2836. koilia
Strong's Concordance
koilia: belly
Original Word: κοιλία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: koilia
Phonetic Spelling: (koy-lee'-ah)
Definition: belly
Usage: belly, abdomen, heart, a general term covering any organ in the abdomen, e.g. stomach, womb; met: the inner man.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from koilos (hollow)
NASB Translation
appetite (1), appetites (1), belly (1), innermost being (1), stomach (7), womb (11), wombs (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2836: κοιλία

κοιλία, κοιλίας, (κοῖλος hollow); the Sept. for בֶּטֶן, the belly; מֵעִים` the bowels; קֶרֶן, the interior, the midst of a thing; רֶחֶם, the womb; the belly: and

1. the whole belly, the entire cavity; hence ἄνω and κάτω κοιλία, the upper (i. e. the stomach) and the lower belly are distinguished; very often so in Greek writings from Herodotus down.

2. the lower belly, the alvine region, the receptacle of the excrement (Plutarch, symp. 7, 1, 3 under the end εἴπερ εἰς κοιλίαν ἐχώρει διά στομαχου πᾶν τό πινόμενον): Matthew 15:17; Mark 7:19.

3. the gullet (Latinstomachus): Matthew 12:40; Luke 15:16 (WH Tr marginal reading χορτασθῆναι ἐκ etc.); 1 Corinthians 6:13; Revelation 10:9f; δουλεύειν τῇ κοιλία, to be given up to the pleasures of the palate, to gluttony (see δουλεύω, 2 b.), Romans 16:18; also for ὧν Θεός κοιλία, Philippians 3:19; κοιλίας ὄρεξις, Sir. 23:6.

4. the womb, the place where the foetus is conceived and nourished till birth: Luke 1:41f, 44; Luke 2:21; Luke 11:27; Luke 23:29; John 3:4 (very often so in the Sept.; very rarely in secular authors; Epictetus diss. 3, 22, 74; of the uterus of animals, ibid. 2, 16, 43); ἐκ (beginning from (see ἐκ, IV. 1)) κοιλίας μητρός, Matthew 19:12; Luke 1:15; Acts 3:2; Acts 14:8; Galatians 1:15, (for אֵם מִבֶּטֶן, Psalm 21:11 (); (); Job 1:21; Isaiah 49:1; Judges 16:17 (the Vaticanus manuscript, ἀπό κοιλίας μητρός; cf. Winer's Grammar, 33 (32))).

5. in imitation of the Hebrew בֶּטֶן, tropically, the innermost part of a man, the soul, heart, as the seat of thought, feeling, choice (Job 15:35; Job 32:18 (the Sept. γαστήρ); Proverbs 18:8 (the Sept. ψυχή); (the Sept. σπλάγχνα); Habakkuk 3:16; Sir. 19:12 Sir. 51:21): John 7:38.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
belly, womb.

From koilos ("hollow"); a cavity, i.e. (especially) the abdomen; by implication, the matrix; figuratively, the heart -- belly, womb.

Forms and Transliterations
εκοιλοστάθμησε κοίλα κοίλη κοιλια κοιλία κοιλίᾳ κοιλιαι κοιλίαι κοιλιαν κοιλίαν κοιλιας κοιλίας κοίλιας κοίλον κοιλοστάθμοις κοιλώματι κοιλώματος κοιλωμάτων koilia koilía koiliai koilíai koilíāi koilian koilían koilias koilías
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 12:40 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ κοιλίᾳ τοῦ κήτους
KJV: in the whale's belly; so shall the Son
INT: in the belly of the great fish

Matthew 15:17 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν κοιλίαν χωρεῖ καὶ
NAS: passes into the stomach, and is eliminated?
KJV: goeth into the belly, and is cast out
INT: into the belly goes and

Matthew 19:12 N-GFS
GRK: οἵτινες ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς ἐγεννήθησαν
NAS: from their mother's womb; and there are eunuchs
KJV: [their] mother's womb: and
INT: who from [the] womb of [their] mother were born

