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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #688 - Ἀραβία
Arabia = "desert or barren"
- a well known peninsula of Asia lying towards Africa, and bounded by Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Mesopotamia, Babylonia, the Gulf of Arabia, the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean
Arabia, Hdt. 2.8, etc. (also, = κόσμος γυναικός, Hsch.): poet. Ἀρραβία Theoc. 17.86: — Adj. Ἀράβιος, α, ον, Arabian, οἱ Ἀ. Hdt. 1.198, al.: — also Ἀραβικός, ή, όν, χάραγμα PGen. 29.8 (ii A. D.), Plu. Ant. 69, Hsch.: — later Ἄραβες (v. Ἄραψ): — pecul. fem. Ἀραβίς, ίδος, Them. Or. 34.56: Ἀράβισσα, St.Byz.
Ἀραβία , -ας , ἡ .
Arabia: Galatians 1:17; Galatians 4:25.†
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For ᾽Α as the name of an Egyptian nome situated on the east side of the Nile, see P Lond 401.10 (B.C. 116–11) (= II. p. 14), P Oxy IV. 709.5 (c. A.D. 50). There would seem to be a reference to an Ἀραβία ἄνω in PSI 56.11 (A.D. 107), where see the editor’s note.
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