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Lexicon :: Strong's G2839 - koinos

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koinos (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from σύν (G4862)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:789,447

Trench's Synonyms: ci. βέβηλος, κοινός.

Strong’s Definitions

κοινός koinós, koy-nos'; probably from G4862; common, i.e. (literally) shared by all or several, or (ceremonially) profane:—common, defiled, unclean, unholy.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G2839 in the following manner: common (7x), unclean (3x), defiled (1x), unholy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G2839 in the following manner: common (7x), unclean (3x), defiled (1x), unholy (1x).
  1. common

  2. common i.e. ordinary, belonging to generality

    1. by the Jews, unhallowed, profane, Levitically unclean

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κοινός koinós, koy-nos'; probably from G4862; common, i.e. (literally) shared by all or several, or (ceremonially) profane:—common, defiled, unclean, unholy.
κοινός, κοινῇ, κοινόν (from ξύν, σύν, with; hence especially in epic ξυνός for κοινός, whence the Latin cena ((?); see Vanicek, p. 1065));
1. as in Greek writings from Hesiod (Works, 721) down (opposed to ἴδιος) common (i. e. belonging to several, Latin communis): Acts 2:44; Acts 4:32; κοινῇ πίστις, Titus 1:4; σωτηρία, Jude 1:3.
2. by a usage foreign to classical Greek, common i. e. ordinary, belonging to the generality (Latin vulgaris); by the Jews opposed to ἅγιος, ἡγιασμένος, καθαρός; hence unhallowed, Latin profanus, levitically unclean (in classical Greek βέβηλος, which see 2): Mark 7:2, 5 (where R L marginal reading ἀνίπτοις); Romans 14:14; Hebrews 10:29; Revelation 21:27 (Rec. κοινοῦν) (1 Macc. 1:47; φαγεῖν κοινά; 1 Macc. 1:62; κοινοῖ ἄνθρωποι, common people, profanum vulgus, Josephus, Antiquities 12, 2, 14; οἱ τόν κοινόν βίον προηρήμενοι, i. e. a life repugnant to the holy law, ibid. 13, 1, 1; οὐ γάρ ὡς κοινόν ἄρτον οὐδέ ὡς κονον πόμα ταῦτα (i. e. the bread and wine of the sacred supper) λαμβάνομεν, Justin Martyr, Apology 1, 66; (οἱ Χριστιανοι) τράπεζαν κοινήν παρατιθενται, ἀλλ' οὐ κοινήν, a table communis but not profanus, Ep. ad Diogn. 5 [ET], on which cf. Otto's note); κοινόν καί (R G ) ἀκάθαρτον, Acts 10:14; κοινόν ἀκάθαρτον, Acts 10:28; Acts 11:8 (κοινά ἀκάθαρτα οὐκ ἐσθίομεν, Justin Martyr, dialog contra Trypho, c. 20). (Cf. Trench, § ci.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

7:2; 7:5
2:44; 4:32; 10:14; 10:28; 11:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2839 matches the Greek κοινός (koinos),
which occurs 12 times in 10 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:2 - And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, G2839 that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:44 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common; G2839
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:32 - And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common. G2839
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:14 - But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common G2839 or unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:28 - And he said unto them, Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come unto one of another nation; but God hath shewed me that I should not call any man common G2839 or unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:8 - But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common G2839 or unclean hath at any time entered into my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:14 - I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean G2839 of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, G2839 to him it is unclean. G2839
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:4 - To Titus, mine own son after the common G2839 faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:29 - Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, G2839 and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common G2839 salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.
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