2970. kómos
Strong's Concordance
kómos: a village festival, revel
Original Word: κῶμος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: kómos
Phonetic Spelling: (ko'-mos)
Short Definition: a feasting, reveling
Definition: a feasting, reveling, carousal.
HELPS Word-studies

2970 kṓmos (originally, village-merrymaking that took place at the gathering of the grapes, Souter) – a riotous party (drunken feast) which hosted unbridled sexual immorality; hence, revelings (debauched "partying").

[2970 (kṓmos) had the original meaning, " 'a carousal,' such as a party of revelers parading the streets, or revels held in religious ceremonies, wild, furious, and ecstatic" (K. Wuest, Word Studies, Vol 2, Pastoral Epistles, 1 Peter, 112).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kómé
Definition
a village festival, revel
NASB Translation
carousing (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2970: κῶμος

κῶμος, κωμου, (from κεῖμαι; accordingly equivalent to German Gelag; cf. Curtius, § 45); from (Homer h. Merc., Theognis) Herodotus down; a revel, carousal, i. e. in the Greek writings properly, a nocturnal and riotous procession of half-drunken and frolicsome fellows who after supper parade through the streets with torches and music in honor of Bacchus or some other deity, and sing and play before the houses of their male and female friends; hence, used generally, of feasts and drinking-parties that are protracted till late at night and indulge in revelry; plural (revellings): Romans 13:13; Galatians 5:21; 1 Peter 4:3. (Wis. 14:23; 2 Macc. 6:4.) (Trench, § lxi.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
reveling, rioting.

From keimai; a carousal (as if letting loose) -- revelling, rioting.

see GREEK keimai

Forms and Transliterations
κωμοι κώμοι κῶμοι κωμοις κώμοις komoi kômoi kōmoi kō̂moi komois kōmois kṓmois
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3 Occurrences


κῶμοι — 1 Occ.
κώμοις — 2 Occ.

Romans 13:13 N-DMP
GRK: περιπατήσωμεν μὴ κώμοις καὶ μέθαις
NAS: as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness,
KJV: not in rioting and
INT: we should walk not in reveling and drinking

Galatians 5:21 N-NMP
GRK: φθόνοι μέθαι κῶμοι καὶ τὰ
NAS: drunkenness, carousing, and things like
KJV: drunkenness, revellings, and
INT: envyings drunkennesses carousing and things

1 Peter 4:3 N-DMP
GRK: ἐπιθυμίαις οἰνοφλυγίαις κώμοις πότοις καὶ
NAS: drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties
KJV: excess of wine, revellings, banquetings,
INT: lusts wine-drinking revels drinkings and

3 Occurrences

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