klisia: a place for recliningOriginal Word: κλισία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (klee-see'-ah)
Short Definition: a dining couch, group of diners
Definition: properly: a dining couch; hence: a group of diners.
a place for reclining
STRONGS NT 2828: κλισία
κλισία, κλισίας, ἡ (κλίνω; from Homer down; properly, a place for lying down or reclining; hence,
1. a hut, erected to pass the night in.
2. a tent.
3. anything to recline on; a chair in which to lean back the head, reclining-chair.
4. a company reclining; a row or party of persons reclining at meal: so in plural, Luke 9:14, on which cf. Winers Grammar, 229 (214); likewise in Josephus, Antiquities 12, 2, 12; Plutarch Sert. 26.<1>
company, party at a meal
From a derivative of klino; properly, reclination, i.e. (concretely and specially), a party at a meal -- company.
see GREEK klino κλισιας κλισίας klisias klisías