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Lexicon :: Strong's G5117 - topos

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topos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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TDNT Reference: 8:187,1184

Strong’s Definitions

τόπος tópos, top'-os; apparently a primary word; a spot (general in space, but limited by occupancy; whereas G5561 is a large but participle locality), i.e. location (as a position, home, tract, etc.); figuratively, condition, opportunity; specially, a scabbard:—coast, licence, place, × plain, quarter, + rock, room, where.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 92x

The KJV translates Strong's G5117 in the following manner: place (80x), room (5x), quarter (2x), licence (1x), coast (1x), where (1x), plain (with G3977) (1x), rock (with G5138) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 92x
The KJV translates Strong's G5117 in the following manner: place (80x), room (5x), quarter (2x), licence (1x), coast (1x), where (1x), plain (with G3977) (1x), rock (with G5138) (1x).
  1. place, any portion or space marked off, as it were from surrounding space

    1. an inhabited place, as a city, village, district

    2. a place (passage) in a book

  2. metaph.

    1. the condition or station held by one in any company or assembly

    2. opportunity, power, occasion for acting

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τόπος tópos, top'-os; apparently a primary word; a spot (general in space, but limited by occupancy; whereas G5561 is a large but participle locality), i.e. location (as a position, home, tract, etc.); figuratively, condition, opportunity; specially, a scabbard:—coast, licence, place, × plain, quarter, + rock, room, where.
τόπος, τόπου, , in Attic from Aeschylus and his contemporaries on; the Sept. מָקום; place; i. e.:
1. properly, any portion of space marked off, as it were, from surrounding, space; used of
a. an inhabited place, as a city, village, district: Luke 4:37; Luke 10:1; Acts 12:12; Acts 16:3; Acts 27:2, 8; 1 Corinthians 1:2; 2 Corinthians 2:14; 1 Thessalonians 1:8; Revelation 18:17 (G L T Tr WH); τόν τόπον καί τό ἔθνος, the place which the nation inhabit, i. e. the holy land and the Jewish people, John 11:48 (cf. 2 Macc. 5:19f); τόπος ἅγιος, the temple (which the Sept. of Isa. Ix. 13 calls ἅγιος τόπος τοῦ Θεοῦ), Matthew 24:15. of a house, Acts 4:31. of uninhabited places, with adjectives: ἔρημος, Matthew 14:13, 15; Mark 1:35; Mark 6:31; Luke 4:42; Luke 9:10 R G L, 12; πεδινός, Luke 6:17; ἄνυδρος, plural, Matthew 12:43; Luke 11:24. of any place whatever: κατά τόπους (R. V. in divers places) i. e. the world over (but see κατά, II. 3 a. α.), Matthew 24:7; Mark 13:8; (ἐν παντί τόπῳ, 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Lachmann); of places in the sea, τραχεῖς τόποι, Acts 27:29 (R. V. rocky ground); τόπος διθάλασσος (A. V. place where two seas met); Acts 27:41. of that 'place' where what is narrated occurred: Luke 10:32; Luke 19:5; Luke 22:40; John 5:13; John 6:10; John 18:2. of a place or spot where one can settle, abide, dwell: ἑτοιμάζειν τίνι τόπον, John 14:2f, cf. Revelation 12:6; ἔχειν τόπον, a place to dwell in, Revelation, the passage cited; οὐκ ἦν αὐτοῖς τόπος ἐν τῷ καταλύματι, Luke 2:7; διδόναι τίνι τόπον, to give one place, give way to one, Luke 14:9a; τόπος οὐχ εὑρέθη αὐτοῖς, Revelation 20:11; of the seat which one gets in any gathering, as at a feast, Luke 14:10; τήν ἔσχατον τόπον, κατέχειν, Luke 14:9b; of the place or spot occupied by things placed in it, John 20:7. the particular place referred to is defined by I the words appended: — by a genitive, τόπος τῆς βασάνου, Luke 16:28; τῆς καταπαύσεώς, Acts 7:49; κρανίου, Matthew 27:33; Mark 15:22; John 19:17; (τόν τόπον τῶν ἥλων, John 20:25b L T Tr marginal reading); — by the addition of οὗ, ὅπου, ἐφ' or ἐν , followed by finite verbs, Matthew 28:6; Mark 16:6; John 4:20; John 6:23; John 10:40; John 11:6, 30.; John 19:41; Acts 7:33; Romans 9:26; — by the addition of a proper name: τόπος λεγόμενος, or καλούμενος, Matthew 27:33; Mark 15:22; Luke 23:33; John 19:13; Revelation 16:16; τόπος τίνος, the place which a person or thing occupies or has a right to: Revelation 2:5; Revelation 6:14; Revelation 12:8; where a thing is hidden, τῆς μαχαίρας, i. e. its sheath, Matthew 26:52. the abode assigned by God to one after death wherein to receive his merited portion of bliss or of misery: ( ἴδιος τίνος (τίνος), universally, Ignatius ad Magnes. 5, 1 [ET] (cf. αἰώνιος τόπος, Tobit 3:6)); applied to Gehenna, Acts 1:25 (see ἴδιος, 1 c.); ὀφειλόμενος τόπος, of heaven, Polycarp, ad Philip. 9, 2 [ET]; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 5, 4 [ET]; also ἅγιος τόπος, ibid. 5, 7 [ET]; ( ὡρισμένος τόπος the Epistle of Barnabas 19, 1 [ET]; Act. Paul et Thecl. 28; see especially Harnack's note on Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 5, 4 [ET]).
b. a place (passage) in a book: Luke 4:17 (καί ἐν ἄλλῳ τόπῳ φησίν, Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 20 ((but this is doubtful; cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word, I. 4; yet cf. Kühner, ad loc.); Philo de Joseph., § 26; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 8, 4 [ET]); in the same sense χώρα in Josephus, Antiquities 1, 8, 3).
2. metaphorically,
a. the condition or station held by one in any company or assembly: ἀναπληρουν τόν τόπον τοῦ ἰδιώτου (R. V. filleth the place of the unlearned), 1 Corinthians 14:16; τῆς διακονίας ταύτης καί ἀποστολῆς (R. V. the place in this ministry, etc.), Acts 1:25 L T Tr WH.
b. opportunity, power, occasion for acting: τόπον λαμβάνειν τῆς ἀπολογίας, opportunity to make his defense, Acts 25:16 (ἔχειν τῆς ἀπολογίας, Josephus, Antiquities 16, 8, 5); τόπον διδόναι τῇ ὀργή (namely, τοῦ Θεοῦ), Romans 12:19; τῷ δαιβόλω, Ephesians 4:27 (τῷ ἰατρῷ, to his curative efforts in one's case, Sir. 38:12; νόμῳ ὑψίστου, Sir. 19:17; τόπον διδόναι τινα, followed by an infinitive, Sir. 4:5); τόπος μετανοίας εὑρίσκειν, Hebrews 12:17, on this passage, see εὑρίσκω, 3 (διδόναι. Wis. 12:10; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 7, 5 [ET]; Latinlocum relinquere paenitentiae, Livy 44, 10; 24, 26; (Pliny, epistle ad Trajan 96 (97), 10 cf. 2); ἔχειν τόπον μετανοίας, Tat. or. ad Graec. 15 at the end; διά τό μή καταλείπεσθαι σφισις τόπον ἐλέους μηδέ συγγνωμης, Polybius 1, 88, 2); τόπον ἔχειν namely, τοῦ εὐαγγελίζεσθαι, Romans 15:23; ἐζητεῖτο τόπος, with a genitive of the thing for which influence is sought among men: διαθήκης, passive Hebrews 8:7 ((cf. μέμφομαι)). [SYNONYMS: τόπος 1, χώρα, χωρίον: τόπος place, indefinite; a portion of space viewed in reference to its occupancy, or as appropriated to a thing; χώρα region, country, extensive; space, yet bounded; χωρίον parcel of ground (John 4:5), circumscribed; a definite portion of space viewed as enclosed or complete in itself; τόπος and χωρίον (plural, R. V. lands) occur together in Acts 28:7. Cf. Schmidt, chapter 41.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

12:43; 14:13; 14:15; 24:7; 24:15; 26:52; 27:33; 27:33; 28:6
1:35; 6:31; 13:8; 15:22; 15:22; 16:6
2:7; 4:17; 4:37; 4:42; 6:17; 9:10; 10:1; 10:32; 11:24; 14:9; 14:9; 14:10; 16:28; 19:5; 22:40; 23:33
4:5; 4:20; 5:13; 6:10; 6:23; 10:40; 11:6; 11:30; 11:48; 14:2; 18:2; 19:13; 19:17; 19:41; 20:7; 20:25
1:25; 1:25; 4:31; 7:33; 7:49; 12:12; 16:3; 25:16; 27:2; 27:8; 27:29; 27:41; 28:7
9:26; 12:19; 15:23
1 Corinthians
1:2; 5; 5:4; 14:16
2 Corinthians
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
8:7; 12:17
2:5; 6:14; 12:6; 12:8; 16:16; 18:17; 20:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5117 matches the Greek τόπος (topos),
which occurs 94 times in 89 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 12:43–Jhn 19:20)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:43 -

“Now when the unclean spirit goes out of a man, it passes through waterless places G5117 seeking rest, and does not find it.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:13 -

Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place G5117 by Himself; and when the crowds heard of this, they followed Him on foot from the cities.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:15 -

Now when it was evening, the disciples came to Him and said, “This place G5117 is desolate and the hour is already [fn]late; so send the crowds away, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:35 - And when the men of that place G5117 [fn]recognized Him, they sent word into all that surrounding district and brought to Him all who were sick;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:7 - “For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and in various places G5117 there will be famines and earthquakes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:15 -

