Naos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3485  
Original WordWord Origin
naoßfrom a primary naio (to dwell)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Naos4:880,625
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
nah-os'   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. used of the temple at Jerusalem, but only of the sacred edifice (or sanctuary) itself, consisting of the Holy place and the Holy of Holies (in classical Greek it is used of the sanctuary or cell of the temple, where the image of gold was placed which is distinguished from the whole enclosure)
  2. any heathen temple or shrine
  3. metaph. the spiritual temple consisting of the saints of all ages joined together by and in Christ
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 45
shrines 1, temple 42, temple sanctuary 1, temples 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew8
Mark3
Luke4
John3
Acts2
1 Corinthians3
2 Corinthians1
Ephesians1
2 Thessalonians1
Revelation13


Total39
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.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Naos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.