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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #128 - Αἰθίοψ
Ethiopian = "black"
- an Ethiopian
Αἰθίοψ, οπος, ὁ, fem. Αἰθιοπίς, ίδος, ἡ (Αἰθίοψ as fem., A. Fr. 328, 329): pl. Αἰθιοπῆες Il. 1.423, whence nom. Αἰθιοπεύς Call. Del. 208: (αἴθω, ὄψ): —
1. properly, Burnt-face, i.e. Ethiopian, negro, Hom., etc.; prov., Αἰθίοπα σμήχειν 'to wash a blackamoor white', Luc. Ind. 28.
2. a fish, Agatharch. 109.
1. Ethiopian, Αἰθιοπὶς γλῶσσα Hdt. 3.19; γῆ A. Fr. 300, E. Fr. 228.4: Subst. Αἰθιοπίς, ἡ, title of Epic poem in the Homeric cycle; also name of a plant, silver sage, Salvia argentea, Dsc. 4.104: — also Αἰθιόπιος, α, ον, E. Fr. 349: Αἰθιοπικός, ή, όν, Hdt., etc.; Αἰ. κύμινον, = ἄμι, Hp. Morb. 3.17, Dsc. 3.62: — Subst. Αἰθιοπία, ἡ, Hdt., etc.
2. red-brown, AP 7.196 (Mel.), cf. Ach. Tat. 4.5.
Αἰθίοψ, (οπος, ὁ (αἴθω, to burn, and ὤψ (ὄψ), the face; swarthy), Ethiopian (Hebrew כּוּשִׁי): Acts 8:27, here the reference is to upper Ethiopia, called Habesh or Abyssinia, a country of Africa adjoining Egypt and including the island Meroe; (see Dillmann in Schenkel i. 285ff; Alex.'s Kitto or McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia under the word
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Αἰθίοψ , -οπος , ὁ
(<αἴθω , to burn, ὤψ , face; i.e. swarthy),
[in LXX for H3568;]
Ethiopian: Acts 8:27.†
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