“Therefore when you see the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place G5117 (let the reader understand),

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:52 - Then Jesus *said to him, “Put your sword back into its place G5117; for all those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:33 -

And when they came to a place G5117 called Golgotha, which means Place G5117 of a Skull,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:6 - “He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said. Come, see the place G5117 where He was lying.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:35 -

And in the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus rose up, went out of the house, and went away to a desolate place G5117, and was praying there.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:45 - But he went out and began to proclaim it freely and to spread the news around, to such an extent that [fn]Jesus could no longer publicly enter a city, but [fn]stayed out in desolate areas G5117; and they were coming to Him from everywhere.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:11 - “And any place G5117 that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust [fn]off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:31 - And He *said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place G5117 and rest a while.” (For there were many people coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat.)
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:32 - And they went away in the boat to a desolate place G5117 by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:35 - And when it was already quite late, His disciples came to Him and began saying, “[fn]This place G5117 is desolate and it is already quite late;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:8 - “For nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places G5117; there will also be famines. These things are merely the beginning of birth pains.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:22 -

Then they *brought Him to the place G5117 Golgotha, which is translated, Place G5117 of a Skull.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:6 - And he *said to them, “Do not be amazed; you are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who has been crucified. He has risen; He is not here; behold, the place G5117 where they laid Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:7 - And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a [fn]manger, because there was no place G5117 for them in the [fn]guest room.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:17 - And the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to Him. And He opened the scroll and found the place G5117 where it was written,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:37 - And the report about Him was spreading into every place G5117 in the surrounding district.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:42 -

When day came, Jesus left and went to a secluded place G5117; and the crowds were eagerly seeking for Him, and came to Him and tried to keep Him from going away from them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:17 -

And Jesus came down with them and stood on a level place G5117; and there was a large crowd of His disciples, and a great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:12 -

Now the day [fn]was ending, and the twelve came and said to Him, “Send the crowd away, that they may go into the surrounding villages and countryside and obtain lodging and find provisions, for here we are in a desolate place G5117.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:1 -

Now after this the Lord appointed [fn]seventy others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place G5117 where He Himself was going to come.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:32 - “Likewise a Levite also, when he came to the place G5117 and saw him, passed by on the other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:1 -

And it happened that while [fn]Jesus was praying in a certain place G5117, after He had finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John also taught his disciples.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:24 -

“When the unclean spirit goes out of [fn]a man, it passes through waterless places G5117 seeking rest, and not finding any, it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:9 - and he who invited you both will come and say to you, ‘Give your place G5117 to this man,’ and then in shame you [fn]proceed to occupy the last place G5117.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:10 - “But when you are invited, go and recline at the last place G5117, so that when the one who has invited you comes, he may say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher’; then you will have honor in the sight of all who recline at the table with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:22 - “And the slave said, ‘Master, what you commanded has been done, and still there is room G5117.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:28 - for I have five brothers—in order that he may warn them, so that they will not also come to this place G5117 of torment.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:5 - And when Jesus came to the place G5117, He looked up and said to him, “Zaccheus, hurry and come down, for today I must stay at your house.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:11 - and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places G5117 famines and plagues; and there will be terrors and great [fn]signs from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:40 - Now when He arrived at the place G5117, He said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:33 -

And when they came to the place G5117 called [fn]The Skull, there they crucified Him and the criminals, one on the right and the other on the left.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:20 - “Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you people say that in Jerusalem is the place G5117 where men ought to worship.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:13 - But the man who was healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had slipped away while there was a crowd in that place G5117.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:10 - Jesus said, “Have the people [fn]sit down.” Now there was much grass in the place G5117. So the men [fn]sat down, in number about five thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:23 - Other small boats came from Tiberias near to the place G5117 where they ate the bread after the Lord had given thanks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:40 -

And He went away again beyond the Jordan to the place G5117 where John was first baptizing, and He was staying there.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:6 - So when He heard that he was sick, He then stayed two days in the place G5117 where He was.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:30 -

Now Jesus had not yet come into the village, but was still in the place G5117 where Martha met Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:48 - “If we let Him go on like this, all will believe in Him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place G5117 and our nation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:2 - “In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place G5117 for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:3 - “And if I go and prepare a place G5117 for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:2 - Now Judas also, who was [fn]betraying Him, knew the place G5117, for Jesus had often gathered there with His disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:13 -

Therefore when Pilate heard these words, he brought Jesus out, and sat down on the judgment seat at a place G5117 called [fn]The Stone Pavement, but in [fn]Hebrew, Gabbatha.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:17 -

They took Jesus, therefore, and He went out, [fn]bearing His own cross, to the place called the Place G5117 of a Skull, which is called in [fn]Hebrew, Golgotha.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:20 - Therefore many of the Jews read this inscription, for the place G5117 where Jesus was crucified was near the city; and it was written in [fn]Hebrew, Latin, and in Greek.

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