The noun oikia (house) in the Gospels-Acts

(Translation from NRSV for the New Testament with a few modifications for a more litteral meaning)


2: 11On entering the house (oikia), they saw the child with Mary his mother; and they knelt down and paid him homage. Then, opening their treasure chests, they offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
5: 15No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house (oikia).
7: 24"Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house (oikia) on rock.
7: 25The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house (oikia), but it did not fall, because it had been founded on rock.
7: 26And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house (oikia) on sand.
7: 27The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house (oikia), and it fell - and great was its fall!"
8: 6and saying, "Lord, my servant is lying at my house (oikia) paralyzed, in terrible distress."
8: 14When Jesus entered Peter's house (oikia), he saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever;
9: 10And as he sat at dinner in the house (oikia), many tax collectors and sinners came and were sitting with him and his disciples.
9: 23When Jesus came to the leader's house (oikia) and saw the flute players and the crowd making a commotion,
9: 28When he entered the house (oikia), the blind men came to him; and Jesus said to them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They said to him, "Yes, Lord."
10: 12As you enter the house (oikia), greet it.
10: 13If the house (oikia) is worthy, let your peace come upon it; but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.
10: 14If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet as you leave that house (oikia) or town.
12: 25He knew what they were thinking and said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house (oikia) divided against itself will stand.
12: 29Or how can one enter a strong man's house (oikia) and plunder his property, without first tying up the strong man? Then indeed the house (oikia) can be plundered.
13: 1That same day Jesus went out of the house (oikia) and sat beside the sea.
13: 36Then he left the crowds and went into the house (oikia). And his disciples approached him, saying, "Explain to us the parable of the weeds of the field."
13: 57And they took offense at him. But Jesus said to them, "Prophets are not without honor except in their own country and in their own house (oikia)."
17: 25He said, "Yes, he does." And when he came to his house (oikia), Jesus spoke of it first, asking, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do kings of the earth take toll or tribute? From their children or from others?"
19: 29And everyone who has left houses (oikia) or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold, and will inherit eternal life.
24: 17the one on the housetop must not go down to take what is in the house (oikia);
24: 43But understand this: if the owner of the house (oikia) had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house (oikia) be broken into.
26: 6Now while Jesus was at Bethany in the house (oikia) of Simon the leper,


1: 29As soon as they left the synagogue, they entered the house (oikia) of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.
2: 15And as he sat at dinner in Levi's house (oikia), many tax collectors and sinners were also sitting with Jesus and his disciples - for there were many who followed him.
3: 25And if a house (oikia) is divided against itself, that house (oikia) will not be able to stand.
3: 27But no one can enter a strong man's house (oikia) and plunder his property without first tying up the strong man; then indeed the house (oikia) can be plundered.
6: 4Then Jesus said to them, "Prophets are not without honor, except in their hometown, and among their own kin, and in their own house (oikia)."
6: 10He said to them, "Wherever you enter a house (oikia), stay there until you leave the place.
7: 24From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house (oikia) and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he could not escape notice,
9: 33Then they came to Capernaum; and when he was in the house (oikia) he asked them, "What were you arguing about on the way?"
10: 10Then in the house (oikia) the disciples asked him again about this matter.
10: 29Jesus said, "Truly I tell you, there is no one who has left house (oikia) or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields, for my sake and for the sake of the good news,
10: 30who will not receive a hundredfold now in this age - houses (oikia), brothers and sisters, mothers and children, and fields, with persecutions - and in the age to come eternal life.
12: 40They devour widows' houses (oikia) and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation."
13: 15the one on the housetop must not go down or enter the house (oikia) to take anything away;
13: 34It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves his house (oikia) and puts his slaves in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to be on the watch.
13: 35Therefore, keep awake - for you do not know when the master of the house (oikia) will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn,
14: 3While he was at Bethany in the house (oikia) of Simon the leper, as he sat at the table, a woman came with an alabaster jar of very costly ointment of nard, and she broke open the jar and poured the ointment on his head.


