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Strong's #3952 - παρουσία

Transliteration
parousía
Phonetics
par-oo-see'-ah
Origin
from the present participle of (G3918)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
5:858,791
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. presence
  2. the coming, arrival, advent
    1. the future visible return from heaven of Jesus, to raise the dead, hold the last judgment, and set up formally and gloriously the kingdom of God
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (24)
Matthew 4
1 Corinthians 2
2 Corinthians 3
Philippians 2
1 Thessalonians 4
2 Thessalonians 3
James 2
2 Peter 3
1 John 1
NAS (24)
Matthew 4
1 Corinthians 2
2 Corinthians 3
Philippians 2
1 Thessalonians 4
2 Thessalonians 3
James 2
2 Peter 3
1 John 1
HCS (24)
Matthew 4
1 Corinthians 2
2 Corinthians 3
Philippians 2
1 Thessalonians 4
2 Thessalonians 3
James 2
2 Peter 3
1 John 1
BSB (24)
Matthew 4
1 Corinthians 2
2 Corinthians 3
Philippians 2
1 Thessalonians 4
2 Thessalonians 3
James 2
2 Peter 3
1 John 1
ESV (23)
Matthew 4
1 Corinthians 2
2 Corinthians 3
Philippians 2
1 Thessalonians 3
2 Thessalonians 3
James 2
2 Peter 3
1 John 1
WEB (26)
Matthew 5
1 Corinthians 2
2 Corinthians 3
Philippians 2
1 Thessalonians 4
2 Thessalonians 3
James 2
2 Peter 4
1 John 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

παρουσ-ία, ἡ,

(πάρειμι)

presence, of persons, δεσπότου, etc., A. Pers. 169, etc.; ἀνδρῶν π., = ἄνδρες οἱ παρόντες, E. Alc. 606; πόλις μείζων τῆς ἡμετέρας π., = ἡμῶν τῶν παρόντων, Th. 6.86; παρουσίαν μὲν οἶσθα.. φίλων, ὡς οὔτις ἡμῖν ἐστιν, i.e. that we have no friends present to assist us, S. El. 948; of things, κακῶν E. Hec. 227, Ar. Th. 1049; ἀγαθῶν Pl. Grg. 497e: abs., παρουσίαν ἔχειν, = παρεῖναι, S. Aj. 540; τὰ τῆς τύχης.. κοινὰς [ἔχει] τὰς παρουσίας D. Prooem. 39; αὐτὸ τὸ ἀγαθὸν [αἴτιον] τῇ π. τοῖς ἄλλοις τοῦ ἀγαθὰ εἶναι Arist. EE 1217b5, cf. Pl. Phd. 100d, etc.

2. arrival, ἡμῶν κοινόπουν π. S. El. 1104, cf. E. Alc. 209, Th. 1.128; εἰς Ἰταλίαν D.H. 1.45; esp. visit of a royal or official personage, βασιλέως, etc., PTeb. 48.14 (ii B. C.), IPE 12.32 A 85 (Olbia, iii B.C.), etc.; of a god, IG 42(1).122.34(Epid.).

3. occasion, v.l. in S. El. 1251.

4. π. τισὶ ποιεῖσθαι entertain them on their official visits, OGI 139.9 (Philae, ii B.C.).

5. in NT, the Advent, Matthew 24:27, al.

6. Astrol., situation of a planet at a point on the zodiac, ἤτοι κατὰ παρουσίαν ἢ κατὰ συμμαρτυρίαν Vett.Val. 49.26.

II substance, property, ὡς.. ἔχομεν παρουσίας Pl.Com. 177, cf. Men. 471; π. χρημάτων Crates Com. 16.

2. contribution in money, Sch. Luc. Phal. 1.3 (pl.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παρουσία, παρουσίας, (παρών, παροῦσα, παρουσον, from πάρειμι which see) in Greek authors from the Tragg., Thucydides, Plato down; not found in the Sept.;

1. presence: 1 Corinthians 16:17; 2 Corinthians 10:10; opposed to ἀπουσίᾳ, Philippians 2:12 (2 Macc. 15:21; (Aristotle, phys. 2, 3, p. 195a, 14; metaphys. 4, 2, p. 1013b, 14; meteor. 4, 5, p. 382a, 33 etc.)).

