egkrateuomai <1467>

egkrateuomai egkrateuomai

Pronunciation:eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee
Origin:middle voice from 1468
Reference:TDNT - 2:339,196
PrtSpch:v
In Greek:egkrateuetai 1, egkrateuontai 1
In NET:self-control 1, they do have self-control 1
In AV:can contain 1, be temperate 1
Count:2
Definition:1) to be self-controlled, continent
1a) to exhibit self-government, conduct, one's self temperately
1b) in a figure drawn from athletes, who in preparing themselves
for the games abstained from unwholesome food, wine, and
sexual indulgence
middle voice from 1468; to exercise self-restraint (in diet and
chastity):-can(-not) contain, be temperate.
see GREEK for 1468

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