4947. Suria
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Suria: Syria, a region N. and East of Pal.
Original Word: Συρία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Suria
Phonetic Spelling: (soo-ree'-ah)
Short Definition: Syria
Definition: Syria, a great Roman imperial province, united with Cilicia.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Tsor
Syria, a region N. and E. of Pal.
NASB Translation
Syria (8).

STRONGS NT 4947: Συρία

Συρία, Συρίας, , Syria; in the N. T. a region of Asia, bounded on the north by the Taurus and Amanus ranges, on the east by the Euphrates and Arabia, on the south by Palestine, and on the west by Phoenicia and the Mediterranean (cf. BB. DD. under the word ; Ryssel in Herzog edition 2, under the word Syrien; cf. also Ἀντιχεια, 1 and Δαμασκός): Matthew 4:24; Luke 2:2; Acts 15:23, 41; Acts 18:18; Acts 20:3; Acts 21:3; Galatians 1:21. (On the article with it cf. Winer's Grammar, § 18, 5 a.)


Probably of Hebrew origin (Tsor); Syria (i.e. Tsyria or Tyre), a region of Asia -- Syria.

see HEBREW Tsor

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