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οἰκονομία, ας, ἡ
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management, administration, job of administration; what is put into effect, plan
pr. the management of a household; a stewardship, Lk. 16:2, 3, 4; in NT an apostolic stewardship, a ministerial commission in the publication and furtherance of the Gospel, 1 Cor. 9:17; 3:2; Col. 1:25; or, an arranged plan, a scheme, Eph. 1:10; a due discharge of a commission, 1 Tim. 1:4, Eph. 3:9*

Greek-English Concordance for οἰκονομία

Luke 16:2 So he called him in and said to him, ‘What is this I hear about you? Hand over the account of your stewardship (oikonomias | οἰκονομίας | gen sg fem), because you cannot be my manager any longer.’
Luke 16:3 And the manager said to himself, ‘What shall I do, since my master is taking the management (oikonomian | οἰκονομίαν | acc sg fem) away from me? I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg.
Luke 16:4 I know what to do, so that when I am removed from management (oikonomias | οἰκονομίας | gen sg fem), people will welcome me into their homes.’
1 Corinthians 9:17 For if I do this willingly, I have a reward. But if unwillingly, I have been entrusted with a charge (oikonomian | οἰκονομίαν | acc sg fem).
Ephesians 1:10 as a plan (oikonomian | οἰκονομίαν | acc sg fem) for the fullness of time, to bring everything together in Christ, things in heaven and things on earth.
Ephesians 3:2 assuming that you have heard about the stewardship (oikonomian | οἰκονομίαν | acc sg fem) of the grace of God that was given to me for you,
Ephesians 3:9 and to make it plain to all what is the administration (oikonomia | οἰκονομία | nom sg fem) of the mystery, which was kept hidden for ages in God who created all things,
Colossians 1:25 of which I became I a minister according to the stewardship (oikonomian | οἰκονομίαν | acc sg fem) from God that was given to me for your benefit, to make the word of God fully known,
1 Timothy 1:4 or to devote themselves to endless myths and genealogies, endless which produce speculations produce rather than the stewardship (oikonomian | οἰκονομίαν | acc sg fem) from God which is by faith.