3927. parepidémos
Strong's Concordance
parepidémos: sojourning in a strange place
Original Word: παρεπίδημος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: parepidémos
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ep-id'-ay-mos)
Short Definition: residing in a strange country, a stranger
Definition: residing in a strange country; subst: a stranger, sojourner.
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3927 parepídēmos – a sojourner (foreigner) – literally, someone "passing through" but still with personal relationship with the people in that locale (note the prefix, para, "close beside"). This temporary (but active) relationship is made necessary by circumstances. (These are defined only by the context.)

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from para and epidémos (sojourning in)
Definition
sojourning in a strange place
NASB Translation
exiles (1), reside as aliens (1), strangers (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3927: παρεπίδημος

παρεπίδημος, παρεπιδημον (see ἐπιδημέω), properly, "one who comes from a foreign country into a city or land to reside there by the side of the natives; hence, stranger; sojourning in a strange place, a foreigner" (Polybius 32, 22, 4; Athen. 5, p. 196 a.); in the N. T. metaphorically, in reference to heaven as the native country, one who sojourns on earth: so of Christians, 1 Peter 1:1; joined with πάροικοι, 1 Peter 2:11, cf. 1:17, (Christians πατριδας οἰκοῦσιν ἰδίας, ἀλλ' ὡς πάροικοι. μετεχουσι πάντων ὡς πολῖται, καί πανθ' ὑπομένουσιν ὡς ξένοι. πᾶσα ξένῃ πατρίς ἐστιν αὐτῶν καί πᾶσα πατρίς ξένῃ, Ep. ad Diogn. c. 5 [ET]); of the patriarchs, ξένοι καί παρεπίδημοί ἐπί τῆς γῆς, Hebrews 11:13 (Genesis 23:4; Psalm 38:13 (); παρεπιδημια τίς ἐστιν βίος, Aeschines dial. Socrates 3, 3, where see Fischer).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
pilgrim, stranger.

From para and the base of epidemeo; an alien alongside, i.e. A resident foreigner -- pilgrim, stranger.

see GREEK para

see GREEK epidemeo

Forms and Transliterations
παρεπιδημοι παρεπίδημοί παρεπιδημοις παρεπιδήμοις παρεπίδημος παρεπιδημους παρεπιδήμους parepidemoi parepidēmoi parepídemoí parepídēmoí parepidemois parepidēmois parepidḗmois parepidemous parepidēmous parepidḗmous
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παρεπίδημοί — 1 Occ.
παρεπιδήμοις — 1 Occ.
παρεπιδήμους — 1 Occ.

Hebrews 11:13 Adj-NMP
GRK: ξένοι καὶ παρεπίδημοί εἰσιν ἐπὶ
NAS: that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
KJV: strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
INT: strangers and exiles they are on

1 Peter 1:1 Adj-DMP
GRK: Χριστοῦ ἐκλεκτοῖς παρεπιδήμοις διασπορᾶς Πόντου
NAS: Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout
KJV: Christ, to the strangers scattered
INT: Christ to [the] elect exiles of [the] dispersion of Pontus

1 Peter 2:11 Adj-AMP
GRK: παροίκους καὶ παρεπιδήμους ἀπέχεσθαι τῶν
NAS: you as aliens and strangers to abstain
KJV: and pilgrims, abstain from
INT: strangers and exiles to abstain from

3 Occurrences

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