3952. parousia
Strong's Concordance
parousia: a presence, a coming
Original Word: παρουσία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: parousia
Phonetic Spelling: (par-oo-see'-ah)
Short Definition: presence, a coming, arrival, advent
Definition: (a) presence, (b) a coming, an arrival, advent, especially of the second coming of Christ.
HELPS Word-studies

3952 parousía (from parōn, "be present, arrive to enter into a situation") – properly, coming, especially the arrival of the owner who alone can deal with a situation (cf. LS). 3952 (parousía) is a "technical term with reference to the visit of a king or some other official, 'a royal visit' " (Souter) – "hence, in the NT, specifically of the Advent or Parousia of Christ" (A-S).

[3952 (parousía) is "used in the east as a technical expression for the royal visit of a king, or emperor. The word means literally 'the being beside,' thus, 'the personal presence' " (K. Wuest, 3, Bypaths, 33).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the pres. part. of pareimi
Definition
a presence, a coming
NASB Translation
coming (22), presence (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3952: παρουσία

παρουσία, παρουσίας, (παρών, παροῦσα, παρουσον, from πάρειμι which see) in Greek authors from the Tragg., Thucydides, Plato down; not found in the Sept.;

1. presence: 1 Corinthians 16:17; 2 Corinthians 10:10; opposed to ἀπουσίᾳ, Philippians 2:12 (2 Macc. 15:21; (Aristotle, phys. 2, 3, p. 195a, 14; metaphys. 4, 2, p. 1013b, 14; meteor. 4, 5, p. 382a, 33 etc.)).

2. the presence of one coming, hence, the coming, arrival, advent, ((Polybius 3, 41, 1. 8); Judith 10:18; 2 Macc. 8:12; (Hermas, sim. 5, 5, 3 [ET])): 2 Corinthians 7:6; 2 Thessalonians 2:9 (cf. ἀποκαλυφθήσεται; ... πάλιν πρός τινα, of a return, Philippians 1:26. In the N. T. especially of the advent, i. e. the future, visible, return from heaven of Jesus, the Messiah, to raise the dead, hold the last judgment, and set up formally and gloriously the kingdom of God: Matthew 24:3; παρουσία τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ ἀνθρώπου (27), 37, 39; τοῦ κυρίου, 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 1 Thessalonians 4:15; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 2:1; James 5:7; 2 Peter 3:4; Χριστοῦ, 2 Peter 1:16; αὐτοῦ, 1 Corinthians 15:23; (1 Thessalonians 2:19); 2 Thessalonians 2:8; 2 Peter 3:4; (1 John 2:28); τῆς τοῦ Θεοῦ ἡμέρας, 2 Peter 3:12. It is called in ecclesiastical writings δευτέρᾳ παρουσία, Ev. Nicod. c. 22 at the end; Justin Martyr, Apology 1, 52 (where see Otto's note); dialog contra Trypho, chapters 40, 110, 121; and is opposed to πρώτη παρουσία which took place in the incarnation, birth, and earthly career of Christ, Justin Martyr, dialog contra Trypho, chapters 52, 121, cf. 14, 32, 49, etc.; (cf. Ignatius ad Phil. 9 [ET] (and Lightfoot)); see ἔλευσις.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
coming, presence.

From the present participle of pareimi; a being near, i.e. Advent (often, return; specially, of Christ to punish Jerusalem, or finally the wicked); (by implication) physically, aspect -- coming, presence.

see GREEK pareimi

Forms and Transliterations
παρουσια παρουσία παρουσίᾳ παρουσιαν παρουσίαν παρουσιας παρουσίας parousia parousía parousíāi parousian parousían parousias parousías
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24 Occurrences


παρουσία — 15 Occ.
παρουσίαν — 3 Occ.
παρουσίας — 6 Occ.

