1093. gé
Strong's Concordance
gé: the earth, land
Original Word: γῆ, γῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (ghay)
Definition: the earth, land
Usage: the earth, soil, land, region, country, inhabitants of a region.
HELPS Word-studies

1093 gḗ – properly, the physical earth; (figuratively) the "arena" we live in which operates in space and time which God uses to prepare us for eternity.

The physical earth (1093 /gḗ) is the temporary, probationary place to live out moral preferences "through the body," i.e. as free moral agents (cf. 2 Cor 5:1-10). In this way, God makes an eternal record of everything we do on the earth. Through faith, each scene of life becomes equally, eternally significant (cf. Mt 13:31,32,17:20; cf. also Lk 16:10; Lk 17:6; 2 Pet 1:1).

[The OT Hebrew term, 776 /asitía ("earth"), also refers to the physical earth as "God's arena" – "the physical theater" in which our eternal destiny freely plays out.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
the earth, land
NASB Translation
country (2), earth (165), earthly (1), ground (20), land (46), soil (16).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1093: γῆ

γῆ, genitive γῆς, (contracted from γεα, poetic γαῖα), the Sept. very often for אֶרֶץ and אֲדָמָה, earth;

1. arable land: Matthew 13:5, 8, 23; Mark 4:8, 20, 26, 28, 31; Luke 13:7; Luke 14:35 (34); John 12:24; Hebrews 6:7; James 5:7; Revelation 9:4; of the earthy material out of which a thing is formed, with the implied idea of frailty and weakness: ἐκ γῆς χοϊκός, 1 Corinthians 15:47.

2. the ground, the earth as a standing-place (German Boden): Matthew 10:29; Matthew 15:35; Matthew 23:35; Matthew 27:51; Mark 8:6; Mark 9:20; Mark 14:35; Luke 22:44 (L brackets WH reject the passage); ; John 8:6, 8 (i. e. Rec.); Acts 9:4, 8.

3. the main land, opposed to sea or water: Mark 4:1; Mark 6:47; Luke 5:3; Luke 8:27; John 6:21; John 21:8f, 11; Revelation 12:12.

4. the earth as a whole, the world (Latinterrarumorbis);

a. the earth as opposed to the heavens: Matthew 5:18, 35; Matthew 6:10; Matthew 16:19; Matthew 18:18; Matthew 24:35; Mark 13:31; Luke 2:14; John 12:32; Acts 2:19; Acts 4:24; 2 Peter 3:5, 7, 10, 13; Revelation 21:1; τά ἐπί τῆς γῆς the things and beings that are on the earth, Ephesians 1:10; Colossians 1:16 (T WH omit; L Tr brackets τά); involving a suggestion of mutability, frailty, infirmity, alike in thought and in action, Matthew 6:19; τά ἐπί τῆς γῆς (equivalent to τά ἐπίγεια, Philippians 3:19) terrestrial goods, pleasures, honors, Colossians 3:2 (opposed to τά ἄνω); τά μέλη ὑμῶν τά ἐπί τῆς γῆς the members of your earthly body, as it were the abode and instruments of corrupt desires, Colossians 3:5; ὤν ἐκ τῆς γῆς ... λαλεῖ (in contrast with Christ as having come from heaven) he who is of earthly (human) origin, has an earthly nature, and speaks as his earthly origin and nature prompt, John 3:31.

b. the inhabited earth, the abode of men and animals: Luke 21:35; Acts 1:8; Acts 10:12; Acts 11:6; Acts 17:26; Hebrews 11:13; Revelation 3:10; αἴρειν ζωήν τίνος or τινα ἀπό τῆς γῆς, Acts 8:33; Acts 22:22; κληρονομεῖν τήν γῆν (see κληρονομέω, 2), Matthew 5:5 (4); πῦρ βάλλειν ἐπί (Rec. εἰς) τήν γῆν, i. e. among men, Luke 12:49, cf. Luke 12:51 and Matthew 10:34; ἐπί τῆς γῆς among men, Luke 18:8; John 17:4.

5. a country, land enclosed within fixed boundaries, a tract of land, territory, region; simply, when it is plain from the context what land is meant, as that of the Jews: Luke 4:25; Luke 21:23; Romans 9:28; James 5:17; with a gentile noun added (then, as a rule, anarthrous, Winer's Grammar, 121 (114f)): γῆ Ἰσραήλ, Matthew 2:20f; Ιουδα, Matthew 2:6; Γεννησαρέτ, Matthew 14:34; Mark 6:53; Σοδομων καί Γομόρρων, Matthew 10:15; Matthew 11:24; Χαλδαίων, Acts 7:4; Αἴγυπτος (see Αἴγυπτος); Ἰουδαία γῆ, John 3:22; with the addition of an adjective: ἀλλότρια, Acts 7:6; ἐκείνῃ, Matthew 9:26, 31; with the genitive of person one's country, native land, Acts 7:3.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
country, ground, land, world.

Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) -- country, earth(-ly), ground, land, world.

