Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
apparently a primary word
TWOT Reference: TDNT 5:1
KJV Translation Count — 14x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. a foreigner, a stranger
a. alien (from a person or a thing)
b. without the knowledge of, without a share in
c. new, unheard of
2. one who receives and entertains another hospitably
a. with whom he stays or lodges, a host
xen'-os; apparently a primary word; foreign (literal alien, or figurative novel); by implication a guest or (vice-versa) entertainer: — host, strange (-r).
Concordance Results Using KJV
For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a G3581, and ye took me in:
When saw we thee a G3581, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?
I was a G3581, and ye took me not in: naked, and ye clothed me not: sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not.
Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a G3581, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?
And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury G3581s in.
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of G3581 gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.
(For all the Athenians and G3581s which were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.)
Gaius mine G3581, and of the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother.
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and G3581s from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
Now therefore ye are no more G3581s and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;