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κυριεύσω, ἐκυρίευσα, -, -, ἐκυριεύθην
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to lord over, be master of, have authority over, one who rules or exercises authority; note in some contexts there is an implication that the authority exercised is harsh
to be lord over, to be possessed of, mastery over, Rom. 6:9, 14; 7:1; 14:9; 2 Cor. 1:24; 1 Tim. 6:15; to exercise control over, Lk. 22:25*

Greek-English Concordance for κυριεύω

Luke 22:25 So Jesus said to them, “The kings of the nations exercise lordship (kyrieuousin | κυριεύουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) over them and those in authority over them call themselves ‘benefactors.’
Romans 6:9 We know that Christ, having been raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has (kyrieuei | κυριεύει | pres act ind 3 sg) mastery (kyrieuei | κυριεύει | pres act ind 3 sg) over him.
Romans 6:14 For sin will (kyrieusei | κυριεύσει | fut act ind 3 sg) not have (kyrieusei | κυριεύσει | fut act ind 3 sg) mastery (kyrieusei | κυριεύσει | fut act ind 3 sg) over you, since you are not under law but under grace.
Romans 7:1 Or do you not know, brethren (for I am speaking to those who know the law), that the law is binding (kyrieuei | κυριεύει | pres act ind 3 sg) on a person only so long as he lives?
Romans 14:9 the reason why Christ died and rose to life again was that he (kyrieusē | κυριεύσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) might (kyrieusē | κυριεύσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) be (kyrieusē | κυριεύσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) Lord (kyrieusē | κυριεύσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) both of the dead and of the living.
2 Corinthians 1:24 Not that we are ruling (kyrieuomen | κυριεύομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) over your faith, but we are workers with you for your joy; for by faith you have stood firm.
1 Timothy 6:15 which he will make known at the proper time. To the Blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords (kyrieuontōn | κυριευόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc),