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Lexicon :: Strong's G4172 - polis

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πόλις
Transliteration
polis (Key)
Pronunciation
pol'-is
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the same as πόλεμος (G4171), or perhaps from πολύς (G4183)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:516,906

Strong’s Definitions

πόλις pólis, pol'-is; probably from the same as G4171, or perhaps from G4183; a town (properly, with walls, of greater or less size):—city.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x

The KJV translates Strong's G4172 in the following manner: city (164x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 164x
The KJV translates Strong's G4172 in the following manner: city (164x).
  1. a city

    1. one's native city, the city in which one lives

    2. the heavenly Jerusalem

      1. the abode of the blessed in heaven

      2. of the visible capital in the heavenly kingdom, to come down to earth after the renovation of the world by fire

    3. the inhabitants of a city

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πόλις pólis, pol'-is; probably from the same as G4171, or perhaps from G4183; a town (properly, with walls, of greater or less size):—city.
STRONGS NT 4172: πόλις
πόλις, πολισεως, (πέλομαι, to dwell (or rather denoting originally 'fullness,' 'throng'; allied with Latin pleo, plebs, etc.; cf. Curtius, p. 79 and § 374; Vanicek, p. 499; (otherwise Fick 1:138))) (from Homer down), the Sept. chiefly for עִיר, besides for קִרְיָה, שַׁעַר (gate), etc., a city;
a. universally, Matthew 2:23; Mark 1:45; Luke 4:29; John 11:54; Acts 5:16, and very often in the historical books of the N. T.; κατά τήν πόλιν, through the city (A. V. in; see κατά, II. 1 a.), Acts 24:12; κατά πόλιν, κατά πόλεις, see κατά, II. 3a. α., p. 328a; opposed to κῶμαι, Matthew 9:35; Matthew 10:11; Luke 8:1; Luke 13:22; to κῶμαι καί ἀγροί, Mark 6:56; ἰδίᾳ πόλις, see ἴδιος, 1b., p. 297a; πόλις with the genitive of a person one's native city, Luke 2:4, 11; John 1:44(45); or the city in which one lives, Matthew 22:7; Luke 4:29; Luke 10:11; Acts 16:20; Revelation 16:19; Jerusalem is called, on account of the temple erected there, πόλις τοῦ μεγάλου βασιλέως, i. e. in which the great King of Israel, Jehovah, has his abode, Matthew 5:35; Psalm 47:2 (Psalms 48:2), cf. Tobit 13:15; also ἅγια πόλις (see ἅγιος, 1 a., p. 7a) and ἠγαπημένη, the beloved of God, Revelation 20:9. with the genitive of a gentile noun: Δαμασκηνῶν, 2 Corinthians 11:32; Ἐφεσίων, Acts 19:35; τῶν Ἰουδαίων, Luke 23:51; τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, Matthew 10:23; Σαμαρειτῶν, Matthew 10:5; with the genitive of a region: τῆς Γαλιλαίας, Luke 1:26; Luke 4:31; Ιουδα, of the tribe of Judah, Luke 1:39; Λυκαονίας, Acts 14:6; Κιλικίας, Acts 21:39; τῆς Σαμαρείας, John 4:5; Acts 8:5. As in classical Greek the proper name of the city is added — either in the nominative case, as πόλις Ἰόππη, Acts 11:5; or in the genitive, as πόλις Σοδομων, Γομορρας, 2 Peter 2:6; Θυατείρων, Acts 16:14.
