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Power , Strength , Abundance In Certain Verses In The Bible Means = Dunamis

Dunamis means this:

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

Relation: from G1410

This word is used 120 times:

Hebrews 7:16: “commandment, but after the POWER of an endless life.”

Hebrews 11:11: “Sarah herself received STRENGTH to conceive seed, and”

Hebrews 11:34: “Quenched the VIOLENCE of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness”

1 Peter 1:5: “Who are kept by the POWER of God through faith unto salvation”

1 Peter 3:22: “and authorities and POWERS being made subject unto him.”

2 Peter 1:3: “According as his divine POWER hath given unto us all things that”

2 Peter 1:16: “when we made known unto you the POWER and coming of our Lord”

2 Peter 2:11: “greater in POWER and might, bring not railing accusation”

Revelation 1:16: “shineth in his STRENGTH.”

Revelation 3:8: “for thou hast a little STRENGTH, and hast kept my word,”

Revelation 4:11: “and honor and POWER: for thou hast created all things,”

Revelation 5:12: “Lamb that was slain to receive POWER, and riches, and wisdom,”

Revelation 7:12: “and honor, and POWER, and might, be unto our God”

Revelation 11:17: “because thou hast taken to thee thy great POWER, and hast reigned.”

Revelation 12:10: “is come salvation, and STRENGTH, and the kingdom of our”

Revelation 13:2: “gave him his POWER, and his seat, and”

Revelation 15:8: “and from his POWER; and no man was able to enter”

Revelation 17:13: “and shall give their POWER and STRENGTH unto the beast.”

Revelation 18:3: “are waxed rich through the ABUNDANCE of her delicacies.”

Revelation 19:1: “and honor, and POWER, unto the Lord our God:”

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