Active - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Active

[ 1,,G1756, energes ]
lit., in work" (cp. Eng., "energetic"), is used
(a) of the Word of God, Hebrews 4:12 (RV, "active," AV, "powerful");
(b) of a door for the Gospel, 1 Corinthians 16:9, "effectual;"
(c) of faith, Philemon 1:6, "effectual." See EFFECTUAL, POWERFUL. Cp. the synonymous words dunatos and ischuros (See ABLE).

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words