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Lexicon :: Strong's G2889 - kosmos

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κόσμος
Transliteration
kosmos (Key)
Pronunciation
kos'-mos (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the base of κομίζω (G2865)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:868,459

Trench's Synonyms: lix. κόσμος, αἰών.

Strong’s Definitions

κόσμος kósmos, kos'-mos; probably from the base of G2865; orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)):—adorning, world.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 187x

The KJV translates Strong's G2889 in the following manner: world (186x), adorning (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 187x
The KJV translates Strong's G2889 in the following manner: world (186x), adorning (1x).
  1. an apt and harmonious arrangement or constitution, order, government

  2. ornament, decoration, adornment, i.e. the arrangement of the stars, 'the heavenly hosts', as the ornament of the heavens. 1 Pet. 3:3

  3. the world, the universe

  4. the circle of the earth, the earth

  5. the inhabitants of the earth, men, the human family

  6. the ungodly multitude; the whole mass of men alienated from God, and therefore hostile to the cause of Christ

  7. world affairs, the aggregate of things earthly

    1. the whole circle of earthly goods, endowments riches, advantages, pleasures, etc, which although hollow and frail and fleeting, stir desire, seduce from God and are obstacles to the cause of Christ

  8. any aggregate or general collection of particulars of any sort

    1. the Gentiles as contrasted to the Jews (Rom. 11:12 etc)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κόσμος kósmos, kos'-mos; probably from the base of G2865; orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)):—adorning, world.
STRONGS NT 2889: κόσμος
κόσμος, κόσμου, ;
1. in Greek writings from Homer down, an apt and harmonious arrangement or constitution, or der.
2. as in Greek writings from Homer down, ornament, decoration, adornment: ἐνδύσεως ἱματίων, 1 Peter 3:3 (Sir. 6:30 Sir. 21:21; 2 Macc. 2:2; the Sept. for צָבָא of the arrangement of the stars, 'the heavenly hosts,' as the ornament of the heavens, Genesis 2:1; Deuteronomy 4:19; Deuteronomy 17:8; Isaiah 24:21; Isaiah 40:26; besides occasionally for עֲדִי; twice for תִּפְאֶרֶת, Proverbs 20:29; Isaiah 3:19).
3. the world, i. e. the universe (quem κόσμον Graeci nomine ornamenti appellarunt, eum nos a perfecta absolutaque elegantia mundum, Pliny, h. n. 2, 3; in which sense Pythagoras is said to have been the first to use the word, Plutarch, de plac. philos. 2, 1, 1, p. 886 c.; but according to other accounts he used it of the heavens, (Diogenes Laërtius 8, 48, of which it is used several times also by other Greek writers (see Menag. on (Diogenes Laërtius, the passage cited; Bentley, Epistles of Phalaris, vol. i., 391 (Lond. 1886); M. Anton. 4, 27 and Gataker's notes; cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word, IV.)): Acts 17:24; Romans 4:13 (where cf. Meyer, Tholuck, Philippi); 1 Corinthians 3:22; 1 Corinthians 8:4; Philippians 2:15; with a predominant notion of space, in hyperbole, John 21:25 (Wis. 7:17 Wis. 9:3; 2 Macc. 8:18; κτίζειν τόν κόσμον, Wis. 11:18; τοῦ κόσμου κτίστης, 2 Macc. 7:23; 4 Macc. 5:25 (24); — a sense in which it does not occur in the other O. T. books, although there is something akin to it in Proverbs 17:6, on which see 8 below); in the phrases πρό τοῦ τόν κόσμον εἶναι, John 17:5; ἀπό καταβολῆς κόσμου (Matthew 13:35 R G; Matthew 25:34; Luke 11:50; Hebrews 4:3; Hebrews 9:26; Revelation 13:8; Revelation 17:8) and πρό καταβολῆς κόσμου (John 17:21; Ephesians 1:4; 1 Peter 1:20) (on which see καταβολή, 2); ἀπό κτίσεως κόσμου, Romans 1:20; ἀπ' ἀρχῆς κόσμου, Matthew 24:21; (on the omission of the article, cf. Winers Grammar, p. 123 (117); Buttmann, § 124, 8 b.; (cf. Ellicott on Galatians, 6:14)).
4. the circle of the earth, the earth (very rarely so in Greek writings until after the age of the Ptolemies; so in Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions i., pp. 413 and 643, nos. 334 and 1306): Mark 16:15; (John 12:25); 1 Timothy 6:7; βασιλεία τοῦ κόσμου, Revelation 11:15; βασιλεῖαι (plural) τοῦ κόσμου, Matthew 4:8 (for which Luke 4:5 τῆς οἰκουμένης); τό φῶς τοῦ κόσμου τούτου, of the sun, John 11:9; ἐν ὅλῳ τῷ κόσμῳ, properly, Matthew 26:13; hyperbolically, equivalent to far and wide, in widely separated places, Romans 1:8; (so ἐν παντί τῷ κόσμῳ, Colossians 1:6); τότε κόσμος, 2 Peter 3:6; the earth with its inhabitants: ζῆν ἐν κόσμῳ, opposed to the dead, Colossians 2:20 (λῃστής ἦν καί κλέπτης ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ, i. e. among those living on earth, Ev. Nicod. 26). By a usage foreign to secular authors,
