5525. choros
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choros: a dance, chorus
Original Word: χορός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: choros
Phonetic Spelling: (khor-os')
Short Definition: a dance, dancing
Definition: a dance, dancing.

HELPS word-Studies

5525 xorós – dancing, which in the Bible is viewed as wholesome (when done modestly, etc.). Indeed, "dancing is even commended in the Bible" (G. Archer).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a dance, chorus
NASB Translation
dancing (1).

STRONGS NT 5525: χορός

χορός, χορου, (by metathesis from ὄρχος, ὀρχέομαι ((?); probably related to χόρτος (Latinhortus), χρόνος, etc., denoting primarily 'an enclosure for dancing'; cf. Curtius, § 189)), from Homer down, a band (of dancers and singers), a circular dance, a dance, dancing: Luke 15:25 (for מְחולָה, Exodus 15:20; Judges 11:34, etc.; for מָחול, Lamentations 5:15; Psalm 150:4).


Of uncertain derivation; a ring, i.e. Round dance ("choir" -- dancing.

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