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Lexicon :: Strong's G5561 - chōra

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χώρα
Transliteration
chōra (Key)
Pronunciation
kho'-rah
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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.
STRONGS NT 5561: χώρα
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.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

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

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 - καὶ χρηματισθέντες κατ᾽ ὄναρ μὴ ἀνακάμψαι πρὸς Ἡρῴδην δι᾽ ἄλλης ὁδοῦ ἀνεχώρησαν εἰς τὴν χώραν G5561 αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 - λαὸς καθήμενος ἐν σκότει εἶδε φῶς μέγα καὶ τοῖς καθημένοις ἐν χώρᾳ G5561 καὶ σκιᾷ θανάτου φῶς ἀνέτειλεν αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:28 - Καὶ ἐλθόντι αὐτῷ εἰς τὸ πέραν εἰς τὴν χώραν G5561 τῶν Γεργεσηνῶν, ὑπήντησαν αὐτῷ δύο δαιμονιζόμενοι ἐκ τῶν μνημείων ἐξερχόμενοι χαλεποὶ λίαν ὥστε μὴ ἰσχύειν τινὰ παρελθεῖν διὰ τῆς ὁδοῦ ἐκείνης
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:5 - καὶ ἐξεπορεύετο πρὸς αὐτὸν πᾶσα Ἰουδαία χώρα G5561 καὶ οἱ Ἱεροσολυμῖται καὶ ἐβαπτίζοντο πάντες ἐν τῷ Ἰορδάνῃ ποταμῷ ὑπ᾽ αὐτοῦ ἐξομολογούμενοι τὰς ἁμαρτίας αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:1 - Καὶ ἦλθον εἰς τὸ πέραν τῆς θαλάσσης εἰς τὴν χώραν G5561 τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:10 - καὶ παρεκάλει αὐτὸν πολλὰ ἵνα μὴ αὐτοὺς ἀποστείλῃ ἔξω τῆς χώρας G5561
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:8 - Καὶ ποιμένες ἦσαν ἐν τῇ χώρᾳ G5561 τῇ αὐτῇ ἀγραυλοῦντες καὶ φυλάσσοντες φυλακὰς τῆς νυκτὸς ἐπὶ τὴν ποίμνην αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:1 - Ἐν ἔτει δὲ πεντεκαιδεκάτῳ τῆς ἡγεμονίας Τιβερίου Καίσαρος ἡγεμονεύοντος Ποντίου Πιλάτου τῆς Ἰουδαίας καὶ τετραρχοῦντος τῆς Γαλιλαίας Ἡρῴδου Φιλίππου δὲ τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ αὐτοῦ τετραρχοῦντος, τῆς Ἰτουραίας καὶ Τραχωνίτιδος χώρας G5561 καὶ Λυσανίου τῆς Ἀβιληνῆς τετραρχοῦντος
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:26 - Καὶ κατέπλευσαν εἰς τὴν χώραν G5561 τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν, ἥτις ἐστὶν ἀντιπέραν τῆς Γαλιλαίας
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:16 - Εἶπεν δὲ παραβολὴν πρὸς αὐτοὺς λέγων, Ἀνθρώπου τινὸς πλουσίου εὐφόρησεν χώρα G5561
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:13 - καὶ μετ᾽ οὐ πολλὰς ἡμέρας συναγαγὼν ἅπαντα νεώτερος υἱὸς ἀπεδήμησεν εἰς χώραν G5561 μακράν καὶ ἐκεῖ διεσκόρπισεν τὴν οὐσίαν αὐτοῦ ζῶν ἀσώτως
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:14 - δαπανήσαντος δὲ αὐτοῦ πάντα ἐγένετο λιμὸς ἰσχυρὸς κατὰ τὴν χώραν G5561 ἐκείνην καὶ αὐτὸς ἤρξατο ὑστερεῖσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:15 - καὶ πορευθεὶς ἐκολλήθη ἑνὶ τῶν πολιτῶν τῆς χώρας G5561 ἐκείνης καὶ ἔπεμψεν αὐτὸν εἰς τοὺς ἀγροὺς αὐτοῦ βόσκειν χοίρους
