2959. kuria
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kuria: a lady
Original Word: κυρία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kuria
Phonetic Spelling: (koo-ree'-ah)
Short Definition: a lady
Definition: a lady.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
fem. of kurios
a lady
NASB Translation
lady (2).

STRONGS NT 2959: κυρία

κυρία, κυρίας, , Cyria, a Christian woman to whom the Second Epistle of John is addressed: 2 John 1:1, 5 (G L T K C (and WH marginal reading in 2 John 1:1)). This proper name is not uncommon in other writers also; cf. Lücke, Comm. üb. die Brr. des John 3rd edition, p. 444. (But R Tr others κυρία, regarding the word as an appellative, lady; (αἱ γυναῖκες εὐθύς ἀπό τεσσαρεσκαίδεκα ἐτῶν ὑπό τῶν ἀνδρῶν κυριαι καλοῦνται, Epictetus enchir. 40). Cf. Westcott on 2 John as above).


Feminine of kurios; Cyria, a Christian woman -- lady.

see GREEK kurios

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