4: 38After leaving the synagogue he entered Simon's house (oikia). Now Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked him about her.
5: 29Then Levi gave a great banquet for him in his house (oikia); and there was a large crowd of tax collectors and others sitting at the table with them.
6: 48That one is like a man building a house (oikia), who dug deeply and laid the foundation on rock; when a flood arose, the river burst against that house (oikia) but could not shake it, because it had been well built.
6: 49But the one who hears and does not act is like a man who built a house (oikia) on the ground without a foundation. When the river burst against it, immediately it fell, and great was the ruin of that house (oikia)."
7: 6And Jesus went with them, but when he was not far from the house (oikia), the centurion sent friends to say to him, "Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy to have you come under my roof;
7: 37And a woman in the city, who was a sinner, having learned that he was eating in the Pharisee's house (oikia), brought an alabaster jar of ointment.
7: 44Then turning toward the woman, he said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I entered your house (oikia); you gave me no water for my feet, but she has bathed my feet with her tears and dried them with her hair.
8: 27As he stepped out on land, a man of the city who had demons met him. For a long time he had worn no clothes, and he did not live in a house (oikia) but in the tombs.
8: 51When he came to the house (oikia), he did not allow anyone to enter with him, except Peter, John, and James, and the child's father and mother.
9: 4Whatever house (oikia) you enter, stay there, and leave from there.
10: 5Whatever house (oikia) you enter, first say, 'Peace to this domicile!'
10: 7Remain in the same house (oikia), eating and drinking whatever they provide, for the laborer deserves to be paid. Do not move about from house (oikia) to house (oikia).
15: 8"Or what woman having ten silver coins, if she loses one of them, does not light a lamp, sweep the house (oikia), and search carefully until she finds it?
15: 25"Now his elder son was in the field; and when he came and approached the house (oikia), he heard music and dancing.
17: 31On that day, anyone on the housetop who has belongings in the house (oikia) must not come down to take them away; and likewise anyone in the field must not turn back.
18: 29And he said to them, "Truly I tell you, there is no one who has left house (oikia) or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God,
20: 47They devour widows' houses (oikia) and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation."
22: 10"Listen," he said to them, "when you have entered the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet you; follow him into the house (oikia) he enters
22: 11and say to the owner of the house (oikia), 'The teacher asks you, "Where is the guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?"'
22: 54Then they seized him and led him away, bringing him into the high priest's house (oikia). But Peter was following at a distance.


4: 53The father realized that this was the hour when Jesus had said to him, "Your son will live." So he himself believed, along with his whole household (oikia).
8: 35The slave does not have a permanent place in the household (oikia); the son has a place there forever.
11: 31The Jews who were with her in the house (oikia), consoling her, saw Mary get up quickly and go out. They followed her because they thought that she was going to the tomb to weep there.
12: 3Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus' feet, and wiped them with her hair. The house (oikia) was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
14: 2In my Father's house (oikia) there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?


9: 11The Lord said to him, "Get up and go to the street called Straight, and at the house (oikia) of Judas look for a man of Tarsus named Saul. At this moment he is praying,
9: 17So Ananias went and entered the house (oikia). He laid his hands on Saul and said, "Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on your way here, has sent me so that you may regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit."
10: 6he is lodging with Simon, a tanner, whose house (oikia) is by the seaside."
10: 17Now while Peter was greatly puzzled about what to make of the vision that he had seen, suddenly the men sent by Cornelius appeared. They were asking for Simon's house (oikia) and were standing by the gate.
10: 32Send therefore to Joppa and ask for Simon, who is called Peter; he is staying in the house (oikia) of Simon, a tanner, by the sea.'
11: 11At that very moment three men, sent to me from Caesarea, arrived at the house (oikia) where we were.
12: 12As soon as he realized this, he went to the house (oikia) of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where many had gathered and were praying.
16: 32They spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house (oikia).
17: 5But the Jews became jealous, and with the help of some ruffians in the marketplaces they formed a mob and set the city in an uproar. While they were searching for Paul and Silas to bring them out to the assembly, they attacked Jason's house (oikia).
18: 7Then he left the synagogue and went to the house (oikia) of a man named Titius Justus, a worshiper of God; his house (oikia) was next door to the synagogue.

2 John

1, 10Do not receive into the house (oikia) or welcome anyone who comes to you and does not bring this teaching;