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Lexicon :: Strong's G2842 - koinōnia

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κοινωνία
Transliteration
koinōnia
Pronunciation
koi-nō-nē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:797,447

Strong’s Definitions

κοινωνία koinōnía, koy-nohn-ee'-ah; from G2844; partnership, i.e. (literally) participation, or (social) intercourse, or (pecuniary) benefaction:—(to) communicate(-ation), communion, (contri-)distribution, fellowship.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's G2842 in the following manner: fellowship (12x), communion (4x), communication (1x), distribution (1x), contribution (1x), to communicate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's G2842 in the following manner: fellowship (12x), communion (4x), communication (1x), distribution (1x), contribution (1x), to communicate (1x).
  1. fellowship, association, community, communion, joint participation, intercourse

    1. the share which one has in anything, participation

    2. intercourse, fellowship, intimacy

      1. the right hand as a sign and pledge of fellowship (in fulfilling the apostolic office)

    3. a gift jointly contributed, a collection, a contribution, as exhibiting an embodiment and proof of fellowship

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κοινωνία koinōnía, koy-nohn-ee'-ah; from G2844; partnership, i.e. (literally) participation, or (social) intercourse, or (pecuniary) benefaction:—(to) communicate(-ation), communion, (contri-)distribution, fellowship.
STRONGS NT 2842: κοινωνία
κοινωνία, κοινωνίας, ( κοινωνός), fellowship, association, community, communion, joint participation, intercourse; in the N. T. as in classical Greek
1. the share which one has in anything, participation; with the genitive of the thing in which he shares: πνεύματος, Philippians 2:1; τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος, 2 Corinthians 13:13 (14); τῶν παθημάτων τοῦ Χριστοῦ, Philippians 3:10; τῆς πίστεως, Philemon 1:6 (cf. Lightfoot); τοῦ ἱματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ, i. e. in the benefits of Christ's death, 1 Corinthians 10:16 (cf. Meyer at the passage); τοῦ σώματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ in the (mystical) body of Christ or the church, ibid.; τῆς διακονίας, 2 Corinthians 8:4; τοῦ μυστηρίου, Ephesians 3:9 Rec. εἰς κοινωνίαν τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ Θεοῦ, to obtain fellowship in the dignity and blessings of the Son of God, 1 Corinthians 1:9, where cf. Meyer.
2. intercourse, fellowship, intimacy: δεξιά κοινωνίας, the right hand as the sign and pledge of fellowship (in fulfilling the apostolic office), Galatians 2:9 (where see Lightfoot); τίς κοινωνία φωτί πρός σκότος; what in common has light with darkness? 2 Corinthians 6:14 ( τίς οὖν κοινωνία πρός Ἀπολλωνα τῷ μηδέν οἰκεῖον ἐπιτετηδευκοτι, Philo, leg. ad Gaium § 14 at the end; εἰ δέ τίς ἐστι κοινωνία πρός Θεούς ἡμῖν, Stobaeus, serm. 28 (i. p. 87, Gaisf. edition)); used of the intimate bond of fellowship which unites Christians: absolutely, Acts 2:42; with εἰς τό εὐαγγέλιον added, Philippians 1:5; κοινωνίαν ἔχειν μεθ' ἡμῶν, μετ' ἀλλήλων, 1 John 1:3, 7; of the fellowship of Christians with God and Christ, μετά τοῦ πατρός καί μετά τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ, 1 John 1:3, 6, (which fellowship, according to John's teaching, consists in the fact that Christians are partakers in common of the same mind as God and Christ, and of the blessings arising therefrom). By a use unknown to secular authors κοινωνία in the N. T. denotes:
3. a benefaction jointly contributed, a collection, a contribution, as exhibiting an embodiment and proof of fellowship (cf. Grimm, Exeget. Hdbch. on Wisd. 8:18, p. 176): 2 Corinthians 8:4; εἰς τινα, for the benefit of one, 2 Corinthians 9:13; ποιεῖσθαι κοινωνία (to make a contribution) εἰς τινα, Romans 15:26; joined with εὐποιΐα, Hebrews 13:16. (Cf. Buttmann, § 132, 8.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
2:42
Romans
15:26
1 Corinthians
1:9; 10:16
2 Corinthians
6:14; 8:4; 8:4; 9:13; 13:13
Galatians
2:9
Ephesians
3:9
Philippians
1:5; 2:1; 3:10
Philemon
1:6
Hebrews
13:16
1 John
1:3; 1:3; 1:6; 1:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2842 matches the Greek κοινωνία (koinōnia),
which occurs 19 times in 17 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:42 - And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread and the prayers.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:26 - For it hath been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints that are at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:9 - God is faithful, through whom ye were called into the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:16 - The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not a communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not a communion of the body of Christ?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:14 - Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers: for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? or what communion hath light with darkness?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:4 - beseeching us with much entreaty in regard of this grace and the fellowship in the ministering to the saints:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:13 - seeing that through the proving of you by this ministration they glorify God for the obedience of your confession unto the gospel of Christ, and for the liberality of your contribution unto them and unto all;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:14 - The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:9 - and when they perceived the grace that was given unto me, James and Cephas and John, they who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship, that we should go unto the Gentiles, and they unto the circumcision;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:5 - for your fellowship in furtherance of the gospel from the first day until now;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:1 - If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassions,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:10 - that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed unto his death;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:6 - that the fellowship of thy faith may become effectual, in the knowledge of every good thing which is in you, unto Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:16 - But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:3 - that which we have seen and heard declare we unto you also, that ye also may have fellowship with us: yea, and our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ:
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:6 - If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in the darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:7 - but if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
 
 
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