The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

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Original WordWord Origin
eparciafrom a compound of (1909) and (757) (meaning a governor of a district, "eparch")
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ep-ar-khee'-ah   Noun Feminine
  1. the office of a governor or prefect
  2. the region subject to a prefect
    1. a province of the Roman empire, either a larger province, or an appendage to a larger province, as Palestine was to that of Syria
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
province 2
NAS Verse Count

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 Eparchia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.