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Commonwealth

COMMONWEALTH

kom'-un-welth (politeia):

Spoken of theocracy (Ephesians 2:12). The same word is rendered "freedom," the King James Version; "citizenship" the Revised Version (British and American). Also in the sense of commonwealth in the Apocrypha (2 Macc 4:11; 8:17; 13:14); in the sense of citizenship (3 Macc 3:21,23).

See CITIZENSHIP.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'COMMONWEALTH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.