Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
body
Strongs:
g4983
Word:
σῶμα
Tyndale
Word:
σῶμα
Transliteration:
sōma
Gloss:
body
Morphhology:
Greek, Noun, Neuter
Definition:
σῶμα, -τος, τό, [in LXX for גְּוִיָּה,בָּשָׂר, etc, and for Aram. נְבֵלָה;] a body. 1) Prop, of the human body, (a) as always in Hom. (opp. to δέμας), of the dead body: Mat.27:58, 59 Mrk.15:43, al; (b) of the living body: Luk.11:34, 1Co.6:13, al; ἐν σ. εἶναι, Heb.13:3; as the instrument of the soul, τὰ διὰ τοῦ σ, 2Co.5:10; opp. to πνεῦμα, Rom.8:10, 1Co.5:3 7:4, Jas.2:26; to ψυχή, Mat.6:25 10:28, Luk.12:22 (cf. Wis.1:1, al.); to τὸ π. καὶ ἡ ψ, 1Th.5:23; σ. ψυχικόν, opp. to σ. πνευματικόν, 1Co.15:44; ὁ ναὸς τοῦ σ. αὐτοῦ (genitive epexeg.), Jhn.2:21; τὸ σ. τ. ταπεινώσεως (Hebraistic "genitive of definition"; M, Pr., 73f; Bl, §35, 5), opp. to τὸ σ. τ. δοξῆς αὐτοῦ, Php.3:21; similarly, τὸ σ. τ. σαρκός, Col.1:22; σ. τοῦ θανάτου (subject to death), Rom.7:24; σ. τ. ἁμαρτίας, Rom.6:6; (with) periphr, ἀνθρώπου, then absol, σῶμα (Soph, Xen, al.), a person, and in later writers (Polyb, al.), a slave: Rev.18:13 (cf. MM, i, ii, xxiv; Deiss, BS, 160). 2) Of the bodies of animals: living, Jas.3:3; dead, Heb.13:11 (Exo.29:14, al.). 3) Of inanimate objects (cf. Eng. "heavenly bodies"): 1Co.15:37, 38 40 (Diod, al.). 4) Of any corporeal substance (Plat, al.): opp. to σκιά, Col.2:17. Metaph, of a number of persons united by a common bond; in NT, of the Church as the spiritual body of Christ: Rom.12:5, 1Co.10:16, 17 12:13, 27, Eph.1:23 2:16 4:4, 12, 16 5:23, 30, Col.1:18, 24 2:19 3:15; ἓν σ. κ. ἓν πνεῦμα, Eph.4:4. (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
σῶμα
Transliteration:
sōma
Gloss:
body
Morphhology:
Greek, Noun, Neuter
Definition:
σῶμα, ατος, τό [Refs 4th c.AD+] dative plural σωμάτεσι [Refs 3rd c.BC+], body of man or beast, but in [Refs 8th c.BC+], always dead body, corpse (whereas the living body is δέμας), ὥς τε λέων ἐχάρη μεγάλῳ ἐπὶ σώματι κύρσας [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ς. δὲ οἴκαδ᾽ ἐμὸν δόμεναι πάλιν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; so also in [NT+8th c.BC+]; νεκρὸν σ. [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; μέγιστον σ. σποδου, ={σ. μέγιστον ὃ νῦν σποδός ἐστι}, [Refs 5th c.BC+] 2) the living body, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; γενναῖος τῷ σ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; εὔρωστος τὸ σ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ σ. σῴζειν or -εσθαι save one's life, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; διασῴζειν or -εσθαι[Refs 5th c.BC+]; περὶ τοῦ σ. ἀγωνίζεσθαι for one's life, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔχειν τὸ σ. κακῶς, ὡς βέλτιστα, etc, to be in a bad, a good state of bodily health, [Refs 5th c.BC+] 3) body, opposed to spirit (εἴδωλον), [Refs 5th c.BC+]; opposed to soul (ψυχή), [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὰ τοῦ σ. ἔργα bodily labours, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; αἱ τοῦ σ. ἡδοναί, αἱ κατὰ τὸ σ. ἡδ,[Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὰ εἰς τὸ σ. τιμήματα bodily punishments, [Refs 4th c.BC+] 4) animal body, opposed to plants, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but of plants, [NT] 5) civic rights (like Latin caput), [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἄτιμοι τὰ σ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μέρος ἠτιμῶσθαι τοῦ σ. [Refs 4th c.BC+] 6) in “NT”, of the sacramental body of Christ, τοῦτό ἐστι τὸ σ. μου [NT] 6.b) of the body of Christ's church, οἱ πολλοὶ ἓν σ. ἐσμεν ἐν Χριστῷ [NT]; ἡ ἐκκλησία ἥτις ἐστὶ τὸ σ. [τοῦ Χριστοῦ] [NT] II) periphrastic, ἀνθρώπου σ. ἓν οὐδέν, ={ἄνθρωπος οὐδὲ εἷς}, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; especially in Trag, σῶμα θηρός, ={θήρ}, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τεκέων σώματα, ={τέκνα}, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ σὸν σ, ={σύ}, [Refs]; rarely in singular of many persons, σῶμα τέκνων [Refs] II.2) a person, human being, τὰ πολλὰ σ, ={οἱ πολλοί}, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; λευκὰ γήρᾳ σ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἑκάστου τοῦ σώματος, [Refs]per person, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; καταστήσαντες τὸ σ. ἀφείσθωσαν τῆς ἐγγύης [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; ἐργαζομένη αὑτῇ τῷ ἰδίῳ σ. working for herself, earning her own living, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; τὰ φίλτατα σ, of children, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; frequently of slaves, αἰχμάλωτα σ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; οἰκετικὰ σ. Legal cited in [Refs 4th c.BC+]; δοῦλα [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; ἐλεύθερα σ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; later, σῶμα is used absolutely for a slave, [NT+3rd c.BC+]; a usage censured by Poll. [prev. cited] and [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; also of troops, τὴν τῶν σ. σύνταξιν [Refs 4th c.BC+] III) generally, a body, i.e. any corporeal substance, δεῖ αὐτὸ (i.e. τὸ ὄν) σ. μὴ ἔχειν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; σ. ἄψυχον, ἔμψυχον, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; κυκλικὸν σ, of one of the spheres, [Refs 4th c.AD+]; τὸ πέμπτον σ. the fifth element, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; metallic substance, [Refs 5th c.BC+] III.2) in Mathematics texts, figure of three dimensions, solid, opposed to a surface, etc, [Refs 4th c.BC+] IV) the body or whole of a thing, especially of complete parts of the body, τὸ σ. τῶν νεφρῶν [Refs]; τὸ σ. τῆς γαστρός, τῆς κοιλίας, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]: generally, the whole body or frame of a thing, ὑπὸ σώματι γᾶς [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τὸ σ. τοῦ παντός, τοῦ κόσμου, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὕδωρ, ποταμοῦ σ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τὸ σ. τῆς πίστεως the body of the proof, i.e. arguments, [Refs 4th c.BC+] H; of a body of writings, [Refs 1st c.BC+]; text of a document, opposed to ὑπογραφή, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; of a will, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] IV.2) ξύλα σώματα logs, opposed to κλάδοι, [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; σ. μέγα περσέας [Refs 3rd c.AD+]
Strongs
Word:
σῶμα
Transliteration:
sōma
Pronounciation:
so'-mah
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Noun Neuter
Definition:
the body (as a sound whole), used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively; bodily, body, slave; from g4982 (σώζω);