xenia: hospitality, a lodging placeOriginal Word: ξενία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (xen-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: lodging, hospitality
Definition: lodging, hospitality.
hospitality, a lodging place
STRONGS NT 3578: ξένια
ξένια, ξενιας, ἡ (ξένιος, ξένια, ξενιον, and this from ξένος), from Homer down, hospitality, hospitable reception; equivalent to a lodging-place, lodgings: Acts 28:23 (equivalent to τό μίσθωμα in Acts 28:30 (but this is doubtful; the more probable opinion receives the preference under the word ἴδιος, 1 a.)); Philemon 1:22. (See especially Lightfoot on Philippians, p. 9, and on Philemon 1, the passage cited.)<1>
From xenos; hospitality, i.e. (by implication) a place of entertainment -- lodging.
see GREEK xenos ξενιαν ξενίαν xenian xenían
Strong's Greek 3578
ξενίαν — 2 Occ.
Acts 28:23 N-AFS
BIB: εἰς τὴν ξενίαν πλείονες οἷς
NAS: for Paul, they came to him at his lodging in large numbers;
KJV: into [his] lodging; to whom
INT: to the lodging many to whom
Philemon 1:22 N-AFS
BIB: ἑτοίμαζέ μοι ξενίαν ἐλπίζω γὰρ
NAS: prepare me a lodging, for I hope
KJV: me also a lodging: for I trust
INT: prepare me a lodging I hope indeed