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Lexicon :: Strong's G2885 - kosmeō

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κοσμέω
Transliteration
kosmeō (Key)
Pronunciation
kos-meh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:867,459

Strong’s Definitions

κοσμέω kosméō, kos-meh'-o; from G2889; to put in proper order, i.e. decorate (literally or figuratively); specially, to snuff (a wick):—adorn, garnish, trim.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G2885 in the following manner: adorn (5x), garnish (4x), trim (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G2885 in the following manner: adorn (5x), garnish (4x), trim (1x).
  1. to put in order, arrange, make ready, prepare

  2. to ornament, adorn

  3. metaph. to embellish with honour, gain honour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κοσμέω kosméō, kos-meh'-o; from G2889; to put in proper order, i.e. decorate (literally or figuratively); specially, to snuff (a wick):—adorn, garnish, trim.
STRONGS NT 2885: κοσμέω
κοσμέω, κόσμῳ; 3 person plural imperfect ἐκόσμουν; 1 aorist ἐκόσμησά; perfect passive κεκόσμημαι; (κόσμος);
1. to put in order, arrange, make ready, prepare: τάς λαμπάδας, put in order (A. V. trim), Matthew 25:7 (δόρπον, Homer, Odyssey 7, 13; τράπεζαν, Xenophon, Cyril 8, 2, 6; 6,11; the Sept. Ezekiel 23:41 for עָרַך; Sir. 29:26; προσφοράν, Sir. 50:14, and other examples elsewhere).
2. to ornament, adorn (so in Greek writings from Hesiod down; the Sept. several times for עָדָה); properly: οἶκον, in the passive, Matthew 12:44; Luke 11:25; τά μνημεῖα, to decorate (A. V. garnish), Matthew 23:29 (τάφους, Xenophon, mem. 2, 2, 13); τό ἱερόν λίθοις καί ἀναθεμασι, in the passive, Luke 21:5; τούς θεμελίους τοῦ τείχους λίθῳ τιμίῳ, Revelation 21:19; τινα (with garments), νύμφην, passive Revelation 21:2; ἑαυτάς ἐν τίνι, 1 Timothy 2:9 (on this passage, see καταστολή, 2). Metaphorically equivalent to to embellish with honor, gain honor (Pindar nem. 6, 78; Thucydides 2, 42; κεκοσμενον τῇ ἀρετή, Xenophon, Cyril 8, 1, 21): ἑαυτάς, followed by a participle designating the act by which the honor is gained, 1 Peter 3:5; τήν διδασκαλίαν ἐν πᾶσιν, in all things, Titus 2:10.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ezekiel
23:41
Matthew
12:44; 23:29; 25:7
Luke
11:25; 21:5
1 Timothy
2:9
Titus
2:10
1 Peter
3:5
Revelation
21:2; 21:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2885 matches the Greek κοσμέω (kosmeō),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:44 - τότε λέγει εἰς τὸν οἶκόν μου ἐπιστρέψω ὅθεν ἐξῆλθον καὶ ἐλθὸν εὑρίσκει σχολάζοντα σεσαρωμένον καὶ κεκοσμημένον G2885
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:29 - οὐαὶ ὑμῖν γραμματεῖς καὶ Φαρισαῖοι ὑποκριταί ὅτι οἰκοδομεῖτε τοὺς τάφους τῶν προφητῶν καὶ κοσμεῖτε G2885 τὰ μνημεῖα τῶν δικαίων
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:7 - τότε ἠγέρθησαν πᾶσαι αἱ παρθένοι ἐκεῖναι καὶ ἐκόσμησαν G2885 τὰς λαμπάδας ἑαυτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:25 - καὶ ἐλθὸν εὑρίσκει σεσαρωμένον καὶ κεκοσμημένον G2885
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:5 - καί τινων λεγόντων περὶ τοῦ ἱεροῦ ὅτι λίθοις καλοῖς καὶ ἀναθήμασιν κεκόσμηται G2885 εἶπεν
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:9 - ὡσαύτως καὶ γυναῖκας ἐν καταστολῇ κοσμίῳ μετὰ αἰδοῦς καὶ σωφροσύνης κοσμεῖν G2885 ἑαυτάς μὴ ἐν πλέγμασιν καὶ χρυσίῳ μαργαρίταις ἱματισμῷ πολυτελεῖ
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:10 - μὴ νοσφιζομένους ἀλλὰ πᾶσαν πίστιν ἐνδεικνυμένους ἀγαθήν ἵνα τὴν διδασκαλίαν τὴν τοῦ σωτῆρος ἡμῶν θεοῦ κοσμῶσιν G2885 ἐν πᾶσιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:5 - οὕτως γάρ ποτε καὶ αἱ ἅγιαι γυναῖκες αἱ ἐλπίζουσαι εἰς θεὸν ἐκόσμουν G2885 ἑαυτάς ὑποτασσόμεναι τοῖς ἰδίοις ἀνδράσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:2 - καὶ τὴν πόλιν τὴν ἁγίαν Ἰερουσαλὴμ καινὴν εἶδον καταβαίνουσαν ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ ἡτοιμασμένην ὡς νύμφην κεκοσμημένην G2885 τῷ ἀνδρὶ αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - οἱ θεμέλιοι τοῦ τείχους τῆς πόλεως παντὶ λίθῳ τιμίῳ κεκοσμημένοι G2885 θεμέλιος πρῶτος ἴασπις δεύτερος σάπφιρος τρίτος χαλκηδών τέταρτος σμάραγδος

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