'Powerful' in the Bible
And Cush begat Nimrod. He began to be powerful in the earth.
He was a powerful hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, Even as Nimrod, the powerful hunter before the LORD.
But who is so powerful as to build him a house, seeing the heavens and heavens of the heavens cannot contain him? Who am I then that I should build him a house, except to burn incense before him?
The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.
And slew powerful kings: for his mercy endures for ever,
He brings the powerful to nothing; he makes the judges of the earth as if they had never been,
But the LORD is with me as a powerful giant; therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper; they shall have everlasting confusion which shall never be forgotten.
How inconsistent is thy heart, said the Lord GOD, having done all these things, the work of a powerful harlot:
And the king of the south, , and of his principalities, shall make himself strong; and he shall exceed him and make himself powerful; his dominion shall be a great dominion.
And now, brethren, I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is powerful to build you up and to give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
being fully persuaded that he was also powerful to do all that he had promised;
And even them, if they do not continue in unbelief, shall be grafted in, for God is powerful enough to graft them in again.
Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? By his own master he stands or falls; and if he falls, he shall be made to stand, for God is powerful to make him stand.
For his letters, they say, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.
For in that he himself has suffered and was tempted, he is also powerful to help those that are tempted.
Confess your faults one to another and pray one for another that ye may be whole. The effectual prayer of the righteous is very powerful.