59 occurrences in 13 translations

'Powers' in the Bible

And they made their sons and their daughters go through the fire, and they made use of secret arts and unnatural powers, and gave themselves up to doing evil in the eyes of the Lord, till he was moved to wrath.

More than this, he made his children go through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom; and he made use of secret arts, and signs for reading the future, and unnatural powers, and gave positions to those who had control of spirits and to wonder-workers: he did much evil in the eyes of the Lord, moving him to wrath.

Oh, let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous [those in right standing with You];For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds.

The rulers of the peoples have come together, with the people of the God of Abraham; because the powers of the earth are God's: he is lifted up on high.

Who will not be moved by the voice of the wonder-worker, however great are his powers.

O God, my heart is steadfast [with confident faith];I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul.

Such knowledge is a wonder greater than my powers; it is so high that I may not come near it.

So that your ear is attentive to [skillful and godly] wisdom,And apply your heart to understanding [seeking it conscientiously and striving for it eagerly];

The captain of fifty, and the man of high position, and the wise guide, and the wonder-worker, and he who makes use of secret powers.

The head-bands, and the arm-chains, and the worked bands, and the perfume-boxes, and the jewels with secret powers,

In that day the Lord will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpentWith His fierce and great and mighty sword [rescuing Israel from her enemy],Even Leviathan the twisted serpent;And He will kill the dragon who lives in the sea.

He says, "Indeed, my sword has slaughtered heavenly powers. Look, it now descends on Edom, on the people I will annihilate in judgment."

Then the king gave orders that the wonder-workers, and the users of secret arts, and those who made use of evil powers, and the Chaldaeans, were to be sent for to make clear to the king his dreams. So they came and took their places before the king.

And the kingdom and the authority and the power of the kingdoms under all the heaven will be given to the people of the saints of the Most High: his kingdom is an eternal kingdom, and all powers will be his servants and do his pleasure.

They shall devastate the land of Assyria with the sword andThe land of Nimrod within her [own] gates.And He (the Messiah) shall rescue us from the Assyrian (all enemy nations)When he attacks our landAnd when he tramples our territory.

So I asked the angel who was speaking with me, “What are these?” And he answered me, “These are the horns [the powerful Gentile nations] that have scattered Judah (the Southern Kingdom), Israel (the Northern Kingdom), and Jerusalem (capital city of Judah).”

I asked, “What are these [horns and craftsmen] coming to do?” And he said, “These are the horns (powers) that have scattered Judah so that no man raised up his head [because of the suffering inflicted by the Gentile nations]. But these craftsmen have come to terrify them and make them panic, and throw down the horns of the nations who have lifted up their horns against the land of Judah in order to scatter it.”

with the chariot with the black horses going toward the north country; then the one with the white horses follows after them [because there are two northern powers to overcome], and the chariot with the dappled horses goes toward the south country.”

He came to His hometown and began teaching them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, “Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?

“This is John the Baptist!” he told his servants. “He has been raised from the dead, and that’s why supernatural powers are at work in him.”

King Herod heard of this, because Jesus’ name had become well known. Some said, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that’s why supernatural powers are at work in him.”

And they gave attention to him, because for a long time his wonder-working powers had kept them under his control.

And, without growing weak in faith, he could contemplate his own vital powers which had now decayed--for he was nearly 100 years old--and Sarah's barrenness.

When we were living in the flesh [trapped by sin], the sinful passions, which were awakened by [that which] the Law [identifies as sin], were at work in our body to bear fruit for death [since the willingness to sin led to death and separation from God].

For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,

On the contrary, the things which the Gentiles (pagans) sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons [in effect], and not to God; and I do not want you to become partners with demons [by eating at feasts in pagan temples].

Now there are [distinctive] varieties of spiritual gifts [special abilities given by the grace and extraordinary power of the Holy Spirit operating in believers], but it is the same Spirit [who grants them and empowers believers].

to another [wonder-working] faith [is given] by the same [Holy] Spirit, and to another the [extraordinary] gifts of healings by the one Spirit;

are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers? are all powers?

And if I have the gift of prophecy [and speak a new message from God to the people], and understand all mysteries, and [possess] all knowledge; and if I have all [sufficient] faith so that I can remove mountains, but do not have love [reaching out to others], I am nothing.

I ask that when I do come I will not be driven to the boldness that I intend to show toward those few who regard us as if we walked according to the flesh [like men without the Spirit].

O foolish Galatians, by what strange powers have you been tricked, to whom it was made clear that Jesus Christ was put to death on the cross?

Worship of images, use of strange powers, hates, fighting, desire for what another has, angry feelings, attempts to get the better of others, divisions, false teachings,

For it pleased the Father for all the fullness [of deity—the sum total of His essence, all His perfection, powers, and attributes] to dwell [permanently] in Him (the Son),

And never again will the shining of lights be seen in you; and the voice of the newly-married man and the bride will never again be sounding in you: for your traders were the lords of the earth, and by your evil powers were all the nations turned out of the right way.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐξουσιάζω 
Exousiazo 
Usage: 3

H80
אבק 
'abaq 
Usage: 6

H81
אבקה 
'abaqah 
Usage: 1

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

גּבוּרה 
G@buwrah 
Usage: 61

דּקק 
Daqaq 
Usage: 13

זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

חיל 
Chayil (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

חסן 
Checen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

יד 
Yad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

ממשׁלה 
memshalah 
Usage: 16

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

עז 
`az 
Usage: 22

עוז עז 
`oz 
Usage: 55

עזּוּז 
`izzuwz 
Usage: 2

עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

עריץ 
`ariyts 
Usage: 20

שׂוּר 
Suwr 
Usage: 1

שׁלט 
Shalat 
Usage: 8

שׁלט 
Sh@let (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

שׁלטון 
Shiltown (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt 
Usage: 4

שׂרה 
Sarah 
Usage: 3

תּקף 
Toqeph 
Usage: 3

δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

δυνατός 
Dunatos 
Usage: 26

ἐνεργής 
Energes 
Usage: 3

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

ἰσχυρός 
Ischuros 
Usage: 20

ἰσχύς 
Ischus 
Usage: 10

κράτος 
Kratos 
Usage: 12

λικμάω 
Likmao 
Usage: 0

μεγαλειότης 
megaleiotes 
Usage: 3

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