2889: κόσμος

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G2889 κόσμος, ου, ὁ

Transliteration: kósmos

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: the world, universe; worldly affairs; the inhabitants of the world; adornment.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G2889 κόσμος

Transliteration: kósmos

Derivation: probably from the base of G2865;

Definition: orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally))

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

κόσμος

G2889 

Occurrences in the NT: 186

κόσμος, -ου, ὁ
[in LXX: Ge 2:1, De 4:19 17:3, Is 24:21 40:26 (צבא), Ex 33:5, 6, Je 2:32 4:30, Ez 7:20 16:11 23:40 (עֲדִי), Is 61:10 (כְּלִי), al., Wi 2:24 and freq., Si 6:30, al;]
1. order (Hom., Plat., al.).
2. ornament, adornment, esp. of women (Hom., al.): I Pe 3:3.
3. Later, the world or universe, as an ordered system (Plat., al.): Ac 17:24, Ro 4:13, I Co 3:22, Phl 2:15, He 4:3, al.
4. In late writers only, the world, i.e. the earth (= ἡ οἰκουμένη, cf. Mt 4:8 with Lk 4:5): Mt 4:8, Mk 16:[15], Col 2:20, I Ti 6:7, al.; hence by meton.,
(a) of the human inhabitants of the world: Mt 5:14 13:38, Mk 14:9, Jo 1:10 4:42 12:47, Ro 3:6, I Co 4:13, II Co 5:19, II Pe 2:5, al.;
(b) of worldly affairs or possessions: Mt 16:26, Mk 8:36, Lk 9:25, I Co 7:31, I Jo 2:16, al.;
(c) in ethical sense, of the ungodly: Jo 7:7 14:17, 27, I Co 1:21, Ja 1:27, I Jo 4:4, al.;
(d) metaph.: ὁ κ. τῆς ἀδικίας, Ja 3:6.
SYN.: αἰών, q.v. (cf . also Dalman, Words, 162 ff.; Tr., Syn., § lix; Westc., additional note on Jo 1:10; DB, iv, 938 ff.).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition