Bill Mounce

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ξένος, -η, -ον
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strange, foreign, alien; (n.) foreigner, stranger, alien; host, one who shows hospitality
strange, foreign, alien, Eph. 2:12, 19; strange, unexpected, surprising, 1 Pet. 4:12; novel, Heb. 13:9; subst. a stranger, Mt. 25:35, et al.; a host, Rom. 16:23

Greek-English Concordance for ξένος

Matthew 25:35 For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger (xenos | ξένος | nom sg masc) and you invited me in,
Matthew 25:38 And when did we see you a stranger (xenon | ξένον | acc sg masc) and invite you in, or naked and clothe you?
Matthew 25:43 I was a stranger (xenos | ξένος | nom sg masc) and you did not invite me in, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.’
Matthew 25:44 Then they also will answer, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger (xenon | ξένον | acc sg masc) or naked or sick or in prison and did not help you?’
Matthew 27:7 So they consulted with one another and with the money bought the potter’s field as a place to bury foreigners (xenois | ξένοις | dat pl masc).
Acts 17:18 Also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were conversing with him, and some were asking, “What does this babbler want to say?” Others said, “He seems to be a proclaimer of strange (xenōn | ξένων | gen pl neut) gods,” for he was announcing the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.
Acts 17:21 (Now all the Athenians and the foreigners (xenoi | ξένοι | nom pl masc) living there used to spend their time in nothing else than to tell or to hear something new.)
Romans 16:23 Gaius, a host (xenos | ξένος | nom sg masc) to me as well as to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer greets you, as does our brother Quartus.
Ephesians 2:12 remember that at that time you were apart from Christ, excluded from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers (xenoi | ξένοι | nom pl masc) to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
Ephesians 2:19 So then you are no longer strangers (xenoi | ξένοι | nom pl masc) and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,
Hebrews 11:13 These all died in faith, without receiving the fulfillment of the promises, but they saw them from a distance and greeted them. They acknowledged that they were strangers (xenoi | ξένοι | nom pl masc) and exiles in the land.
Hebrews 13:9 Do not be swept off your feet by all sorts of strange (xenais | ξέναις | dat pl fem) teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, with which their adherents are not benefited.
1 Peter 4:12 Dear friends, do not be surprised that a trial by fire is taking place among you, as though something strange (xenou | ξένου | gen sg neut) were happening to you.
3 John 1:5 Dear brother, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers, even though they are strangers (xenous | ξένους | acc pl masc).