1849 - exousia

Strong's Concordance

Original word: ἐξουσία
Transliteration: exousia
Definition (short): authority
Definition (full): power to act, authority

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin: from exesti
Definition: power to act, authority
NASB Translation: authorities (7), authority (65), charge (1), control (1), domain (2), dominion (1), jurisdiction (1), liberty (1), power (11), powers (1), right (11).
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Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From exesti (in the sense of ability); privilege, i.e. (subjectively) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (objectively) mastery (concretely, magistrate, superhuman, potentate, token of control), delegated influence -- authority, jurisdiction, liberty, power, right, strength.

see GREEK exesti

KJV: For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
NASB: for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.
KJV: For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.
NASB: "For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."
KJV: But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.
NASB: "But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins "-- then He said to the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your bed and go home."
KJV: But when the multitudes saw it, they marvelled, and glorified God, which had given such power unto men.
NASB: But when the crowds saw this, they were awestruck, and glorified God, who had given such authority to men.
KJV: And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.
NASB: Jesus summoned His twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every kind of disease and every kind of sickness.