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Strong's #1712 - ἐμπόριον

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  1. a place were trade is carried on, esp. a seaport
    1. a mart, an emporium
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Strong #: 2181 ‑ זָנָה (zaw‑naw');  5603 ‑ סָפַן (saw‑fan');  7402 ‑ רָכַל (raw‑kal');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐμπόρ-ιον, τό,


1. trading-station, mart, factory, Hdt. 1.165, al., Th. 1.100, Ar. Av. 1523, IPE 12.47.9 (Olbia, i A. D.), etc.; προστάται τοῦ ἐ. Hdt. 2.178; ἐ. παρέχειν, of Corinth, Th. 1.13. market-centre for a district which had no πόλις, SIG 880.22 (Macedonia, iii A. D.).

2. τὸ ἐ., at Athens, the Exchange, where the merchants resorted, δανείσασθαι Χρήματα ἐν τῷ ἐμπορίῶ D. 35.1, cf. 18.309; ἐκ τοὐμπορίου τινές foreign merchants, Diph. 17.3, cf. 43.9.

II ἐμπόρια, τά, merchandise, X. Vect. 1.7.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐμπόριον (see ἐν, III. 3), ἐμπορίου, τό (ἔμπορος), a place where trade is carried on, especially a seaport; a mart, emporium; (Pliny,forum nundinarium): οἶκος ἐμπορίου a market house (epexegetical genitive (Winers Grammar, § 59, 8 a.; A. V. a house of merchandise)), John 2:16. (From Herodotus down; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐμπόριον , -ον , τό

(ἔμπορος ),

[in LXX: Deuteronomy 33:19 (H5603), Ezekiel 27:3 (H7402); . εἶναι , Isaiah 23:17 (H2181)*;]

a trading place, exchange: οἶκος ἐμπορίου , John 2:16.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Petr II. 45iii. 5 (B.C. 246) τὰς τιμὰς ἐν τῶι ἐμπορίωι, P Tebt I. 5.33 (B.C. 118) περ ]ὶ τῶν εἰσαγό [ντων ] διὰ τοῦ ξενικοῦ ἐμπορίου, ";in the case of persons importing goods through the foreign mart"; (Edd.), ib. 6.25 (B.C. 140–39) ἱεροδούλων ἀπὸ ἐμπορίων καὶ ἐργασιῶν καὶ μισθῶν τασσομένων, ";sacred slaves from trades and manufactures and salaries"; (Edd.). In Syll 932.21 (beginning of iii/A.D.) τὰ ὄντα ἐνπόρια is used simply of inhabited places : see Dittenberger’s note. On the form of the word, cf. Mayser Gr. p. 93.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
εμπόρια εμπόριον εμποριου εμπορίου ἐμπορίου εμπορίω emporiou emporíou
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