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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.
STRONGS NT 2839: κοινός
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 14 times in 12 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:2 - and saw that some of His disciples were eating their bread with [fn]unholy G2839 hands, that is, unwashed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:5 - And the Pharisees and the scribes *asked Him, “Why do Your disciples not walk in accordance with the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with [fn]unholy G2839 hands?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:44 - And all the believers [fn]were together and had all things in common G2839;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:32 - And the [fn]congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them [fn]claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common G2839 property G2839 to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:14 - But Peter said, “By no means, Lord, for I have never eaten anything [fn]unholy G2839 and unclean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:28 - And he said to them, “You yourselves know that it is forbidden for a Jewish man to associate with or visit a [fn]foreigner; and yet God has shown me that I am not to call any person [fn]unholy G2839 or unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:8 - “But I said, ‘By no means, Lord, for nothing [fn]unholy G2839 or unclean has ever entered my mouth.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:14 - I know and am convinced [fn]in the Lord Jesus that nothing is [fn]unclean G2839 in itself; but to the one who thinks something is [fn]unclean G2839, to that person it is [fn]unclean G2839.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:4 - To Titus, my true [fn]son [fn]in a common G2839 faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:29 - How much more severe punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean G2839 the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common G2839 salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith that was once for all time handed down to the [fn]saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:27 - and nothing unclean G2839, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those [fn]whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.

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