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Dekapolis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1179  
Original WordWord Origin
dekapolißfrom (1176) and (4172)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
DekapolisNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dek-ap'-ol-is   Noun Location
 Definition
Decapolis = "ten cities"
  1. a track of land so called from the ten cities that were in it
    1. according to Pliny, these cities were: Damascus, Opoton, Philadelphia, Raphana, Scythopolis, Gadara, Hippondion, Pella, Galasa, and Canatha (Gill)
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 3
Decapolis 3
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Mark2


Total3
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 Dekapolis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.