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Lexicon :: Strong's G2730 - katoikeō

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katoikeō (Key)
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Root Word (Etymology)
45x in 14 unique form(s)
47x in 13 unique form(s)
585x in 63 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 5:153,674

Strong’s Definitions

κατοικέω katoikéō, kat-oy-keh'-o; from G2596 and G3611; to house permanently, i.e. reside (literally or figuratively):—dwell(-er), inhabitant(-ter).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x

The KJV translates Strong's G2730 in the following manner: dwell (42x), dweller (2x), inhabitor (2x), inhabitant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x
The KJV translates Strong's G2730 in the following manner: dwell (42x), dweller (2x), inhabitor (2x), inhabitant (1x).
  1. to dwell, settle

    1. metaph. divine powers, influences, etc., are said to dwell in his soul, to pervade, prompt, govern it

  2. to dwell in, inhabit

    1. God is said to dwell in the temple, i.e. to be always present for worshippers

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κατοικέω katoikéō, kat-oy-keh'-o; from G2596 and G3611; to house permanently, i.e. reside (literally or figuratively):—dwell(-er), inhabitant(-ter).
κατοικέω, κατοικῶ; 1 aorist κατῴκησα; (from Sophocles and Herodotus down); the Sept. times uncounted for יָשַׁב, more rarely for שָׁכַן;
1. intransitive, to dwell, settle;
a. properly: followed by ἐν with the dative of place, Luke 13:4 (Tr WH omit ἐν); Acts 1:20; Acts 5 (T WH marginal reading εἰς (see below)); Acts 7:2, 4, 48; 9:22; 11:29; 13:27; 17:24; Hebrews 11:9; Revelation 13:12; followed by εἰς (a pregnant construction; see εἰς, C. 2, p. 186a), Matthew 2:23; Matthew 4:13; Acts 7:4; ἐπί τῆς γῆς, Revelation 3:10; Revelation 6:10; Revelation 8:13; Revelation 11:10; Revelation 13:8, 14; Revelation 14:6 Rec.; Revelation 17:8 (Numbers 13:33; Numbers 14:14; Numbers 35:32, 34); ἐπί πᾶν τό πρόσωπον (παντός προσώπου L T Tr WH (cf. ἐπί, C. I. 1 a.)) τῆς γῆς, Acts 17:26; ὅπου, Revelation 2:13; so that ἐκεῖ must be added mentally, Acts 22:12; demons taking possession of the bodies of men are said κατοικεῖν ἐκεῖ, Matthew 12:45; Luke 11:26.
b. metaphorically, divine powers, influences, etc., are said κατοικεῖν ἐν τίνι (the dative of person), or ἐν τῇ καρδία τίνος, to dwell in his soul, to pervade, prompt, govern it: Θεός ἐν ἡμῖν, the Epistle of Barnabas 16, 8 [ET]; Χριστός, Ephesians 3:17; the Holy Spirit, James 4:5 R G (Hermas, past., mand. 5, 2 [ET]; (sim. 5, 5 [ET] etc.; cf. Harnack's references on mand. 3, 1)); τό πλήρωμα τῆς θεότητος in Christ, Colossians 2:9, cf. 1:19; σοφία ἐν σώματι, Wis. 1:4; δικαιοσύνη is said to dwell where righteousness prevails, is practised, 2 Peter 3:13.
2. transitive, to dwell in, inhabit: with the accusative of place, Acts 1:19; Acts 2:9, 14; Acts 4:16; Acts 9:32, 35; Acts 19:10, 17; Revelation 12:12 Rec.; Revelation 17:2; God is said to dwell in the temple, i. e. to be always present for worshippers: Matthew 23:21. (Compare: ἐγκατοικέω [SYNONYMS: κατοικεῖν, in the Sept. the ordinary rendering of יָשַׁב to settle, dwell, differs from παροικεῖν, the common representative of גּוּר to sojourn, as the permanent differs from the transitory; e. g. Genesis 37:1 κατῴκει δέ Ἰακώβ ἐν τῇ γῆ οὗ παρῴκησεν πατήρ αὐτοῦ, ἐν γῆ Χανάαν; Philo de sacrif. Ab. et Cain. § 10 γάρ τοῖς ἐγκυκλιοις μόνοις ἐπανεχων, παροικεῖ σοφία, οὐ κατοικεῖ. Cf. Lightfoot on Colossians 1:19 and on Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 1.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

