2828. klisia
Strong's Concordance
klisia: a place for reclining
Original Word: κλισία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: klisia
Phonetic Spelling: (klee-see'-ah)
Definition: a place for reclining
Usage: properly: a dining couch; hence: a group of diners.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from klinó
a place for reclining
NASB Translation
groups (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2828: κλισία

κλισία, κλισίας, (κλίνω; from Homer down; properly, a place for lying down or reclining; hence,

1. a hut, erected to pass the night in.

2. a tent.

3. anything to recline on; a chair in which to lean back the head, reclining-chair.

4. a company reclining; a row or party of persons reclining at meal: so in plural, Luke 9:14, on which cf. Winers Grammar, 229 (214); likewise in Josephus, Antiquities 12, 2, 12; Plutarch Sert. 26.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
company, party at a meal

From a derivative of klino; properly, reclination, i.e. (concretely and specially), a party at a meal -- company.

see GREEK klino

Forms and Transliterations
κλισιας κλισίας klisias klisías
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 9:14 N-AFP
GRK: Κατακλίνατε αὐτοὺς κλισίας ὡσεὶ ἀνὰ
NAS: Have them sit down [to eat] in groups of about
KJV: by fifties in a company.
INT: Make sit down them groups of about in

Strong's Greek 2828
1 Occurrence

κλισίας — 1 Occ.

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