | nom sg fem) thing will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation (ktisis | κτίσις | nom sg fem); what is old has passed away; behold, what is new has come!
Galatians 6:15 For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is anything, but a new creation (ktisis | κτίσις | nom sg fem).
Colossians 1:15 He is the image of the invisible God, invisible the firstborn over all creation (ktiseōs | κτίσεως | gen sg fem);
Colossians 1:23 if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature (ktisei | κτίσει | dat sg fem) under heaven, and of which became I, Paul, became a minister.
Hebrews 4:13 And nothing in creation (ktisis | κτίσις | nom sg fem) is hidden from God’s sight, but everything is uncovered and exposed to the eyes of the one to whom we must give account.
Hebrews 9:11 But when Christ appeared as high priest of the good things that have now come, passing through the greater and more perfect tent (not made with hands, that is, not of this creation) (ktiseōs | κτίσεως | gen sg fem),
1 Peter 2:13 Submit to every human authority (ktisei | κτίσει | dat sg fem) on account of the Lord, whether to the king as supreme,
2 Peter 3:4 and saying, “Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since our fathers fell asleep, everything has gone along as it has from the beginning of creation.” (ktiseōs | κτίσεως | gen sg fem)
Revelation 3:14 “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of God’s creation (ktiseōs | κτίσεως | gen sg fem), has this to say: