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σκῆνος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σκῆνος, ους, τό
Greek transliteration: 
skēnos
Simplified transliteration: 
skenos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4636
GK Number: 
5011
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3d(2b)
Gloss: 
tent
Definition: 
a tent, tabernacle, lodging;, met. the corporeal tabernacle, 2 Cor. 5:1, 4*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know that if our earthly house, the tent (skēnous | σκήνους | gen sg neut) we live in, is taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.
2 Corinthians 5:4 For while we remain in this tent (skēnei | σκήνει | dat sg neut), we groan and are burdened, not because we want to be unclothed, but clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.