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Strong's #2962: kurios (pronounced koo'-ree-os)

from kuros (supremacy); supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title):-- God, Lord, master, Sir.




Thayer's Greek Lexicon:

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kurios

1) he to whom a person or thing belongs, about which he has power of deciding; master, lord

1a) the possessor and disposer of a thing

1a1) the owner; one who has control of the person, the master

1a2) in the state: the sovereign, prince, chief, the Roman emperor

1b) is a title of honour expressive of respect and reverence, with which servants greet their master

1c) this title is given to: God, the Messiah

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from kuros (supremacy)

Citing in TDNT: 3:1039, 486




Usage:

This word is used 751 times:

Matthew 21:30: "answered and said, I go, sir: and went not."
Matthew 21:40: "When the lord therefore of the vineyard cometh, what"
Matthew 21:42: "of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous"
Matthew 22:37: "said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all"
Matthew 22:43: "spirit call him Lord, saying,"
Matthew 22:44: "The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my"
Matthew 22:44: "LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,"
Matthew 22:45: "then call him, Lord, how is he his son?"
Matthew 23:39: "ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord."
Matthew 24:42: "what hour your Lord doth come."
Matthew 24:45: "servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household,"
Matthew 24:46: "servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing."
Matthew 24:48: "his heart, My lord delayeth his coming;"
Matthew 24:50: "The lord of that servant shall come in a day when"
Matthew 25:11: "other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us."
Matthew 25:11: "virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us."
Matthew 25:18: "and hid his lord's money."
Matthew 25:19: "a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and"
Matthew 25:20: "other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five"
Matthew 25:21: "His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and"
Matthew 25:21: "thou into the joy of thy lord."
Matthew 25:22: "two talents came and said, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me two"
Matthew 25:23: "His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful"
Matthew 25:23: "thou into the joy of thy lord."
Matthew 25:24: "talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that"
Matthew 25:26: "His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and"
Matthew 25:37: "answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry,"
Matthew 25:44: "answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry,"
Matthew 26:22: "every one of them to say unto him, Lord, is it I?"
Matthew 27:10: "potter's field, as the Lord appointed me."
Matthew 27:63: "Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while"
Matthew 28:2: "earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came"
Matthew 28:6: "place where the Lord lay."
Mark 1:3: "Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight."
Mark 2:28: "Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath."
Mark 5:19: "home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord"
Mark 7:28: "said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs"
Mark 9:24: "and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief."
Mark 11:3: "say ye that the Lord hath need of him; and"
Mark 11:9: "is he that cometh in the name of the Lord:"
Mark 11:10: "that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest."
Mark 12:9: "What shall therefore the lord of the vineyard do? he will come"
Mark 12:11: "This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in"
Mark 12:29: "commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one"
Mark 12:29: "God is one Lord:"
Mark 12:30: "And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy"
Mark 12:36: "Holy Ghost, the LORD said to my LORD, Sit"
Mark 12:36: "LORD said to my LORD, Sit thou on my right hand,"
Mark 12:37: "himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he then his"
Mark 13:20: "And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh"









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