Strongs Greek number: 5517
‘choikos’: earthy, made of dust
Original Word: χοϊκός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (kho-ik-os’)
Short Definition: earthy, made of earth
Definition: earthy, made of earth.
5517 xoikós (an adjective, derived from xoos, “made of earth, dust”) – properly, earthy, dusty (made of dust); (figuratively) temporal, passing away; transient, “earthly.” All four occasions of 5517 /xoikós (“of dust, earthly”) occur in 1 Cor 15:47-49.
This is TRUTH:
1 Corinthians 15:47-58
New International Version (NIV)
The first man was of the dust of the earth; the second man is of heaven. As was the earthly man, so are those who are of the earth; and as is the heavenly man, so also are those who are of heaven. And just as we have borne the image of the earthly man, so shall we bear the image of the heavenly man. Continue reading