2. the presence of one coming, hence, the coming, arrival, advent, ((Polybius 3, 41, 1. 8); Judith 10:18; 2 Macc. 8:12; (Hermas, sim. 5, 5, 3 [ET])): 2 Corinthians 7:6; 2 Thessalonians 2:9 (cf. ἀποκαλυφθήσεται; ... πάλιν πρός τινα, of a return, Philippians 1:26. In the N. T. especially of the advent, i. e. the future, visible, return from heaven of Jesus, the Messiah, to raise the dead, hold the last judgment, and set up formally and gloriously the kingdom of God: Matthew 24:3; παρουσία τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ ἀνθρώπου (27), 37, 39; τοῦ κυρίου, 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 1 Thessalonians 4:15; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; 2 Thessalonians 2:1; James 5:7; 2 Peter 3:4; Χριστοῦ, 2 Peter 1:16; αὐτοῦ, 1 Corinthians 15:23; (1 Thessalonians 2:19); 2 Thessalonians 2:8; 2 Peter 3:4; (1 John 2:28); τῆς τοῦ Θεοῦ ἡμέρας, 2 Peter 3:12. It is called in ecclesiastical writings δευτέρᾳ παρουσία, Ev. Nicod. c. 22 at the end; Justin Martyr, Apology 1, 52 (where see Otto's note); dialog contra Trypho, chapters 40, 110, 121; and is opposed to πρώτη παρουσία which took place in the incarnation, birth, and earthly career of Christ, Justin Martyr, dialog contra Trypho, chapters 52, 121, cf. 14, 32, 49, etc.; (cf. Ignatius ad Phil. 9 [ET] (and Lightfoot)); see ἔλευσις.


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

παρ -ουσία , -ας , ,

[in LXX: Nehemiah 2:6 A, Judith 10:18, 2 Maccabees 8:12; 2 Maccabees 15:21, 3 Maccabees 3:17*;]

1. usually in cl., a being present, presence: 1 Corinthians 16:17, 2 Corinthians 10:10; opp. to ἀπουσία , Philippians 2:12 (cf. 2 Maccabees 15:21).

2. a coming, arrival, advent (Soph., Eur., Thuc., al., v. LS, s.v.; so Jth, l.c., 2 Maccabees 8:12) : 2 Corinthians 7:6-7, Philippians 1:26, 2 Thessalonians 2:9; in late writers (v. M, Th., 145 ff.; MM, xix; LAE, 372 ff.) as technical term for the visit of a king; hence, in NT, specif. of the Advent or Parousia of Christ : Matthew 24:3; Matthew 24:27; Matthew 24:37; Matthew 24:39, 1 Corinthians 15:23, 1 Thessalonians 2:19; 1 Thessalonians 3:13; 1 Thessalonians 4:15; 1 Thessalonians 5:23, 2 Thessalonians 2:1; 2 Thessalonians 2:8, James 5:7-8, 2 Peter 1:16; 2 Peter 3:4; 2 Peter 3:12, 1 John 2:28.†


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

περισσεύω, with the meaning ";remain over,"; as often in the NT (Matthew 15:37, al.), occurs in Syll 306 (= .3672).19 (B.C. 162–0) εἰ δέ τι περισσεύοι ἀπὸ τῶν τόκων, and ib. .3250ii. 33 (B. C 338–7) τῶν ] σκευῶν τῶμ περισσευσάντω [ν σταδίου. The common Pauline sense ";have abundance"; survives in MGr περισσεύω.

 


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List of Word Forms
παρουσια παρουσία παρουσίᾳ παρουσιαν παρουσίαν παρουσιας παρουσίας parousia parousía parousíāi parousian parousían parousias parousías
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