Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for self-control, egkrateia, G1466.
Strong’s number: G1466
Greek Lexical Dictionary: Strong’s #1466 – ἐγκράτεια
Greek Word: ἐγκράτεια, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (eng-krat’-i-ah)
Quick Definition: mastery, self-control
Usage: self-mastery, self-restraint, self-control, continence.
NASB Translation: self-control (4).
New Testament Usage
3x: Act 24:25; Gal 5:23; 2Pe 1:6.
No uses in LXX
Englishman’s concordance: ἐγκράτεια (egkrateia)
Thayers G1466: self-control (the virtue of one who masters his desires and passions, esp. his sensual appetites)
Mounce G1466: self-control
Hebrew equivalent words:
Precepts Austin: egkrateia
Holman Bible Dictionary Self-Control
Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible Self-Control
Hastings’ Dictionary of the NT Self-Control
Vines’ Expository Dictionary Self-Control
Webster Dictionary Self-control
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: Self-Control
Fruit of the Spirit: self control