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Home > Lexicons > Greek Lexicon > Ekklesia

The New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  1577eÍkklhsiğa
Original WordWord Origin
 eÍkklhsiğa from a compound of (1537) and a derivative of (2564)
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 Ekklesia ek-klay-see'-ah
Parts of SpeechTDNT
 Noun Feminine 3:501,394
 Definition
 
  1. a gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some public place, an assembly
    1. an assembly of the people convened at the public place of the council for the purpose of deliberating
    2. the assembly of the Israelites
    3. any gathering or throng of men assembled by chance, tumultuously
    4. in a Christian sense
      1. an assembly of Christians gathered for worship in a religious meeting
      2. a company of Christian, or of those who, hoping for eternal salvation through Jesus Christ, observe their own religious rites, hold their own religious meetings, and manage their own affairs, according to regulations prescribed for the body for order's sake
      3. those who anywhere, in a city, village, constitute such a company and are united into one body
      4. the whole body of Christians scattered throughout the earth
      5. the assembly of faithful Christians already dead and received into heaven
 Translated Words
 KJV (118) - assembly, 3; church, 115;

NAS (114) - assembly, 3; church, 74; churches, 35; congregation, 2;

 Verse Count
KJVNAS
 
Matthew2
Acts24
Romans6
1 Corinthians21
2 Corinthians9
Galatians3
Ephesians9
Philippians2
Colossians4
1 Thessalonians2
2 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy3
2 Timothy1
Titus1
Philemon1
Hebrews2
James1
3 John3
Revelation19
 
Matthew2
Acts23
Romans5
1 Corinthians21
2 Corinthians9
Galatians3
Ephesians9
Philippians2
Colossians4
1 Thessalonians2
2 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy3
Philemon1
Hebrews2
James1
3 John3
Revelation19
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Abbreviations Legend:
TDNT - Theological Dictionary of the New Testament;

Copyright Statement
The New Testament Greek Lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved. http://www.lockman.org/.

Bibliography Information
Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Ekklesia". "The New Testament Greek Lexicon".
<http://classic.studylight.org/lex/grk/view.cgi?number=1577>.  

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