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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3070 - Λυδία

Transliteration
Lydía
Phonetics
loo-dee'-ah  
Word Origin
properly, feminine of Ludios [of foreign origin] (a Lydian, in Asia Minor)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
Lydia = "travail"
  1. a woman of Thyatira, a seller of purple, the first European convert of Paul, and afterward his hostess during his first stay at Philippi
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Acts 2
Acts 2
Acts 2
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-NSF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-NSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Λῡδία,

Ion. -ιη, ἡ,

Lydia, Hdt. 1.79, etc.: hence Λῡδιακά, τά, a history of Lydia, by Xanthus, Ath. 12.515e: Λῡδικὴ ἀρχή Lydian empire, Hdt. 1.72.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Λυδία, Λυδιας, , Lydia, a woman of Thyatira, a seller of purple, converted by Paul to the Christian faith: Acts 16:14, 40. The name was borne by other women also, Horat. carm. 1, 8; 3, 9.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Λυδία , -ας , ,

Lydia, a woman of Thyatira: Acts 16:14; Acts 16:40.†


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

Λυδία in Acts 16:14 is sometimes taken as a cognomen derived from the purple-seller’s native place (e.g. Zahn Intr. i. p. 533), but the addition of ὀνόματι clearly marks it out as a proper name. In the form Λύδη it is found in CIG I. 653, III. 6574.

 

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
Λυδια Λυδία Λυδιαν Λυδίαν Ludia Ludian Lydia Lydía Lydian Lydían
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Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
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