σῶμα in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) the body both of men or animals
1a) a dead body or corpse
1b) the living body
1b1) of animals
2) the bodies of planets and of stars (heavenly bodies)
3) is used of a (large or small) number of men closely united into one society, or family as it were; a social, ethical, mystical body
3a) so in the NT of the church
4) that which casts a shadow as distinguished from the shadow itself
Part of Speech: noun neuter
Citing in TDNT: 7:1024, 1140

Strong

G4983
From G4982; the body (as a sound whole), used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively: - bodily, body, slave.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
(σῶμα ἐπουράνιον) heavenly body1.26
a body8.1
b physical being9.8
c church11.34
(ἐνδημέω ἐν τῷ σώματι) be alive23.91
(ἐκδημέω ἐκ τοῦ σώματος) die23.111
e reality58.66
d slave87.78

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)

σῶμάnoun: nominative singular neuter12
σῶμαnoun: nominative singular neuter28
σῶμαnoun: accusative singular neuter28
σῶμάnoun: accusative singular neuter2
σώματαnoun: nominative plural neuter6
σώματαnoun: accusative plural neuter4
σώματιnoun: dative singular neuter23
σώματίnoun: dative singular neuter2
σώματόςnoun: genitive singular neuter4
σώματοςnoun: genitive singular neuter32
σωμάτωνnoun: genitive plural neuter1
Total142

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