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Strongs Number: G3624


Greek Word
οἶκος
Transliteration
oikos
Phonetic
oy'-kos
Part of Speech
Noun Masculine
Strongs Definition

a dwelling (more or less extensive literally or figuratively); by implication a family (more or less related literally or figuratively)

Thayers Definition

1. a house

a. an inhabited house, home

b. any building whatever

1. of a palace

2. the house of God, the tabernacle

c. any dwelling place

1. of the human body as the abode of demons that possess it

2. of tents, and huts, and later, of the nests, stalls, lairs, of animals

3. the place where one has fixed his residence, one's settled abode, domicile

2. the inmates of a house, all the persons forming one family, a household

a. the family of God, of the Christian Church, of the church of the Old and New Testaments

3. stock, family, descendants of one

Origin
Of uncertain affinity
Bible Usage
home house (-hold) temple.