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Lexicon :: Strong's G5253 - hyperōon

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ὑπερῷον
Transliteration
hyperōon (Key)
Pronunciation
hoop-er-o'-on
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of ὑπέρ (G5228)
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Strong’s Definitions

ὑπερῷον hupĕrōiŏn, hoop-er-o'-on; neuter of a derivative of G5228; a higher part of the house, i.e. apartment in the third story:—upper chamber (room).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G5253 in the following manner: upper chamber (3x), upper room (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G5253 in the following manner: upper chamber (3x), upper room (1x).
  1. the highest part of the house, the upper rooms or story where the women resided

  2. a room in the upper part of a house, sometimes built upon the flat roof of the house, whither Orientals were wont to retire in order to sup, meditate, pray

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑπερῷον hupĕrōiŏn, hoop-er-o'-on; neuter of a derivative of G5228; a higher part of the house, i.e. apartment in the third story:—upper chamber (room).
STRONGS NT 5253: ὑπεροων
ὑπεροων, ὑπεροωυ, τό (from ὑπεροως or ὑπερωιος, 'upper,' and this from ὑπέρ; like πατρωιος, πατροως, from πατήρ; (cf. Winers Grammar, 96 (91))), in the Greek writings (often in Homer) the highest part of the house, the upper rooms or story where the women resided; in Biblical Greek (the Sept. for עֲלִיָּה), a room in the upper part of a house, sometimes built upon the flat roof of the house (2 Kings 23:12), whither Orientals were accustomed to retire in order to sup, meditate, pray, etc.; (R. V. upper chamber; cf. B. D. under the word; McClintock and Strong, under the word): Acts 1:13; Acts 9:37, 39; Acts 20:8 (Josephus, Vita30).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Kings
23:12
Acts
1:13; 9:37; 9:39; 20:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5253 matches the Greek ὑπερῷον (hyperōon),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:13 - When they had entered the city, they went up to the upstairs G5253 room G5253 where they were staying, that is, Peter, John, [fn]James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, [fn]James the son of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas the [fn]son of [fn]James.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:37 - But it happened [fn]at that time that she became sick and died; and when they had washed her body, they laid it in an upstairs G5253 room G5253.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:39 - So Peter got ready and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the room G5253 upstairs G5253; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the [fn]tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:8 - There were many lamps in the upstairs G5253 room G5253 where we were gathered together.

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