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Lexicon :: Strong's G4636 - skēnos

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σκῆνος
Transliteration
skēnos (Key)
Pronunciation
skay'-nos
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
2x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
2x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:381,1040

Strong’s Definitions

σκῆνος skēnos, skay'-nos; from G4633; a hut or temporary residence, i.e. (figuratively) the human body (as the abode of the spirit):—tabernacle.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G4636 in the following manner: tabernacle (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G4636 in the following manner: tabernacle (2x).
  1. a tabernacle, a tent

  2. metaph. of the human body, in which the soul dwells as in a tent, and which is taken down at death

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σκῆνος skēnos, skay'-nos; from G4633; a hut or temporary residence, i.e. (figuratively) the human body (as the abode of the spirit):—tabernacle.
STRONGS NT 4636: σκῆνος
σκῆνος, σκήνους, τό (Hippocrates, Plato, others), a tabernacle, a tent, everywhere (except Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions vol. ii., no. 3071) used metaphorically, of the human body, in which the soul dwells as in a tent, and which is taken down at death: 2 Corinthians 5:4; ἐπίγειος ἡμῶν οἰκία τοῦ σκήνους, i. e. ho esti τό σκῆνος (Winers Grammar, § 59, 7 d., 8 a.), which is the well-known tent, ibid. 1 (R. V. the earthly house of our tabernacle). Cf. Wis. 9:15 and Grimm at the passage; in the same sense in (Plato) Tim. Locr., p. 100ff and often in other philosophic writings; cf. Fischer, Index to Aeschines dial. Socrates; Passow, under the word; (Field, Otium Norv. pars iii., p. 113 (on 2 Corinthians 5:1)).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Corinthians
5:1; 5:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4636 matches the Greek σκῆνος (skēnos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:1 - For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:4 - For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.

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