Greek Word: κοινωνος

Today – koinonos

In the Greek: κοινωνος

Pronunciation (Erasmian): koy – no – nos

Definition/approximate English equivalent: companion, partner, sharer.

Example of its use:

  • 1 Corinthians 10:18 (Tischendorf): βλέπετε τὸν Ἰσραὴλ κατὰ σάρκα: οὐχ οἱ ἐσθίοντες τὰς θυσίας κοινωνοὶ τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου εἰσίν;

Notes: Here, the word takes on the nominative plural form. Remember that nominative refers to a subject in the sentence.