the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1736 - ἐνδημέω
- to be among one's own people, dwell in one's own country, stay at home
From a compound of G1722 and G1218
ἐνδημέω, ἐνδήμω; 1 aorist infinitive ἐνδημῆσαι; (ἔνδημος one who is among his own people or in his own land, one who does not travel abroad; opposed to ἔκδημος), properly, to be among one's own people, dwell in one's own country, stay at home (opposed to ἐκδημέω, ἀποδημέω; see those words); equivalent to to have a fixed abode, be at home, ἐν τῷ σώματι, of life on earth, 2 Corinthians 5:6, 9; πρός τόν κύριον, of life in heaven, 2 Corinthians 5:8. (Rare in the classics, as Lysias, p. 114, 36.)
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* ἐνδημέω , -ῶ
(< ἔνδημος , living in a place),
to live in a place, be at home: ἐν τ . σώματι , 2 Corinthians 5:6; 2 Corinthians 5:9; πρὸς τ . Κύριον , 2 Corinthians 5:8.†
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For the antithesis with ἀποδημέω see the exx. cited under that word. Cf. further P Petr III. 53 (q).8 (iii/B.C.) ἐνεδήμει (in an imperfect context), P Oxy I. 56.15 (A.D. 211) βασιλικὸν γραμματέα μὴ ἐνδημεῖν, and from the inscrr. Syll 925.6 (B.C. 207) καὶ τοῦτοι συνδιεφύλαξαν τό τε ἱερὸν καὶ τὰν πόλιν καλῶς καὶ ἀσφαλῶς καὶ ἐνεδάμησαν εὐτάκτως, and similarly .17, also ib. 790.80 (i/B.C.) μηθενὶ ἐξεῖναι τῶν π [ολιτῶν μηδὲ τῶν παρ ]οικούντων μηδὲ τῶν ἐνδημούντων ξένω [ν δένδρα κόπτειν ἐν τῶ ]ι διασαφουμένωι τόπωι. For the subst. see OGIS 764.35 (ii/B.C.) ποιησα ]μένων τὴν ἐνδημίαν, and on the derivation of ἔνδημος from ἐν δήμῳ (ὤν), ἐν being used distributively, see Proleg. p. 105.
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