4633. skéné
Strong's Concordance
skéné: a tent
Original Word: σκηνή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: skéné
Phonetic Spelling: (skay-nay')
Short Definition: a tent, tabernacle
Definition: a tent, booth, tabernacle, abode, dwelling, mansion, habitation.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a tent
NASB Translation
dwellings (1), tabernacle (15), tabernacles (3), tents (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4633: σκηνή

σκηνή, σκηνῆς, (from the root, ska 'to cover' etc.; cf. σκιά, σκότος, etc.; Latincasa, cassis, castrum; English shade, etc.; Curtius, § 112; Vanicek, p. 1054f), from (Aeschylus), Sophocles and Thucydides down; the Sept. chiefly for אֹהֶל, often also for מִשְׁכָּן, also for סֻכָּה; a tent, tabernacle (made of green boughs, or skins, or other materials): Matthew 17:4; Mark 9:5; Luke 9:33; Hebrews 11:9; αἱ αἰώνιοι σκηναί (see αἰώνιος, 3), Luke 16:9 (et dabo iis tabernacula aeterna quae praeparaveram illis, 4 (5) Esdr. ); of that well known movable temple of God after the pattern of which the temple at Jerusalem was subsequently built (cf. B. D., under the word ): Hebrews 8:5; Hebrews 9:1 Rec.st, 21; with τοῦ μαρτυρίου added (see μαρτύριον, c. at the end), Acts 7:44; the temple is called σκηνή in Hebrews 13:10; σκηνή πρώτη, the front part of the tabernacle (and afterward of the temple), the Holy place, Hebrews 9:2, 6, 8; of the Holy of holies, Hebrews 9:3; the name is transferred to heaven, as the true dwelling-place of God and the prototype of the earthly 'tabernacle' or sanctuary, Hebrews 9:11; Revelation 13:6; hence, σκηνή ἀληθινή, heaven, Hebrews 8:2; with a reference to this use of the word, it is declared that when the kingdom of God is perfectly established σκηνή τοῦ Θεοῦ will be μετά τῶν (after the analogy of σκηνουν μετά τίνος), Revelation 21:3; ναός τῆς σκηνῆς τοῦ μαρτυρίου (see μαρτύριον, c. at the end), the heavenly temple, in which was the tabernacle of the covenant, i. e. the inmost sanctuary oradytum, Revelation 15:5. σκηνή τοῦ Μολόχ, the tabernacle i. e. portable shrine of Moloch, Acts 7:43 (for the Orientals on their journeys and military expeditions used to carry with them their deities, together with shrines for them; hence, ἱερά σκηνή of the Carthaginians in Diodorus 20, 65, where see Wesseling (but cf. סִכּוּת in Mühlau and Volck's Gesenius, or the recent commentaries on Amos 5:26)). σκηνή Δαυίδ (from Amos 9:11 for סֻכָּה), the hut (tabernacle) of David, seems to be employed, in contempt, of his house, i. e. family reduced to decay and obscurity, Acts 15:16 (otherwise דָּוִד אֹהֶל in Isaiah 16:5).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
habitation, tabernacle.

Apparently akin to skeuos and skia; a tent or cloth hut (literally or figuratively) -- habitation, tabernacle.

see GREEK skia

see GREEK skeuos

Forms and Transliterations
σκη΄νς σκηναί σκηναις σκηναίς σκηναῖς σκηνας σκηνάς σκηνὰς σκηνη σκηνή σκηνὴ σκηνῇ σκηνην σκηνήν σκηνὴν σκηνης σκηνής σκηνῆς σκηνών skenais skenaîs skēnais skēnaîs skenas skenás skenàs skēnas skēnás skēnàs skene skenḕ skēnē skēnḕ skenêi skēnē̂i skenen skenḗn skenḕn skēnēn skēnḗn skēnḕn skenes skenês skēnēs skēnē̂s
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Strong's Greek 4633
20 Occurrences


σκηναῖς — 1 Occ.
σκηνάς — 4 Occ.
σκηνὴ — 5 Occ.
σκηνὴν — 6 Occ.
σκηνῆς — 4 Occ.

