Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1832 (in the sense of ability)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:562

KJV Translation Count — 103x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: power (69), authority (29), right (2), liberty (1), jurisdiction (1), strength (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. power of choice, liberty of doing as one pleases
a. leave or permission
2. physical and mental power
a. the ability or strength with which one is endued, which he either possesses or exercises
3. the power of authority (influence) and of right (privilege)
4. the power of rule or government (the power of him whose will and commands must be submitted to by others and obeyed)
a. universally
1. authority over mankind
b. specifically
1. the power of judicial decisions
2. of authority to manage domestic affairs
c. metonymically
1. a thing subject to authority or rule
a. jurisdiction
2. one who possesses authority
a. a ruler, a human magistrate
b. the leading and more powerful among created beings superior to man, spiritual potentates
d. a sign of the husband's authority over his wife
1. the veil with which propriety required a women to cover herself
e. the sign of regal authority, a crown
For Synonyms see entry 5820

Strong's Definitions

ex-oo-see'-ah; from (1832) (ἔξεστι) (in the sense of ability); privilege, i.e. (subject) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (object) mastery (concrete magistrate, superhuman, potentate, token of control), delegated influence: — authority, jurisdiction, liberty, power, right, strength.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For he taught them as one having G1849, and not as the scribes.


For I am a man under G1849, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.


But that ye may know that the Son of man hath G1849 on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.


But when the multitudes saw it, they marvelled, and glorified God, which had given such G1849 unto men.


And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them G1849 against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.


For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.


And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what G1849 doest thou these things? and who gave thee this G1849?


And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I in like wise will tell you by what G1849 I do these things.


And they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell I you by what G1849 I do these things.


And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All G1849 is given unto me in heaven and in earth.