1) an apt and harmonious arrangement or constitution, order, government
2) ornament, decoration, adornment, i.e. the arrangement of the stars, 'the heavenly hosts', as the ornament of the heavens. 1Pe 3:3
3) the world, the universe
4) the circle of the earth, the earth
5) the inhabitants of the earth, men, the human family
6) the ungodly multitude; the whole mass of men alienated from God, and therefore hostile to the cause of Christ
7) world affairs, the aggregate of things earthly
7a) the whole circle of earthly goods, endowments riches, advantages, pleasures, etc, which although hollow and frail and fleeting, stir desire, seduce from God and are obstacles to the cause of Christ
8) any aggregate or general collection of particulars of any sort
8a) the Gentiles as contrasted to the Jews (Rom 11:12 etc)
8b) of believers only, Joh 1:29; Joh 3:16; Joh 3:17; Joh 6:33; Joh 12:47 1Co 4:9; 2Co 5:19
Part of Speech: noun masculine
Citing in TDNT: 3:868, 459
Probably from the base of G2865; orderly arrangement, that is, decoration; by implication the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively [morally]): - adorning, world.
|(αἰὼν τοῦ κόσμου τούτου) supernatural power||12.44|
|c world system||41.38|
|g tremendous amount||59.55|
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