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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Region

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1: χώρα

(Strong's #5561 — Noun Feminine — chora — kho'-rah )

"a space lying between two limits, a country, land," is translated "region" in Matthew 4:16; Luke 3:1; Acts 8:1; 13:49; 16:6; 18:23 , RV. In the last three passages it has the technical sense of a subdivision of a Roman province, Lat. regio; as also No. 2 in Acts 14:6 . See COUNTRY , No. 3.

2: περίχωρος

(Strong's #4066 — Adjective — perichoros — per-ikh'-o-ros )

"a country or region round about" (peri), is translated "region round about" in Matthew 3:5; 14:35 , RV; Mark 1:28 (in some mss. Mark 6:55 ); Luke 3:3 , RV; 4:14; 4:37, RV; 7:17; Acts 14:6 (see No. 1). See COUNTRY , No. 4.

3: κλίμα

(Strong's #2824 — Noun Neuter — klima — klee'-mah )

"an inclination, slope," is translated "regions" in Romans 15:23 RV; 2 Corinthians 11:10; Galatians 1:21 . See PART , A, No. 3.

Note: For "regions beyond," 2 Corinthians 10:16 , AV, see PART , A, Note (9).

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Region'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/r/region.html. 1940.

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