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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Place

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A — 1: τόπος

(Strong's #5117 — Noun Masculine — topos — top'-os )

(Eng., "topic," "topography," etc.,) is used of "a region" or "locality," frequently in the Gospels and Acts; in Luke 2:7; 14:22 , "room;" of a place which a person or thing occupies, a couch at table, e.g., Luke 14:9,10 , RV, "place" (AV, "room"); of the destiny of Judas Iscariot, Acts 1:25; of the condition of the "unlearned" or non-gifted in a church gathering, 1 Corinthians 14:16 , RV, "place;" the sheath of a sword, Matthew 26:52; a place in a book, Luke 4:17; see also Revelation 2:5; 6:14; 12:8; metaphorically, of "condition, occasion, opportunity" Acts 25:16 , RV , "opportunity" (AV, "license"); Romans 12:19; Ephesians 4:27 . See OPPORTUNITY , ROOM.

A — 2: χωρίον

(Strong's #5564 — Noun Neuter — chorion — kho-ree'-on )

"a region" (a diminutive of chora, "a land, country"), is used of Gethsemane, Matthew 26:36; Mark 14:32 . See FIELD.

A — 3: ὑπεροχή

(Strong's #5247 — Noun Feminine — huperoche — hoop-er-okh-ay' )

"high place," 1 Timothy 2:2 : see AUTHORITY , No. 3.

A — 4: περιοχή

(Strong's #4042 — Noun Feminine — perioche — per-ee-okh-ay' )

primarily "a circumference, compass" (peri, "around," echo, "to have"), hence denotes "a portion circumscribed," that which is contained, and in reference to a writing or book, "a portion or passage of its contents," Acts 8:32 , "(the) place."

A — 5: ἀκροατήριον

(Strong's #201 — Noun Neuter — akroaterion — ak-ro-at-ay'-ree-on )

denotes "a place of audience" (akroaomai, "to listen"), Acts 25:23 , "place of hearing."

A — 6: πρωτοκλισία

(Strong's #4411 — Noun Feminine — protoklisia — pro-tok-lis-ee'-ah )

see CHIEF , B, No. 7.

Notes: (1) For ope, "a hole," James 3:11 , AV, "place," see OPENING: see also CAVE. (2) For "place of toll," Matthew 9:9; Mark 2:14 , see CUSTOM TOM (TOLL), No. 2. (3) In Hebrews 4:5 "in this place" is, lit., "in this," i.e., "in this (passage)." (4) In Luke 6:17 , RV, topos, with pedinos, "level," is translated "level place" (AV, "plain"). (5) For amphodon, rendered "a place where two ways met," Mark 11:4 (RV, "the open street"), see STREET. (6) For eremia, "a desert place," see DESERT , A. (7) In 1 Corinthians 11:20; 14:23 , AV, the phrase epi to auto, lit., "to the same," is translated "into one place," RV, "together;" perhaps == "in assembly." (8) For "secret place," Luke 11:33 , AV, see CELLAR. (9) For "place of prayer," Acts 16:13 , RV, see PRAYER. (10) For Philippians 1:13 (AV, "in all other places"), RV, "to all the rest," see PALACE. (11) For "rocky places," Mark 4:16 , see ROCKY.

B — 1: ἀναχωρέω

(Strong's #402 — Verb — anachoreo — an-akh-o-reh'-o )

"to withdraw" (ana, "back," choreo, "to make room, retire"), is translated "give place" in Matthew 9:24 . See DEPART , No. 10.

B — 2: εἴκω

(Strong's #1502 — Verb — eiko — i'-ko )

"to yield, give way," is rendered "gave place" in Galatians 2:5 .

B — 3: γίνομαι

(Strong's #1096 — Verb — ginomai — ghin'-om-ahee )

"to become, take place," is translated "(a death) having taken place" in Hebrews 9:15 , RV, AV, "by means of (death)," referring, not to the circumstances of a testamentary disposition, but to the sacrifice of Christ as the basis of the New Covenant.

Note: For choreo in John 8:37 , AV, "hath ... place," see COURSE , B.

C — 1: ὧδε

(Strong's #5602 — Adverb — hode — ho'-deh )

"here, hither," is translated "to ('unto,' RV) this place" in Luke 23:5 . See HERE.

C — 2: πανταχοῦ

(Strong's #3837 — Adverb — pantachou — pan-takh-oo' )

"everwhere," is translated "in all places" in Acts 24:3 . See EVERYWHERE , No. 2.

Notes: (1) For "in divers places," Matthew 24:7 , etc., see DIVERS , B, Note. (2) In the following the RV gives the correct meaning: in Mark 6:10 , ekeithen, "thence" (AV, "from that place"); in Hebrews 2:6; 4:4 , pou, "somewhere" (AV, "in a certain place"); in Matthew 12:6 , hode, "here" (AV, "in this place"); in Mark 6:10 , hopou ean, "wheresoever" (AV, "in what place soever"). (3) The adjective entopios, "of that place," occurs in Acts 21:12 . (4) In James 2:3 kalos, "well" (AV, marg.), is rendered "in a good place." See DWELLING , HEAVENLY , HOLY , MARKET , SKULL , STEEP , YONDER.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Place'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/p/place.html. 1940.

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