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:12 - εἶπεν οὖν Ἄνθρωπός τις εὐγενὴς ἐπορεύθη εἰς χώραν G5561 μακρὰν λαβεῖν ἑαυτῷ βασιλείαν καὶ ὑποστρέψαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:21 - τότε οἱ ἐν τῇ Ἰουδαίᾳ φευγέτωσαν εἰς τὰ ὄρη καὶ οἱ ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῆς ἐκχωρείτωσαν καὶ οἱ ἐν ταῖς χώραις G5561 μὴ εἰσερχέσθωσαν εἰς αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:35 - οὐχ ὑμεῖς λέγετε ὅτι Ἔτι τετράμηνόν ἐστιν καὶ θερισμὸς ἔρχεται ἰδού, λέγω ὑμῖν ἐπάρατε τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς ὑμῶν καὶ θεάσασθε τὰς χώρας G5561 ὅτι λευκαί εἰσιν πρὸς θερισμόν ἤδη
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:54 - Ἰησοῦς οὖν οὐκ ἔτι παρρησίᾳ περιεπάτει ἐν τοῖς Ἰουδαίοις ἀλλὰ ἀπῆλθεν ἐκεῖθεν εἰς τὴν χώραν G5561 ἐγγὺς τῆς ἐρήμου εἰς Ἐφραὶμ λεγομένην πόλιν κἀκεῖ διέτριβεν μετὰ τῶν μαθητῶν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:55 - Ἦν δὲ ἐγγὺς τὸ πάσχα τῶν Ἰουδαίων καὶ ἀνέβησαν πολλοὶ εἰς Ἱεροσόλυμα ἐκ τῆς χώρας G5561 πρὸ τοῦ πάσχα ἵνα ἁγνίσωσιν ἑαυτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:1 - Σαῦλος δὲ ἦν συνευδοκῶν τῇ ἀναιρέσει αὐτοῦ Ἐγένετο δὲ ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ἡμέρᾳ διωγμὸς μέγας ἐπὶ τὴν ἐκκλησίαν τὴν ἐν Ἱεροσολύμοις πάντες τε διεσπάρησαν κατὰ τὰς χώρας G5561 τῆς Ἰουδαίας καὶ Σαμαρείας πλὴν τῶν ἀποστόλων
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:39 - καὶ ἡμεῖς ἐσμεν μάρτυρες πάντων ὧν ἐποίησεν ἔν τε τῇ χώρᾳ G5561 τῶν Ἰουδαίων καὶ ἐν Ἰερουσαλήμ ὃν ἀνεῖλον κρεμάσαντες ἐπὶ ξύλου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:20 - Ἦν δὲ Ἡρώδης θυμομαχῶν Τυρίοις καὶ Σιδωνίοις· ὁμοθυμαδὸν δὲ παρῆσαν πρὸς αὐτόν καὶ πείσαντες Βλάστον τὸν ἐπὶ τοῦ κοιτῶνος τοῦ βασιλέως ᾐτοῦντο εἰρήνην διὰ τὸ τρέφεσθαι αὐτῶν τὴν χώραν G5561 ἀπὸ τῆς βασιλικῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:49 - διεφέρετο δὲ λόγος τοῦ κυρίου δι᾽ ὅλης τῆς χώρας G5561
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:6 - διελθόντες δὲ τὴν Φρυγίαν καὶ τὴν Γαλατικὴν χώραν G5561 κωλυθέντες ὑπὸ τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος λαλῆσαι τὸν λόγον ἐν τῇ Ἀσίᾳ·
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:23 - καὶ ποιήσας χρόνον τινὰ ἐξῆλθεν διερχόμενος καθεξῆς τὴν Γαλατικὴν χώραν G5561 καὶ Φρυγίαν ἐπιστηρίζων πάντας τοὺς μαθητάς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:20 - ἀλλὰ τοῖς ἐν Δαμασκῷ πρῶτόν καὶ Ἱεροσολύμοις εἰς πᾶσάν τε τὴν χώραν G5561 τῆς Ἰουδαίας καὶ τοῖς ἔθνεσιν ἀπαγγέλλων μετανοεῖν καὶ ἐπιστρέφειν ἐπὶ τὸν θεόν ἄξια τῆς μετανοίας ἔργα πράσσοντας
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:27 - Ὡς δὲ τεσσαρεσκαιδεκάτη νὺξ ἐγένετο διαφερομένων ἡμῶν ἐν τῷ Ἀδρίᾳ κατὰ μέσον τῆς νυκτὸς ὑπενόουν οἱ ναῦται προσάγειν τινὰ αὐτοῖς χώραν G5561
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:4 - ἰδού, μισθὸς τῶν ἐργατῶν τῶν ἀμησάντων τὰς χώρας G5561 ὑμῶν ἀπεστερημένος ἀφ᾽ ὑμῶν κράζει καὶ αἱ βοαὶ τῶν θερισάντων εἰς τὰ ὦτα κυρίου Σαβαὼθ εἰσεληλύθασιν

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