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Dictionaries :: Land

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g1065 Greek: ge

Land:

in one of its usages, denotes

(a) "land" as distinct from sea or other water, e.g., Mar 4:1; 6:47; Luk 5:3; Jhn 6:21;

(b) "land" as subject to cultivation, e.g., Luk 14:35 (see GROUND);

(c) "land" as describing a country or region, e.g., Mat 2:20, 21; 4:15; Luk 4:25; in 23:44, RV, "(the whole) land," AV, "(all the) earth;" Act 7:29; Hbr 11:9, RV, "a land (not his own)," AV "a (strange) country;" Jud 1:5. In Act 7:11 the AV follows a reading of the noun with the definite article which necessitates the insertion of "land."
See EARTH.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g5561 Greek: chora

Land:

is used with the meaning "land,"

(a) of a country, region, e.g., Mar 1:5; Luk 15:14; sometimes translated "region," e.g., Mat 4:16; Luk 3:1; Act 8:1; 13:49; 16:6;

(b) of property, Luk 12:16, "ground."
See COUNTRY, A, No. 3.

A-3 Noun Strong's Number: g5564 Greek: chorion

Land:

a diminutive of No. 2, in form, but not in meaning, is translated "land" in the sense of property, in Act 4:34; 5:3, 8; 28:7, RV, "lands" (AV, "possessions").
See FIELD, GROUND, A, No. 4, PLACE, POSSESSION.

A-4 Noun Strong's Number: g68 Greek: agros

Land:

"a field," or "piece of ground," or "the country" as distinct from the town, is translated "lands" in Mat 19:29; Mar 10:29, 30; Act 4:37 (cp. No. 3 in Act 4:34).
See COUNTRY, A, No. 1, FARM, FIELD, GROUND.

B-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g3584 Greek: xeros

Land:

"dry," "dry land," Mat 23:15 (ge, "land," being understood); Hbr 11:29: see DRY.

Note: In Luk 4:26, the RV, "in the land (of)" and AV, "a city (of)," represent no word in the original, but give the sense of the phrase.

C-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2718 Greek: katerchomai

Land:

"to come down, or go down, descend," is used of coming to port by ship, in Act 18:22, "landed;" Act 21:3 (ditto); 27:5, "came to."
See COME, No. 7, GO, Note (1).

Notes:

(1) In Act 28:12, RV, katago, "to bring down," used as a nautical term in the Passive Voice, is translated "touching" (AV, "landing").

(2) In Act 21:3, some mss. have the verb katago, with reference to Cyprus.

(3) In Act 20:13, pezeuo, "to travel by land" or "on foot" (pezos, "on foot;" pous, "a foot"), is translated "to go by land," RV, AV, "to go afoot," and RV marg., "to go on foot."

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