3581. xenos
Strong's Concordance
xenos: foreign, a foreigner, guest
Original Word: ξένος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: xenos
Phonetic Spelling: (xen'-os)
Short Definition: new, novel, a foreigner
Definition: alien, new, novel; noun: a guest, stranger, foreigner.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
foreign, a foreigner, guest
NASB Translation
host (1), strange (2), strange thing (1), stranger (4), strangers (6).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3581: ξένος

ξένος, ξένῃ, ξένον, from Homer down, masculine a guest-friend (Latinhopes (of parties bound by ties of hospitality)), i. e.:

1. a foreigner, stranger (opposed to ἐπιχώριος, Plato, Phaedo c. 2, p. 59 b.; Josephus, b. j. 5, 1, 3);

a. properly: Matthew 25:35, 38, 43; Matthew 27:7; 3 John 1:5; ξένοι καί παρεπίδημοί ἐπί τῆς γῆς, Hebrews 11:13; οἱ ἐπιδημοῦντες ξένοι, Acts 17:21; opposed to συμπολίτης, Ephesians 2:19; (the Sept. for אֹרֵחַ, a traveler, 2 Samuel 12:4, Alex. manuscript; for נֵר, Job 31:32; several times for נָכְרִי). (as adjective with) δαιμόνια, Acts 17:18.

b. tropically, α. alien (from a person or thing); without knowledge of, without a share in: with a genitive of the thing, τῶν διαθηκῶν τῆς ἐπαγγελίας, Ephesians 2:12 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 4, 6) (τοῦ λόγου, Sophocles O. T. 219). β. new, unheard of: διδαχαι, Hebrews 13:9; ξένον τί a strange, wonderful thing, 1 Peter 4:12 (Aeschylus Prom. 688; Diodorus 3, 15 and 52; others).

2. one echo receives and entertains another hospitably; with whom he stays or lodges, a host: ξένος μου, Romans 16:23, where καί τῆς ἐκκλησίας ὅλης is added, i. e. either 'who receives hospitably all the members of the church who cross his threshold,' or 'who kindly permits the church to worship in his house' (Fritzsche).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
host, stranger.

Apparently a primary word; foreign (literally, alien, or figuratively, novel); by implication, a guest or (vice-versa) entertainer -- host, strange(-r).

Forms and Transliterations
ξεναις ξέναις ξένη ξενοι ξένοι ξενοις ξένοις ξενον ξένον ξενος ξενός ξένος ξενου ξένου ξενους ξένους ξένω Ξενων Ξένων xenais xénais xenoi xénoi xenois xénois xenon Xenōn xénon Xénōn xenos xénos xenou xénou xenous xénous
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14 Occurrences


ξέναις — 1 Occ.
Ξένων — 1 Occ.
ξένοι — 4 Occ.
ξένοις — 1 Occ.
ξένον — 2 Occ.
ξένος — 3 Occ.
ξένου — 1 Occ.
ξένους — 1 Occ.

Matthew 25:35 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἐποτίσατέ με ξένος ἤμην καὶ
NAS: and you gave Me [something] to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited
KJV: drink: I was a stranger, and ye took
INT: you gave to drink me a stranger I was and

Matthew 25:38 Adj-AMS
GRK: σε εἴδομεν ξένον καὶ συνηγάγομεν
NAS: did we see You a stranger, and invite
KJV: thee a stranger, and
INT: you saw we a stranger and took [you] in

Matthew 25:43 Adj-NMS
GRK: ξένος ἤμην καὶ
NAS: I was a stranger, and you did not invite
KJV: I was a stranger, and ye took
INT: a stranger I was and

Matthew 25:44 Adj-AMS
GRK: διψῶντα ἢ ξένον ἢ γυμνὸν
NAS: thirsty, or a stranger, or naked,
KJV: athirst, or a stranger, or naked,
INT: thirsting or a stranger or naked

Matthew 27:7 Adj-DMP
GRK: ταφὴν τοῖς ξένοις
NAS: Field as a burial place for strangers.
KJV: to bury strangers in.
INT: a burial place for the strangers

Acts 17:18 Adj-GNP
GRK: οἱ δέ Ξένων δαιμονίων δοκεῖ
NAS: to be a proclaimer of strange deities,--
KJV: a setter forth of strange gods:
INT: Others moreover Of foreign gods he seems

Acts 17:21 Adj-NMP
GRK: οἱ ἐπιδημοῦντες ξένοι εἰς οὐδὲν
NAS: the Athenians and the strangers visiting
KJV: and strangers which
INT: the visiting strangers in nothing

Romans 16:23 Adj-NMS
GRK: Γαῖος ὁ ξένος μου καὶ
NAS: Gaius, host to me and to the whole
KJV: Gaius mine host, and of the whole
INT: Gaius the host of me and

Ephesians 2:12 Adj-NMP
GRK: Ἰσραὴλ καὶ ξένοι τῶν διαθηκῶν
NAS: of Israel, and strangers to the covenants
KJV: and strangers from the covenants
INT: of Israel and strangers from the covenants

Ephesians 2:19 Adj-NMP
GRK: οὐκέτι ἐστὲ ξένοι καὶ πάροικοι
NAS: you are no longer strangers and aliens,
KJV: no more strangers and
INT: no longer are you strangers and aliens

Hebrews 11:13 Adj-NMP
GRK: ὁμολογήσαντες ὅτι ξένοι καὶ παρεπίδημοί
NAS: and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles
KJV: that they were strangers and pilgrims
INT: having confessed that strangers and exiles

Hebrews 13:9 Adj-DFP
GRK: ποικίλαις καὶ ξέναις μὴ παραφέρεσθε
NAS: by varied and strange teachings;
KJV: with divers and strange doctrines. For
INT: various and strange not be carried about

1 Peter 4:12 Adj-GNS
GRK: γινομένῃ ὡς ξένου ὑμῖν συμβαίνοντος
NAS: as though some strange thing were happening
KJV: as though some strange thing happened
INT: [which is] taking place as if a strange thing to you [is] happening

3 John 1:5 Adj-AMP
GRK: καὶ τοῦτο ξένους
NAS: and especially [when they are] strangers;
KJV: and to strangers;
INT: and they are strangers

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