Oikoumene

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3625  
Original WordWord Origin
oikoumenefeminine participle present passive of (3611) (as noun, by implication of (1093))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Oikoumene5:157,674
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
oy-kou-men'-ay   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. the inhabited earth
    1. the portion of the earth inhabited by the Greeks, in distinction from the lands of the barbarians
    2. the Roman empire, all the subjects of the empire
    3. the whole inhabited earth, the world
    4. the inhabitants of the earth, men
  2. the universe, the world
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 15
inhabited earth 1, world 14
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Luke3
Acts5
Romans1
Hebrews2
Revelation3


Total15
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 Oikoumene". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.