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Strong's #1137 - γωνία

Root Word (Etymology)
probably akin to (G1119)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. corner
    1. an external angle, a corner
    2. internal corner, i.e. a secret place
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3802 ‑ כָּתֵף (kaw‑thafe');  4740 ‑ מַקְצֹעָה (mak‑tso'‑ah, mak‑tso'‑ah, mak‑tso‑aw');  6438 ‑ פִּנָּה (pin‑naw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

γωνία, ἡ,


1. corner, angle, Hdt. 1.51, Pl. Men. 84d, etc.; γ. ἐπίπεδος, στερεά, plane, solid angle, Euc. 1 Def. 8,11 Def. 11; αἱ πρὸς τῇ βάσει γ. the angles at the base, Id. 1.5; ἡ ὑπὸ ΒΑΓ or ὑπὸ τῶν ΒΑΓ γ. the angle ΒΑΓ, Id. 1.9,al.

2. metaph., corner, secluded spot, ἐν γωνίᾳ ψιθυρίζειν Pl. Grg. 485d; ἐν γ. πεπραγμένον Acts 26:26.

3. of the four quarters of the compass, Ptol. Tetr. 29.

4. joint, Arist. PA 690a13.

II joiner's square, Pl. Phlb. 51c, Plu. Mar 19.

III cutwater of a bridge, D.S. 2.8. of persons, leader, chief, LXX 1 Ki. 14.38. (Akin to γόνυ.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

γωνία, γωνίας, (from Herodotus down), an angle, i. e.

a. an external angle, corner (German Ecke): τῶν πλατειῶν, Matthew 6:5; κεφαλή γωνίας, Matthew 21:42; Mark 12:10; Luke 20:17; Acts 4:11; 1 Peter 2:7 (פִּנָּה רֹאשׁ, Psalm 117:22 (), the head of the corner, i. e. the cornerstone (ἀκρογωνιαῖος, which see); αἱ τέσσαρες γωνίαι τῆς γῆς, the four extreme limits of the earth, Revelation 7:1; Revelation 20:8.

b. like German Winkel, Latinangulus, English (internal) corner, equivalent to a secret place: Acts 26:26 (so Plato, Gorgias, p. 485 d. βίον βιωναι ἐν γωνία, Epictetus diss. 2, 12, 17; (for other examples see Wetstein on Acts, the passage cited; Stallbaum on Plato, the passage cited)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

γωνία , -ας ,

(< γόνυ ),

[in LXX chiefly for H6438;]

an angle, a corner: Matthew 6:5, Acts 26:26; τ . τέσσαρας γ . τ . γῆς , Revelation 7:1; Revelation 20:8; κεφαλὴ γωνίας (H6438 H7218, Psalms 118:22, LXX), Matthew 21:42, Mark 12:10, Luke 20:17, Acts 4:11, 1 Peter 2:7.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Oxy II. 243.21 (A.D. 79) ἀπὸ τῆς βορινῆ [ς γω ]νίας τοῦ προπυλῶνος , ";from the northern angle of the gateway,"; P Lond 122.8 (magic, iv/A.D.) (= I. p. 116) ἐν ταῖ δ ̄ γωνίαις τοῦ οὐρανοῦ (cf. Revelation 7:1; Revelation 20:8). P Ryl II. 130.9 (A.D. 31) εἰς τὸν ὑπάρχοντά μοι περὶ Εὐημερείαν τῆς Θεμίστο (υ ) μερίδος ἐλαιῶνα ἐν τῇ γωνίᾳ , ";in the area of Euhemeria in the division of Themistes at the corner"; (Edd.). Ib. 156.13 (i/A.D.) ἀπὸ τῆς λιβικῆς γωνίας τοῦ πύργου . The noun was naturally used in architectural documents, like Syll 537 (iv/B.C.) ter. Schlageter, p. 12, gives instances of the adj. γωνιαῖος , ";angularis,"; from the inscriptions, remarking that it seems to be used principally in the Κοινή . In MGr γωνιά = ";corner,"; ";angle.";



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List of Word Forms
γνωίας γωνια γωνία γωνίᾳ γωνίαι γωνιαίον γωνιαις γωνίαις γωνίαν γωνιας γωνίας γωνιών δαβίρ gonia gōnia goníāi gōníāi goniais goníais gōniais gōníais gonias gonías gōnias gōnías
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