|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The state of being a companion or companions; the act of accompanying; fellowship; companionship; society; friendly intercourse.
2. (n.) A companion or companions.
3. (n.) An assemblage or association of persons, either permanent or transient.
4. (n.) Guests or visitors, in distinction from the members of a family; as, to invite company to dine.
5. (n.) Society, in general; people assembled for social intercourse.
6. (n.) An association of persons for the purpose of carrying on some enterprise or business; a corporation; a firm; as, the East India Company; an insurance company; a joint-stock company.
7. (n.) Partners in a firm whose names are not mentioned in its style or title; -- often abbreviated in writing; as, Hottinguer & Co.
8. (n.) A subdivision of a regiment of troops under the command of a captain, numbering in the United States (full strength) 100 men.
9. (n.) The crew of a ship, including the officers; as, a whole ship's company.
10. (n.) The body of actors employed in a theater or in the production of a play.
11. (v. t.) To accompany or go with; to be companion to.
12. (v. i.) To associate.
13. (v. i.) To be a gay companion.
14. (v. i.) To have sexual commerce.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
kum'-pa-ni: The fertility of the original languages in synonyms and varied shades of meaning is seen by the fact that 20 Hebrew and 12 Greek words are represented by this single term. An analysis of these words shows that "company" is both an indefinite and limitless term, signifying few or many, and all kinds of assemblages of people, e.g.:
(a) migratory (Isaiah 21:13 the King James Version);
(b) commercial (Genesis 37:25 the King James Version); Job 6:19, "The companies of Sheba waited (in vain) for them."
(2) Military, gedhudh, "troop," hamon, 2 Chronicles 20:12; ro'sh, "head," "detachment"; Judges 7:16, 20: "three companies"; Judges 9:34, 37, 43: "four companies."
(3) Band (chebher) or "gang," as rendered by Keil and Delitzsch; a gang of murderous priests (Hosea 6:9).
(4) Camp or encampment (Genesis 32:8, 21; Genesis 50:9).
(5) Religious body, "company of prophets" (1 Samuel 19:20).
(6) Assembly, congregation, "company of nations" (Genesis 35:11 Ezekiel 38:4, 7, 13, 15).
(7) A tumultuous crowd (2 Kings 9:17).
(8) Associate, companion, often with reference to moral affinity (Job 34:8 Proverbs 29:3 Acts 10:28), kollaomai, "to glue or cement together," indicative of the binding power of moral affinity (the Revised Version (British and American) "to join himself"); as a verb, to "company with" or "keep company" (Acts 1:21 1 Corinthians 5:9, 11 2 Thessalonians 3:14). In Apocrypha in the sense of "to cohabit" (Susanna 1:54, 57, 58).
(9) A host. "Great was the company," etc. (Psalm 68:11 the Revised Version (British and American) "The women. are a great host"). In the East it is the women who celebrate victories with song and dance (see 1 Samuel 18:6, 7).
(10) A chorus, dance (mecholah). "The company of two armies" (Songs 6:13 the King James Version; the Revised Version (British and American) "the dance of Mahanaim").
(11) Meal party, klisia, "a reclining company at meals." "Make them sit down (Greek "recline") in companies" (Luke 9:14). Compare "companion," from Latin com, "together," and panis, "bread."
(12) A myriad, a ten-thousand, an indefinite number (murias; Hebrews 12:22 (the Revised Version (British and American) "hosts")).
(13) Companions on a journey, sunodia, "a journeying together" (Luke 2:44).
(14) Signifying kinship of spirit, idios, "one's own." "They came to their own company" (Acts 4:23).
(15) A mob (Acts 17:5 (the Revised Version (British and American) "a crowd")).
