1468. egkratés
Strong's Concordance
egkratés: strong, master of, self-controlled
Original Word: ἐγκρατής, ές
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: egkratés
Phonetic Spelling: (eng-krat-ace')
Definition: strong, master of, self-controlled
Usage: self-controlled.
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Cognate: 1468 egkratḗs(see 1466 /egkráteia) – properly, self-controlled – literally, "mastered from within" (used only in Tit 1:8); "originally, 'having power over; possessed of'; hence, 'controlling, keeping in hand,' . . . 'temperance' " (WS, 1074). See 1466 (enkrateia).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from en and kratos
strong, master of, self-controlled
NASB Translation
self-controlled (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1468: ἐγκρατής

ἐγκρατής (see ἐν, III. 3), ἐγκρατες (κράτος);

1. properly, equivalent to ἐν κράτει ὤν, strong, robust: Aeschylus, Thucydides, and following.

2. having power over, possessed of (a thing), with a genitive of the object; so from (Sophocles and) Herodotus down.

3. mastering, controlling, curbing, restraining: ἀφροδισιων, Xenophon, mere. 1, 2, 1; ἠδωνης, ibid. 4, 5, 10; ἑαυτοῦ, Plato; absolutely (without a genitive), controlling oneself, temperate, continent, ((Aristotle, eth. Nic. 7, 4, p. 1146{b}, 10ff); Sir. 26:15; Wis. 8:21; Philo de Jos. § 11): Titus 1:8.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From en and kratos; strong in a thing (masterful), i.e. (figuratively and reflexively) self-controlled (in appetite, etc.) -- temperate.

see GREEK en

see GREEK kratos

Forms and Transliterations
εγκρατη εγκρατή ἐγκρατῆ enkrate enkratê enkratē enkratē̂
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Englishman's Concordance
Titus 1:8 Adj-AMS
GRK: δίκαιον ὅσιον ἐγκρατῆ
NAS: just, devout, self-controlled,
KJV: just, holy, temperate;
INT: righteous holy disciplined

Strong's Greek 1468
1 Occurrence

ἐγκρατῆ — 1 Occ.

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