agros: a field, the countryOriginal Word: ἀγρόςTransliteration:
(ag-ros')Part of Speech:
Noun, MasculineShort Definition:
a field, the countryMeaning:
a field, the country
field, farm, piece of land.
From ago; a field (as a drive for cattle); genitive case, the country; specially, a farm, i.e. Hamlet -- country, farm, piece of ground, land.
see GREEK ago
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 68: ἀγρόςἀγρός
; properly, a drove or driving-place, then, pasturage; cf. Latinager
, German Acker
, English acre
, Part i., p. 8);
a. a field, the country: Matthew 6:28; Matthew 24:18; Luke 15:15; (Mark 11:8 T Tr WH), etc.
b. equivalent to χωρίον, a piece of land, bit of tillage: Acts 4:37; Mark 10:29; Matthew 13:24, 27, etc.
c. οἱ ἀγροί the farms, country-seats, neighboring hamlets: Mark 5:14 (opposed to πόλις); Mark 6:36; Luke 9:12. ((From Homer on.))