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κύριος, -ου, ὁ
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lord, master


lord, master. This can be a title of address to a person of higher status, lord, sir; a master of property or slaves; or a NT translation of the Hebrew 151 Lord or 3378 LORD, that is Yahweh, the proper name of God in the OT.

a lord, master, Mt. 12:8; an owner, possessor, Mt. 20:8; a potentate, sovereign, Acts 25:26; a power, deity, 1 Cor. 8:5; the Lord, Yahweh, Mt. 1:22; the Lord Jesus Christ, Mt. 24:42; Mk. 16:19; Lk. 10:1; Jn. 4:1; 1 Cor. 4:5; freq.; κύριε, a term of respect of various force, Sir, Lord, Mt. 13:27; Acts 9:6, et al. freq.

Greek-English Concordance for κύριος

Revelation 16:7 And I heard the altar saying, “Yes indeed, O Lord (kyrie | κύριε | voc sg masc) God the Almighty, true and just are your judgments!”
Revelation 17:14 They will make war on the Lamb, but the Lamb will conquer them because he is Lord (kyrios | κύριος | nom sg masc) of lords (kyriōn | κυρίων | gen pl masc) and King of kings; and with him will be the called, the chosen, and the faithful.”
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 is the Lord (kyrios | κύριος | nom sg masc) God who has judged her.”
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 thunder — crying out, “Hallelujah! For the Lord (kyrios | κύριος | nom sg masc) our God the Almighty reigns!
Revelation 19:16 On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord (kyrios | κύριος | nom sg masc) of lords (kyriōn | κυρίων | gen pl masc).
Revelation 21:22 I saw no temple in the city, for the Lord (kyrios | κύριος | nom sg masc) God Almighty is its temple, and the Lamb.
Revelation 22:5 And night will be no more. They will have no need for the light of a lamp or the light of the sun because the Lord (kyrios | κύριος | nom sg masc) God will shine on them, and they will reign forever and ever.
Revelation 22:6 And he said to me, “These words are reliable and true. And the Lord (kyrios | κύριος | nom sg masc), the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show to his servants what must soon take place.”
Revelation 22:20 The one who testifies to these things says: “Yes, I am coming soon!” Amen! Come, Lord (kyrie | κύριε | voc sg masc) Jesus!
Revelation 22:21 May the grace of the Lord (kyriou | κυρίου | gen sg masc) Jesus be with you all.