kómos: a village festival, revelOriginal Word: κῶμος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (ko'-mos)
Short Definition: a feasting, reveling
Definition: a feasting, reveling, carousal.
2970 kṓmos (originally, village-merrymaking that took place at the gathering of the grapes, Souter) – a riotous party (drunken feast) which hosted unbridled sexual immorality; hence, revelings (debauched "partying").
[2970 (kṓmos) had the original meaning, " 'a carousal,' such as a party of revelers parading the streets, or revels held in religious ceremonies, wild, furious, and ecstatic" (K. Wuest, Word Studies, Vol 2, Pastoral Epistles, 1 Peter, 112).]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a village festival, revel
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2970: κῶμος
κῶμος, κωμου, ὁ (from κεῖμαι; accordingly equivalent to German Gelag; cf. Curtius, § 45); from (Homer h. Merc., Theognis) Herodotus down; a revel, carousal, i. e. in the Greek writings properly, a nocturnal and riotous procession of half-drunken and frolicsome fellows who after supper parade through the streets with torches and music in honor of Bacchus or some other deity, and sing and play before the houses of their male and female friends; hence, used generally, of feasts and drinking-parties that are protracted till late at night and indulge in revelry; plural (revellings): Romans 13:13; Galatians 5:21; 1 Peter 4:3. (Wis. 14:23; 2 Macc. 6:4.) (Trench, § lxi.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancereveling, rioting.
From keimai; a carousal (as if letting loose) -- revelling, rioting.
see GREEK keimai
Forms and Transliterationsκωμοι κώμοι κῶμοι κωμοις κώμοις komoi kômoi kōmoi kō̂moi komois kōmois kṓmois
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2970
κῶμοι — 1 Occ.
κώμοις — 2 Occ.
Romans 13:13 N-DMP
GRK: περιπατήσωμεν μὴ κώμοις καὶ μέθαις
NAS: as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness,
KJV: not in rioting and
INT: we should walk not in reveling and drinking