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Strong's #125 - Αἴγυπτος

Transliteration
Aígyptos
Phonetics
ah'ee-goop-tos
Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Location
TDNT
None
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Definition   
Thayer's
Egypt = "double straits"
  1. a country occupying the northeast angle of Africa
  2. metaph. Jerusalem, for the Jews persecuting the Christ and his followers, and so to be likened to the Egyptians treating the Jews
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (24)
Matthew 4
Acts 14
Hebrews 4
Jude 1
Revelation 1
NAS (25)
Matthew 4
Acts 15
Hebrews 4
Jude 1
Revelation 1
HCS (25)
Matthew 4
Acts 15
Hebrews 4
Jude 1
Revelation 1
BSB (25)
Matthew 4
Acts 15
Hebrews 4
Jude 1
Revelation 1
ESV (22)
Matthew 3
Acts 14
Hebrews 4
Revelation 1
WEB (24)
Matthew 4
Acts 14
Hebrews 4
Jude 1
Revelation 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Αἴγυπτος, ὁ,

I

1. the river Nile, Od. 4.477,al.

2. King Aegyptus, A. Supp. 9, etc.

II , Egypt, Od. 17.448, etc.; Αἴγυπτόνδε to Egypt, ib. 426.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Αἴγυπτος, , (always without the article, Buttmann, 87 (76); Winers Grammar, § 18, 5 a.), the proper name of a well-known country, Egypt: Matthew 2:13; Acts 2:10; Hebrews 3:16, etc.; more fully γῆ Αἴγυπτος, Acts 7:36 (not L WH Tr text), Acts 7:40; Acts 13:17; Hebrews 8:9; Jude 1:5 (Exodus 5:12; Exodus 6:26, etc.; 1 Macc. 1:19; Baruch 1:19f, etc.); γῆ Αἴγυπτος, Acts 7:11; ἐν Αἰγύπτου namely, γῆ, Hebrews 11:26 Lachmann, but cf. Bleek at the passage; Buttmann, 171 (149); (Winer's Grammar, 384 (359)). In Revelation 11:8 Αἴγυπτος is figuratively used for Jerusalem, i. e. for the Jewish nation viewed as persecuting Christ and his followers, and so to be likened to the Egyptians in their ancient hostility to the true God and their endeavors to crush his people.


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Αἴγυπτος , -ου , ,

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.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
Αιγυπτον Αἴγυπτον Αιγυπτος Αἴγυπτος Αιγυπτου Αἰγύπτου Αιγυπτω Αἰγύπτῳ αιδέδ αιδείσθαι Aigupto Aiguptō Aigupton Aiguptos Aiguptou Aigypto Aigyptō Aigýptoi Aigýptōi Aigypton Aígypton Aigyptos Aígyptos Aigyptou Aigýptou
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