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Strong's #4636 - σκῆνος

Transliteration
skēnos
Phonetics
skay'-nos
Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4633)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
TDNT
7:381,1040
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. a tabernacle, a tent
  2. metaph. of the human body, in which the soul dwells as in a tent, and which is taken down at death
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KJV (2)
2 Corinthians 2
NAS (2)
2 Corinthians 2
CSB (1)
2 Corinthians 1
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2 Corinthians 2
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2 Corinthians 2
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2 Corinthians 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σκῆνος,

Dor. σκᾶνος, εος, τό,= σκηνή,

hut, tent, CIG 3071 ( Teos ).

II the body (as the tabernacle of the soul), Hp. Cord. 7, Anat. 1, Democr. 37, 187, 223, al., Pl. Ax. 366a, Ti.Locr. 100a, 101c, 101e, 2 Corinthians 5:1; ς. [μελίσσης ] AP 9.404 ( Antiphil. ).

2. dead body, corpse, IG 3.1330, 12(5).591 ( Ceos ), CIG 3123 ( Teos ), etc.; of an animal, μόσχου, ταύρων, Nic. Al. 447, Th. 742 (pl.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σκῆνος, σκήνους, τό (Hippocrates, Plato, others), a tabernacle, a tent, everywhere (except Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions vol. ii., no. 3071) used metaphorically, of the human body, in which the soul dwells as in a tent, and which is taken down at death: 2 Corinthians 5:4; ἐπίγειος ἡμῶν οἰκία τοῦ σκήνους, i. e. ho esti τό σκῆνος (Winers Grammar, § 59, 7 d., 8 a.), which is the well-known tent, ibid. 1 (R. V. the earthly house of our tabernacle). Cf. Wis. 9:15 and Grimm at the passage; in the same sense in (Plato) Tim. Locr., p. 100ff and often in other philosophic writings; cf. Fischer, Index to Aeschines dial. Socrates; Passow, under the word; (Field, Otium Norv. pars iii., p. 113 (on 2 Corinthians 5:1)).


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** σκῆνος , -ους , τό ,

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 9:15 *;]

= σκηνή ,

a tent, tabernacle (C.1., 3071). Metaph., of the body as the tabernacle of the soul: 2 Corinthians 5:1; 2 Corinthians 5:4.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

It is hardly necessary to illustrate this common name, but cf. P Hib I. 112.81 (c. B.C. 260) Σ ]τέφανος Σατόκου, P Oxy III. 517.14 (A.D. 130) διὰ Στεφὰ (νου) γρ (αμμάτεως) σεση (μείωμαι), and P Giss I. 103.1 (Christian letter—iv/A.D.) Στεφάνῳ δι [ακόνῳ ἀγ ]α ̣π ̣ητ ̣ῷ υἱῷ.

 


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
σκηνει σκήνει σκηνους σκήνους skenei skēnei skḗnei skenous skēnous skḗnous
 
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