1) used of the temple at Jerusalem, but only of the sacred edifice
2) any heathen temple or shrine
3) metaphorically the spiritual temple consisting of the saints of all ages joined together by and in Christ
Part of Speech: noun masculine
Citing in TDNT: 4:880, 625
From a primary word ναίω naiô (to dwell); a fane, shrine, temple: - shrine, temple. Compare G2411.