choros: a dance, chorusOriginal Word: χορός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (khor-os')
Short Definition: a dance, dancing
Definition: a dance, dancing.
5525 xorós – dancing, which in the Bible is viewed as wholesome (when done modestly, etc.). Indeed, "dancing is even commended in the Bible" (G. Archer).Word Origin
a prim. word
a dance, chorus
STRONGS NT 5525: χορός
χορός, χορου, ὁ (by metathesis from ὄρχος, ὀρχέομαι ((?); probably related to χόρτος (Latinhortus), χρόνος, etc., denoting primarily 'an enclosure for dancing'; cf. Curtius, § 189)), from Homer down, a band (of dancers and singers), a circular dance, a dance, dancing: Luke 15:25 (for מְחולָה, Exodus 15:20; Judges 11:34, etc.; for מָחול, Lamentations 5:15; Psalm 150:4).<1>
Of uncertain derivation; a ring, i.e. Round dance ("choir" -- dancing. χοροί χοροίς χορός χορούς χορρί χορώ χορων χορών χορῶν choron chorôn chorōn chorō̂n
Strong's Greek 5525
χορῶν — 1 Occ.
Luke 15:25 N-GMP
BIB: συμφωνίας καὶ χορῶν
NAS: he heard music and dancing.
KJV: musick and dancing.
INT: music and dancing