5. the inhabitants of the world: θέατρον ἐγενήθημεν τῷ κόσμῳ καί ἀγγέλοις καί ἀνθρώποις, 1 Corinthians 4:9 (Winers Grammar, 127 (121)); particularly the inhabitants of the earth, men, the human race (first so in Sap. (e. g. Wisdom 10:1)): Matthew 13:38; Matthew 18:7; Mark 14:9; John 1:10, 29 (John 1:36 L in brackets); John 3:16f; 6:33,51; 8:26; 12:47; 13:1; 14:31; 16:28; 17:6,21,23; Romans 3:6, 19; 1 Corinthians 1:27f (cf. Winer's Grammar, 189 (178)); 1 Corinthians 4:13; 5:10; 14:10; 2 Corinthians 5:19; James 2:5 (cf. Winer's Grammar, as above); 1 John 2:2 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 577 (536)); ἀρχαῖος κόσμος, of the antediluvians, 2 Peter 2:5; γέννασθαι εἰς τόν κόσμον, John 16:21; ἔρχεσθαι εἰς τόν κόσμον (John 9:39) and εἰς τόν κόσμον τοῦτον, to make its appearance or come into existence among men, spoken of the light which in Christ shone upon men, John 1:9; John 3:19, cf. 12:46; of the Messiah, John 6:14; John 11:27; of Jesus as the Messiah, John 9:39; John 16:28; John 18:37; 1 Timothy 1:15; also ἐισέρχεσθαι εἰς τόν κόσμον, Hebrews 10:5; of false teachers, 2 John 1:7 (yet here L T Tr WH ἐξέρχεσθαι εἰς τόν κόσμον; (so all texts in 1 John 4:1)); to invade, of evils coming into existence among men and beginning to exert their power: of sin and death, Romans 5:12 (of death, Wis. 2:24; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 3, 4 [ET]; of idolatry, Wis. 14:14). ἀποστέλλειν τινα εἰς τόν κόσμον, John 3:17; John 10:36; John 17:18; 1 John 4:9; φῶς τοῦ κόσμου, Matthew 5:14; John 8:12; John 9:5; σωτήρ τοῦ κόσμου, John 4:42; 1 John 4:14 (σωτηρία τοῦ κόσμου Wis. 6:26 (25); ἐλπίς τοῦ κόσμου, Wis. 14:6; πρωτόπλαστος πατήρ τοῦ κόσμου, of Adam, Wis. 10:1); στοιχεῖα τοῦ κόσμου (see στοιχεῖον, 3 and 4); ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ, among men, John 16:33; John 17:13; Ephesians 2:12; ἐν κόσμῳ (see Winer's Grammar, 123 (117)), 1 Timothy 3:16; εἶναι ἐν τῷ κόσμου, to dwell among men, John 1:10; John 9:5; John 17:11, 12 R G; 1 John 4:3; εἶναι ἐν κόσμῳ, to be present, Romans 5:13; ἐξελθεῖν, ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου, to withdraw from human society and seek an abode outside of it, 1 Corinthians 5:10; ἀναστρέφεσθαι ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ, to behave oneself, 2 Corinthians 1:12; likewise εἶναι ἐν τῷ κόσμου τούτῳ, 1 John 4:17. used specifically of the Gentiles collectively, Romans 11:12 (where it alternates with τά ἔθνη), 15; (the two in combination: τά ἔθνη τοῦ κόσμου, Luke 12:30). hyperbolically or loosely equivalent to the majority of men in a place, the multitude or mass (as we say the public): John 7:4; John 12:19 (here Tr marginal reading adds ὅλος, in brackets); John 14:19,22; 18:20. equivalent to the entire number, ἀσεβῶν, 2 Peter 2:5.
6. the ungodly multitude; the whole mass of men alienated from God, and therefore hostile to the cause of Christ (cf. Winer's Grammar, 26): John 7:7; John 14:27 (); John 15:18f; 16:8,20,33; 17:9, 14f, 25; 1 Corinthians 1:21; 1 Corinthians 6:2; 1 Corinthians 11:32; 2 Corinthians 7:10; James 1:27; 1 Peter 5:9; 2 Peter 1:4; 2 Peter 2:20; 1 John 3:1, 13; 1 John 4:5; 1 John 5:19; of the aggregate of ungodly and wicked men in O. T. times, Hebrews 11:38; in Noah's time, ibid. 7; with οὗτος added, Ephesians 2:2 (on which see αἰών, 3); εἶναι ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου and ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου τούτου (see εἰμί, V. 3rd.), John 8:23; John 15:19; John 17:14, 16; 1 John 4:5; λαλεῖν ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου, to speak in accordance with the world's character and mode of thinking, 1 John 4:5; ἄρχων τοῦ κόσμου τούτου, i. e. the devil, John 12:31; John 14:30; John 16:11; ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ he that is operative in the world (also of the devil), 1 John 4:4; τό πνεῦμα τοῦ κόσμου 1 Corinthians 2:12; σοφία τοῦ κόσμου τούτου, 1 Corinthians 1:20 (here G L T Tr WH omit τούτου); 1 Corinthians 3:19. (τά στοιχεῖα τοῦ κόσμου, Galatians 4:3; Colossians 2:8, 20 (see 5 above, and στοιχεῖον, 3 and 4).)
