4172. polis
Strong's Concordance
polis: a city
Original Word: πόλις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: polis
Phonetic Spelling: (pol'-is)
Short Definition: a city
Definition: a city, the inhabitants of a city.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4172: πόλις

πόλις, πολισεως, (πέλομαι, to dwell (or rather denoting originally 'fullness,' 'throng'; allied with Latinpleo, plebs, etc.; cf. Curtius, p. 79 and § 374; Vanicek, p. 499; (otherwise Fick 1:138))) (from Homer down), the Sept. chiefly for עִיר, besides for קִרְיָה, שַׁעַר (gate), etc., a city;

a. universally, Matthew 2:23; Mark 1:45; Luke 4:29; John 11:54; Acts 5:16, and very often in the historical books of the N. T.; κατά τήν πόλιν, through the city (A. V. in; see κατά, II. 1 a.), Acts 24:12; κατά πόλιν, κατά πόλεις, see κατά, II. 3a. α., p. 328a; opposed to κῶμαι, Matthew 9:35; Matthew 10:11; Luke 8:1; Luke 13:22; to κῶμαι καί ἀγροί, Mark 6:56; ἰδίᾳ πόλις, see ἴδιος, 1b., p. 297a; πόλις with the genitive of a person one's native city, Luke 2:4, 11; John 1:44(45); or the city in which one lives, Matthew 22:7; Luke 4:29; Luke 10:11; Acts 16:20; Revelation 16:19; Jerusalem is called, on account of the temple erected there, πόλις τοῦ μεγάλου βασιλέως, i. e. in which the great King of Israel, Jehovah, has his abode, Matthew 5:35; Psalm 47:2 (), cf. Tobit 13:15; also ἅγια πόλις (see ἅγιος, 1 a., p. 7a) and ἠγαπημένη, the beloved of God, Revelation 20:9. with the genitive of a gentile noun: Δαμασκηνῶν, 2 Corinthians 11:32; Ἐφεσίων, Acts 19:35; τῶν Ἰουδαίων, Luke 23:51; τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, Matthew 10:23; Σαμαρειτῶν, Matthew 10:5; with the genitive of a region: τῆς Γαλιλαίας, Luke 1:26; Luke 4:31; Ιουδα, of the tribe of Judah, Luke 1:39; Λυκαονίας, Acts 14:6; Κιλικίας, Acts 21:39; τῆς Σαμαρείας, John 4:5; Acts 8:5. As in classical Greek the proper name of the city is added — either in the nominative case, as πόλις Ἰόππη, Acts 11:5; or in the genitive, as πόλις Σοδομων, Γομορρας, 2 Peter 2:6; Θυατείρων, Acts 16:14.

b. used of the heavenly Jerusalem (see Ἱεροσόλυμα, 2), i. e. α. the abode of the blessed, in heaven: Hebrews 11:10, 16; with Θεοῦ ζῶντος added, Hebrews 12:22; μελλουσα πόλις, Hebrews 13:14. β. in the visions of the Apocalypse it is used of the visible capital of the heavenly kingdom, to come down to earth after the renovation of the world: Revelation 3:12; Revelation 21:14ff; 22:14; πόλις ἅγια, Revelation 22:19; with Ἱερουσαλήμ καινή added, Revelation 21:2.

c. πόλις by metonymy, for the inhabitants: Matthew 8:34; Acts 14:21; πᾶσα πόλις, Matthew 21:10; Acts 13:44; πόλις ὅλῃ, Mark 1:33; Acts 21:30; πόλις μερισθεῖσα καθ' ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 12:25.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Probably from the same as polemos, or perhaps from polus; a town (properly, with walls, of greater or less size) -- city.

see GREEK polus

see GREEK polemos

Forms and Transliterations
πολει πόλει πολεις πόλεις πόλεσι πόλεσί πολεσιν πόλεσιν πολεων πόλεων πόλεών πολεως πόλεως πόλεώς πολιν πόλιν πολις πόλις πολις΄ polei pólei poleis póleis poleon poleōn póleon póleōn poleos poleōs póleos póleōs polesin pólesin polin pólin polis pólis
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Strong's Greek 4172
165 Occurrences

πόλει — 23 Occ.
πόλεις — 12 Occ.
πόλεων — 6 Occ.
πόλεως — 36 Occ.
πόλεσιν — 2 Occ.
πόλιν — 64 Occ.
πόλις — 22 Occ.

