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Strong's #3657 - ὁμιλία

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G3658)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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  1. companionship, intercourse, communion
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3948 ‑ לֶקַח (leh'‑kakh);  5772 ‑ עֹנָה (o‑naw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. -ιη, ἡ,


1. intercourse, company, ἔσθ' ὁμιλίας κακῆς κάκιον οὐδέν A. Th. 599; τὸ ξυγγενές τοι δεινὸν ἡ θ' ὁ. Id. Pr. 39, etc.; ὁ. τινός communion or intercourse with one, Hdt. 4.174; πρός τινα S. Ph. 70, Pl. Smp. 203a, al.; τοὺς ἀξίους δὲ τῆς ἐμῆς ὁ. of my society, Ar. Pl. 776; ἡ σὴ ὁ. Pl. Hp.Ma. 283d; ὁ. χθονός intercourse with a country, E. Ph. 1408; ἔχειν ἐν θεοῖς ὁ. live among them, Id. IA [1622]; ἥκειν εἰς ὁ. τινί S. OT 1489; ἡ καθ' ὑμᾶς αὐτοὺς πολιτεία καὶ ὁ. public and private life, Th. 1.68; ἐξ ὁμιλίας by persuasion, opp. βίᾳ, D. Ephesians 1:12 : also in pl., ἀνθρώπων κακῶν-ίαι Hdt. 7.16. α', cf. Epict. Ench. 33.14, etc.; φθείρουσιν ἤθη χρήσθ' ὁ. κακαί E. Fr. 1024 (= Men. 218); Ἑλληνικαὶ ὁ. association with Greeks, Hdt. 4.77; ἐνδίκοις ὁ. A. Eu. 966 (lyr.); αἱ.. συγγενεῖς ὁ. intercourse with kinsfolk, E. Tr. 51; ὁ. κακαῖς χρῆσθαι Pl. R. 550b; αἱ τῶν ἀνθρώπων ὁ. καὶ αἱ τῶν πραγμάτων Arist. Pol. 1336b32, etc.

2. sexual intercourse, Hdt. 1.182, X. Smp. 8.22, Mem. 3.11.14, etc.; νυμφικαὶ ὁ. E. Hel. 1400; ὁ. τῶν ἀφροδισίων Arist. HA 582a26; ἡ πρὸς τοὺς ἄρρενας or τῶν ἀρρένων ὁ., Id. Pol. 1272a24, 1269b29.

3. instruction, X. Mem. 1.2.6 and 15; lecture, Ael. VH 3.19: in pl., title of work by Critias, Gal. 18(2).656.

4. ὁμιλέειν ὁμιλίῃ to be versed in it by practice, opp. λόγῳ εἰδέναι, Hp. Art. 10.

5. ἡ πλείστη ὁ. τοῦ ὀνόματος its commonest usage, Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.22U.; so ὁμιλίαι φωνῆς, αἱ τῶν λέξεων ὁ., Phld. Rh. 1.288 S., Oec. p.59J.; αἱ κοιναὶ ὁ. common usage, S.E. M. 1.1; τῶν ἰδιωτῶν -ίαι ib. 64; ἡ ἀνὰ χεῖρα -ία A.D. Synt. 37.2; ἡ κοινὴ καλουμένη καὶ ἀνὰ χεῖρα -ία Hermog. Id. 2.7.


1. association, company, ἀνδρῶν τῶν ἀρίστων ἐπιλέξαντες ὁμιλίην Hdt. 3.81, cf. A. Eu. 57.

2. in collect. sense, τήνδ' ὁμιλίαν χθονός these fellow-sojourners in the land, ib. 406; ναὸς κοινόπλους ὁ. ship- mates, S. Aj. 872; ἀδελφῶν ἡ παροῦσ' ὁ. E. Heracl. 581, cf. Hipp. 19 (dub. l.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὁμιλία, ὁμιλίας, (ὅμιλος), companionship, contact, communion: 1 Corinthians 15:33, on which see ἦθος. (Tragg., Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, and following.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

όμιλία , -ας , ή

(< όμιλος ),

[in LXX: Exodus 21:10 (H5772), al.;]

company, association: 1 Corinthians 15:33.†

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

For this relative adverb = ";where,"; cf. PSI VI. 620.17 (iii/B.C.) τὸ ταμιεῖον οὗ ἔκειτο ὁ. . οἶνος, ";the store-house where the wine was placed,"; P Tebt I. 105.41 (B.C. 103) οὗ ἂν συντάσσηι ἐ [ν ] τῆι αὐτῆι κώμηι, ";at whatever place he may fix in the said village,"; P Par 47.10 (c. B.C. 153) (= Selections, p. 22) ἐνβέβληκαν ὑμᾶς (l. ἡμᾶς) εἰς ὕλην μεγάλην καὶ οὗ δυνάμεθα ἀποθανεῖν, ";they have cast us into a great forest, where we may possibly die,"; and P Ryl II. 145.19 (A.D. 38) οὗ καὶ κα (ταγείνονται) , ";where they live.";


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
ομιλία ομιλιαι ομιλίαι ὁμιλίαι ομιλίαν homiliai homilíai omiliai
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