7. worldly affairs; the aggregate of things earthly; the whole circle of earthly goods, endowments, riches, advantages, pleasures, etc., which, although hollow and frail and fleeting, stir desire, seduce from God and are obstacles to the cause of Christ: Galatians 6:14; 1 John 2:16; 1 John 3:17; εἶναι ἐκ τοῦ κόσμου, to be of earthly origin and nature, John 18:36; somewhat differently in 1 John 2:16 (on which see εἰμί, V. 3 d.); κερδαίνειν τόν κόσμον ὅλον, Matthew 16:26; Mark 8:36; Luke 9:25; οἱ χρώμενοι τῷ κόσμῳ τούτῳ (critical text τόν κόσμον; see χράομαι, 2), 1 Corinthians 7:31a; μέριμναν τά τοῦ κόσμου, 33f; φίλος and φιλία τοῦ κόσμου, James 4:4; ἀγαπᾶν τόν κόσμον, 1 John 2:15; νικαν τόν κόσμον, the incentives to sin proceeding from the world, 1 John 5:4f; the obstacles to God's cause, John 16:33; (cf. ἐλθέτω χάρις καί παρελθέτω κόσμος οὗτος, Teaching of the Twelve Apostles, c. 10 [ET]).
8. any aggregate or general collection of particulars of any sort (cf. English "a world of curses" (Shakspere), etc.): κόσμος τῆς ἀδικίας, the sum of all iniquities, James 3:6; τοῦ πιστοῦ ὅλος κόσμος τῶν χρημάτων, τοῦ δέ ἀπίστου οὐδέ ὀβολός (a statement due to the Alex. translators), Proverbs 17:6. Among the N. T. writers no one uses κόσμος oftener than John; it occurs in Mark three times, in Luke's writings four times, and in the Apocalypse three tinms. Cf. Kreiss, Sur le sens du mot κόσμος dans le N. T. (Strasb. 1837); Düsterdieck on 1 John 2:15, pp. 247-259; Zezschwitz, Profangräcität u. Biblical Sprachgeist, p. 21ff; Diestel in Herzog xvii., p. 676ff; (Trench, Synonyms, § lix.); on John's use of the word cf. Reuss, Histoire de la theologie chretienne au siecle apostolique, ii., p. 463ff (i. e. livre 7 chapter viii.); cf. his Johanneische Theologie, in the Beiträge zu den theol. Wissenschaften, Fasc. i., p. 29ff; (Westcott on John 1:10, 'Additional Note').
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
2:1
Deuteronomy
4:19; 17:8
Proverbs
17:6; 17:6; 20:29
Isaiah
3:19; 24:21; 40:26
Matthew
4:8; 5:14; 13:35; 13:38; 16:26; 18:7; 24:21; 25:34; 26:13
Mark
8:36; 14:9; 16:15
Luke
4:5; 9:25; 11:50; 12:30
John
1:9; 1:10; 1:10; 1:10; 1:29; 1:36; 3:16; 3:17; 3:19; 4:42; 6:14; 6:33; 6:51; 7:4; 7:7; 8:12; 8:23; 8:26; 9:5; 9:5; 9:39; 9:39; 10:36; 11:9; 11:27; 12:19; 12:25; 12:31; 12:46; 12:47; 13:1; 14:19; 14:22; 14:27; 14:30; 14:31; 15:18; 15:19; 16:8; 16:11; 16:20; 16:21; 16:28; 16:28; 16:33; 16:33; 16:33; 17:5; 17:6; 17:9; 17:11; 17:12; 17:13; 17:14; 17:14; 17:16; 17:18; 17:21; 17:21; 17:23; 17:25; 18:20; 18:36; 18:37; 21:25
Acts
17:24
Romans
1:8; 1:20; 3:6; 3:19; 4:13; 5:12; 5:13; 11:12
1 Corinthians
1:20; 1:21; 1:27; 2:12; 3; 3:4; 3:19; 3:22; 4:9; 4:13; 5:10; 5:10; 6:2; 7:31; 8:4; 11:32; 14:10
2 Corinthians
1:12; 5:19; 7:10
Galatians
4:3; 6:14
Ephesians
1:4; 2:2; 2:12
Philippians
2:15
Colossians
1:6; 2:8; 2:20; 2:20
1 Timothy
1:15; 3:16; 6:7
Hebrews
4:3; 9:26; 10:5; 11:38
James
1:27; 2:5; 3:6; 4:4
1 Peter
1:20; 3:3; 5:9
2 Peter
1:4; 2:5; 2:5; 2:20; 3:6
1 John
2:2; 2:15; 2:15; 2:16; 2:16; 3:1; 3:13; 3:17; 4:1; 4:3; 4:4; 4:5; 4:5; 4:5; 4:9; 4:14; 4:17; 5:4; 5:19
2 John
1:7
Revelation
11:15; 13:8; 17:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2889 matches the Greek κόσμος (kosmos),
which occurs 186 times in 151 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 4:8–Jhn 16:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:8 - Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:14 - “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:35 - This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet:[fn]
“I will open my mouth in parables;
I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:38 - The field is the world, and the good seed is the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:26 - For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what shall a man give in return for his soul?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:7 - “Woe to the world for temptations to sin![fn] For it is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the one by whom the temptation comes!