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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #125 - Αἴγυπτος
Egypt = "double straits"
- a country occupying the northeast angle of Africa
- metaph. Jerusalem, for the Jews persecuting the Christ and his followers, and so to be likened to the Egyptians treating the Jews
1. the river Nile, Od. 4.477,al.
2. King Aegyptus, A. Supp. 9, etc.
II ἡ, Egypt, Od. 17.448, etc.; Αἴγυπτόνδε to Egypt, ib. 426.
Αἴγυπτος , -ου , ἡ ,
Egypt: Matthew 2:13-15; Matthew 2:19 Acts 2:10; Acts 7:9-39, Hebrews 3:16; Hebrews 11:26-27; γῆ ) Αἴ ., Acts 7:40; Acts 13:17, Hebrews 8:9, Judges 1:5(cf. Exodus 5:12, al.); ἡ Αἴ ., Acts 7:11; fig., of Jerusalem as hostile to God, Revelation 11:8.†
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