Foreign, Foreigner - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Foreign, Foreigner

[ 1,,G1854, exo ]
an adverb, signifying outside, without," is used in Acts 26:11, RV, "foreign," for AV "strange," of cities beyond the limits of Palestine, lit., "unto (the) cities without," including Damascus. See FORTH, OUTWARD, STRANGE, WITHOUT.

Note: In Ephesians 2:19, paroikos, lit., "dwelling near" (para, "near," oikos, a "dwelling"), denotes "an alien, a sojourner," in contrast to fellow-citizens, RV, "sojourners" (AV, "foreigners"); in 1 Peter 2:11, AV, "strangers;" See also Acts 7:6, Acts 7:29. See SOJOURNER, STRANGER. Cp. allotrios, e.g., Acts 7:6; Hebrews 11:9, Hebrews 11:34; allophulos, Acts 10:28; xenos, Matthew 25:35, Matthew 25:38, Matthew 25:43; Matthew 27:7; Acts 17:21, etc.

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