1849: ἐξουσία


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Dodson dictionary

1849
ἐξουσία, ας, ἡ,       Noun, Feminine
(a) power, authority, weight, especially: moral authority, influence, (b) in a quasi-personal sense, derived from later Judaism, of a spiritual power, and hence of an earthly power.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

1849 eksousía (from 1537/ek, "out from," which intensifies 1510/eimí, "to be," used of being as a right or privilege) – authority; conferred (delegated) power; empowerment ("authorization") to operate decisively in a designated jurisdiction.

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

1849
ἐξουσία (exousía)
from 1832 (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.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)