Kurene

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2957 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kureneof uncertain derivation
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
KureneNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
koo-ray'-nay Noun Location
Definition
Cyrene = "supremacy of the bridle"
  1. a large and very flourishing city of Libya Cyrenaica or Pentapolitana, about 11 miles (17 km) from the sea. Among its inhabitants were a great number of Jews, whom Ptolemy I. had brought there, and invested with the right of citizens
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
Cyrene 1
NAS Verse Count
Acts1


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