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Strong's #2886 - κοσμικός

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  1. of or belonging to the world
    1. relating to the universe
    2. earthly
    3. worldly, i.e. having the character of this present corrupt age
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κοσμ-ικός, ή, όν,

(κόσμος IV)

I of the world or universe, σχήματα Procl. in Euc. p.65 F.; τὰ κ. πάντα v.l. in Arist. Ph. 196a25, cf. Philol. (?) 23; ἡ κ. διάταξις Plu. 2.119 f; κ. ὀχλήσεις Luc. Par. 11; κλίσεις (v.l. κλήσεις) Suid. s.v. Ὀρφεύς: Astrol., κ. κέντρα (opp. γενεθλιαλογικά) Vett.Val. 79.26. Adv. - κῶς Id. 119.15, Ptol. Tetr. 112.


1. of this world, earthly, Hebrews 9:1; worldly, ἐπιθυμίαι Titus 2:12.

2. secular, lay, opp. clerical, Just. Nov. 123.1.2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κοσμικός, κοσμικη, κοσμικόν (κόσμος), of or belonging to the world (Vulg. saecularis); i. e.:

1. relating to the universe: τοὐρανοῦ τοῦδε καί τῶν κοσμικων πάντων, Aristotle, phys. 2, 4, p. 196{a}, 25; opposed to ἀνθρώπινος, Lucian, paras. 11; κοσμικη διάταξις, Plutarch, consol. ad Apoll c. 34, p. 119 e.

2. earthly: τό ἅγιον κοσμικόν (its) earthly sanctuary (R. V. of this world), Hebrews 9:1.

3. worldly, i. e. having the character of this (present) corrupt age: αἱ κοσμικαι ἐπιθυμίαι, Titus 2:12; (so also in ecclesiastical writings).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* κοσμικός , - , -όν

(κόσμος ),

1. pertaining to the world or universe.

2. of this world, earthly. Hebrews 9:1.

3. In ethical sense, worldly: ἐπιθυμίαι , Titus 2:12.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
κοσμικας κοσμικάς κοσμικὰς κοσμικον κοσμικόν kosmikas kosmikàs kosmikon kosmikón
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