The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   116 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
aqenaiplural of Athene (the goddess of wisdom, who was reputed to have founded the city)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ath-ay-nahee   Noun Location
Athens = "uncertainty"
  1. A famous city in Greece, the capital of Attica, and the chief seat of learning and civilisation during the golden period of the history of Greece
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 4
Athens 4
NAS Verse Count
1 Thessalonians1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Athenai". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.