4175. politeuma
Strong's Concordance
politeuma: a form of government, citizenship
Original Word: πολίτευμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: politeuma
Phonetic Spelling: (pol-it'-yoo-mah)
Short Definition: a state, commonwealth
Definition: a state, commonwealth.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from politeuomai
Definition
a form of government, citizenship
NASB Translation
citizenship (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4175: πολίτευμα

πολίτευμα, πολιτευματος, τό (πολιτεύω), in Greek writings from Plato down;

1. the administration of civil affairs or of a commonwealth (R. V. text (Phil. as below) citizenship).

2. the constitution of a commonwealth, form of government and the laws by which it is administered.

3. a state, commonwealth (so R. V. marginal reading): ἡμῶν, the commonwealth whose citizens we are (see πόλις, b.), Philippians 3:20, cf. Meyer and Wiesinger at the passage; of Christians it is said ἐπί γῆς διατριβουσιν, ἀλλ' ἐν οὐρανῷ πολιτευονται, Epist. ad Diogn. c. 5 [ET]; (τῶν σοφῶν ψυχαί) πατρίδα μέν τόν οὐράνιον χῶρον, ἐν πολιτευονται, ξένον τόν περιγειον ἐν παρῴκησαν νομιζουσαι, Philo de confus. ling. § 17; (γυναῖκες ... τῷ τῆς ἀρετῆς ἐγγεγραμμεναι πολιτευματι, de agricult. § 17 at the end. Cf. especially Lightfoot on Philippians, the passage cited).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
citizenship, community, conversation.

From politeuomai; a community, i.e. (abstractly) citizenship (figuratively) -- conversation.

see GREEK politeuomai

Forms and Transliterations
πολιτευμα πολίτευμα politeuma políteuma
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πολίτευμα — 1 Occ.

Philippians 3:20 N-NNS
GRK: γὰρ τὸ πολίτευμα ἐν οὐρανοῖς
NAS: For our citizenship is in heaven,
KJV: For our conversation is in
INT: indeed the citizenship in [the] heavens

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