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Lexicon :: Strong's G5561 - chōra

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chōra (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of the base of χάσμα (G5490) through the idea of empty expanse
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Strong’s Definitions

χώρα chṓra, kho'-rah; feminine of a derivative of the base of G5490 through the idea of empty expanse; room, i.e. a space of territory (more or less extensive; often including its inhabitants):—coast, county, fields, ground, land, region. Compare G5117.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G5561 in the following manner: country (15x), region (5x), land (3x), field (2x), ground (1x), coast (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G5561 in the following manner: country (15x), region (5x), land (3x), field (2x), ground (1x), coast (1x).
  1. the space lying between two places or limits

  2. a region or country i.e. a tract of land

    1. the (rural) region surrounding a city or village, the country

    2. the region with towns and villages which surround a metropolis

  3. land which is ploughed or cultivated, ground

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χώρα chṓra, kho'-rah; feminine of a derivative of the base of G5490 through the idea of empty expanse; room, i.e. a space of territory (more or less extensive; often including its inhabitants):—coast, county, fields, ground, land, region. Compare G5117.
χώρα, χώρας, (ΧΑΩ (cf. Curtius, § 179), to lie open, be ready to receive), from Homer down, the Sept. for אֶרֶץ, מְדִינָה 'a province';
1. properly, the space lying between two places or limits.
2. a region or country; i. e. a tract of land: χώρα ἐγγύς τῆς ἐρήμου, John 11:54; (in an elliptical phrase, ἀστραπή () ἀστράπτουσα ἐκ τῆς ὑπό τόν οὐρανόν εἰς τήν ὑπ' οὐρανόν λάμπει, A. V. part... part, Luke 17:24 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 64, 5); on the ellipsis of χώρα in other phrases (ἐξ ἀναντιας, ἐν δεξιά, etc.), see Winers Grammar, the passage cited; Buttmann, 82 (72)); land as opposed to the sea, Acts 27:27; land as inhabited, a province or country, Mark 5:10; (Mark 6:55 L marginal reading T Tr WH); Luke 15:13-15; Luke 19:12; Acts 13:49; with a genitive of the name of the region added: Τραχωνίτιδος, Luke 3:1; τῆς Ἰουδαίας, Acts 26:20; ((or an equivalent adjective)) Γαλατικη, Acts 16:6; Acts 18:23; τῶν Ἰουδαίων, Acts 10:39; plural τῆς Ἰουδαίας καί Σαμαρείας (A. V. regions), Acts 8:1; ἐν χώρα καί σκιά θανάτου, in a region of densest darkness (see σκιά, a), Matthew 4:16; τίνος, the country of one, Matthew 2:12; χώρα for its inhabitants, Mark 1:5; Acts 12:20; the (rural) region environing a city or village, the country, Luke 2:8; Γεργεσηνῶν, Γερασηνῶν, Γαδαρηνῶν, Matthew 8:28; Mark 5:1; Luke 8:26; the region with towns and villages which surrounds the metropolis, John 11:55.
3. land which is plowed or cultivated, ground: Luke 12:16; plural, Luke 21:21 (R. V. country); John 4:35 (A. V. fields); James 5:4 (A. V. fields). (Synonym: see τόπος, at the end.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:12; 4:16; 8:28
1:5; 5:1; 5:10; 6:55
2:8; 3:1; 8:26; 12:16; 15:13; 15:14; 15:15; 17:24; 19:12; 21:21
4:35; 11:54; 11:55
8:1; 10:39; 12:20; 13:49; 16:6; 18:23; 26:20; 27:27

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5561 matches the Greek χώρα (chōra),
which occurs 27 times in 27 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:12 - And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country G5561 another way.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 - The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region G5561 and shadow of death light is sprung up.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:28 - And when he was come to the other side into the country G5561 of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:5 - And there went out unto him all the land G5561 of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:1 - And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country G5561 of the Gadarenes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:10 - And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country. G5561
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:8 - And there were in the same country G5561 shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:1 - Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and of the region G5561 of Trachonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch of Abilene,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:26 - And they arrived at the country G5561 of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:16 - And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground G5561 of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:13 - And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, G5561 and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:14 - And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; G5561 and he began to be in want.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:15 - And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; G5561 and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:12 - He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country G5561 to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:21 - Then let them which are in Judaea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not them that are in the countries G5561 enter thereinto.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:35 - Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; G5561 for they are white already to harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:54 - Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews; but went thence unto a country G5561 near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:55 - And the Jews' passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country G5561 up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:1 - And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions G5561 of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:39 - And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land G5561 of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:20 - And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country G5561 was nourished by the king's country.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:49 - And the word of the Lord was published throughout all the region. G5561
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:6 - Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region G5561 of Galatia, and were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:23 - And after he had spent some time there, he departed, and went over all the country G5561 of Galatia and Phrygia in order, strengthening all the disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:20 - But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts G5561 of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:27 - But when the fourteenth night was come, as we were driven up and down in Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country; G5561
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:4 - Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, G5561 which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
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