4172. polis
Strong's Concordance
polis: a city
Original Word: π?λι?, εω?, ?
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: polis
Phonetic Spelling: (pol'-is)
Definition: a city
Usage: a city, the inhabitants of a city.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a city
NASB Translation
cities (20), city (142).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4172: π?λι?

π?λι?, πολισεω?, ? (π?λομαι, 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 ????, besides for ???????, ?????? (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.; κατ? τ?ν π?λιν, through the city (A. V. in; see κατ?, II. 1 a.), Acts 24:12; κατ? π?λιν, κατ? π?λει?, see κατ?, II. 3a. α., p. 328a; opposed to κ?μαι, Matthew 9:35; Matthew 10:11; Luke 8:1; Luke 13:22; to κ?μαι κα? ?γρο?, Mark 6:56; ? ?δ?? π?λι?, see ?διο?, 1b., p. 297a; π?λι? 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, π?λι? το? μεγ?λου βασιλ?ω?, i. e. in which the great King of Israel, Jehovah, has his abode, Matthew 5:35; Psalm 47:2 (), cf. Tobit 13:15; also ?για π?λι? (see ?γιο?, 1 a., p. 7a) and ? ?γαπημ?νη, the beloved of God, Revelation 20:9. with the genitive of a gentile noun: Δαμασκην?ν, 2 Corinthians 11:32; ?φεσ?ων, Acts 19:35; τ?ν ?ουδα?ων, Luke 23:51; το? ?σρα?λ, Matthew 10:23; Σαμαρειτ?ν, Matthew 10:5; with the genitive of a region: τ?? Γαλιλα?α?, Luke 1:26; Luke 4:31; Ιουδα, of the tribe of Judah, Luke 1:39; Λυκαον?α?, Acts 14:6; Κιλικ?α?, Acts 21:39; τ?? Σαμαρε?α?, John 4:5; Acts 8:5. As in classical Greek the proper name of the city is added — either in the nominative case, as π?λι? ??ππη, Acts 11:5; or in the genitive, as π?λι? Σοδομων, Γομορρα?, 2 Peter 2:6; Θυατε?ρων, Acts 16:14.

b. used of the heavenly Jerusalem (see ?εροσ?λυμα, 2), i. e. α. the abode of the blessed, in heaven: Hebrews 11:10, 16; with Θεο? ζ?ντο? added, Hebrews 12:22; ? μελλουσα π?λι?, 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; ? π?λι? ? ?για, Revelation 22:19; with ?ερουσαλ?μ καιν? added, Revelation 21:2.

c. π?λι? by metonymy, for the inhabitants: Matthew 8:34; Acts 14:21; π?σα ? π?λι?, Matthew 21:10; Acts 13:44; ? π?λι? ?λ?, Mark 1:33; Acts 21:30; π?λι? μερισθε?σα καθ' ?αυτ??, 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 π?λει πολει? π?λει? π?λεσι π?λεσ? πολεσιν π?λεσιν πολεων π?λεων π?λε?ν πολεω? π?λεω? π?λε?? πολιν π?λιν πολι? π?λι? πολι?? polei pólei poleis póleis poleon poleōn póleon póleōn poleos poleōs póleos póleōs polesin pólesin polin pólin polis pólis
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 2:23 N-AFS
GRK: κατ?κησεν ε?? π?λιν λεγομ?νην Ναζαρ?τ
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: τ?ν ?γ?αν π?λιν κα? ?στησεν
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: ο? δ?ναται π?λι? κρυβ?ναι ?π?νω
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: ?εροσ?λυμα ?τι π?λι? ?στ?ν το?
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: ε?? τ?ν π?λιν ?π?γγειλαν π?ντα
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: π?σα ? π?λι? ?ξ?λθεν ε??
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: τ?ν ?δ?αν π?λιν
NAS: [the sea] and came to His own city.
KJV: into his own city.
INT: [his] own city

Matthew 9:35 N-AFP
GRK: ?ησο?? τ?? π?λει? π?σα? κα?
NAS: all the cities and villages,
KJV: all the cities and
INT: Jesus the cities all and

Matthew 10:5 N-AFS
GRK: κα? ε?? π?λιν Σαμαριτ?ν μ?
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' ?ν π?λιν ? κ?μην
NAS: And whatever city or village
KJV: into whatsoever city or town
INT: moreover anyhow city or village

Matthew 10:14 N-GFS
GRK: ? τ?? π?λεω? ?κε?νη? ?κτιν?ξατε
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: ? τ? π?λει ?κε?ν?
NAS: of judgment than for that city.
KJV: than for that city.
INT: than the city for that

Matthew 10:23 N-DFS
GRK: ?ν τ? π?λει τα?τ? φε?γετε
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: τελ?σητε τ?? π?λει? το? ?σρα?λ
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: ?ν τα?? π?λεσιν α?τ?ν
NAS: to teach and preach in their cities.
KJV: in their cities.
INT: in the cities of them

Matthew 11:20 N-AFP
GRK: ?νειδ?ζειν τ?? π?λει? ?ν α??
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: κα? π?σα π?λι? ? ο?κ?α
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: ?π? τ?ν π?λεων
NAS: Him on foot from the cities.
KJV: on foot out of the cities.
INT: from the towns

Matthew 21:10 N-NFS
GRK: π?σα ? π?λι? λ?γουσα Τ??
NAS: all the city was stirred,
KJV: all the city was moved,
INT: all the city saying Who

Matthew 21:17 N-GFS
GRK: ?ξω τ?? π?λεω? ε?? Βηθαν?αν
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: ε?? τ?ν π?λιν ?πε?νασεν
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: κα? τ?ν π?λιν α?τ?ν ?ν?πρησεν
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: δι?ξετε ?π? π?λεω? ε?? π?λιν
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: π?λεω? ε?? π?λιν
NAS: and persecute from city to city,
KJV: city to city:
INT: town to town

Matthew 26:18 N-AFS
GRK: ε?? τ?ν π?λιν πρ?? τ?ν
NAS: Go into the city to a certain man,
KJV: Go into the city to such a man,
INT: into the city unto a

Strong's Greek 4172
165 Occurrences

π?λει — 23 Occ.
π?λει? — 12 Occ.
π?λεων — 6 Occ.
π?λεω? — 36 Occ.
π?λεσιν — 2 Occ.
π?λιν — 64 Occ.
π?λι? — 22 Occ.

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