Word Summary
epidēmeō: to be at home
Original Word: ἐπιδημέω
Transliteration: epidēmeō
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-day-meh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be at home
Meaning: to be at home
Strong's Concordance
dwelling as a stranger.

From a compound of epi and demos; to make oneself at home, i.e. (by extension) to reside (in a foreign country) -- (be) dwelling (which were) there, stranger.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK demos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1927: ἐπιδημέω

ἐπιδημέω, ἐπιδήμω; (ἐπίδημος);

1. to be present among one's people, in one's city or in one's native loud (cf. ἐπί D. 1) (Thucydides, Plato, others; opposed to ἀποδήμειν, Xenophon, Cyril 7, 5, 69; ἐπιδήμειν ἐν τῷ δέ τῷ βίῳ, Theophilus ad Autol. 2, 12 (p. 88, Otto edition)).

2. to be a sojourner, a foreign resident, among any people, in any country: Acts 2:10; οἱ ἐπιδημοῦντες ξένοι, Acts 17:21; (Xenophon, Plato, Theophrastus, Lucian, Aelian, others).