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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)
Dictionary Aids

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 G4636:
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)).
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:1 - οἴδαμεν γὰρ ὅτι ἐὰν ἐπίγειος ἡμῶν οἰκία τοῦ σκήνους G4636 καταλυθῇ οἰκοδομὴν ἐκ θεοῦ ἔχομεν οἰκίαν ἀχειροποίητον αἰώνιον ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:4 - καὶ γὰρ οἱ ὄντες ἐν τῷ σκήνει G4636 στενάζομεν βαρούμενοι ἐφ᾽ οὐ θέλομεν ἐκδύσασθαι ἀλλ᾽ ἐπενδύσασθαι ἵνα καταποθῇ τὸ θνητὸν ὑπὸ τῆς ζωῆς
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