b. used of the heavenly Jerusalem (see Ἱεροσόλυμα, 2), i. e.
α. the abode of the blessed, in heaven: Hebrews 11:10, 16; with Θεοῦ ζῶντος added, Hebrews 12:22; μελλουσα πόλις, Hebrews 13:14.
β. in the visions of the Apocalypse it is used of the visible capital of the heavenly kingdom, to come down to earth after the renovation of the world: Revelation 3:12; Revelation 21:14ff; 22:14; πόλις ἅγια, Revelation 22:19; with Ἱερουσαλήμ καινή added, Revelation 21:2.
c. πόλις by metonymy, for the inhabitants: Matthew 8:34; Acts 14:21; πᾶσα πόλις, Matthew 21:10; Acts 13:44; πόλις ὅλῃ, Mark 1:33; Acts 21:30; πόλις μερισθεῖσα καθ' ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 12:25.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
47:2; 48:2
Matthew
2:23; 5:35; 8:34; 9:35; 10:5; 10:11; 10:23; 12:25; 21:10; 22:7
Mark
1:33; 1:45; 6:56
Luke
1:26; 1:39; 2:4; 2:11; 4:29; 4:29; 4:31; 8:1; 10:11; 13:22; 23:51
John
1:44; 4:5; 11:54
Acts
5:16; 8:5; 11:5; 13:44; 14:6; 14:21; 16:14; 16:20; 19:35; 21:30; 21:39; 24:12
2 Corinthians
11:32
Hebrews
11:10; 11:16; 12:22; 13:14
2 Peter
2:6
Revelation
3:12; 16:19; 20:9; 21:2; 21:14; 22:14; 22:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4172 matches the Greek πόλις (polis),
which occurs 164 times in 155 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 2:23–Luk 8:27)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:23 - καὶ ἐλθὼν κατῴκησεν εἰς πόλιν G4172 λεγομένην Ναζαρέτ ὅπως πληρωθῇ τὸ ῥηθὲν διὰ τῶν προφητῶν ὅτι Ναζωραῖος κληθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:5 - τότε παραλαμβάνει αὐτὸν διάβολος εἰς τὴν ἁγίαν πόλιν G4172 καὶ ἔστησεν αὐτὸν ἐπὶ τὸ πτερύγιον τοῦ ἱεροῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:14 - ὑμεῖς ἐστε τὸ φῶς τοῦ κόσμου οὐ δύναται πόλις G4172 κρυβῆναι ἐπάνω ὄρους κειμένη
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:35 - μήτε ἐν τῇ γῇ ὅτι ὑποπόδιόν ἐστιν τῶν ποδῶν αὐτοῦ μήτε εἰς Ἱεροσόλυμα ὅτι πόλις G4172 ἐστὶν τοῦ μεγάλου βασιλέως
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:33 - οἱ δὲ βόσκοντες ἔφυγον καὶ ἀπελθόντες εἰς τὴν πόλιν G4172 ἀπήγγειλαν πάντα καὶ τὰ τῶν δαιμονιζομένων
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:34 - καὶ ἰδοὺ πᾶσα πόλις G4172 ἐξῆλθεν εἰς ὑπάντησιν τῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ ἰδόντες αὐτὸν παρεκάλεσαν ὅπως μεταβῇ ἀπὸ τῶν ὁρίων αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:1 - καὶ ἐμβὰς εἰς πλοῖον διεπέρασεν καὶ ἦλθεν εἰς τὴν ἰδίαν πόλιν G4172
