4174. politeia
Strong's Concordance
politeia: citizenship
Original Word: πολιτεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: politeia
Phonetic Spelling: (pol-ee-ti'-ah)
Definition: citizenship
Usage: (a) commonwealth, polity; citizen body, (b) (the Roman) citizenship, citizen-rights, franchise.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from politeuomai
NASB Translation
citizenship (1), commonwealth (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4174: πολιτεία

πολιτεία, πολιτείας, (πολιτεύω);

1. the administration of civil affairs (Xenophon, mem. 3, 9, 15; Aristophanes, Aeschines, Demosthenes (others)).

2. a state, commonwealth (2 Macc. 4:11 2Macc. 8:17 2Macc. 13:14; Xenophon, Plato, Thucydides (others)): with a genitive of the possessor, τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, spoken of the theocratic or divine commonwealth, Ephesians 2:12.

3. citizenship, the rights of a citizen (some make this sense the primary one): Acts 22:28 (3Macc. 3:21, 23; Herodotus 9, 34; Xenophon, Hell. 1, 1, 26; 1, 2, 10; (4, 4, 6, etc.); Demosthenes, Polybius, Diodorus, Josephus, others).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From polites ("polity"); citizenship; concretely, a community -- commonwealth, freedom.

see GREEK polites

Forms and Transliterations
πολιτειαν πολιτείαν πολιτειας πολιτείας politeian politeían politeias politeías
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 22:28 N-AFS
GRK: κεφαλαίου τὴν πολιτείαν ταύτην ἐκτησάμην
NAS: this citizenship with a large
KJV: I this freedom. And Paul
INT: sum the citizenship this bought

Ephesians 2:12 N-GFS
GRK: ἀπηλλοτριωμένοι τῆς πολιτείας τοῦ Ἰσραὴλ
NAS: excluded from the commonwealth of Israel,
KJV: being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel,
INT: alienated from the commonwealth of Israel

Strong's Greek 4174
2 Occurrences

πολιτείαν — 1 Occ.
πολιτείας — 1 Occ.

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