G3952 – parousia – παρουσία an arrival; fig. a presence

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noun feminine
from the present participle of
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Find “parousia” in the Bible (New Testament)

Equip God’s People Greek Lexicon

1) an arrival (i.e., the act of coming near)
2) figuratively: a presence

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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

from the present participle of ; a being near, i.e. advent (often, return; specifically, of Christ to punish Jerusalem, or finally the wicked); (by implication) physically, aspect:—coming, presence.

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) presence
2) the coming, arrival, advent
2a) the future visible return from heaven of Jesus, to raise the dead, hold the last judgment, and set up formally and gloriously the kingdom of God

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.