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Eruthros

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2063  
Original WordWord Origin
eruqroßof uncertain affinity
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
EruthrosNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
er-oo-thros'   Adjective
 Definition
  1. the Red Sea
    1. the Indian Ocean washing the shores of Arabia and Persia, with its two gulfs, of which the one on the east is called the Persian Gulf, the other on the opposite side the Arabian. In the NT the phrase denotes the upper part of the Arabian Gulf (the Heropolitie Gulf, so called [i.e. the Gulf of Suez]), through which the Israelites made their passage out of Egypt to the shore of Arabia.
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
red 2
 
NAS Verse Count
Acts1
Hebrews1


Total2
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 Eruthros". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.