Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1411: dunamis (pronounced doo'-nam-is)

from 1410; force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself):--ability, abundance, meaning, might(-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle(-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) strength power, ability

1a) inherent power, power residing in a thing by virtue of its nature, or which a person or thing exerts and puts forth

1b) power for performing miracles

1c) moral power and excellence of soul

1d) the power and influence which belong to riches and wealth

1e) power and resources arising from numbers

1f) power consisting in or resting upon armies, forces, hosts

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from G1410

Citing in TDNT: 2:284, 186


This word is used 120 times:

Romans 1:20: "made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they"
Romans 8:38: "nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,"
Romans 9:17: "have I raised thee up, that I might show my power in thee,"
Romans 15:13: "in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost."
Romans 15:19: "Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit"
Romans 15:19: "and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; so that from"
1 Corinthians 1:18: "which are saved it is the power of God."
1 Corinthians 1:24: "and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God."
1 Corinthians 2:4: "demonstration of the Spirit and of power:"
1 Corinthians 2:5: "of men, but in the power of God."
1 Corinthians 4:19: "of them which are puffed up, but the power."
1 Corinthians 4:20: "word, but in power."
1 Corinthians 5:4: "spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,"
1 Corinthians 6:14: "us by his own power."
1 Corinthians 12:10: "To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to"
1 Corinthians 12:28: "prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings,"
1 Corinthians 12:29: "teachers? are all workers of miracles?"
1 Corinthians 14:11: "I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh"
1 Corinthians 15:24: "all authority and power."
1 Corinthians 15:43: "weakness; it is raised in power:"
1 Corinthians 15:56: "is sin; and the strength of sin is the law."
2 Corinthians 1:8: "that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we"
2 Corinthians 4:7: "the excellency of the power may be of God, and not"
2 Corinthians 6:7: "the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor"
2 Corinthians 8:3: "For to their power, I bear record, yea, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves;"
2 Corinthians 8:3: "I bear record, yea, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves;"
2 Corinthians 12:9: "for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly"
2 Corinthians 12:9: "infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me."
2 Corinthians 12:12: "and wonders, and mighty deeds."
2 Corinthians 13:4: "weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we"
2 Corinthians 13:4: "we shall live with him by the power of God toward you."
Galatians 3:5: "the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by"
Ephesians 1:19: "exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according"
Ephesians 1:21: "and power, and might, and dominion, and every"
Ephesians 3:7: "the effectual working of his power."
Ephesians 3:16: "of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in"
Ephesians 3:20: "we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in"
Philippians 3:10: "him, and the power of his resurrection, and the"
Colossians 1:11: "Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power,"
Colossians 1:29: "working, which worketh in me mightily."
1 Thessalonians 1:5: "but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost,"
2 Thessalonians 1:7: "heaven with his mighty angels,"
2 Thessalonians 1:11: "of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:"
2 Thessalonians 2:9: "of Satan with all power and signs and lying"
2 Timothy 1:7: "the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind."
2 Timothy 1:8: "of the gospel according to the power of God;"
2 Timothy 3:5: "but denying the power thereof: from such turn away."
Hebrews 1:3: "by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged"
Hebrews 2:4: "wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost,"
Hebrews 6:5: "word of God, and the powers of the world to come,"

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