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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 G5253:
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 - καὶ ὅτε εἰσῆλθον ἀνέβησαν εἰς τὸ ὑπερῷον G5253 οὗ ἦσαν καταμένοντες τε Πέτρος καὶ Ἰάκωβος καὶ Ἰωάννης καὶ Ἀνδρέας Φίλιππος καὶ Θωμᾶς Βαρθολομαῖος καὶ Ματθαῖος, Ἰάκωβος Ἁλφαίου καὶ Σίμων ζηλωτὴς καὶ Ἰούδας Ἰακώβου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:37 - ἐγένετο δὲ ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις ἐκείναις ἀσθενήσασαν αὐτὴν ἀποθανεῖν· λούσαντες δὲ αὐτὴν ἔθηκαν ἐν ὑπερῴῳ G5253
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:39 - ἀναστὰς δὲ Πέτρος συνῆλθεν αὐτοῖς· ὃν παραγενόμενον ἀνήγαγον εἰς τὸ ὑπερῷον G5253 καὶ παρέστησαν αὐτῷ πᾶσαι αἱ χῆραι κλαίουσαι καὶ ἐπιδεικνύμεναι χιτῶνας καὶ ἱμάτια ὅσα ἐποίει μετ᾽ αὐτῶν οὖσα Δορκάς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:8 - ἦσαν δὲ λαμπάδες ἱκαναὶ ἐν τῷ ὑπερῴῳ G5253 οὗ ἦσαν συνηγμένοι
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