Matthew 17:4 N-AFP
GRK: ὧδε τρεῖς σκηνάς σοὶ μίαν
NAS: three tabernacles here,
KJV: here three tabernacles; one for thee,
INT: here three tabernacles for you one

Mark 9:5 N-AFP
GRK: ποιήσωμεν τρεῖς σκηνάς σοὶ μίαν
NAS: three tabernacles, one
KJV: three tabernacles; one
INT: let us make three tabernacles for you one

Luke 9:33 N-AFP
GRK: καὶ ποιήσωμεν σκηνὰς τρεῖς μίαν
NAS: three tabernacles: one
KJV: three tabernacles; one for
INT: and let us make tabernacles three one

Luke 16:9 N-AFP
GRK: τὰς αἰωνίους σκηνάς
NAS: you into the eternal dwellings.
KJV: into everlasting habitations.
INT: the eternal dwellings

Acts 7:43 N-AFS
GRK: ἀνελάβετε τὴν σκηνὴν τοῦ Μολόχ
NAS: TOOK ALONG THE TABERNACLE OF MOLOCH
KJV: ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch,
INT: you took up the tabernacle of Moloch

Acts 7:44 N-NFS
GRK: σκηνὴ τοῦ μαρτυρίου
NAS: had the tabernacle of testimony
KJV: had the tabernacle of witness
INT: The tabernacle of the testimony

Acts 15:16 N-AFS
GRK: ἀνοικοδομήσω τὴν σκηνὴν Δαυὶδ τὴν
NAS: AND I WILL REBUILD THE TABERNACLE OF DAVID
KJV: will build again the tabernacle of David,
INT: will build again the tabernacle of David which

Hebrews 8:2 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ τῆς σκηνῆς τῆς ἀληθινῆς
NAS: and in the true tabernacle, which
KJV: of the true tabernacle, which
INT: and of the tabernacle true

Hebrews 8:5 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπιτελεῖν τὴν σκηνήν Ὅρα γάρ
NAS: to erect the tabernacle; for, SEE,
KJV: to make the tabernacle: for,
INT: to complete the tabernacle see indeed

Hebrews 9:2 N-NFS
GRK: σκηνὴ γὰρ κατεσκευάσθη
NAS: For there was a tabernacle prepared,
KJV: there was a tabernacle made;
INT: a tabernacle indeed was prepared

Hebrews 9:3 N-NFS
GRK: δεύτερον καταπέτασμα σκηνὴ ἡ λεγομένη
NAS: veil there was a tabernacle which is called
KJV: veil, the tabernacle which
INT: second veil a tabernacle which [is] called

Hebrews 9:6 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν πρώτην σκηνὴν διὰ παντὸς
NAS: the outer tabernacle performing
KJV: the first tabernacle, accomplishing
INT: the first tabernacle at all times everything

Hebrews 9:8 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς πρώτης σκηνῆς ἐχούσης στάσιν
NAS: while the outer tabernacle is still
KJV: while as the first tabernacle was
INT: the first tabernacle having a standing

Hebrews 9:11 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ τελειοτέρας σκηνῆς οὐ χειροποιήτου
NAS: and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands,
KJV: more perfect tabernacle, not
INT: and more perfect tabernacle not made by hand

Hebrews 9:21 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ τὴν σκηνὴν δὲ καὶ
NAS: both the tabernacle and all
KJV: both the tabernacle, and
INT: And the tabernacle too and

Hebrews 11:9 N-DFP
GRK: ἀλλοτρίαν ἐν σκηναῖς κατοικήσας μετὰ
NAS: [land], dwelling in tents with Isaac
KJV: dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac
INT: a foreign [country] in tents having dwelt with

Hebrews 13:10 N-DFS
GRK: οἱ τῇ σκηνῇ λατρεύοντες
NAS: those who serve the tabernacle have no
KJV: to eat which serve the tabernacle.
INT: who the tabernacle serve

Revelation 13:6 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ τὴν σκηνὴν αὐτοῦ τοὺς
NAS: His name and His tabernacle, [that is], those
KJV: his tabernacle, and
INT: and the tabernacle of him those who

Revelation 15:5 N-GFS
GRK: ναὸς τῆς σκηνῆς τοῦ μαρτυρίου
NAS: and the temple of the tabernacle of testimony
KJV: the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony
INT: temple of the tabernacle of the testimony

Revelation 21:3 N-NFS
GRK: Ἰδοὺ ἡ σκηνὴ τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: Behold, the tabernacle of God
KJV: Behold, the tabernacle of God
INT: Behold the tabernacle of God

20 Occurrences

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