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:21 - For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:34 - Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:13 - Truly, I say to you, wherever this gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will also be told in memory of her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:36 - For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:9 - And truly, I say to you, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will be told in memory of her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:15 - And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:25 - For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses or forfeits himself?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:50 - so that the blood of all the prophets, shed from the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:30 - For all the nations of the world seek after these things, and your Father knows that you need them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:9 - The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:10 - He was in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world did not know him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:29 - The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:16 - “For God so loved the world,[fn] that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:17 - For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:19 - And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:42 - They said to the woman, “It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this is indeed the Savior of the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:14 - When the people saw the sign that he had done, they said, “This is indeed the Prophet who is to come into the world!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:33 - For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:51 - I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:4 - For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:7 - The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify about it that its works are evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:12 - Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:23 - He said to them, “You are from below; I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:26 - I have much to say about you and much to judge, but he who sent me is true, and I declare to the world what I have heard from him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:5 - As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:39 - Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:36 - do you say of him whom the Father consecrated and sent into the world, ‘You are blaspheming,’ because I said, ‘I am the Son of God’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:9 - Jesus answered, “Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:27 - She said to him, “Yes, Lord; I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who is coming into the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:19 - So the Pharisees said to one another, “You see that you are gaining nothing. Look, the world has gone after him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:25 - Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:31 - Now is the judgment of this world; now will the ruler of this world be cast out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:46 - I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:47 - If anyone hears my words and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:1 - Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:17 - even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be[fn] in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:19 - Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:22 - Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, “Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:27 - Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:30 - I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming. He has no claim on me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:31 - but I do as the Father has commanded me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Rise, let us go from here.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:18 - “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:19 - If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:8 - And when he comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment:

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