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Lexicon :: Strong's G2885 - kosmeō

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κοσμέω
Transliteration
kosmeō
Pronunciation
ko-sme'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:867,459

Strong’s Definitions

κοσμέω kosméō, kos-meh'-o; from G2889; to put in proper order, i.e. decorate (literally or figuratively); specially, to snuff (a wick):—adorn, garnish, trim.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G2885 in the following manner: adorn (5x), garnish (4x), trim (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G2885 in the following manner: adorn (5x), garnish (4x), trim (1x).
  1. to put in order, arrange, make ready, prepare

  2. to ornament, adorn

  3. metaph. to embellish with honour, gain honour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κοσμέω kosméō, kos-meh'-o; from G2889; to put in proper order, i.e. decorate (literally or figuratively); specially, to snuff (a wick):—adorn, garnish, trim.
STRONGS NT 2885: κοσμέω
κοσμέω, κόσμῳ; 3 person plural imperfect ἐκόσμουν; 1 aorist ἐκόσμησά; perfect passive κεκόσμημαι; (κόσμος);
1. to put in order, arrange, make ready, prepare: τάς λαμπάδας, put in order (A. V. trim), Matthew 25:7 (δόρπον, Homer, Odyssey 7, 13; τράπεζαν, Xenophon, Cyril 8, 2, 6; 6,11; the Sept. Ezekiel 23:41 for עָרַך; Sir. 29:26; προσφοράν, Sir. 50:14, and other examples elsewhere).
2. to ornament, adorn (so in Greek writings from Hesiod down; the Sept. several times for עָדָה); properly: οἶκον, in the passive, Matthew 12:44; Luke 11:25; τά μνημεῖα, to decorate (A. V. garnish), Matthew 23:29 (τάφους, Xenophon, mem. 2, 2, 13); τό ἱερόν λίθοις καί ἀναθεμασι, in the passive, Luke 21:5; τούς θεμελίους τοῦ τείχους λίθῳ τιμίῳ, Revelation 21:19; τινα (with garments), νύμφην, passive Revelation 21:2; ἑαυτάς ἐν τίνι, 1 Timothy 2:9 (on this passage, see καταστολή, 2). Metaphorically equivalent to to embellish with honor, gain honor (Pindar nem. 6, 78; Thucydides 2, 42; κεκοσμενον τῇ ἀρετή, Xenophon, Cyril 8, 1, 21): ἑαυτάς, followed by a participle designating the act by which the honor is gained, 1 Peter 3:5; τήν διδασκαλίαν ἐν πᾶσιν, in all things, Titus 2:10.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ezekiel
23:41
Matthew
12:44; 23:29; 25:7
Luke
11:25; 21:5
1 Timothy
2:9
Titus
2:10
1 Peter
3:5
Revelation
21:2; 21:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2885 matches the Greek κοσμέω (kosmeō),
which occurs 12 times in 10 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:44 - Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when it comes, it finds the house empty, swept, and put in order.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:29 - “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs of the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:7 - Then all those virgins rose and trimmed their lamps.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:25 - And when it comes, it finds the house swept and put in order.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:5 - And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, he said,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:9 - likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:10 - not pilfering, but showing all good faith, so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:5 - For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:2 - And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every kind of jewel. The first was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald,
 
 
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