“kosmokratōr”

Quick Facts

  • Pronunciation: ko-smo-krä’-tōr
  • Strongs Concordance: #G2888
    • lord of the world, prince of this age
      • the devil and his demons
  • Appears 2 times in 1 verses in the New Testament
  • Common translations
    • “world forces” (1x)

How kosmokratōr is used in the New Testament

  1.  Ephesians 6:12 NASB – “12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.”

My observations and perspective

No mention of local church leaders here, just of evil dark forces that are said to be in authority at present.

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