2970. kōmos
Lexical Summary
kōmos: a village festival, revel
Original Word: κῶμος
Transliteration: kōmos
Phonetic Spelling: (ko'-mos)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a village festival, revel
Meaning: a village festival, revel
Strong's Concordance
reveling, rioting.

From keimai; a carousal (as if letting loose) -- revelling, rioting.

see GREEK keimai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2970: κῶμος

κῶμος, κωμου, (from κεῖμαι; accordingly equivalent to German Gelag; cf. Curtius, § 45); from (Homer h. Merc., Theognis) Herodotus down; a revel, carousal, i. e. in the Greek writings properly, a nocturnal and riotous procession of half-drunken and frolicsome fellows who after supper parade through the streets with torches and music in honor of Bacchus or some other deity, and sing and play before the houses of their male and female friends; hence, used generally, of feasts and drinking-parties that are protracted till late at night and indulge in revelry; plural (revellings): Romans 13:13; Galatians 5:21; 1 Peter 4:3. (Wis. 14:23; 2 Macc. 6:4.) (Trench, § lxi.)


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