ekklesia <1577>

ekklhsia ekklesia

Pronunciation:ek-klay-see'-ah
Origin:from a compound of 1537 and a derivative of 2564
Reference:TDNT - 3:501,394
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:ekklhsia 33, ekklhsiai 7, ekklhsiaiv 18, ekklhsian 20, ekklhsiav 29, ekklhsiwn 7
In NET:church 71, churches 36, assembly 3, congregation 2, a church 1, of assembly 1
In AV:church 115, assembly 3
Count:118
Definition:1) a gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some
public place, an assembly
1a) an assembly of the people convened at the public place of the
council for the purpose of deliberating
1b) the assembly of the Israelites
1c) any gathering or throng of men assembled by chance,
tumultuously
1d) in a Christian sense
1d1) an assembly of Christians gathered for worship in a
religious meeting
1d2) a company of Christians, or of those who, hoping for
eternal salvation through Jesus Christ, observe their own
religious rites, hold their own religious meetings, and
manage their own affairs, according to regulations
prescribed for the body for order's sake
1d3) those who anywhere, in a city, village, constitute such a
company and are united into one body
1d4) the whole body of Christians scattered throughout the earth
1d5) the assembly of faithful Christians already dead and
received into heaven

Synonym : See Definition 5897
from a compound of 1537 and a derivative of 2564; a calling out, i.e.
(concretely) a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation
(Jewish synagogue, or Christian community of members on earth or
saints in heaven or both):-assembly, church.
see GREEK for 1537
see GREEK for 2564

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