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Strong's #3350 - μετοικεσία

Root Word (Etymology)
from a derivative of a compound of (G3326) and (G3624)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. removal from one abode to another, esp. a forced removal
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1473 ‑ גֹּלָה (go‑law', go‑law');  4868 ‑ מִשְׁבָּת (mish‑bawth');  8537 ‑ תֹּם (tome);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μετοικ-εσία, ἡ,

= cross μετοικία 1, esp. of the captivity of the Jews, LXX 4 Ki. 24.16; ἡ μ. Βαβυλῶνος Matthew 1:11; also πλεόνων μ. 'the land o' the leal', AP 7.731 (Leon.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μετοικεσία, μετοικεσίας, (for the better form μετοίκησις, from μετοικέω) (cf. Winers Grammar, 24 (23))), a removal from one abode to another, especially a forced removal: with the addition Βαβυλῶνος (on this genitive cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 2 α.) said of the Babylonian exile, Matthew 1:11f, 17. (The Sept. for גֹּלָה i. e. migration, especially into captivity; of the Babylonian exile, 2 Kings 24:16; 1 Chronicles 5:22; Ezekiel 12:11; for גָּלוּת, Obadiah 1:20; Nahum 3:10. Elsewhere only in Anthol. 7, 731, 6.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μετοικεσία , -ας ,

(= cl. μετολκία , -κησις ; < μετοικέω , to change one's abode),

[in LXX chiefly for H1473 and cogn. forms, Ezekiel 12:11, Obadiah 1:20, al.;]

change of abode, migration: of the Babylonian exile, μ . Βαβυλῶνος , Matthew 1:11-12; Matthew 1:17.†

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
αποκίζειν μετοικεσία μετοικεσιαν μετοικεσίαν μετοικεσιας μετοικεσίας μετοικίαν μετοικίας μετώκισας metoikesian metoikesían metoikesias metoikesías
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