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  #2836 κοιλία koilia {koy-lee'-ah}

 from koilos ("hollow"); TDNT - 3:786,446; n f

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) the whole belly, the entire cavity
    1a) the upper [i.e. stomach] and the lower belly are distinguished
 2) the lower belly, the lower region, the receptacle of the excrement
 3) the gullet
    3a) to be given up to the pleasures of the palate, to gluttony
 4) the womb, the place where the foetus is conceived and
    nourished until birth
    4a) of the uterus of animals
 5) the innermost part of a man, the soul, heart as the seat of
    thought, feeling, choice

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From κοῖλος [[koilos]] ("hollow"); a cavity, that is, (specifically) the abdomen; by implication the matrix; figuratively the heart:—belly, womb.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #2836.
  • κοιλι´α
  • koilia; from κοι῀λος koilos (hollow); belly:—
  • NASB - appetite(1), appetites(1), belly(1), innermost being(1), stomach(7), womb(11), wombs(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - womb 12, belly 11; 23
Matthew 12:40; 15:17. Mark 7:19. Luke 15:16. John 7:38. Romans 16:18. 1 Corinthians 6:13, 13. Philippians 3:19. Revelation 10:9, 10.
Matthew 19:12. Luke 1:15, 41, 42, 44; 2:21; 11:27. John 3:4. Acts 3:2; 14:8. Galatians 1:15.
Luke 23:29.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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