agora: an assembly, place of assemblyOriginal Word: ἀγορά, ᾶς, ἡPart of Speech:
market-place, forum, public place of assembly.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from ageiró (to bring together)Definition
an assembly, place of assemblyNASB Translation
market place (5), market places (6).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 58: ἀγοράἀγορά
, perfect ἤγορα
, to collect) (from Homer
1. any collection of men, congregation, assembly.
2. place where assemblies are held; in the N. T. the forum or public place, where trials are held, Acts 16:19; and the citizens resort, Acts 17:17; and commodities are exposed for sale, Mark 7:4 (ἀπ' ἀγορᾶς namely, ἐλθόντες on returning from the market if they hare not washed themselves they eat not; Winer's Grammar, § 66, 2 d. note); accordingly, the most frequented part of a city or village: Matthew 11:16 (Luke 7:32); Mark 6:56; Matthew 20:3; Matthew 23:7; Mark 12:38; (Luke 11:43); Luke 20:46. (See B. D. American edition under the word .)<1>
From ageiro (to gather; probably akin to egeiro); properly, the town-square (as a place of public resort); by implication, a market or thoroughfare -- market(-place), street.
see GREEK egeiro