Damaskos: Damascus, a city of SyriaOriginal Word: Δαμασκός, οῦ, ἡPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Hebrew origin DammeseqDefinition
Damascus, a city of SyriaNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1154: ΔαμασκόςΔαμασκός
), a very ancient (Genesis 14:15
), celebrated, flourishing city of Syria, lying in a most lovely and fertile plain at the eastern base of Antilibanus. It had a great number of Jews among its inhabitants (Josephus
, b. j.
2, 20, 2 cf. 7, 8, 7). Still one of the most opulent cities of western Asia, having about 109,000 inhabitants ("in 1859 about 150,000; of these 6,000 were Jews, and 15,000 Christians" (Porter)): Acts 9:2
ff; ff; 2 Corinthians 11:32; Galatians 1:17. (Cf. BB. DD. under the word, especially Alex.'s Kitto.)<1>
Of Hebrew origin (Dammeseq); Damascus, a city of Syria -- Damascus.
see HEBREW Dammeseq