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H. Cremer, Biblico-Theological Lexicon of New Testament Greek (1892), 385; J. B. Lightfoot, St. Paul’s Epistle to the Colossians and Philemon (1892), 152-154; G. Kittel, Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, III (1965), 1096, 1097.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

do-min’-yun: In Eph 1:21; Col 1:16 the word so translated (kuriotes) appears to denote a rank or order of angels. The same word is probably to be so interpreted in Jude 1:8 (the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American) "dominion"), and in 2Pe 2:10 (the King James Version "government," the Revised Version (British and American) "dominion"). See Angel.