1154. Damaskos
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Damaskos: Damascus, a city of Syria
Original Word: Δαμασκός, οῦ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Damaskos
Phonetic Spelling: (dam-as-kos')
Short Definition: Damascus
Definition: Damascus.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin Dammeseq
Damascus, a city of Syria
NASB Translation
Damascus (15).

STRONGS NT 1154: Δαμασκός

Δαμασκός, Δαμασκοῦ, , Damascus (Hebrew דַּמֶשֶׂק), 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 9:2ff; ff; 2 Corinthians 11:32; Galatians 1:17. (Cf. BB. DD. under the word, especially Alex.'s Kitto.)


Of Hebrew origin (Dammeseq); Damascus, a city of Syria -- Damascus.

see HEBREW Dammeseq

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