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Forms of the word
οἰκουμένη, -ης, ἡ
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the (inhabited) world, (Roman) world; humankind
some list as a participle, the habitable earth, world, Matt 24:14; Rom. 10:18; Heb. 1:6; used, however, with various restrictions of meaning, according to the context, Lk. 2:1; Acts 17:6; meton. the inhabitants of the earth, the whole human race, mankind, Acts 17:31; 19:27; Rev. 3:10. Some view this word as a participial form of οἰκέω.

Greek-English Concordance for οἰκουμένη

Matthew 24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed in all the world (oikoumenē | οἰκουμένῃ | dat sg fem) as a testimony to every nation, and then the end will come.
Luke 2:1 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus for all the world (oikoumenēn | οἰκουμένην | acc sg fem) to be registered.
Luke 4:5 Then he led him up and showed him all the kingdoms of the world (oikoumenēs | οἰκουμένης | gen sg fem) in a moment of time.
Luke 21:26 people fainting with fear and foreboding of what is coming on the world (oikoumenē | οἰκουμένῃ | dat sg fem). For the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
Acts 11:28 And one of them stood up, named Agabus, and indicated by the Spirit that there would be a great famine over all the world (oikoumenēn | οἰκουμένην | acc sg fem) (which took place in the days of Claudius).
Acts 17:6 But when they could not find them, they dragged Jason and some fellow believers before the city authorities, shouting, “These men who have turned the world (oikoumenēn | οἰκουμένην | acc sg fem) upside down have come here too,
Acts 17:31 because he has appointed a day on which he will judge the world (oikoumenēn | οἰκουμένην | acc sg fem) in righteousness by the man whom he has appointed, having provided proof to all by raising him from the dead.”
Acts 19:27 There is danger not only that this trade of ours will fall into disrepute, but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis is in danger of being regarded as worthless and her magnificence in danger of being destroyed, she whom all Asia and the world (oikoumenē | οἰκουμένη | nom sg fem) worship.”
Acts 24:5 For we found this man to be a troublemaker, one who stirs up riots among all the Jews throughout the world (oikoumenēn | οἰκουμένην | acc sg fem), and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.
Romans 10:18 But I ask, have they not heard? Indeed they have, for, “Their voice has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world.” (oikoumenēs | οἰκουμένης | gen sg fem)
Hebrews 1:6 And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world (oikoumenēn | οἰκουμένην | acc sg fem), he says, “Let all the angels of God worship him.”
Hebrews 2:5 Now it was not to angels that God subjected the world (oikoumenēn | οἰκουμένην | acc sg fem) to come, about which we are speaking.
Revelation 3:10 Because you have kept my word about patient endurance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing that is coming upon the whole world (oikoumenēs | οἰκουμένης | gen sg fem) to test those who live on the earth.
Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world (oikoumenēn | οἰκουμένην | acc sg fem) — he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
Revelation 16:14 They were demonic spirits, performing signs, who go out to the kings of the whole world (oikoumenēs | οἰκουμένης | gen sg fem) to assemble them for battle on the great day of God the Almighty.