5561. chóra
Strong's Concordance
chóra: a space, place, land
Original Word: χώρα, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: chóra
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-rah)
Short Definition: region, land, fields
Definition: (a) a country or region, (b) the land, as opposed to the sea, (c) the country, distinct from town, (d) plur: fields.
HELPS Word-studies

5561 xṓra – country-land (the ordinary word for field); a wide-open area; "a larger tract than agros (68), . . . In two cases it refers to a rich man's estates; and in Jn 4:35, the Lord directs the attention of the disciples to a broad area or series of fields" (WS, 362).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a space, place, land
NASB Translation
country (15), fields (2), land (4), region (6), regions (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5561: χώρα

χώρα, χώρας, (ΧΑΩ (cf. Curtius, § 179), to lie open, be ready to receive), from Homer down, the Sept. for אֶרֶץ, מְדִינָה 'a province';

1. properly, the space lying between two places or limits.

2. a region or country; i. e. a tract of land: χώρα ἐγγύς τῆς ἐρήμου, John 11:54; (in an elliptical phrase, ἀστραπή () ἀστράπτουσα ἐκ τῆς ὑπό τόν οὐρανόν εἰς τήν ὑπ' οὐρανόν λάμπει, A. V. part ... part, Luke 17:24 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 64, 5); on the ellipsis of χώρα in other phrases (ἐξ ἀναντιας, ἐν δεξιά, etc.), see Winers Grammar, the passage cited; Buttmann, 82 (72)); land as opposed to the sea, Acts 27:27; land as inhabited, a province or country, Mark 5:10; ( L marginal reading T Tr WH); Luke 15:13-15; Luke 19:12; Acts 13:49; with a genitive of the name of the region added: Τραχωνίτιδος, Luke 3:1; τῆς Ἰουδαίας, Acts 26:20; ((or an equivalent adjective)) Γαλατικη, Acts 16:6; Acts 18:23; τῶν Ἰουδαίων, Acts 10:39; plural τῆς Ἰουδαίας καί Σαμαρείας (A. V. regions), Acts 8:1; ἐν χώρα καί σκιά θανάτου, in a region of densest darkness (see σκιά, a), Matthew 4:16; τίνος, the country of one, Matthew 2:12; χώρα for its inhabitants, Mark 1:5; Acts 12:20; the (rural) region environing a city or village, the country, Luke 2:8; Γεργεσηνῶν, Γερασηνῶν, Γαδαρηνῶν, Matthew 8:28; Mark 5:1; Luke 8:26; the region with towns and villages which surrounds the metropolis, John 11:55.

3. land which is plowed or cultivated, ground: Luke 12:16; plural, Luke 21:21 (R. V. country); John 4:35 (A. V. fields); James 5:4 (A. V. fields). (Synonym: see τόπος, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
county, fields, ground, land, region.

Feminine of a derivative of the base of chasma through the idea of empty expanse; room, i.e. A space of territory (more or less extensive; often including its inhabitants) -- coast, county, fields, ground, land, region. Compare topos.

see GREEK topos

see GREEK chasma

Forms and Transliterations
χωρα χώρα χώρᾳ χώραι χώραί χωραις χώραις χωραν χώραν χωρας χώρας χωρών chora chōra chṓra chṓrāi chorais chōrais chṓrais choran chōran chṓran choras chōras chṓras
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28 Occurrences


χώρᾳ — 5 Occ.
χώραις — 1 Occ.
χώραν — 14 Occ.
χώρας — 8 Occ.

Matthew 2:12 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν χώραν αὐτῶν
NAS: the magi left for their own country by another
KJV: into their own country another way.
INT: into the country of them

Matthew 4:16 N-DFS
GRK: καθημένοις ἐν χώρᾳ καὶ σκιᾷ
NAS: WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW
KJV: sat in the region and shadow
INT: were sitting in [the] land and shadow

Matthew 8:28 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν χώραν τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν
NAS: to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes,
KJV: into the country of the Gergesenes,
INT: to the region of the Gadarenes

Mark 1:5 N-NFS
GRK: ἡ Ἰουδαία χώρα καὶ οἱ
NAS: And all the country of Judea was going
KJV: him all the land of Judaea, and
INT: the of Judea region and they

