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Lexicon :: Strong's G2836 - koilia

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κοιλία
Transliteration
koilia (Key)
Pronunciation
koy-lee'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From koilos ("hollow")
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:786,446

Strong’s Definitions

κοιλία koilía, koy-lee'-ah; from κοῖλος koîlos ("hollow"); a cavity, i.e. (especially) the abdomen; by implication, the matrix; figuratively, the heart:—belly, womb.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G2836 in the following manner: womb (12x), belly (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G2836 in the following manner: womb (12x), belly (11x).
  1. the whole belly, the entire cavity

    1. the upper [i.e. stomach] and the lower belly are distinguished

  2. the lower belly, the lower region, the receptacle of the excrement

  3. the gullet

    1. to be given up to the pleasures of the palate, to gluttony

  4. the womb, the place where the foetus is conceived and nourished until birth

    1. of the uterus of animals

  5. the innermost part of a man, the soul, heart as the seat of thought, feeling, choice

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κοιλία koilía, koy-lee'-ah; from κοῖλος koîlos ("hollow"); a cavity, i.e. (especially) the abdomen; by implication, the matrix; figuratively, the heart:—belly, womb.
STRONGS G2836:
κοιλία, κοιλίας, (κοῖλος hollow); the Sept. for בֶּטֶן, the belly; מֵעִים` the bowels; קֶרֶן, the interior, the midst of a thing; רֶחֶם, the womb; the belly: and
1. the whole belly, the entire cavity; hence ἄνω and κάτω κοιλία, the upper (i. e. the stomach) and the lower belly are distinguished; very often so in Greek writings from Herodotus down.
2. the lower belly, the alvine region, the receptacle of the excrement (Plutarch, symp. 7, 1, 3 under the end εἴπερ εἰς κοιλίαν ἐχώρει διά στομαχου πᾶν τό πινόμενον): Matthew 15:17; Mark 7:19.
3. the gullet (Latinstomachus): Matthew 12:40; Luke 15:16 (WH Tr marginal reading χορτασθῆναι ἐκ etc.); 1 Corinthians 6:13; Revelation 10:9f; δουλεύειν τῇ κοιλία, to be given up to the pleasures of the palate, to gluttony (see δουλεύω, 2 b.), Romans 16:18; also for ὧν Θεός κοιλία, Philippians 3:19; κοιλίας ὄρεξις, Sir. 23:6.
4. the womb, the place where the foetus is conceived and nourished till birth: Luke 1:41f, 44; Luke 2:21; Luke 11:27; Luke 23:29; John 3:4 (very often so in the Sept.; very rarely in secular authors; Epictetus diss. 3, 22, 74; of the uterus of animals, ibid. 2, 16, 43); ἐκ (beginning from (see ἐκ, IV. 1)) κοιλίας μητρός, Matthew 19:12; Luke 1:15; Acts 3:2; Acts 14:8; Galatians 1:15, (for אֵם מִבֶּטֶן, Psalm 21:11 (Ps. 22:11); Psalms 70:6 (Ps. 71:6); Job 1:21; Isaiah 49:1; Judges 16:17 (the Vaticanus manuscript, ἀπό κοιλίας μητρός; cf. Winer's Grammar, 33 (32))).
5. in imitation of the Hebrew בֶּטֶן, tropically, the innermost part of a man, the soul, heart, as the seat of thought, feeling, choice (Job 15:35; Job 32:18 (the Sept. γαστήρ); Proverbs 18:8 (the Sept. ψυχή); Proverbs 20:27, 30; 26:22 (the Sept. σπλάγχνα); Habakkuk 3:16; Sir. 19:12 Sir. 51:21): John 7:38.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Judges
16:17
Job
1:21; 15:35; 32:18
Psalms
21:11; 22:11; 71:6
Proverbs
18:8; 20:27; 20:30; 26:22
Isaiah
49:1
Habakkuk
3:16
Matthew
12:40; 15:17; 19:12
Mark
7:19
Luke
1:15; 1:41; 1:44; 2:21; 11:27; 15:16; 23:29
John
3:4; 7:38
Acts
3:2; 14:8
Romans
16:18
1 Corinthians
6:13
Galatians
1:15
Philippians
3:19
Revelation
10:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2836 matches the Greek κοιλία (koilia),
which occurs 23 times in 22 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:40 - for just as JONAH WAS IN THE STOMACH G2836 OF THE SEA MONSTER FOR THREE DAYS AND THREE NIGHTS, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:17 - “Do you not understand that everything that goes into the mouth passes into the stomach G2836, and is [fn]eliminated?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:12 - “For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother’s womb G2836; and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by people; and there are also eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who is able to accept this, let him accept it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:19 - because it does not go into his heart, but into his stomach G2836, and [fn]is eliminated?” (Thereby He declared all foods clean.)
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:15 - “For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; and he will drink no wine or liquor, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit [fn]while still in his mother’s womb G2836.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:41 - When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb G2836, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:42 - And she cried out with a loud voice and said, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb G2836!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:44 - “For behold, when the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby leaped in my womb G2836 for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:21 - And when eight days were completed [fn]so that it was time for His circumcision, He was also named Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb G2836.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:27 - While [fn]Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb G2836 that carried You, and the breasts at which You nursed!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:16 - “And he longed to have his fill of the carob pods that the pigs were eating, and no one was giving him anything.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:29 - “For behold, days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are those who cannot bear, and the wombs G2836 that have not given birth, and the breasts that have not nursed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:4 - Nicodemus *said to Him, “How can a person be born when he is old? He cannot enter his mother’s womb G2836 a second time and be born, can he?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:38 - “The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘[fn]From his innermost G2836 being G2836 will flow rivers of living water.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:2 - And a man who had been unable to walk from [fn]birth G2836 was being carried, whom they used to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, in order for him to beg for charitable gifts from those entering the temple grounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:8 - In Lystra a man was sitting whose feet were incapacitated. He had been disabled from his mother’s womb G2836, and had never walked.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:18 - For such people are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own [fn]appetites G2836; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:13 - Food is for the stomach G2836 and the stomach G2836 is for food, however God will do away with both [fn]of them. But the body is not for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:15 - But when [fn]He who had set me apart even from my mother’s womb G2836 and called me through His grace was pleased
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:19 - whose end is destruction, whose god is their [fn]appetite G2836, and whose glory is in their shame, who have their minds on earthly things.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:9 - And I went to the angel, telling him to give me the little scroll. And he *said to me, “Take it and eat it; it will make your stomach G2836 bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:10 - I took the little scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it, and in my mouth it was sweet as honey; and when I had eaten it, my stomach G2836 was made bitter.
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