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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb)

Dictionaries :: Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g5117 Greek: topos

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

(Eng., "topic," "topography," etc.,) is used of "a region" or "locality," frequently in the Gospels and Acts; in Luk 2:7; 14:22, "room;" of a place which a person or thing occupies, a couch at table, e.g., Luk 14:9, 10, RV, "place" (AV, "room"); of the destiny of Judas Iscariot, Act 1:25; of the condition of the "unlearned" or non-gifted in a church gathering, 1Cr 14:16, RV, "place;" the sheath of a sword, Mat 26:52; a place in a book, Luk 4:17; see also Rev 2:5; 6:14; 12:8; metaphorically, of "condition, occasion, opportunity" Act 25:16, RV, "opportunity" (AV, "license"); Rom 12:19; Eph 4:27.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g5564 Greek: chorion

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

"a region" (a diminutive of chora, "a land, country"), is used of Gethsemane, Mat 26:36; Mar 14:32.

A-3 Noun Strong's Number: g5247 Greek: huperoche

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

"high place," 1Ti 2:2: see AUTHORITY, No. 3.

A-4 Noun Strong's Number: g4042 Greek: perioche

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

primarily "a circumference, compass" (peri, "around," echo, "to have"), hence denotes "a portion circumscribed," that which is contained, and in reference to a writing or book, "a portion or passage of its contents," Act 8:32, "(the) place."

A-5 Noun Strong's Number: g201 Greek: akroaterion

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

denotes "a place of audience" (akroaomai, "to listen"), Act 25:23, "place of hearing."

A-6 Noun Strong's Number: g4411 Greek: protoklisia

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

See CHIEF, B, No. 7.


(1) For ope, "a hole," Jam 3:11, AV, "place," see OPENING: see also CAVE.

(2) For "place of toll," Mat 9:9; Mar 2:14, see CUSTOM (TOLL), No. 2.

(3) In Hbr 4:5 "in this place" is, lit., "in this," i.e., "in this (passage)."

(4) In Luk 6:17, RV, topos, with pedinos, "level," is translated "level place" (AV, "plain").

(5) For amphodon, rendered "a place where two ways met," Mar 11:4 (RV, "the open street"), see STREET.

(6) For eremia, "a desert place," see DESERT, A.

(7) In 1Cr 11:20; 14:23, AV, the phrase epi to auto, lit., "to the same," is translated "into one place," RV, "together;" perhaps == "in assembly."

(8) For "secret place," Luk 11:33, AV, see CELLAR.

(9) For "place of prayer," Act 16:13, RV, see PRAYER.

(10) For Phl 1:13 (AV, "in all other places"), RV, "to all the rest," see PALACE.

(11) For "rocky places," Mar 4:16, see ROCKY.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g402 Greek: anachoreo

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

"to withdraw" (ana, "back," choreo, "to make room, retire"), is translated "give place" in Mat 9:24.
See DEPART, No. 10.

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1502 Greek: eiko

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

"to yield, give way," is rendered "gave place" in Gal 2:5.

B-3 Verb Strong's Number: g1096 Greek: ginomai

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

"to become, take place," is translated "(a death) having taken place" in Hbr 9:15, RV, AV, "by means of (death)," referring, not to the circumstances of a testamentary disposition, but to the sacrifice of Christ as the basis of the New Covenant.

Note: For choreo in Jhn 8:37, AV, "hath... place," see COURSE, B.

C-1 Adverb Strong's Number: g3592 Greek: hode

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

"here, hither," is translated "to ('unto,' RV) this place" in Luk 23:5.

C-2 Adverb Strong's Number: g3837 Greek: pantachou

Place (Noun, Verb, Adverb):

"everywhere," is translated "in all places" in Act 24:3.


(1) For "in divers places," Mat 24:7, etc., see DIVERS, B, Note.

(2) In the following the RV gives the correct meaning: in Mar 6:10, ekeithen, "thence" (AV, "from that place"); in Hbr 2:6; 4:4, pou, "somewhere" (AV, "in a certain place"); in Mat 12:6, hode, "here" (AV, "in this place"); in Mar 6:10, hopou ean, "wheresoever" (AV, "in what place soever").

(3) The adjective entopios, "of that place," occurs in Act 21:12.

(4) In Jam 2:3 kalos, "well" (AV, marg.), is rendered "in a good place."


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