κοιλία in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) the whole belly, the entire cavity
1a) the upper [i.e. stomach] and the lower belly are distinguished
2) the lower belly, the lower region, the receptacle of the excrement
3) the gullet
3a) to be given up to the pleasures of the palate, to gluttony
4) the womb, the place where the foetus is conceived and nourished until birth
4a) of the uterus of animals
5) the innermost part of a man, the soul, heart as the seat of thought, feeling, choice
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 3:786, 446

Strong

G2836
From κοῖλος koilos ("hollow"); a cavity, that is, (specifically) the abdomen; by implication the matrix; figuratively the heart: - belly, womb.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a belly8.67
b womb8.69
(καρπὸς τῆς κοιλίας) child10.38
(ἡ κοιλία βαστάζει) be pregnant with23.51
d desires25.28
c feelings26.11

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

κοιλίᾳnoun: dative singular feminine6
κοιλίαnoun: nominative singular feminine4
κοιλίαιnoun: nominative plural feminine1
κοιλίανnoun: accusative singular feminine5
κοιλίαςnoun: genitive singular feminine7
Total23

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