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Strong's #2957 - Κυρήνη

Transliteration
Kyrḗnē
Phonetics
koo-ray'-nay
Root Word (Etymology)
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Location
TDNT
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Definition   
Thayer's
Cyrene = "supremacy of the bridle"
  1. a large and very flourishing city of Libya Cyrenaica or Pentapolitana, about 11 miles (17 km) from the sea. Among its inhabitants were a great number of Jews, whom Ptolemy I. had brought there, and invested with the right of citizens
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Acts 1
NAS (1)
Acts 1
HCS (1)
Acts 1
BSB (1)
Acts 1
ESV (1)
Acts 1
WEB (1)
Acts 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Κυρήνη, ἡ,

Cyrene, Hdt. 4.162, etc.: Adj. Κυρηναῖος, α, ον, ib. 199, etc. [ in Hes. Fr. 128.2, Pi. P. 4.2, al., Call. Ap. 73, 94; Ar. Th. 98, A.R. 2.500.]

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Κυρήνη, Κυρηνης, , Cyrene, a large and very flourishing city of Libya Cyrenaica or Pentapolitana, about 11 Roman miles from the sea. Among its inhabitants were great numbers of Jews, whom Ptolemy I. had brought thither, and invested with the rights of citizens: Acts 2:10. (BB. DD., under the word).


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Κυρήνη , -ης , ,

Cyrene, a city in Libya: Acts 2:10.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the presence of a Jewish population in Cyrenaica see the decree set up at Berenice by the Jewish community in honour of the Roman governor, M. Tittius—CIG III. 5361 ἔδοξε τοῖς ἄρχουσι τῷ πολιτεύματι τῶν ἐν Βερενίκῃ Ἰουδαίων κτλ.

 


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
Κυρηνην Κυρήνην Kurenen Kurēnēn Kyrenen Kyrēnēn Kyrḗnen Kyrḗnēn
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