Forms and Transliterations
γαίαις γαις γαιών γη γῇ γῆ γηγενείς γηγένεσι γηγενών γην γῆν ΓΗΣ γὴς γῆς ge gê gē gē̂ gêi gē̂i gen gên gēn gē̂n GeS gês GĒS gḕs gē̂s
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 2:6 N-VFS
GRK: σύ Βηθλεὲμ γῆ Ἰούδα οὐδαμῶς
KJV: Bethlehem, [in] the land of Juda,
INT: you Bethlehem land of Judah in no way

Matthew 2:20 N-AFS
GRK: πορεύου εἰς γῆν Ἰσραήλ τεθνήκασιν
NAS: and go into the land of Israel;
KJV: go into the land of Israel: for
INT: go into [the] land of Israel they have died

Matthew 2:21 N-AFS
GRK: εἰσῆλθεν εἰς γῆν Ἰσραήλ
NAS: and came into the land of Israel.
KJV: came into the land of Israel.
INT: came into [the] land of Israel

Matthew 4:15 N-VFS
GRK: Γῆ Ζαβουλὼν καὶ
KJV: The land of Zabulon, and
INT: Land of Zebulun and

Matthew 4:15 N-VFS
GRK: Ζαβουλὼν καὶ γῆ Νεφθαλίμ ὁδὸν
KJV: and the land of Nephthalim,
INT: of Zebulun and land of Naphtali way

Matthew 5:5 N-AFS
GRK: κληρονομήσουσιν τὴν γῆν
NAS: for they shall inherit the earth.
KJV: they shall inherit the earth.
INT: will inherit the earth

Matthew 5:13 N-GFS
GRK: ἅλας τῆς γῆς ἐὰν δὲ
NAS: You are the salt of the earth; but if
KJV: are the salt of the earth: but if
INT: salt of the earth if however

Matthew 5:18 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ γῆ ἰῶτα ἓν
NAS: heaven and earth pass
KJV: heaven and earth pass, one
INT: and the earth jot one

Matthew 5:35 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ γῇ ὅτι ὑποπόδιόν
NAS: or by the earth, for it is the footstool
KJV: Nor by the earth; for it is
INT: by the earth because [the] footstool

Matthew 6:10 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ ἐπὶ γῆς
NAS: be done, On earth as it is in heaven.
KJV: be done in earth, as [it is] in
INT: [so] also upon earth

Matthew 6:19 N-GFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ὅπου σὴς
NAS: treasures on earth, where
KJV: treasures upon earth, where moth
INT: upon the earth where moth

Matthew 9:6 N-GFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἀφιέναι ἁμαρτίας
NAS: authority on earth to forgive
KJV: power on earth to forgive sins,
INT: on the earth to forgive sins

Matthew 9:26 N-AFS
GRK: ὅλην τὴν γῆν ἐκείνην
NAS: throughout all that land.
KJV: all that land.
INT: all the land that

Matthew 9:31 N-DFS
GRK: ὅλῃ τῇ γῇ ἐκείνῃ
NAS: about Him throughout all that land.
KJV: all that country.
INT: all the land that

Matthew 10:15 N-DFS
GRK: ἀνεκτότερον ἔσται γῇ Σοδόμων καὶ
NAS: to you, it will be more tolerable for [the] land of Sodom
KJV: more tolerable for the land of Sodom
INT: More tolerable it will be for [the] land of Sodom and

Matthew 10:29 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν ἄνευ τοῦ
NAS: of them will fall to the ground apart
KJV: fall on the ground without your
INT: to the ground apart from the

Matthew 10:34 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν οὐκ ἦλθον
NAS: peace on the earth; I did not come
KJV: peace on earth: I came not
INT: to the earth not I came

Matthew 11:24 N-DFS
GRK: ὑμῖν ὅτι γῇ Σοδόμων ἀνεκτότερον
NAS: to you that it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom
KJV: more tolerable for the land of Sodom
INT: to you that for [the] land of Sodom more tolerable

Matthew 11:25 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ τῆς γῆς ὅτι ἔκρυψας
NAS: of heaven and earth, that You have hidden
KJV: and earth, because
INT: and the earth that you did hide

Matthew 12:40 N-GFS
GRK: καρδίᾳ τῆς γῆς τρεῖς ἡμέρας
NAS: nights in the heart of the earth.
KJV: in the heart of the earth.
INT: heart of the earth three days

Matthew 12:42 N-GFS
GRK: περάτων τῆς γῆς ἀκοῦσαι τὴν
NAS: from the ends of the earth to hear
KJV: the uttermost parts of the earth to hear
INT: ends of the earth to hear the

Matthew 13:5 N-AFS
GRK: οὐκ εἶχεν γῆν πολλήν καὶ
NAS: much soil; and immediately
KJV: not much earth: and forthwith
INT: not they had soil much and

Matthew 13:5 N-GFS
GRK: ἔχειν βάθος γῆς
NAS: no depth of soil.
KJV: no deepness of earth:
INT: having depth of soil

Matthew 13:8 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν τὴν καλὴν
NAS: on the good soil and yielded
KJV: into good ground, and brought forth
INT: upon the ground good

Matthew 13:23 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν καλὴν γῆν σπαρείς οὗτός
NAS: on the good soil, this
KJV: into the good ground is he
INT: the good ground having been sown this

Strong's Greek 1093
252 Occurrences

γῆ — 38 Occ.
γῆν — 78 Occ.
γῆς — 136 Occ.

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