Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 
ejxousiva, -aV, hJ

authority, power


Should we exercise authority?


Executive which has authority/power or Ex CEO(Executive CEO)which also has authority/power.

Biblical Concordance

1 Corinthians 7:37 However, the man who stands firm in his resolve is under no compulsion but has control (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) over his desire, and has determined this in his heart to keep her as his virgin, he will do well.
1 Corinthians 8:9 But take care that this right (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) of yours does not become a stumbling block to the weak.
1 Corinthians 9:4 Do we not have the right (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) to eat and drink?
1 Corinthians 9:5 Do we not have the right (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) to the company of a believing wife, as also the other apostles, the Lord’s brothers, and Cephas do?
1 Corinthians 9:6 Or is it only I and Barnabas who have no right (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) to refrain from working?
1 Corinthians 9:12 If others have a share in this right (exousias | ἐξουσίας | gen sg fem) over you, do not we even more? Nevertheless, we have not made use of this right (exousia | ἐξουσίᾳ | dat sg fem), but endure all things lest we place some obstacle in the way of the gospel of Christ.
1 Corinthians 9:18 What then is my reward? That when I preach I may present the gospel free of charge, and so not make full use of my right (exousia | ἐξουσίᾳ | dat sg fem) in the gospel.
1 Corinthians 11:10 For this reason a woman ought to have a sign of authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) on her head, because of the angels.
1 Corinthians 15:24 Then comes the end, when he hands over the kingdom to God the Father, when he has destroyed every dominion, every authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) and power.
2 Corinthians 10:8 For even if I boast about it, and more than that, about the authority (exousias | ἐξουσίας | gen sg fem) which the Lord gave us for building you up and not for tearing you down, I will not be ashamed.
2 Corinthians 13:10 Therefore I write these things while I am absent, so that when I am present I may not have to treat you harshly according to the authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) which the Lord gave me for building up and not tearing down.
Ephesians 1:21 infinitely superior to every ruler, authority (exousias | ἐξουσίας | gen sg fem), power, or dominion — every name that can be named — not only in this age but also in the age to come.
Ephesians 2:2 in which you once lived according to the course of this world, according to the ruler of the realm (exousias | ἐξουσίας | gen sg fem) of the air, of the spirit that is now energizing the sons of disobedience.
Ephesians 3:10 in order that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities (exousiais | ἐξουσίαις | dat pl fem) in the heavenly realms,
Ephesians 6:12 for our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities (exousias | ἐξουσίας | acc pl fem), against the world rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
Colossians 1:13 He has rescued us from the tyranny (exousias | ἐξουσίας | gen sg fem) of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,
Colossians 1:16 for in him all things were created, things all in heaven and on earth, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions, whether principalities or powers (exousiai | ἐξουσίαι | nom pl fem) — all things have been created through him and for him. have been created
Colossians 2:10 and you have come to fullness in him, who is the head of every principality and power (exousias | ἐξουσίας | gen sg fem).
Colossians 2:15 He stripped the principalities and powers (exousias | ἐξουσίας | acc pl fem) of their authority and disgraced them in public by triumphing over them in Christ.
2 Thessalonians 3:9 not because we do not have the right (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem), but in order to make ourselves an example for you to imitate.
Titus 3:1 Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities (exousiais | ἐξουσίαις | dat pl fem), to be obedient, to be ready for any good work,
Hebrews 13:10 We have an altar from which those who serve in the tabernacle do not have the right (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) to eat.
1 Peter 3:22 who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, all angels and authorities (exousiōn | ἐξουσιῶν | gen pl fem) and powers being made subject to him.
Jude 1:25 to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, belong glory, majesty, power, and authority (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem), before all time, now and forever. Amen.
Revelation 2:26 As for the one who conquers, who keeps my works until the end, to him I will give authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) over the nations,
Revelation 6:8 And I looked, and behold, a pale horse! And its rider’s name was Death, and Hades was following with him. And authority (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by wild beasts of the earth.
Revelation 9:3 Then out of the smoke came locusts onto the earth, and they were given power (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) like the power (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) of scorpions of the earth.
Revelation 9:10 They had tails like scorpions, with stingers; and their power (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) to hurt people for five months lies in their tails.
Revelation 9:19 For the power (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) of the horses is in their mouths and in their tails, for their tails are like serpents, having heads; and with them they inflict harm.
Revelation 11:6 These two witnesses have the power (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) to shut the sky so that no rain will fall during the days of their prophesying, and they have power (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) over the waters to turn them into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague, as often as they wish.
Revelation 12:10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven saying, “Just now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) of his Christ, because the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, the one who accuses them day and night before our God.
Revelation 13:2 And the beast that I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like a bear’s, and its mouth was like a lion’s mouth. And to the beast the dragon gave his power and his throne and great authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem).
Revelation 13:4 They worshiped the dragon because he had given authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) to the beast, and they worshiped the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast?” and, “Who is able to make war against him?”
Revelation 13:5 The beast was given a mouth to speak arrogant words and blasphemies, and he was allowed to exercise authority (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) for forty-two months.
Revelation 13:7 The beast was allowed to make war against the saints and to conquer them. And he was given authority (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) over every tribe and people and language and nation.
Revelation 13:12 He exercised all the authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) of the first beast on his behalf, and made the earth and those who live in it to worship the first beast, the one whose deadly wound had been healed.
Revelation 14:18 Then another angel, the one who had authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) over the fire, came out from the altar and called with a loud voice to the angel who had the sharp sickle, “Thrust in your sickle and gather the clusters of grapes from the vine of the earth, for its grapes are ripe.”
Revelation 16:9 Although scorched by the fierce heat they cursed the name of God who had authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) over these plagues, and would not repent and give him glory.
Revelation 17:12 And the ten horns that you saw are ten kings who as yet have not received royal power, but will receive ruling authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) as kings for one hour, along with the beast.
Revelation 17:13 These are of one mind and will hand over their power and authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem) to the beast.
Revelation 18:1 After this I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem), and the earth was made bright with his glory.
Revelation 20:6 Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power (exousian | ἐξουσίαν | acc sg fem), but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for a thousand years.
Revelation 22:14 Blessed are those who wash their robes, so they will have the right (exousia | ἐξουσία | nom sg fem) to the tree of life and may enter the city by its gates.