125. Aiguptos
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Aiguptos: Egypt, the land of the Nile
Original Word: Αἴγυπτος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Aiguptos
Phonetic Spelling: (ah'-ee-goop-tos)
Short Definition: Egypt
Definition: Egypt.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Egypt, the land of the Nile
NASB Translation
Egypt (25).

STRONGS NT 125: Αἴγυπτος

Αἴγυπτος, , (always without the article, Buttmann, 87 (76); Winers Grammar, § 18, 5 a.), the proper name of a well-known country, Egypt: Matthew 2:13; Acts 2:10; Hebrews 3:16, etc.; more fully γῆ Αἴγυπτος, Acts 7:36 (not L WH Tr text), Acts 7:40; Acts 13:17; Hebrews 8:9; Jude 1:5 (Exodus 5:12; Exodus 6:26, etc.; 1 Macc. 1:19; Baruch 1:19f, etc.); γῆ Αἴγυπτος, Acts 7:11; ἐν Αἰγύπτου namely, γῆ, Hebrews 11:26 Lachmann, but cf. Bleek at the passage; Buttmann, 171 (149); (Winer's Grammar, 384 (359)). In Revelation 11:8 Αἴγυπτος is figuratively used for Jerusalem, i. e. for the Jewish nation viewed as persecuting Christ and his followers, and so to be likened to the Egyptians in their ancient hostility to the true God and their endeavors to crush his people.

The land of the Nile, Egypt.

Of uncertain derivation -- ?Gyptus, the land of the Nile -- Egypt.

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