Lodge, Lodging - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Lodge, Lodging

[ A-1,Verb,G835, aulizomai ]
properly, to lodge in a courtyard" (aule, See COURT, No. 2), then, "to lodge in the open," denotes, in the NT, "to pass the night, to lodge anywhere," Matthew 21:17; Luke 21:37, RV, "lodged" (AV, "abode"). See the metaphorical use in the Sept. and the Heb. of Psalms 30:5, "(weeping) may come in to lodge (at even)," i.e., as a passing stranger. See ABIDE.

[ A-2,Verb,G2681, kataskenoo ]
"to pitch one's tent" (kata, "down," skene, "a tent"), is rendered "to lodge," of birds, in Matthew 13:32; Mark 4:32; Luke 13:19. In Acts 2:26, it is used of the body of the Lord in the tomb, as dwelling in hope, RV, "shall dwell" (marg., "tabernacle"), AV, "shall rest." See DWELL, REST. Cp. kataskenosis, "a roosting place."

[ A-3,Verb,G2647, kataluo ]
in one of its meanings, signifies "to unloose" (kata, "down," luo, "to loose"), "unyoke," as of horses, etc., hence intransitively, "to take up one's quarters, to lodge," Luke 9:12; Luke 19:7, RV, "to lodge" (AV, "to be a guest"). See COME, Note
(7) (come to nought), DESTROY, DISSOLVE, OVERTHROW, THROW. Cp. kataluma, "a guest chamber, inn."

[ A-4,Verb,G3579, xenizo ]
"to receive as a guest" (xenos, "a guest, stranger"), "to entertain, lodge," is used in the Active Voice in Acts 10:23; Acts 28:7, RV, "entertained" (AV, "lodged"); Hebrews 13:2, "have entertained;" in the Passive Voice, Acts 10:6 (lit., "he is entertained"), Acts 10:18, Acts 10:32; Acts 21:16. Its other meaning, "to think strange," is found in 1 Peter 4:4, 1 Peter 4:12. See ENTERTAIN, STRANGE.

[ B-1,Noun,G3578, xenia ]
akin to A, No. 4, denotes
(a) "hospitality, entertainment," Philemon 1:22;
(b) by metonymy, "a place of entertainment, a lodging-place," Acts 28:23 (some put Philemon 1:22 under this section).

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