démos: a district or country, the common people, esp. the people assembledOriginal Word: δῆμος, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (day'-mos)
Short Definition: the people, multitude, rabble
Definition: properly: the people, especially citizens of a Greek city in popular assembly, but in NT, multitude, rabble.
In the NT, 1218 (dḗmos) refers to people unified in conviction and showing it in public opinion, i.e. their "collective persuasion."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain origin
a district or country, the common people, esp. the people assembled
assembly (2), people (2).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1218: δῆμος
δῆμος, δήμου ὁ, the people, the mass of the people assembled in a public place: Acts 12:22; Acts 19:33; ἄγειν (R G), εἰσελθεῖν εἰς τόν δῆμον: Acts 17:5 (L T Tr WH προάγειν); Acts 19:30. (From Homer down.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancepeople.
From deo; the public (as bound together socially) -- people.
see GREEK deo
Forms and Transliterationsδήμοι δήμοις δημον δήμον δῆμον δημος δήμος δῆμος δήμου δήμους δημω δήμω δήμῳ δήμων demo dēmō dḗmoi dḗmōi demon dêmon dēmon dē̂mon demos dêmos dēmos dē̂mos
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1218
δήμῳ — 1 Occ.
δῆμον — 2 Occ.
δῆμος — 1 Occ.
Acts 12:22 N-NMS
GRK: ὁ δὲ δῆμος ἐπεφώνει Θεοῦ
NAS: The people kept crying out, The voice
KJV: And the people gave a shout,
INT: and [the] people were crying out Of a god