Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
middle voice from 1468
TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:339
KJV Translation Count — 2x
The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: can contain (1), be temperate (1)
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. to be self-controlled, continent
a. to exhibit self-government, conduct, one's self temperately
b. in a figure drawn from athletes, who in preparing themselves for the games abstained from unwholesome food, wine, and sexual indulgence
eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee; middle from (1468) (ἐγκρατής); to exercise self-restraint (in diet and chastity): — can ([-not]) contain, be temperate.
Concordance Results Using KJV
But if they G1467not G1467, let them marry: for it is G1467tter to marry than to burn.
And every man that striveth for the mastery is G1467 in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.