Matthew 24:3 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς σῆς παρουσίας καὶ συντελείας
NAS: [will be] the sign of Your coming, and of the end
KJV: of thy coming, and
INT: the your coming and the completion

Matthew 24:27 N-NFS
GRK: ἔσται ἡ παρουσία τοῦ υἱοῦ
NAS: so will the coming of the Son
KJV: also the coming of the Son
INT: will be the coming of the Son

Matthew 24:37 N-NFS
GRK: ἔσται ἡ παρουσία τοῦ υἱοῦ
NAS: For the coming of the Son of Man
KJV: also the coming of the Son
INT: will be the coming of the Son

Matthew 24:39 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ παρουσία τοῦ υἱοῦ
NAS: so will the coming of the Son
KJV: also the coming of the Son
INT: moreover the coming of the Son

1 Corinthians 15:23 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ αὐτοῦ
NAS: who are Christ's at His coming,
KJV: at his coming.
INT: at the coming of him

1 Corinthians 16:17 N-DFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τῇ παρουσίᾳ Στεφανᾶ καὶ
NAS: over the coming of Stephanas
KJV: of the coming of Stephanas
INT: at the coming of Stephanas and

2 Corinthians 7:6 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ Τίτου
NAS: comforted us by the coming of Titus;
KJV: us by the coming of Titus;
INT: by the coming of Titus

2 Corinthians 7:7 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ αὐτοῦ ἀλλὰ
NAS: and not only by his coming, but also
KJV: by his coming only, but
INT: by the coming of him but

2 Corinthians 10:10 N-NFS
GRK: ἡ δὲ παρουσία τοῦ σώματος
NAS: but his personal presence is unimpressive
KJV: [his] bodily presence [is] weak,
INT: but [the] presence of the body

Philippians 1:26 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς ἐμῆς παρουσίας πάλιν πρὸς
NAS: Jesus through my coming to you again.
KJV: by my coming to you
INT: my coming again to

Philippians 2:12 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ μου μόνον
NAS: obeyed, not as in my presence only,
KJV: in my presence only, but
INT: in the presence of me only

1 Thessalonians 2:19 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ αὐτοῦ παρουσίᾳ
NAS: of our Lord Jesus at His coming?
KJV: at his coming?
INT: his coming

1 Thessalonians 3:13 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ τοῦ κυρίου
NAS: and Father at the coming of our Lord
KJV: Father, at the coming of our Lord
INT: at the coming of the Lord

1 Thessalonians 4:15 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν παρουσίαν τοῦ κυρίου
NAS: until the coming of the Lord,
KJV: unto the coming of the Lord
INT: to the coming of the Lord

1 Thessalonians 5:23 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ τοῦ κυρίου
NAS: without blame at the coming of our Lord
KJV: blameless unto the coming of our Lord
INT: at the coming of the Lord

2 Thessalonians 2:1 N-GFS
GRK: ὑπὲρ τῆς παρουσίας τοῦ κυρίου
NAS: with regard to the coming of our Lord
KJV: brethren, by the coming of our Lord
INT: by the coming of the Lord

2 Thessalonians 2:8 N-GFS
GRK: ἐπιφανείᾳ τῆς παρουσίας αὐτοῦ
NAS: by the appearance of His coming;
KJV: with the brightness of his coming:
INT: appearing of the coming of him

2 Thessalonians 2:9 N-NFS
GRK: ἐστὶν ἡ παρουσία κατ' ἐνέργειαν
NAS: [that is], the one whose coming is in accord
KJV: [Even him], whose coming is after
INT: is the coming according to [the] working

James 5:7 N-GFS
GRK: ἕως τῆς παρουσίας τοῦ κυρίου
NAS: until the coming of the Lord.
KJV: unto the coming of the Lord.
INT: until the coming of the Lord

James 5:8 N-NFS
GRK: ὅτι ἡ παρουσία τοῦ κυρίου
NAS: your hearts, for the coming of the Lord
KJV: for the coming of the Lord
INT: because the coming of the Lord

2 Peter 1:16 N-AFS
GRK: δύναμιν καὶ παρουσίαν ἀλλ' ἐπόπται
NAS: to you the power and coming of our Lord
KJV: the power and coming of our Lord
INT: power and coming but eyewitnesses

2 Peter 3:4 N-GFS
GRK: ἐπαγγελία τῆς παρουσίας αὐτοῦ ἀφ'
NAS: is the promise of His coming? For [ever] since
KJV: the promise of his coming? for since
INT: promise of the coming of him from

2 Peter 3:12 N-AFS
GRK: σπεύδοντας τὴν παρουσίαν τῆς τοῦ
NAS: for and hastening the coming of the day
KJV: hasting unto the coming of the day
INT: hastening the coming of the

1 John 2:28 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ αὐτοῦ
NAS: away from Him in shame at His coming.
KJV: at his coming.
INT: at the coming of him

24 Occurrences

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