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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Field, Cornfield

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1: ἀγρός
(Strong's #68 — Noun Masculine — agros — ag-ros' )

"a cultivated field," or "fields in the aggregate," e.g., Matthew 6:28 ; Mark 11:8 (some mss. here have dendron, "trees"); Luke 15:15 . See FARM.

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

"a space, place," then, (b) "land, country, region," is translated "fields" in John 4:35 ; James 5:4 . See COUNTRY.

3: χωρίον
(Strong's #5564 — Noun Neuter — chorion — kho-ree'-on )

a diminutive of No. 2, denotes (a) "a place, region," (b) "a piece of land, property," rendered "field" in Acts 1:18,19 . See LAND , PARCEL , PLACE , POSSESSION.

4: σπόριμος
(Strong's #4702 — Adjective — sporimos — spor'-ee-mos )

signifies "fit for sowing" (from sperio, "to sow"), and denotes "a cornfield," Matthew 12:1 ; Mark 2:23 ; Luke 6:1 . In the Sept., Genesis 1:29 ; Leviticus 11:37 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Field, Cornfield'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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