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:35 - καὶ περιῆγεν Ἰησοῦς τὰς πόλεις G4172 πάσας καὶ τὰς κώμας διδάσκων ἐν ταῖς συναγωγαῖς αὐτῶν καὶ κηρύσσων τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τῆς βασιλείας καὶ θεραπεύων πᾶσαν νόσον καὶ πᾶσαν μαλακίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:5 - τούτους τοὺς δώδεκα ἀπέστειλεν Ἰησοῦς παραγγείλας αὐτοῖς λέγων εἰς ὁδὸν ἐθνῶν μὴ ἀπέλθητε καὶ εἰς πόλιν G4172 Σαμαριτῶν μὴ εἰσέλθητε
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:11 - εἰς ἣν δ᾽ ἂν πόλιν G4172 κώμην εἰσέλθητε ἐξετάσατε τίς ἐν αὐτῇ ἄξιός ἐστιν κἀκεῖ μείνατε ἕως ἂν ἐξέλθητε
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:14 - καὶ ὃς ἂν μὴ δέξηται ὑμᾶς μηδὲ ἀκούσῃ τοὺς λόγους ὑμῶν ἐξερχόμενοι ἔξω τῆς οἰκίας τῆς πόλεως G4172 ἐκείνης ἐκτινάξατε τὸν κονιορτὸν τῶν ποδῶν ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:15 - ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ἀνεκτότερον ἔσται γῇ Σοδόμων καὶ Γομόρρων ἐν ἡμέρᾳ κρίσεως τῇ πόλει G4172 ἐκείνῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:23 - ὅταν δὲ διώκωσιν ὑμᾶς ἐν τῇ πόλει G4172 ταύτῃ φεύγετε εἰς τὴν ἑτέραν ἀμὴν γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν οὐ μὴ τελέσητε τὰς πόλεις G4172 τοῦ Ἰσραὴλ ἕως ἂν ἔλθῃ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:1 - καὶ ἐγένετο ὅτε ἐτέλεσεν Ἰησοῦς διατάσσων τοῖς δώδεκα μαθηταῖς αὐτοῦ μετέβη ἐκεῖθεν τοῦ διδάσκειν καὶ κηρύσσειν ἐν ταῖς πόλεσιν G4172 αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:20 - τότε ἤρξατο ὀνειδίζειν τὰς πόλεις G4172 ἐν αἷς ἐγένοντο αἱ πλεῖσται δυνάμεις αὐτοῦ ὅτι οὐ μετενόησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:25 - εἰδὼς δὲ τὰς ἐνθυμήσεις αὐτῶν εἶπεν αὐτοῖς πᾶσα βασιλεία μερισθεῖσα καθ᾽ ἑαυτῆς ἐρημοῦται καὶ πᾶσα πόλις G4172 οἰκία μερισθεῖσα καθ᾽ ἑαυτῆς οὐ σταθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:13 - ἀκούσας δὲ Ἰησοῦς ἀνεχώρησεν ἐκεῖθεν ἐν πλοίῳ εἰς ἔρημον τόπον κατ᾽ ἰδίαν καὶ ἀκούσαντες οἱ ὄχλοι ἠκολούθησαν αὐτῷ πεζῇ ἀπὸ τῶν πόλεων G4172
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:10 - καὶ εἰσελθόντος αὐτοῦ εἰς Ἱεροσόλυμα ἐσείσθη πᾶσα πόλις G4172 λέγουσα τίς ἐστιν οὗτος
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:17 - καὶ καταλιπὼν αὐτοὺς ἐξῆλθεν ἔξω τῆς πόλεως G4172 εἰς Βηθανίαν καὶ ηὐλίσθη ἐκεῖ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:18 - πρωῒ δὲ ἐπανάγων εἰς τὴν πόλιν G4172 ἐπείνασεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:7 - δὲ βασιλεὺς ὠργίσθη καὶ πέμψας τὰ στρατεύματα αὐτοῦ ἀπώλεσεν τοὺς φονεῖς ἐκείνους καὶ τὴν πόλιν G4172 αὐτῶν ἐνέπρησεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:34 - διὰ τοῦτο ἰδοὺ ἐγὼ ἀποστέλλω πρὸς ὑμᾶς προφήτας καὶ σοφοὺς καὶ γραμματεῖς ἐξ αὐτῶν ἀποκτενεῖτε καὶ σταυρώσετε καὶ ἐξ αὐτῶν μαστιγώσετε ἐν ταῖς συναγωγαῖς ὑμῶν καὶ διώξετε ἀπὸ πόλεως G4172 εἰς πόλιν G4172
