, -ας, ἡ (οἶκος), [in LXX chiefly (very freq.) for בַּיִת;] a house, dwelling
: Mat.2:11 7:24-27, Mrk.1:29, al; ἐν οἰκίᾳ (= cl. κατ ̓ οἰκίαν), at home, Luk.8:27; εἰς οἰ, II Jn 10; οἰ, with genitive of person(s), usually has the art. (Mat.8:14, al, but cf. οἶκος and see Bl, § 46, 9); ἡ οἰ. τ. πατρός μου, Jhn.14:2. Metaphorical, (a) of the body as the dwelling of the soul
: 2Co.5:1; (b) of property (as בַּיִת, Gen.45:18, LXX, τ. υπάρχοντα; 3Ki.13:8, LXX, οἶκος) = οἶκος (which see): Mrk.12:40, Luk.20:47; (with) of the inmates of the dwelling, the household
: Mat.12:25; with genitive of person(s), Jhn.4:53, 1Co.16:15 SYN.
: οἶκος, which in Attic law denoted the whole estate, οἰκία, the dwelling only. In cl. poets οἶκος has also the latter sense, but not in prose, except in metaphorically usage, where it signifies both property and household. The foregoing distinction is not, however, consistently maintained in late Greek; cf. MM, ii, xvii, and see Thayer, see word οἰκία (AS