Dwight M. Pratt
Company (287 Occurrences)
Matthew 14:6 But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before all the company, and so pleased Herod (WEY RSV)
Matthew 27:27 Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium, and gathered the whole garrison together against him. (See NIV)
Mark 15:16 The soldiers led him away within the court, which is the Praetorium; and they called together the whole cohort. (See NIV)
Luke 2:13 Suddenly, there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly army praising God, and saying, (See NIV)
Luke 2:44 but supposing him to be in the company, they went a day's journey, and they looked for him among their relatives and acquaintances. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Luke 5:29 And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them. (KJV WBS RSV)
Luke 6:17 And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases; (KJV WBS)
Luke 6:22 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake. (KJV ASV WBS)
Luke 9:14 For they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down by fifties in a company. (KJV WBS)
Luke 9:38 And, behold, a man of the company cried out, saying, Master, I beseech thee, look upon my son: for he is mine only child. (KJV WBS)
Luke 11:27 And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. (KJV WBS)
Luke 12:13 And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me. (KJV WBS)
Luke 13:26 "Then you will plead, "'We have eaten and drunk in your company and you have taught in our streets.' (WEY)
Luke 23:1 The whole company of them rose up and brought him before Pilate. (WEB ASV RSV)
Luke 23:27 And there followed him a great company of people, and of women, which also bewailed and lamented him. (KJV WBS)
Luke 24:22 Also, certain women of our company amazed us, having arrived early at the tomb; (WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS RSV)
John 3:22 After this Jesus and His disciples went into Judaea; and there He made a stay in company with them and baptized. (WEY)
John 6:5 When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat? (KJV WBS)
John 18:2 And Judas also, who delivered him up, knew the place, because Jesus was often there, in company with his disciples. (DBY)
Acts 1:4 And while in their company He charged them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father's promised gift. "This you have heard of," He said, "from me. (WEY)
Acts 1:15 In these days, Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples (and the number of names was about one hundred twenty), and said, (See RSV)
Acts 4:23 Being let go, they came to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)
Acts 4:32 and of the multitude of those who did believe the heart and the soul was one, and not one was saying that anything of the things he had was his own, but all things were to them in common. (See RSV)
Acts 6:7 The word of God increased and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem exceedingly. A great company of the priests were obedient to the faith. (WEB KJV ASV WBS)
Acts 10:27 So Peter went in and conversed with him, and found a large company assembled. (WEY)
Acts 10:28 And he said unto them, Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come unto one of another nation; but God hath shewed me that I should not call any man common or unclean. (KJV BBE WBS YLT)
Acts 11:24 For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith, and many people were added to the Lord. (See RSV)
Acts 11:26 And when he had come across him, he took him to Antioch. And they were with the church there for a year, teaching the people; and the disciples were first given the name of Christians in Antioch. (See RSV)
Acts 13:13 Now Paul and his company set sail from Paphos, and came to Perga in Pamphylia. John departed from them and returned to Jerusalem. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS RSV)
Acts 14:1 It happened in Iconium that they entered together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke that a great multitude both of Jews and of Greeks believed. (See RSV)
Acts 14:13 And the priest of Zeus--the temple of Zeus being at the entrance to the city--brought bullocks and garlands to the gates, and in company with the crowd was intending to offer sacrifices to them. (WEY)
Acts 15:22 Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole assembly, to choose men out of their company, and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas: Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, chief men among the brothers. (WEB KJV ASV WBS)
Acts 15:25 we have unanimously decided to select certain men and send them to you in company with our dear friends Barnabas and Paul, (WEY)
Acts 15:35 But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch, teaching and, in company with many others, telling the Good News of the Lord's Message. (WEY)
Acts 15:39 Then the contention grew so sharp that they separated from each other. Barnabas took Mark with him, and sailed away to Cyprus, (See NIV)
Acts 17:5 But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people. (KJV WBS)
Acts 19:26 And you see, for it has come to your ears, that not only at Ephesus, but almost all through Asia, this Paul has been teaching numbers of people and turning them away, saying that those are not gods who are made by men's hands: (See RSV)
