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Strong's #4924 - συνοικέω

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  1. to dwell together
    1. of the domestic association
    2. of intercourse of a husband and wife
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 935 ‑ בּוֹא (bo);  1167 ‑ בַּעַל (bah'‑al);  1961 ‑ הָיָה (haw‑yaw');  2992 ‑ יָבַם (yaw‑bam');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


dwell or live together, Hom. Epigr. 15.15, Pl. R. 577a, etc.; ξ. τινί live with, A. Ch. 909, Ar. Av. 414 (lyr.), Th. 6.63, etc.; ξ. τῇδ' ὁμοῦ S. Tr. 545; ς. μετά τινων Plu. Romans 9:1-33; of peoples, live together, form a community, συνοικήσων τούτοισι Hdt. 4.148: abs., S. OT 57, Th. 2.68.

2. live with in wedlock, of the man, Hdt. 1.91, 196, E. Med. 242, Ar. Pax 708, Pl. Criti. 113d, PEnteux. 91.2 (iii B.C.), etc.; of the woman, ἔοισα (fort. νέοισι) γεραιτέρα Sapph. 75, cf. Hdt. 1.37, 108, E. Andr. 18, etc.: abs., live in wedlock, Hdt. 1.93, 4.168, 1 Peter 3:7, etc.; τούτων συνοικησάντων γίνεται Κλεισθένης from their marriage sprang Cleisthenes, Hdt. 6.131.

3. metaph. of feelings, circumstances, etc., μυρίον ἄχθος ᾧ ξυνοικεῖ with which he dwells, S. Ph. 1168 (lyr.); ς. φόβῳ E. Heracl. 996; ἡδοναῖς, ἀμαθίᾳ, Pl. R. 587c, Alc. 1.118b; φόβοις Phld. Ir. p.56 W.; βαρυτάτη συνοικῆσαι (sc. ἄνομος μοναρχία) Pl. Plt. 302e; also ἱππικοῖς ἐν ἤθεσιν πολὺς ξ. being much versed in their ways, E. Hipp. 1220 codd. (sed leg. ἱππικοῖσιν ἤθεσιν). reversely, with the thing as subject, γῆρας ἵνα πρόπαντα κακὰ κακῶν ξυνοικεῖ S. OC 1238 (lyr.); ᾗ ἂν συνοικίᾳ μήτε πλοῦτος συνοικῇ μήτε πενία Pl. Lg. 679b; ὅπου ς. ἐρημία Lyc. 957; of the poisoned robe of Heracles, cling closely, S. Tr. 1055. Astrol., share the same domicile, ὅταν ἡ Παφίη Ἑρμῇ στείχουσα συνοικῇ Man. 5.165.

II c. acc. loci, people or colonize jointly with, ς. Κυρηναίοισι Λιβύην Hdt. 4.159; Τροιζηνίοις Ἀχαιοὶ συνῴκησαν Σύβαριν Arist. Pol. 1303a29: Pass., of a place, to be thickly peopled, X. Oec. 4.8, Pl. Criti. 117e, Str. 6.2.4, Plu. Numbers 15:1-41, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

συνοικέω, συνοίκω; to dwell together (Vulg. cohabito): of the domestic association and intercourse of husband and wife, 1 Peter 3:7; for many examples of this use, see Passow, under the word, 1; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, I. 2).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

συν -οικέω , - ,

[in LXX for H1167 etc.;]

to dwell together: of man and wife (Hdt., al.), c. dat. pers., 1 Peter 3:7,†

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
συνοικήσει συνοικήση συνοικισθήσεται συνοικισθήση συνοικουντες συνοικούντες συνοικοῦντες συνοικών συνωκηκυία συνώκησεν συνωκισμένης sunoikountes synoikountes synoikoûntes
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