3622. oikonomia
Strong's Concordance
oikonomia: stewardship, administration
Original Word: οἰκονομία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: oikonomia
Phonetic Spelling: (oy-kon-om-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: stewardship
Definition: management of household affairs, stewardship, administration.
HELPS Word-studies

3622 oikonomía (from 3621 /oikonoméō, "a steward, managing a household") – properly, a stewardship, management (administration), i.e. where a person looks after another's affairs (resources).

[A "dispensation" can also refer to a special period of time (management). But this is a secondary (not primary) meaning of 3622 (oikonomía).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from oikonomeó
Definition
stewardship, administration
NASB Translation
administration (3), management (3), stewardship (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3622: οἰκονομία

οἰκονομία, οἰκονομίας, (οἰκονομέω), from Xenophon, and Plato down, "the management of a household or of household affairs; specifically, the management, oversight, administration, of others' property; the office of a manager or overseer, stewardship": Luke 16:2-4; hence, the word is transferred by Paul in a theocratic sense to the office (duty) intrusted to him by God (the lord and master) of proclaiming to men the blessings of the gospel, 1 Corinthians 9:17; , οἰκονομία τοῦ Θεοῦ, the office of administrator (stewardship) intrusted by God, Colossians 1:25. universally, administration, dispensation, which in a theocratic sense is ascribed to God himself as providing for man's salvation: αἵτινες ... οἰκονομίαν Θεοῦ τήν ἐν πίστει, which furnish matter for disputes rather than the (knowledge of the) dispensation of the things by which God has provided for and prepared salvation, which salvation must be embraced by faith, 1 Timothy 1:4 L T Tr WH; ἥν προέθετο ... καιρῶν, which good will he purposed to show with a view to (that) dispensation (of his) by which the times (namely, of infancy and immaturity cf. Galatians 4:1-4) were to be fulfilled, Ephesians 1:9f; οἰκονομία τῆς χάριτος τοῦ Θεοῦ τῆς δοθείσης μοι, that dispensation (or arrangement) by which the grace of God was granted me, Ephesians 3:2; οἰκονομία τοῦ μυστηρίου, the dispensation by which he carried out his secret purpose, Ephesians 3:9 G L T Tr WH.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dispensation, stewardship.

From oikonomos; administration (of a household or estate); specially, a (religious) "economy" -- dispensation, stewardship.

see GREEK oikonomos

Forms and Transliterations
οικονομια οἰκονομία οικονομιαν οικονομίαν οἰκονομίαν οικονομιας οικονομίας οἰκονομίας oikonomia oikonomía oikonomian oikonomían oikonomias oikonomías
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Strong's Greek 3622
9 Occurrences


οἰκονομία — 1 Occ.
οἰκονομίαν — 6 Occ.
οἰκονομίας — 2 Occ.

Luke 16:2 N-GFS
GRK: λόγον τῆς οἰκονομίας σου οὐ
NAS: an accounting of your management, for you can
KJV: of thy stewardship; for
INT: account of the stewardship of you not

Luke 16:3 N-AFS
GRK: ἀφαιρεῖται τὴν οἰκονομίαν ἀπ' ἐμοῦ
NAS: is taking the management away
KJV: from me the stewardship: I cannot dig;
INT: is taking away the management from me

Luke 16:4 N-GFS
GRK: ἐκ τῆς οἰκονομίας δέξωνταί με
NAS: I am removed from the management people will welcome
KJV: I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive
INT: from the management they might receive me

1 Corinthians 9:17 N-AFS
GRK: δὲ ἄκων οἰκονομίαν πεπίστευμαι
NAS: against my will, I have a stewardship entrusted
KJV: against my will, a dispensation [of the gospel] is committed unto me.
INT: however unwillingly an administration I am entrusted with

Ephesians 1:10 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς οἰκονομίαν τοῦ πληρώματος
NAS: with a view to an administration suitable
KJV: That in the dispensation of the fulness
INT: for [the] administration of the fullness

Ephesians 3:2 N-AFS
GRK: ἠκούσατε τὴν οἰκονομίαν τῆς χάριτος
NAS: you have heard of the stewardship of God's
KJV: ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace
INT: you heard of the administration of the grace

Ephesians 3:9 N-NFS
GRK: τίς ἡ οἰκονομία τοῦ μυστηρίου
NAS: what is the administration of the mystery
INT: what [is] the administration of the mystery

Colossians 1:25 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ τὴν οἰκονομίαν τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: according to the stewardship from God
KJV: according to the dispensation of God
INT: according to the administration of God

1 Timothy 1:4 N-AFS
GRK: μᾶλλον ἢ οἰκονομίαν θεοῦ τὴν
NAS: than [furthering] the administration of God
INT: rather than stewardship of God which [is]

9 Occurrences

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