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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4633 - σκηνή

Transliteration
skēnḗ
Phonetics
skay-nay'
Origin
apparently akin to (G4632) and (G4639)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
7:368,1040
Definition
Thayer's
  1. tent, tabernacle, (made of green boughs, or skins or other materials)
  2. of that well known movable temple of God after the pattern of which the temple at Jerusalem was built
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 168 ‑ אֹהֶל (o'‑hel);  2691 ‑ חָצֵר (khaw‑tsare');  4908 ‑ מִשְׁכָּן (mish‑kawn');  5520 ‑ סֹךְ (soke);  5521 ‑ סֻכָּה (sook‑kaw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (20)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
Hebrews
10
Revelation
3
NAS (20)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
Hebrews
10
Revelation
3
HCS (20)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
Hebrews
10
Revelation
3
BSB (20)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
Hebrews
10
Revelation
3
ESV (20)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
Acts
3
Hebrews
10
Revelation
3
WEB (20)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Acts
3
Hebrews
11
Revelation
3
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σκην-ή, Dor. σκᾱνά, ἡ (not in Hom., who uses κλισίη (q.v.)). I tent, booth, IG 12.314.110, E. Hec. 1289; ἐπὶ σκηναῖς . . ναυτικαῖς S. Aj. 3; σκηνῆς ἔνδον ib. 218 (anap.); ὑπὸ σκηναῖσι ib. 754; σκηνῆς ὕπαυλος ib. 796; σκηνὴν ποιήσαντες Th. 2.34; πηξάμενοι Hdt. 6.12, cf. And. 4.30; ἵστασθαι X. Cyr. 8.5.3; τὰς ς. καταλύειν, διαλύειν, strike camp, Plb. 6.40.2, Paus. 10.25.3; ς. δερματίνη PCair.Zen. 13.14 (iii B.C.); but also ς. μάλα ἰσχυρῶν ξύλων hut, D.Chr. 7.23; booth in the marketplace, Ar. Th. 658, D. 18.169 (both pl.), Theoc. 15.16; σκανὰν ἐμ Πυλαίᾳ τὰν πρώταν ὑπάρχειν αὐτῷ SIG 422.11 (Delph., iii B.C. ): pl., camp, A. Eu. 686, Ar. Pax 731, X. An. 3.5.7 .

2. σκηνὰς ἐς ἱεράς to the holy tabernacle, E. Ion 806, cf. 1129, LXX Exodus 26:1, al.

II stage-building as background for plays, Pl. Lg. 817c, Poll. 4.123 sqq., Vitr. 5.6.1; τῆς ς. τὸ τέγος IG 11(2).161 A 115, cf. D 127 (Delos, iii B.C. ), 153.14 (ibid.); τραγικὴ ς . a sort of πῆγμα, such as that from which the prologue of A. Ag. is perhaps spoken, X. Cyr. 6.1.54, Plu. Demetr. 44, Suid. s.v. τραγικὴ ς .

2. οἱ ἀπὸ τῆς ς. [ἥρωες ] heroes represented on the stage, D. 18.180; οἱ ἀπὸ σκηνῆς actors, players, opp. χορός, Arist. Pr. 922b17; also οἱ περὶ σκηνήν Plu. Galb. 16; οἱ ἐπὶ σκηνῆς Alciphr. 3.65 codd., cf. Luc. Nec. 16; cf. σκηνικός and v. infr. 111.1b .

3. τὸ ἐπὶ τῆς σκηνῆς μέρος that which is actually represented on the stage, Arist. Po. 1459b25; τὰ ἀπὸ τῆς σκηνῆς (sc. ᾄσματα ), songs or odes sung by one of the actors standing on the stage (not by the chorus), ib. 1452b18; τὰ μὲν ἀπὸ τῆς ς. οὐκ ἀντίστροφα, τὰ δὲ τοῦ χοροῦ ἀντίστροφα Id. Pr. 918b27 .

4. metaph., stage-effect, acting, unreality, σκηνὴ πᾶς ὁ βίος 'all the world's a stage', AP 10.72 ( Pall. ); ἡ ς. τοῦ βίου Max.Tyr. 7.10; theatrical trick, deception, J. BJ 2.21.2, Hdn. 3.12.3 .

III tented cover, tilt of a wagon or carriage, X. Cyr. 6.4.11, D.S. 20.25, Plu. Them. 26; ς. τροχήλατοι A. Pers. 1000 (lyr.); also, bed-tester, D. 41.11 . metaph., τὸν ὑπὸ (prob. cj. for ἐπὶ ) σκηνῆς βίον the hidden life, Luc. Icar. 21 .

2. in large ships, state-cabin on the poop, Poll. 1.89, Palaeph. 29; τῶν συριῶν ὑπὲρ τὴν ς. οὐσῶν PHib. 1.38.7 (iii B.C.); ἀποκαταστήσω [τὸν σῖτον] ἐπὶ σκηνήν ib. 86.8 (iii B.C.) . entertainment given in tents, banquet, X. Cyr. 2.3.1, 4.2.34, etc.; ς. δημοσία Id. Lac. 15.4 .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σκηνή , -ῆς , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H168, also for H4908, H5521, etc.;]

a tent, booth, tabernacle: Matthew 17:4, Mark 9:5, Luke 9:33, Hebrews 11:9; αἱ αἰώνιοι σ ., Luke 16:9; of the Mosaic tabernacle, Hebrews 8:5; Hebrews 9:2-3; Hebrews 9:6; Hebrews 9:8; Hebrews 9:21; σ . τ . μαρτυρίου , Acts 7:44; of its heavenly prototype, Hebrews 8:2; Hebrews 9:11, Revelation 13:6; Revelation 15:5; Revelation 21:3; of the temple, Hebrews 13:10; ἡ σ . τοῦ Μολόχ , Acts 7:43 (LXX); metaph., ἡ σ . Δαυείδ Acts 15:16 (LXX).†


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

For the meaning ";firmament,"; as in Genesis 1:6 ff., cf. Wünsch AF p. 17.22 (iii/A.D.) ὁρκίζω σε τὸν θεὸν τὸν τῶν οὐρανίων στερεωμάτων δεσπόζονται Ἰάω ιβοηα.

 

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List of Word Forms
σκη΄νς σκηναί σκηναις σκηναίς σκηναῖς σκηνας σκηνάς σκηνὰς σκηνη σκηνή σκηνὴ σκηνῇ σκηνην σκηνήν σκηνὴν σκηνης σκηνής σκηνῆς σκηνών skenais skenaîs skēnais skēnaîs skenas skenás skenàs skēnas skēnás skēnàs skene skenḕ skēnē skēnḕ skenêi skēnē̂i skenen skenḗn skenḕn skēnēn skēnḗn skēnḕn skenes skenês skēnēs skēnē̂s
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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