Matthew 2:23 N-AFS
GRK: κατῴκησεν εἰς πόλιν λεγομένην Ναζαρέτ
NAS: and lived in a city called
KJV: and dwelt in a city called Nazareth:
INT: he dwelt in a city called Nazareth

Matthew 4:5 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν ἁγίαν πόλιν καὶ ἔστησεν
NAS: Him into the holy city and had Him stand
KJV: into the holy city, and setteth
INT: the holy city and sets

Matthew 5:14 N-NFS
GRK: οὐ δύναται πόλις κρυβῆναι ἐπάνω
NAS: of the world. A city set
KJV: of the world. A city that is set
INT: not is able A city to be hidden on

Matthew 5:35 N-NFS
GRK: Ἰεροσόλυμα ὅτι πόλις ἐστὶν τοῦ
NAS: by Jerusalem, for it is THE CITY OF THE GREAT
KJV: for it is the city of the great King.
INT: Jerusalem because [the] city it is of the

Matthew 8:33 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν πόλιν ἀπήγγειλαν πάντα
NAS: and went to the city and reported
KJV: into the city, and told
INT: into the city related everything

Matthew 8:34 N-NFS
GRK: πᾶσα ἡ πόλις ἐξῆλθεν εἰς
NAS: the whole city came
KJV: behold, the whole city came out to
INT: all the city went out to

Matthew 9:1 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν ἰδίαν πόλιν
NAS: [the sea] and came to His own city.
KJV: into his own city.
INT: [his] own city

Matthew 9:35 N-AFP
GRK: Ἰησοῦς τὰς πόλεις πάσας καὶ
NAS: all the cities and villages,
KJV: all the cities and
INT: Jesus the cities all and

Matthew 10:5 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ εἰς πόλιν Σαμαριτῶν μὴ
NAS: and do not enter [any] city of the Samaritans;
KJV: into [any] city of the Samaritans
INT: and into a city of [the] Samaritians not

Matthew 10:11 N-AFS
GRK: δ' ἂν πόλιν ἢ κώμην
NAS: And whatever city or village
KJV: into whatsoever city or town
INT: moreover anyhow city or village

Matthew 10:14 N-GFS
GRK: ἢ τῆς πόλεως ἐκείνης ἐκτινάξατε
NAS: or that city, shake
KJV: house or city, shake off the dust
INT: or the city that shake off

Matthew 10:15 N-DFS
GRK: ἢ τῇ πόλει ἐκείνῃ
NAS: of judgment than for that city.
KJV: than for that city.
INT: than the city for that

Matthew 10:23 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ πόλει ταύτῃ φεύγετε
NAS: you in one city, flee
KJV: in this city, flee ye into
INT: in the city one flee

Matthew 10:23 N-AFP
GRK: τελέσητε τὰς πόλεις τοῦ Ἰσραὴλ
NAS: to you, you will not finish [going through] the cities of Israel
KJV: have gone over the cities of Israel,
INT: will you have completed the cities of Israel

Matthew 11:1 N-DFP
GRK: ἐν ταῖς πόλεσιν αὐτῶν
NAS: to teach and preach in their cities.
KJV: in their cities.
INT: in the cities of them

Matthew 11:20 N-AFP
GRK: ὀνειδίζειν τὰς πόλεις ἐν αἷς
NAS: to denounce the cities in which
KJV: to upbraid the cities wherein
INT: to insult the cities in which

Matthew 12:25 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ πᾶσα πόλις ἢ οἰκία
NAS: is laid waste; and any city or house
KJV: and every city or house
INT: and every city or house

Matthew 14:13 N-GFP
GRK: ἀπὸ τῶν πόλεων
NAS: Him on foot from the cities.
KJV: on foot out of the cities.
INT: from the towns

Matthew 21:10 N-NFS
GRK: πᾶσα ἡ πόλις λέγουσα Τίς
NAS: all the city was stirred,
KJV: all the city was moved,
INT: all the city saying Who

Matthew 21:17 N-GFS
GRK: ἔξω τῆς πόλεως εἰς Βηθανίαν
NAS: them and went out of the city to Bethany,
KJV: and went out of the city into Bethany;
INT: out of the city to Bethany

Matthew 21:18 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν πόλιν ἐπείνασεν
NAS: when He was returning to the city, He became hungry.
KJV: into the city, he hungered.
INT: into the city he hungered

Matthew 22:7 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ τὴν πόλιν αὐτῶν ἐνέπρησεν
NAS: murderers and set their city on fire.
KJV: burned up their city.
INT: and the city of them he burnt

Matthew 23:34 N-GFS
GRK: διώξετε ἀπὸ πόλεως εἰς πόλιν
NAS: and persecute from city to city,
KJV: persecute [them] from city to city:
INT: will persecute from town to town

Matthew 23:34 N-AFS
GRK: πόλεως εἰς πόλιν
NAS: and persecute from city to city,
KJV: city to city:
INT: town to town

Matthew 26:18 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν πόλιν πρὸς τὸν
NAS: Go into the city to a certain man,
KJV: Go into the city to such a man,
INT: into the city unto a

165 Occurrences

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