Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
κόλπος, ου, ὁ
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lap area: side, bosom, chest; bay
the bosom, Lk. 16:22, 23; Jn. 1:18; 13:23; the bosom of a garment, Lk. 6:38; a bay, creek, inlet, Acts 27:39*

Greek-English Concordance for κόλπος

Luke 6:38 give, and it will be given to you — good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be poured into your lap (kolpon | κόλπον | acc sg masc). For by what measure you measure, it will be measured in return to you.”
Luke 16:22 The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham’s side (kolpon | κόλπον | acc sg masc). The rich man also died and was buried,
Luke 16:23 And being in torment in Hades, he lifted his eyes and saw Abraham from afar and Lazarus at his side (kolpois | κόλποις | dat pl masc).
John 1:18 No one has ever seen God. The only Son, himself God, the one who is in the bosom (kolpon | κόλπον | acc sg masc) of the Father, he has made him known.
John 13:23 One of his disciples — the one Jesus loved — was reclining at table close beside Jesus.
Acts 27:39 Now when it was day, they did not recognize the land, but they noticed a bay (kolpon | κόλπον | acc sg masc) that had a beach, on which they planned, if possible, to run the ship ashore.