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:18 - δὲ εἶπεν ὑπάγετε εἰς τὴν πόλιν G4172 πρὸς τὸν δεῖνα καὶ εἴπατε αὐτῷ διδάσκαλος λέγει καιρός μου ἐγγύς ἐστιν πρὸς σὲ ποιῶ τὸ πάσχα μετὰ τῶν μαθητῶν μου
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:53 - καὶ ἐξελθόντες ἐκ τῶν μνημείων μετὰ τὴν ἔγερσιν αὐτοῦ εἰσῆλθον εἰς τὴν ἁγίαν πόλιν G4172 καὶ ἐνεφανίσθησαν πολλοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:11 - πορευομένων δὲ αὐτῶν ἰδού τινες τῆς κουστωδίας ἐλθόντες εἰς τὴν πόλιν G4172 ἀπήγγειλαν τοῖς ἀρχιερεῦσιν ἅπαντα τὰ γενόμενα
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:33 - καὶ ἦν ὅλη πόλις G4172 ἐπισυνηγμένη πρὸς τὴν θύραν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:45 - δὲ ἐξελθὼν ἤρξατο κηρύσσειν πολλὰ καὶ διαφημίζειν τὸν λόγον ὥστε μηκέτι αὐτὸν δύνασθαι φανερῶς εἰς πόλιν G4172 εἰσελθεῖν ἀλλ᾽ ἔξω ἐπ᾽ ἐρήμοις τόποις ἦν καὶ ἤρχοντο πρὸς αὐτὸν πάντοθεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:14 - καὶ οἱ βόσκοντες αὐτοὺς ἔφυγον καὶ ἀπήγγειλαν εἰς τὴν πόλιν G4172 καὶ εἰς τοὺς ἀγρούς καὶ ἦλθον ἰδεῖν τί ἐστιν τὸ γεγονός
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:11 - καὶ ὃς ἂν τόπος μὴ δέξηται ὑμᾶς μηδὲ ἀκούσωσιν ὑμῶν ἐκπορευόμενοι ἐκεῖθεν ἐκτινάξατε τὸν χοῦν τὸν ὑποκάτω τῶν ποδῶν ὑμῶν εἰς μαρτύριον αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:33 - καὶ εἶδον αὐτοὺς ὑπάγοντας καὶ ἐπέγνωσαν πολλοί καὶ πεζῇ ἀπὸ πασῶν τῶν πόλεων G4172 συνέδραμον ἐκεῖ καὶ προῆλθον αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:56 - καὶ ὅπου ἂν εἰσεπορεύετο εἰς κώμας εἰς πόλεις G4172 εἰς ἀγροὺς ἐν ταῖς ἀγοραῖς ἐτίθεσαν τοὺς ἀσθενοῦντας καὶ παρεκάλουν αὐτὸν ἵνα κἂν τοῦ κρασπέδου τοῦ ἱματίου αὐτοῦ ἅψωνται καὶ ὅσοι ἂν ἥψαντο αὐτοῦ ἐσῴζοντο
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:19 - καὶ ὅταν ὀψὲ ἐγένετο ἐξεπορεύοντο ἔξω τῆς πόλεως G4172
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:13 - καὶ ἀποστέλλει δύο τῶν μαθητῶν αὐτοῦ καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς ὑπάγετε εἰς τὴν πόλιν G4172 καὶ ἀπαντήσει ὑμῖν ἄνθρωπος κεράμιον ὕδατος βαστάζων ἀκολουθήσατε αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:16 - καὶ ἐξῆλθον οἱ μαθηταὶ καὶ ἦλθον εἰς τὴν πόλιν G4172 καὶ εὗρον καθὼς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς καὶ ἡτοίμασαν τὸ πάσχα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:26 - ἐν δὲ τῷ μηνὶ τῷ ἕκτῳ ἀπεστάλη ἄγγελος Γαβριὴλ ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ εἰς πόλιν G4172 τῆς Γαλιλαίας ὄνομα Ναζαρὲθ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:39 - ἀναστᾶσα δὲ Μαριὰμ ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις ταύταις ἐπορεύθη εἰς τὴν ὀρεινὴν μετὰ σπουδῆς εἰς πόλιν G4172 Ἰούδα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:3 - καὶ ἐπορεύοντο πάντες ἀπογράφεσθαι ἕκαστος εἰς τὴν ἑαυτοῦ πόλιν G4172
