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Lexicon :: Strong's G4172 - polis

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πόλις
Transliteration
polis
Pronunciation
po'-lēs (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the same as πόλεμος (G4171), or perhaps from πολύς (G4183)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:516,906

Strong’s Definitions

πόλις pólis, pol'-is; probably from the same as G4171, or perhaps from G4183; a town (properly, with walls, of greater or less size):—city.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x

The KJV translates Strong's G4172 in the following manner: city (164x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x
The KJV translates Strong's G4172 in the following manner: city (164x).
  1. a city

    1. one's native city, the city in which one lives

    2. the heavenly Jerusalem

      1. the abode of the blessed in heaven

      2. of the visible capital in the heavenly kingdom, to come down to earth after the renovation of the world by fire

    3. the inhabitants of a city

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πόλις pólis, pol'-is; probably from the same as G4171, or perhaps from G4183; a town (properly, with walls, of greater or less size):—city.
STRONGS NT 4172: πόλις
πόλις, πολισεως, (πέλομαι, to dwell (or rather denoting originally 'fullness,' 'throng'; allied with Latin pleo, plebs, etc.; cf. Curtius, p. 79 and § 374; Vanicek, p. 499; (otherwise Fick 1:138))) (from Homer down), the Sept. chiefly for עִיר, besides for קִרְיָה, שַׁעַר (gate), etc., a city;
a. universally, Matthew 2:23; Mark 1:45; Luke 4:29; John 11:54; Acts 5:16, and very often in the historical books of the N. T.; κατά τήν πόλιν, through the city (A. V. in; see κατά, II. 1 a.), Acts 24:12; κατά πόλιν, κατά πόλεις, see κατά, II. 3a. α., p. 328a; opposed to κῶμαι, Matthew 9:35; Matthew 10:11; Luke 8:1; Luke 13:22; to κῶμαι καί ἀγροί, Mark 6:56; ἰδίᾳ πόλις, see ἴδιος, 1b., p. 297a; πόλις with the genitive of a person one's native city, Luke 2:4, 11; John 1:44(45); or the city in which one lives, Matthew 22:7; Luke 4:29; Luke 10:11; Acts 16:20; Revelation 16:19; Jerusalem is called, on account of the temple erected there, πόλις τοῦ μεγάλου βασιλέως, i. e. in which the great King of Israel, Jehovah, has his abode, Matthew 5:35; Psalm 47:2 (Psalms 48:2), cf. Tobit 13:15; also ἅγια πόλις (see ἅγιος, 1 a., p. 7a) and ἠγαπημένη, the beloved of God, Revelation 20:9. with the genitive of a gentile noun: Δαμασκηνῶν, 2 Corinthians 11:32; Ἐφεσίων, Acts 19:35; τῶν Ἰουδαίων, Luke 23:51; τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, Matthew 10:23; Σαμαρειτῶν, Matthew 10:5; with the genitive of a region: τῆς Γαλιλαίας, Luke 1:26; Luke 4:31; Ιουδα, of the tribe of Judah, Luke 1:39; Λυκαονίας, Acts 14:6; Κιλικίας, Acts 21:39; τῆς Σαμαρείας, John 4:5; Acts 8:5. As in classical Greek the proper name of the city is added — either in the nominative case, as πόλις Ἰόππη, Acts 11:5; or in the genitive, as πόλις Σοδομων, Γομορρας, 2 Peter 2:6; Θυατείρων, Acts 16:14.
b. used of the heavenly Jerusalem (see Ἱεροσόλυμα, 2), i. e.
α. the abode of the blessed, in heaven: Hebrews 11:10, 16; with Θεοῦ ζῶντος added, Hebrews 12:22; μελλουσα πόλις, Hebrews 13:14.
β. in the visions of the Apocalypse it is used of the visible capital of the heavenly kingdom, to come down to earth after the renovation of the world: Revelation 3:12; Revelation 21:14ff; 22:14; πόλις ἅγια, Revelation 22:19; with Ἱερουσαλήμ καινή added, Revelation 21:2.
c. πόλις by metonymy, for the inhabitants: Matthew 8:34; Acts 14:21; πᾶσα πόλις, Matthew 21:10; Acts 13:44; πόλις ὅλῃ, Mark 1:33; Acts 21:30; πόλις μερισθεῖσα καθ' ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 12:25.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
47:2; 48:2
Matthew
2:23; 5:35; 8:34; 9:35; 10:5; 10:11; 10:23; 12:25; 21:10; 22:7
Mark
1:33; 1:45; 6:56
Luke
1:26; 1:39; 2:4; 2:11; 4:29; 4:29; 4:31; 8:1; 10:11; 13:22; 23:51
John
1:44; 4:5; 11:54
Acts
5:16; 8:5; 11:5; 13:44; 14:6; 14:21; 16:14; 16:20; 19:35; 21:30; 21:39; 24:12
2 Corinthians
11:32
Hebrews
11:10; 11:16; 12:22; 13:14
2 Peter
2:6
Revelation
3:12; 16:19; 20:9; 21:2; 21:14; 22:14; 22:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4172 matches the Greek πόλις (polis),
which occurs 164 times in 155 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 2:23–Luk 8:27)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:23 - And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, “He shall be called a Nazarene.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:5 - Then the devil took Him up into the holy city, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:14 - “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:35 - “nor by the earth, for it is His footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:33 - Then those who kept them fled; and they went away into the city and told everything, including what had happened to the demon-possessed men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:34 - And behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus. And when they saw Him, they begged Him to depart from their region.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:1 - So He got into a boat, crossed over, and came to His own city.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:35 - Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:5 - These twelve Jesus sent out and commanded them, saying: “Do not go into the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter a city of the Samaritans.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:11 - “Now whatever city or town you enter, inquire who in it is worthy, and stay there till you go out.