Word Summary
perichōros: neighboring
Original Word: περίχωρος
Transliteration: perichōros
Phonetic Spelling: (per-ikh'-o-ros)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: neighboring
Meaning: neighboring
Strong's Concordance

From peri and chora; around the region, i.e. Circumjacent (as noun, with ge implied vicinity) -- country (round) about, region (that lieth) round about.

see GREEK peri

see GREEK chora

see GREEK ge

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4066: περίχωρος

περίχωρος, περίχωρον (περί and χῶρος), lying round about, neighboring (Plutarch, Aelian, Dio Cassius); in the Scriptures περίχωρος, namely, γῆ, the region round about (which see in B. D.): Matthew 14:35; Mark 1:28; Mark 6:55 (R G L text); Luke 3:3; Luke 4:14, 37; Luke 7:17; Luke 8:37; Acts 14:6 (Genesis 19:17; Deuteronomy 3:13, etc.; τῆς γῆς τῆς περιχώρου, Genesis 19:28, the Alex. manuscript); περίχωρος τοῦ Ιορδάνου, Luke 3:3 (Genesis 13:10f; for הַיַּרְדֵּן כִּכַּר, the region of the Jordan (cf. B. D. as above)); by metonymy, for its inhabitants: Matthew 3:5. (τό περίχωρον and τά περίχωρα, Deuteronomy 3:4; 1 Chronicles 5:16; 2 Chronicles 4:17, etc.)