1137. gónia
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gónia: an angle, a corner
Original Word: γωνία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: gónia
Phonetic Spelling: (go-nee'-ah)
Short Definition: a corner, a secret place
Definition: a corner; met: a secret place.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from gonu
an angle, a corner
NASB Translation
corner (6), corners (3).

STRONGS NT 1137: γωνία

γωνία, γωνίας, (from Herodotus down), an angle, i. e.

a. an external angle, corner (German Ecke): τῶν πλατειῶν, Matthew 6:5; κεφαλή γωνίας, Matthew 21:42; Mark 12:10; Luke 20:17; Acts 4:11; 1 Peter 2:7 (פִּנָּה רֹאשׁ, Psalm 117:22 (), the head of the corner, i. e. the cornerstone (ἀκρογωνιαῖος, which see); αἱ τέσσαρες γωνίαι τῆς γῆς, the four extreme limits of the earth, Revelation 7:1; Revelation 20:8.

b. like German Winkel, Latinangulus, English (internal) corner, equivalent to a secret place: Acts 26:26 (so Plato, Gorgias, p. 485 d. βίον βιωναι ἐν γωνία, Epictetus diss. 2, 12, 17; (for other examples see Wetstein on Acts, the passage cited; Stallbaum on Plato, the passage cited)).

angle, corner, quarter.

Probably akin to gonu; an angle -- corner, quarter.

see GREEK gonu

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