Mark 5:1 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν χώραν τῶν Γερασηνῶν
NAS: of the sea, into the country of the Gerasenes.
KJV: into the country of the Gadarenes.
INT: to the region of the Gerasenes

Mark 5:10 N-GFS
GRK: ἔξω τῆς χώρας
NAS: not to send them out of the country.
KJV: away out of the country.
INT: out of the country

Mark 6:55 N-AFS
GRK: ὅλην τὴν χώραν ἐκείνην καὶ
NAS: that whole country and began
INT: all the country that and

Luke 2:8 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ χώρᾳ τῇ αὐτῇ
NAS: In the same region there were [some] shepherds
KJV: the same country shepherds
INT: in the region same

Luke 3:1 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ Τραχωνίτιδος χώρας καὶ Λυσανίου
NAS: was tetrarch of the region of Ituraea
KJV: and of the region of Trachonitis,
INT: and of Trachonitis [the] region and Lysanias

Luke 8:26 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν χώραν τῶν Γερασηνῶν
NAS: they sailed to the country of the Gerasenes,
KJV: at the country of the Gadarenes,
INT: to the region of the Gerasenes

Luke 12:16 N-NFS
GRK: εὐφόρησεν ἡ χώρα
NAS: saying, The land of a rich
KJV: saying, The ground of a certain
INT: brought forth abundantly the ground

Luke 15:13 N-AFS
GRK: ἀπεδήμησεν εἰς χώραν μακράν καὶ
NAS: into a distant country, and there
KJV: into a far country, and there
INT: went away into a country distant and

Luke 15:14 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ τὴν χώραν ἐκείνην καὶ
NAS: occurred in that country, and he began
KJV: in that land; and he
INT: throughout the country that and

Luke 15:15 N-GFS
GRK: πολιτῶν τῆς χώρας ἐκείνης καὶ
NAS: of the citizens of that country, and he sent
KJV: a citizen of that country; and he sent
INT: citizens the country of that and

Luke 19:12 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπορεύθη εἰς χώραν μακρὰν λαβεῖν
NAS: to a distant country to receive
KJV: a far country to receive
INT: proceeded to a country distant to receive

Luke 21:21 N-DFP
GRK: ἐν ταῖς χώραις μὴ εἰσερχέσθωσαν
NAS: who are in the country must not enter
KJV: them that are in the countries enter
INT: in the countries not let them enter

John 4:35 N-AFP
GRK: θεάσασθε τὰς χώρας ὅτι λευκαί
NAS: and look on the fields, that they are white
KJV: and look on the fields; for they are
INT: see the fields for white

John 11:54 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν χώραν ἐγγὺς τῆς
NAS: from there to the country near
KJV: unto a country near
INT: into the region near the

John 11:55 N-GFS
GRK: ἐκ τῆς χώρας πρὸ τοῦ
NAS: up to Jerusalem out of the country before
KJV: out of the country up
INT: out of the region before the

Acts 8:1 N-AFP
GRK: κατὰ τὰς χώρας τῆς Ἰουδαίας
NAS: throughout the regions of Judea
KJV: throughout the regions of Judaea
INT: throughout the countries of Judea

Acts 10:39 N-DFS
GRK: τε τῇ χώρᾳ τῶν Ἰουδαίων
NAS: both in the land of the Jews
KJV: both in the land of the Jews, and
INT: both the region of the Jews

Acts 12:20 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτῶν τὴν χώραν ἀπὸ τῆς
NAS: because their country was fed
KJV: because their country was nourished by
INT: their region by the

Acts 13:49 N-GFS
GRK: ὅλης τῆς χώρας
NAS: through the whole region.
KJV: throughout all the region.
INT: all the region

Acts 16:6 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ Γαλατικὴν χώραν κωλυθέντες ὑπὸ
NAS: and Galatian region, having been forbidden
KJV: and the region of Galatia,
INT: and the Galatian region having been forbidden by

Acts 18:23 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν Γαλατικὴν χώραν καὶ Φρυγίαν
NAS: the Galatian region and Phrygia,
KJV: and went over [all] the country of Galatia
INT: the Galatian region and Phrygian

28 Occurrences

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