Word: kosmoj

Pronounce: kos'-mos

Strongs Number: G2889

Orig: probably from the base of 2865; orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)):--adorning, world. G2865

Use: TDNT-3:868,459 Noun Masculine

Heb Strong: H134 H3627 H4639 H5716 H5716 H6635 H8499 H8597

    1) an apt and harmonious arrangement or constitution, order, government
    2) ornament, decoration, adornment, i.e. the arrangement of the stars, 'the heavenly hosts' , as the ornament of the heavens. 1Pe 3:3
    3) the world, the universe
    4) the circle of the earth, the earth
    5) the inhabitants of the earth, men, the human family
    6) the ungodly multitude; the whole mass of men alienated from God, and therefore hostile to the cause of Christ
    7) world affairs, the aggregate of things earthly
    7a) the whole circle of earthly goods, endowments riches, advantages, pleasures, etc, which although hollow and frail and fleeting, stir desire, seduce from God and are obstacles to the cause of Christ
    8) any aggregate or general collection of particulars of any sort
    8a) the Gentiles as contrasted to the Jews (Ro 11:12 etc)
    8b) of believers only, John 1:29; 3:16; 3:17; 6:33; 12:47 1Co 4:9; 2Co 5:19

    For Synonyms see entry G5921