akratés: powerless, impotentOriginal Word: ἀκρατής, ές
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-rat'-ace)
Short Definition: lacking self-control, inclined to excess
Definition: lacking self-control, powerless, inclined to excess.
Cognate: 193 akratḗs (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "without" and 2904 /krátos, "prevailing power") – properly, in continent, i.e. lacking self-control (self-discipline, self-restraint; used only in 2 Tim 3:3). See 192 (akrasia).
[193 (akratḗs) is the opposite (antonym) of 1468 /egkratḗs, "enabled from within" (see there).] Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and kratos
without self-control (1).
STRONGS NT 193: ἀκρατής
ἀκρατής, (ές, genitive (έος, (οῦς, (κράτος), without self-control, intemperate: 2 Timothy 3:3. (Frequently in secular writings from Plato and Xenophon down.)<1>
From a (as a negative particle) and kratos; powerless, i.e. Without self-control -- incontinent.
see GREEK a
see GREEK kratos ακρατεις ακρατείς ἀκρατεῖς akrateis akrateîs