3941. paroikos
Strong's Concordance
paroikos: dwelling near, foreign
Original Word: πάροικος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: paroikos
Phonetic Spelling: (par'-oy-kos)
Short Definition: a stranger, foreigner
Definition: foreign, alien, subst: a foreigner, sojourner.
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3941 pároikos (from 3844 /pará, "close beside" and 3624 /oíkos, "house") – properly, someone living close to others as a temporary dweller, i.e. in a specific locale as a non-citizen with limited rights (identification).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from para and oikos
Definition
dwelling near, foreign
NASB Translation
alien (1), aliens (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3941: πάροικος

πάροικος, πάροικον (παρά and οἶκος);

1. in classical Greek dwelling near, neighboring.

2. in the Scriptures a stranger, foreigner, one who lives in a place without the right of citizenship; (R. V. sojourner); the Sept. for גֵּר and תּושָׁב (see παροικέω 2, and παροικία (and cf. Schmidt, Syn., 43, 5; Liddell and Scott, under the word)): followed by ἐν with the dative of place, Acts 7:6, 29; metaphorically, without citizenship in God's kingdom: joined with ξένος and opposed to συμπολίτης, Ephesians 2:19 (μόνος κύριος Θεός πολίτης ἐστι, πάροικον δέ καί ἐπηλυτον τό γενητον ἅπαν, Philo de cherub. § 34 (cf. Mangey 1:161 note)); one who lives on earth as a stranger, a sojourner on the earth: joined with παρεπίδημος (which see), of Christians, whose fatherland is heaven, 1 Peter 2:11. (Cf. Ep. ad Diognet. § 5, 5 [ET].)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
foreigner, sojourn, stranger.

From para and oikos; having a home near, i.e. (as noun) a by-dweller (alien resident) -- foreigner, sojourn, stranger.

see GREEK para

see GREEK oikos

Forms and Transliterations
παροικοι πάροικοι παροικον πάροικον παροικος πάροικος πάροικός παροίκου παροικους παροίκους παροίκω παροίκων paroikoi pároikoi paroikon pároikon paroikos pároikos paroikous paroíkous
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4 Occurrences


πάροικοι — 1 Occ.
πάροικον — 1 Occ.
πάροικος — 1 Occ.
παροίκους — 1 Occ.

Acts 7:6 Adj-NNS
GRK: σπέρμα αὐτοῦ πάροικον ἐν γῇ
NAS: that his DESCENDANTS WOULD BE ALIENS IN A FOREIGN
KJV: seed should sojourn in a strange
INT: descendants of him a sojourner in a land

Acts 7:29 Adj-NMS
GRK: καὶ ἐγένετο πάροικος ἐν γῇ
NAS: AND BECAME AN ALIEN IN THE LAND
KJV: and was a stranger in the land
INT: and became exiled in [the] land

Ephesians 2:19 Adj-NMP
GRK: ξένοι καὶ πάροικοι ἀλλὰ ἐστὲ
NAS: strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens
KJV: and foreigners, but
INT: strangers and aliens but are

1 Peter 2:11 Adj-AMP
GRK: παρακαλῶ ὡς παροίκους καὶ παρεπιδήμους
NAS: I urge you as aliens and strangers
KJV: [you] as strangers and
INT: I exhort [you] as strangers and exiles

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