Itouraia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2484  
Original WordWord Origin
itouraiaof Hebrew origin (03195)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ItouraiaNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ee-too-rah'-yah   Adjective
 Definition
Ituraea = "past the limits" or "he will arrange"
  1. a mountainous region, lying northeast of Palestine and west of Damascus. At the time when John the Baptist made his public appearance it was subject to Philip the tetrarch, son of Herod the Great, among the regions assigned to this prince after his father's death. It was brought under Jewish control by king Aristobulus around 100 B.C. Its inhabitants had been noted for robbery and skilful use of the bow.
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
Ituraea 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Luke1


Total1
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 Itouraia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.