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:14 - “And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from your feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:15 - “Assuredly, I say to you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:23 - “When they persecute you in this city, flee to another. For assuredly, I say to you, you will not have gone through the cities of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:1 - Now it came to pass, when Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples, that He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:20 - Then He began to rebuke the cities in which most of His mighty works had been done, because they did not repent:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:25 - But Jesus knew their thoughts, and said to them: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:13 - When Jesus heard it, He departed from there by boat to a deserted place by Himself. But when the multitudes heard it, they followed Him on foot from the cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:10 - And when He had come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying, “Who is this?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:17 - Then He left them and went out of the city to Bethany, and He lodged there.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:18 - Now in the morning, as He returned to the city, He was hungry.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:7 - “But when the king heard about it, he was furious. And he sent out his armies, destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:34 - “Therefore, indeed, I send you prophets, wise men, and scribes: some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from city to city,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:18 - And He said, “Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, ‘The Teacher says, “My time is at hand; I will keep the Passover at your house with My disciples.” ’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:53 - and coming out of the graves after His resurrection, they went into the holy city and appeared to many.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:11 - Now while they were going, behold, some of the guard came into the city and reported to the chief priests all the things that had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:33 - And the whole city was gathered together at the door.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:45 - However, he went out and began to proclaim it freely, and to spread the matter, so that Jesus could no longer openly enter the city, but was outside in deserted places; and they came to Him from every direction.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:14 - So those who fed the swine fled, and they told it in the city and in the country. And they went out to see what it was that had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:11 - “And whoever[fn] will not receive you nor hear you, when you depart from there, shake off the dust under your feet as a testimony against them.[fn] Assuredly, I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:33 - But the multitudes[fn] saw them departing, and many knew Him and ran there on foot from all the cities. They arrived before them and came together to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:56 - Wherever He entered, into villages, cities, or the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and begged Him that they might just touch the hem of His garment. And as many as touched Him were made well.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:19 - When evening had come, He went out of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:13 - And He sent out two of His disciples and said to them, “Go into the city, and a man will meet you carrying a pitcher of water; follow him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:16 - So His disciples went out, and came into the city, and found it just as He had said to them; and they prepared the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:26 - Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:39 - Now Mary arose in those days and went into the hill country with haste, to a city of Judah,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:3 - So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:4 - Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:11 - “For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:39 - So when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city, Nazareth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:29 - and rose up and thrust Him out of the city; and they led Him to the brow of the hill on which their city was built, that they might throw Him down over the cliff.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:31 - Then He went down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and was teaching them on the Sabbaths.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:43 - but He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, because for this purpose I have been sent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:12 - And it happened when He was in a certain city, that behold, a man who was full of leprosy saw Jesus; and he fell on his face and implored Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:11 - Now it happened, the day after, that He went into a city called Nain; and many of His disciples went with Him, and a large crowd.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - And when He came near the gate of the city, behold, a dead man was being carried out, the only son of his mother; and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the city was with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:37 - And behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at the table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of fragrant oil,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:1 - Now it came to pass, afterward, that He went through every city and village, preaching and bringing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:4 - And when a great multitude had gathered, and they had come to Him from every city, He spoke by a parable:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:27 - And when He stepped out on the land, there met Him a certain man from the city who had demons for a long time. And he wore no clothes,[fn] nor did he live in a house but in the tombs.

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