The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2542 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kaisereiafrom (2541)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kahee-sar'-i-a Noun Location
Caesarea = "severed"
  1. Caesarea of Philippi was situated at the foot of Lebanon near the sources of the Jordan in Gaulanitis, and formerly called Paneas; but afterward being rebuilt by Philip the tetrarch, it was called by him Caesarea, in honour of Tiberias Caesar; subsequently called Neronias by Agrippa II, in honour of Nero.
  2. Caesarea of Palestine was built near the Mediterranean by Herod the Great on the site of Strabo's Tower, between Joppa and Dora. It was provided with a magnificent harbour and had conferred upon it the name of Caesarea, in honour of Augustus. It was the residence of Roman procurators, and the majority of its inhabitants were Greeks.
NAS Word Usage - Total: 17
Caesarea 17
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 Kaisereia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.