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:4 - ἀνέβη δὲ καὶ Ἰωσὴφ ἀπὸ τῆς Γαλιλαίας ἐκ πόλεως G4172 Ναζαρὲθ εἰς τὴν Ἰουδαίαν εἰς πόλιν G4172 Δαυὶδ ἥτις καλεῖται Βηθλέεμ διὰ τὸ εἶναι αὐτὸν ἐξ οἴκου καὶ πατριᾶς Δαυίδ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:11 - ὅτι ἐτέχθη ὑμῖν σήμερον σωτὴρ ὅς ἐστιν Χριστὸς κύριος ἐν πόλει G4172 Δαυίδ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:39 - καὶ ὡς ἐτέλεσαν πάντα τὰ κατὰ τὸν νόμον κυρίου ἐπέστρεψαν εἰς τὴν Γαλιλαίαν εἰς πόλιν G4172 ἑαυτῶν Ναζαρέθ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:29 - καὶ ἀναστάντες ἐξέβαλον αὐτὸν ἔξω τῆς πόλεως G4172 καὶ ἤγαγον αὐτὸν ἕως ὀφρύος τοῦ ὄρους ἐφ᾽ οὗ πόλις G4172 ᾠκοδόμητο αὐτῶν ὥστε κατακρημνίσαι αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:31 - καὶ κατῆλθεν εἰς Καφαρναοὺμ πόλιν G4172 τῆς Γαλιλαίας καὶ ἦν διδάσκων αὐτοὺς ἐν τοῖς σάββασιν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:43 - δὲ εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτοὺς ὅτι καὶ ταῖς ἑτέραις πόλεσιν G4172 εὐαγγελίσασθαί με δεῖ τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ ὅτι ἐπὶ τοῦτο ἀπεστάλην
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:12 - καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ εἶναι αὐτὸν ἐν μιᾷ τῶν πόλεων G4172 καὶ ἰδοὺ ἀνὴρ πλήρης λέπρας ἰδὼν δὲ τὸν Ἰησοῦν πεσὼν ἐπὶ πρόσωπον ἐδεήθη αὐτοῦ λέγων κύριε ἐὰν θέλῃς δύνασαί με καθαρίσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:11 - καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ ἑξῆς ἐπορεύθη εἰς πόλιν G4172 καλουμένην Ναΐν καὶ συνεπορεύοντο αὐτῷ οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ ὄχλος πολύς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - ὡς δὲ ἤγγισεν τῇ πύλῃ τῆς πόλεως G4172 καὶ ἰδοὺ ἐξεκομίζετο τεθνηκὼς μονογενὴς υἱὸς τῇ μητρὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ αὐτὴ ἦν χήρα καὶ ὄχλος τῆς πόλεως G4172 ἱκανὸς ἦν σὺν αὐτῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:37 - καὶ ἰδοὺ γυνὴ ἥτις ἦν ἐν τῇ πόλει G4172 ἁμαρτωλός καὶ ἐπιγνοῦσα ὅτι κατάκειται ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ τοῦ Φαρισαίου κομίσασα ἀλάβαστρον μύρου
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:1 - καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ καθεξῆς καὶ αὐτὸς διώδευεν κατὰ πόλιν G4172 καὶ κώμην κηρύσσων καὶ εὐαγγελιζόμενος τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ οἱ δώδεκα σὺν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:4 - συνιόντος δὲ ὄχλου πολλοῦ καὶ τῶν κατὰ πόλιν G4172 ἐπιπορευομένων πρὸς αὐτὸν εἶπεν διὰ παραβολῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:27 - ἐξελθόντι δὲ αὐτῷ ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν ὑπήντησεν ἀνήρ τις ἐκ τῆς πόλεως G4172 ἔχων δαιμόνια καὶ χρόνῳ ἱκανῷ οὐκ ἐνεδύσατο ἱμάτιον καὶ ἐν οἰκίᾳ οὐκ ἔμενεν ἀλλ᾽ ἐν τοῖς μνήμασιν

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