Acts 19:29 And the town was full of noise and trouble, and they all came running into the theatre, having taken by force Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia who were journeying in company with Paul. (BBE)
Acts 21:8 And the next day we that were of Paul's company departed, and came unto Caesarea: and we entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, which was one of the seven; and abode with him. (KJV WBS YLT)
Acts 27:1 But when it had been determined that we should sail to Italy, they delivered up Paul and certain other prisoners to a centurion, by name Julius, of Augustus' company. (DBY)
Romans 13:13 With right behaviour as in the day; not in pleasure-making and drinking, not in bad company and unclean behaviour, not in fighting and envy. (BBE)
Romans 15:10 And again the Psalmist says, "Be glad, ye Gentiles, in company with His People." (WEY)
Romans 15:24 whenever I journey to Spain, I will come to you. For I hope to see you on my journey, and to be helped on my way there by you, if first I may enjoy your company for a while. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 15:32 that in joy I may come unto you, through the will of God, and may be refreshed with you, (See NAS RSV)
1 Corinthians 5:9 I wrote to you in my letter to have no company with sexual sinners; (WEB KJV ASV BBE YLT)
1 Corinthians 5:11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. (KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT)
1 Corinthians 15:33 Do not be tricked by false words: evil company does damage to good behaviour. (BBE NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 6:14 Do not keep company with those who have not faith: for what is there in common between righteousness and evil, or between light and dark? (BBE)
Galatians 2:1 Later still, after an interval of fourteen years, I again went up to Jerusalem in company with Barnabas, taking Titus also with me. (WEY)
Ephesians 5:11 And have no company with the works of the dark, which give no fruit, but make their true quality clear; (BBE)
1 Thessalonians 4:17 Afterwards we who are alive and are still on earth will be caught up in their company amid clouds to meet the Lord in the air. (WEY)
2 Thessalonians 3:14 If any man doesn't obey our word in this letter, note that man, that you have no company with him, to the end that he may be ashamed. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)
2 Timothy 2:22 Keep a strong curb, however, on your youthful cravings; and strive for integrity, good faith, love, peace, in company with all who pray to the Lord with pure hearts. (WEY)
Hebrews 12:22 But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, (KJV WBS)
Hebrews 12:23 to the company and assembly of the first-born in heaven enrolled, and to God the judge of all, and to spirits of righteous men made perfect, (YLT)
Revelation 18:9 And the kings of the earth, who made themselves unclean with her, and in her company gave themselves up to evil, will be weeping and crying over her, when they see the smoke of her burning, (BBE)
Revelation 18:17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off, (KJV WBS YLT)
Genesis 13:9 Isn't the whole land before you? Please separate yourself from me. If you go to the left hand, then I will go to the right. Or if you go to the right hand, then I will go to the left." (See NIV)
Genesis 13:11 and Lot chooseth for himself the whole circuit of the Jordan; and Lot journeyeth from the east, and they are parted -- a man from his companion; (See NIV)
Genesis 28:3 May God Almighty bless you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, that you may be a company of peoples, (WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV)
Genesis 32:8 and he said, "If Esau comes to the one company, and strikes it, then the company which is left will escape." (WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Genesis 32:21 So went the present over before him: and himself lodged that night in the company. (KJV ASV WBS)
Genesis 33:8 Esau said, "What do you mean by all this company which I met?" Jacob said, "To find favor in the sight of my lord." (WEB ASV NAS RSV)
Genesis 35:11 God said to him, "I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations will be from you, and kings will come out of your body. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)
Genesis 37:25 And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt. (KJV WBS YLT)
Genesis 48:4 and said to me,'Behold, I will make you fruitful, and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples, and will give this land to your seed after you for an everlasting possession.' (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)
Genesis 49:6 Let my soul not come into their council; unto their assembly let my glory not be united; for in their anger they slew men, and in their self-will they houghed oxen. (See RSV)
Genesis 50:9 There went up with him both chariots and horsemen. It was a very great company. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Exodus 12:3 speak ye unto all the company of Israel, saying, In the tenth of this month -- they take to them each man a lamb for the house of the fathers, a lamb for a house. (YLT)