13:33; 14:14; 35:32; 35:34
2:23; 4:13; 12:45; 23:21
11:26; 13:4
1:19; 1:20; 2:9; 2:14; 4:16; 5; 7:2; 7:4; 7:4; 7:48; 9:22; 9:32; 9:35; 11:29; 13:27; 17:24; 17:26; 19:10; 19:17; 22:12
1:19; 1:19; 2:9
2 Peter
2:13; 3:10; 6:10; 8:13; 11:10; 12:12; 13:8; 13:12; 13:14; 14:6; 17:2; 17:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2730 matches the Greek κατοικέω (katoikeō),
which occurs 47 times in 43 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:23 - and came and settled G2730 in a city called Nazareth. This happened so that what was spoken through the prophets would be fulfilled: “He will be called a Nazarene.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:13 - and leaving Nazareth, He came and settled G2730 in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:45 - “Then it goes and brings along with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they come in and live G2730 there; and the last condition of that person becomes worse than the first. That is the way it will also be with this evil generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:21 - “And the one who swears by the [fn]temple, swears both by [fn]the temple and by Him who dwells G2730 in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:26 - “Then it goes and brings along seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they come in and live G2730 there; and the last condition of that person becomes worse than the first.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:4 - “Or do you think that those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them were worse [fn]offenders than all the other people who live G2730 in Jerusalem?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:19 - And it became known to all the residents G2730 of Jerusalem; as a result that field was called Hakeldama in their own language, that is, Field of Blood.)
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:20 - “For it is written in the book of Psalms:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:5 - Now there were Jews residing G2730 in Jerusalem, devout men from every nation under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:9 - “Parthians, Medes, and Elamites, and residents G2730 of Mesopotamia, Judea, and Cappadocia, Pontus and [fn]Asia,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:14 - But Peter, taking his stand with the other eleven, raised his voice and declared to them: “Men of Judea and all you who live G2730 in Jerusalem, [fn]know this, and pay attention to my words.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:16 - saying, “What are we to do with these men? For the fact that a noteworthy [fn]miracle has taken place through them is apparent to all who live G2730 in Jerusalem, and we cannot deny it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:2 - And [fn]Stephen said, “Listen to me, [fn]brothers and fathers! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived G2730 in [fn]Haran,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:4 - “Then he left the land of the Chaldeans and settled G2730 in [fn]Haran. And from there, after his father died, God had him move to this country in which you are now living G2730.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:48 - “However, the Most High does not dwell G2730 in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:22 - But Saul kept increasing in strength and confounding Jews who lived G2730 in Damascus by proving that this Jesus is the [fn]Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:32 - Now as Peter was traveling through all those regions, he also came down to the [fn]saints who lived G2730 at [fn]Lydda.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:35 - And all who lived G2730 at [fn]Lydda and Sharon saw him, and they turned to the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:29 - And to the extent that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send a contribution for the [fn]relief of the brothers and sisters living G2730 in Judea.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:27 - “For those who live G2730 in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the [fn]declarations of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:24 - “The God who made the world and everything that is in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell G2730 in temples made by hands;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:26 - and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live G2730 on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:10 - This took place for two years, so that all who lived G2730 in [fn]Asia heard the word of the Lord, both Jews and Greeks.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:17 - This became known to all who lived G2730 in Ephesus, both Jews and Greeks; and fear fell upon them all and the name of the Lord Jesus was being magnified.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:12 - “Now a certain Ananias, a man who was devout by the standard of the Law and well spoken of by all the Jews who lived G2730 there,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:17 - so that Christ may dwell G2730 in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:19 - For [fn]it was the Father’s good pleasure for all the [fn]fullness to dwell G2730 in Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:9 - For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells G2730 in bodily form,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:9 - By faith he lived as a stranger in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, living G2730 in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:5 - Or do you think that the Scripture says to no purpose, “[fn]He [fn]jealously desires the Spirit whom He has made to dwell in us”?
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:13 - But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells G2730.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:13 - ‘I know where you dwell G2730, where Satan’s throne is; and you hold firmly to My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells G2730.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:10 - ‘Because you have kept My [fn]word of perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of the [fn]testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole [fn]world, to [fn]test those who live G2730 on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:10 - and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O [fn]Lord, holy and true, [fn]will You refrain from judging and avenging our blood on those who live G2730 on the earth?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:13 - Then I looked, and I heard [fn]an eagle flying in midheaven, saying with a loud voice, “Woe, woe, woe to those who live G2730 on the earth, because of the remaining blasts of the trumpet of the three angels who are about to sound!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:10 - And those who live G2730 on the earth will rejoice over them and celebrate; and they will send gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who live G2730 on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:12 - “For this reason, rejoice, you heavens and you who dwell in them. Woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil has come down to you with great wrath, knowing that he has only a short time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:8 - All who live G2730 on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been [fn]written since the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slaughtered.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:12 - He exercises all the authority of the first beast [fn]in his presence. And he makes the earth and those who live G2730 on it worship the first beast, whose fatal wound was healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:14 - And he deceives those who live G2730 on the earth because of the signs which it was given him to perform [fn]in the presence of the beast, telling those who live G2730 on the earth to make an image to the beast who *had the wound of the sword and has come to life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:6 - And I saw another angel flying in midheaven with an eternal gospel to preach to those who [fn]live on the earth, and to every nation, tribe, language, and people;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:2 - with whom the kings of the earth committed acts of sexual immorality, and those who live G2730 on the earth became drunk with the wine of her sexual immorality.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:8 - “The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to come up out of the abyss and [fn]go to destruction. And those who live G2730 on the earth, whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, will wonder when they see the beast, that he was, and is not, and will [fn]come.
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