3625: οἰκουμένη

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G3625 οἰκουμένη, ης, ἡ

Transliteration: oikouménē

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: (properly: the land that is being inhabited, the land in a state of habitation), the inhabited world, that is, the Roman world, for all outside it was regarded as of no account.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3625 οἰκουμένη

Transliteration: oikouménē

Derivation: feminine participle present passive of G3611 (as noun, by implication, of G1093);

Definition: land, i.e. the (terrene part of the) globe; specially, the Roman empire

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

οἰκουμένη

G3625 

Occurrences in the NT: 15

οἰκουμένη, -ης, ἡ
(fem. pres. pass. ptcp. of οἰκέω; sc. γῆ), [in LXX chiefly for תֵּבֵל, אֶרֶץ;]
the inhabited earth;
(a) in cl., the countries occupied by Greeks, as disting. from barbarian lands (Hdt., Dem., al.);
(b) in later writers, the Roman world: Lk 2:1, Ac 11:28 24:5; by meton., of its inhabitants: Ac 17:6 19:27;
(c) in LXX (Ps 22 (23):1 70 (71):8, al.) and NT, also of the whole inhabited world: Mt 24:14, Lk 4:5 21:26, Ro 10:18, He 1:6, Re 3:10 16:14; by meton. (ut supr.), Ac 17:31, Re 12:9;
(d) of the Messianic age, ἡ οἰ. ἡ μέλλουσα = ὁ αἰὼ ὁ μέλλων: He 2:5.†

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