Exodus 12:6 And it hath become a charge to you, until the fourteenth day of this month, and the whole assembly of the company of Israel have slaughtered it between the evenings; (YLT)
Exodus 12:19 seven days leaven is not found in your houses, for any 'one' eating anything fermented -- that person hath been cut off from the company of Israel, among the sojourners or among the natives of the land; (YLT)
Exodus 12:47 all the company of Israel do keep it. (YLT)
Exodus 16:1 And they journey from Elim, and all the company of the sons of Israel come in unto the wilderness of Sin, which 'is' between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month of their going out from the land of Egypt. (YLT)
Exodus 16:2 And all the company of the sons of Israel murmur against Moses and against Aaron in the wilderness; (YLT)
Exodus 16:9 And Moses saith unto Aaron, 'Say unto all the company of the sons of Israel, Come ye near before Jehovah, for He hath heard your murmurings;' (YLT)
Exodus 16:10 and it cometh to pass, when Aaron is speaking unto all the company of the sons of Israel, that they turn towards the wilderness, and lo, the honour of Jehovah is seen in the cloud. (YLT)
Exodus 16:22 And it cometh to pass on the sixth day, they have gathered a second bread, two omers for one, and all the princes of the company come in, and declare to Moses. (YLT)
Exodus 17:1 And all the company of the sons of Israel journey from the wilderness of Sin, on their journeyings, by the command of Jehovah, and encamp in Rephidim, and there is no water for the people to drink; (YLT)
Exodus 34:31 And Moses calleth unto them, and Aaron and all the princes in the company return unto him, and Moses speaketh unto them; (YLT)
Exodus 35:1 And Moses assembleth all the company of the sons of Israel, and saith unto them, 'These 'are' the things which Jehovah hath commanded -- to do them: (YLT)
Exodus 35:4 And Moses speaketh unto all the company of the sons of Israel, saying, 'This 'is' the thing which Jehovah hath commanded, saying, (YLT)
Exodus 35:20 And all the company of the sons of Israel go out from the presence of Moses, (YLT)
Leviticus 4:13 And if the whole company of Israel err ignorantly, and the thing hath been hidden from the eyes of the assembly, and they have done 'something against' one of all the commands of Jehovah 'concerning things' which are not to be done, and have been guilty; (YLT)
Leviticus 4:15 and the elders of the company have laid their hands on the head of the bullock, before Jehovah, and 'one' hath slaughtered the bullock before Jehovah. (YLT)
Leviticus 8:3 and all the company assemble thou unto the opening of the tent of meeting.' (YLT)
Leviticus 8:4 And Moses doth as Jehovah hath commanded him, and the company is assembled unto the opening of the tent of meeting, (YLT)
Leviticus 8:5 and Moses saith unto the company, 'This 'is' the thing which Jehovah hath commanded to do.' (YLT)
Leviticus 9:5 And they take that which Moses hath commanded unto the front of the tent of meeting, and all the company draw near and stand before Jehovah; (YLT)
Leviticus 10:6 And Moses saith unto Aaron, and to Eleazar, and to Ithamar his sons, 'Your heads ye do not uncover, and your garments ye do not rend, that ye die not, and on all the company He be wroth; as to your brethren, the whole house of Israel, they bewail the burning which Jehovah hath kindled; (YLT)
Leviticus 10:17 Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin-offering in the holy place, for it 'is' most holy -- and it He hath given to you to take away the iniquity of the company, to make atonement for them before Jehovah? (YLT)
Leviticus 16:5 And from the company of the sons of Israel he taketh two kids of the goats for a sin-offering, and one ram for a burnt-offering; (YLT)
Leviticus 19:2 Speak unto all the company of the sons of Israel, and thou hast said unto them, Ye are holy, for holy 'am' I, Jehovah, your God. (YLT)
Leviticus 24:14 Bring out the reviler unto the outside of the camp; and all those hearing have laid their hands on his head, and all the company have stoned him. (YLT)
Leviticus 24:16 and he who is execrating the name of Jehovah is certainly put to death; all the company do certainly cast stones at him; as a sojourner so a native, in his execrating the Name, is put to death. (YLT)
Numbers 1:2 Take ye up the sum of all the company of the sons of Israel by their families, by the house of their fathers, in the number of names -- every male by their polls; (YLT)
Numbers 1:3 from twenty years old and upward, all who are able to go out to war in Israel. You and Aaron shall number them by their divisions. (See RSV)
Numbers 1:16 These 'are' those called of the company, princes of the tribes of their fathers; they 'are' heads of the thousands of Israel. (YLT)
Numbers 1:18 and all the company they assembled on the first of the second month, and they declare their births, by their families, by the house of their fathers, in the number of names from a son of twenty years and upward, by their polls, (YLT)
Numbers 1:53 and the Levites encamp round about the tabernacle of the testimony; and there is no wrath on the company of the sons of Israel, and the Levites have kept the charge of the tabernacle of the testimony. (YLT)
Numbers 3:7 and kept his charge, and the charge of all the company before the tent of meeting, to do the service of the tabernacle; (YLT)