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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Sojourn, Sojourner, Sojourning

Dictionaries :: Sojourn, Sojourner, Sojourning

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g3939 Greek: paroikeo

Sojourn, Sojourner, Sojourning:

denotes "to dwell beside, among or by" (para, "beside," oikeo, "to dwell"); then, "to dwell in a place as a paroikos, a stranger" (see below), Luk 24:18, RV, "Dost thou (alone) sojourn... ?" [marg., "Dost thou sojourn (alone)" is preferable], AV, "art thou (only) a stranger?" (monos, "alone," is an adjective, not an adverb); in Hbr 11:9, RV, "he became a sojourner" (AV, "he sojourned"), the RV gives the force of the aorist tense.

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1927 Greek: epidemeo

Sojourn, Sojourner, Sojourning:

is rendered "to sojourn" in Act 17:21, RV.

B-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g3941 Greek: paroikos

Sojourn, Sojourner, Sojourning:

an adjective, akin to A, No. 1, lit., "dwelling near" (see above), then, "foreign, alien" (found with this meaning in inscriptions), hence, as a noun, "a sojourner," is used with eimi, "to be," in Act 7:6, "should sojourn," lit., "should be a sojourner;" in Act 7:29, RV, "sojourner" (AV, "stranger"); in Eph 2:19, RV "sojourners" (AV, "foreigners"), the preceding word rendered "strangers" is xenos; in 1Pe 2:11, RV, ditto (AV, "strangers").

B-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g590 Greek: apodemos

Sojourn, Sojourner, Sojourning:

"gone abroad" (apo, "from," demos, "people"), signifies "sojourning in another country," Mar 13:34, RV (AV, "taking a far journey").

B-3 Adjective Strong's Number: g3927 Greek: parepidemos

Sojourn, Sojourner, Sojourning:

"sojourning in a strange place," is used as a noun, denoting "a sojourner, an exile," 1Pe 1:1, RV, "sojourners" (AV, "strangers").
See PILGRIM.

C-1 Noun Strong's Number: g3940 Greek: paroikia

Sojourn, Sojourner, Sojourning:

"a sojourning" (akin to A and B, Nos. 1), occurs in Act 13:17, rendered "they sojourned," RV, AV, "dwelt as strangers," lit., "in the sojourning;" in 1Pe 1:17, "sojourning."

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