5561: χώρα

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G5561 χώρα, ας, ἡ

Transliteration: chṓra

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: (a) a country or region, (b) the land, as opposed to the sea, (c) the country, distinct from town, (d) plur: fields.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5561 χώρα

Transliteration: chṓra

Derivation: feminine of a derivative of the base of G5490 through the idea of empty expanse;

Definition: room, i.e. a space of territory (more or less extensive; often including its inhabitants)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

χώρα

G5561 

Occurrences in the NT: 54

χώρα, -ας, ἡ
[in LXX for אֶרֶץ, מְדִינָה, etc. ;]
1. most freq. in cl., a space, place.
2. land, i.e.
(a) a land, country, region: Mt 12:2, Mk 5:10 6:55, Lk 2:8 15:13-15 19:12, Jo 11:54, Ac 13:49 27:27; χ. Γαλατική, Ac 16:6 18:23; Τραχωνίτιδος, Lk 3:1; τ. Ἰουδαίας, Ac 26:20; τ. Ἰουδαίων, Ac 10:39; pl., τῆς Ἰουδαίας κ. Σαμαρείας, Ac 8:1; Γεργεσηνῶν (Γερασηνῶν, Γαδαρηνῶν) Mt 8:28, Mk 5:1, Lk 8:26; ἐν χ. καὶ σκιᾷ θανάτου, Mt 4:16;
(b) land, property: Lk 12:16;
(c) the country, opp. to the town; so in pl., Lk 21:21, Jo 4:35, Ja 5:4.†
SYN.: ἄγρος, τόπος (cf. DCG, i, 591a; LS, s.v. χώρα, ad init.).

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