Mark 7:19 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν κοιλίαν καὶ εἰς
NAS: into his heart, but into his stomach, and is eliminated?
KJV: but into the belly, and goeth out
INT: into the belly and into

Luke 1:15 N-GFS
GRK: ἔτι ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς αὐτοῦ
NAS: while yet in his mother's womb.
KJV: his mother's womb.
INT: even from [the] womb mother of his

Luke 1:41 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ κοιλίᾳ αὐτῆς καὶ
NAS: leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth
KJV: in her womb; and Elisabeth
INT: in the womb of her and

Luke 1:42 N-GFS
GRK: καρπὸς τῆς κοιλίας σου
NAS: [is] the fruit of your womb!
KJV: [is] the fruit of thy womb.
INT: fruit of the womb of you

Luke 1:44 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ κοιλίᾳ μου
NAS: the baby leaped in my womb for joy.
KJV: in my womb for joy.
INT: in the womb of me

Luke 2:21 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ κοιλίᾳ
NAS: before He was conceived in the womb.
KJV: was conceived in the womb.
INT: in the womb

Luke 11:27 N-NFS
GRK: Μακαρία ἡ κοιλία ἡ βαστάσασά
NAS: to Him, Blessed is the womb that bore
KJV: Blessed [is] the womb that bare
INT: Blessed the womb that has borne

Luke 23:29 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ κοιλίαι αἳ οὐκ
NAS: are the barren, and the wombs that never
KJV: and the wombs that
INT: and the wombs that never

John 3:4 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν κοιλίαν τῆς μητρὸς
NAS: into his mother's womb and be born,
KJV: his mother's womb, and be born?
INT: into the womb of the mother

John 7:38 N-GFS
GRK: ἐκ τῆς κοιλίας αὐτοῦ ῥεύσουσιν
NAS: said, From his innermost being will flow
KJV: out of his belly shall flow rivers
INT: out of the belly of him will flow

Acts 3:2 N-GFS
GRK: χωλὸς ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς αὐτοῦ
NAS: from his mother's womb was being carried
KJV: his mother's womb was carried, whom
INT: lame from womb of mother of him

Acts 14:8 N-GFS
GRK: χωλὸς ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς αὐτοῦ
NAS: from his mother's womb, who
KJV: his mother's womb, who never
INT: lame from [the] womb of [the] mother of him

Romans 16:18 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ ἑαυτῶν κοιλίᾳ καὶ διὰ
NAS: but of their own appetites; and by their smooth
KJV: but their own belly; and by
INT: the of themselves belly and by

1 Corinthians 6:13 N-DFS
GRK: βρώματα τῇ κοιλίᾳ καὶ ἡ
NAS: Food is for the stomach and the stomach
KJV: Meats for the belly, and the belly
INT: foods for the belly and the

1 Corinthians 6:13 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ κοιλία τοῖς βρώμασιν
NAS: is for the stomach and the stomach is for food,
KJV: and the belly for meats:
INT: and the belly the for foods

Galatians 1:15 N-GFS
GRK: με ἐκ κοιλίας μητρός μου
NAS: [even] from my mother's womb and called
KJV: my mother's womb, and called
INT: me from womb of mother of me

Philippians 3:19 N-NFS
GRK: θεὸς ἡ κοιλία καὶ ἡ
NAS: god is [their] appetite, and [whose] glory
KJV: God [is their] belly, and
INT: God [is] the belly and the

Revelation 10:9 N-AFS
GRK: σου τὴν κοιλίαν ἀλλ' ἐν
NAS: it; it will make your stomach bitter,
KJV: shall make thy belly bitter, but
INT: your belly but in

Revelation 10:10 N-NFS
GRK: ἐπικράνθη ἡ κοιλία μου
NAS: I had eaten it, my stomach was made bitter.
KJV: it, my belly was bitter.
INT: was made bitter the stomach of me

Strong's Greek 2836
22 Occurrences

κοιλίᾳ — 10 Occ.
κοιλίαι — 1 Occ.
κοιλίαν — 4 Occ.
κοιλίας — 7 Occ.

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