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Strong's #1046 - Γαδαρηνός
Gadarenes = "reward at the end"
- also called Gergesenes, was the capital of Peraea, situated opposite the south extremity of the Lake of Gennesaret to the south-east, but at some distance from the lake on the banks of the river Hieromax
Γαδαρηνός, Γαδαρηνη, Γαδαρηνον (from the proper name Γαδαρα; cf. the adjective Ἀβιληνή, Μαγδαληνή), of Gadara, a Gadarene. Gadara was the capital of Peraea (Josephus, b. j. 4, 7, 3), situated opposite the southern extremity of the Lake of Gennesaret to the southeast, but at some distance from the lake on the banks of the river Hieromax (Pliny, h. n. 5, 16), 60 stadia from the city Tiberias (Josephus, Vita65), inhabited chiefly by Gentiles (Josephus, Antiquities 17, 11, 4); cf. Winers RWB under the word Gadara; Rüetschi in Herzog iv., p. 636f; Kneucker in Schenkel ii. 313f; Riehm, HWB, p. 454; (BB. DD. under the word). χώρα τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν the country of the Gadarenes, Gadaris: Mark 5:1 Rec.; Luke 8:26 Rec., 37 R G (but here ἡ περίχωρος τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν), and in Matthew 8:28 T Tr WH; but the manuscripts differ in these passages; see Γερασηνοι and Γεργεσηνοι.
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Γαδαρηνός , -ή , -όν
(< Γαδαρά , Gadara, the capital of Peræa),
Gadarene, of Gadara: Matthew 8:28 (Rec. Γεργεσηνῶν ), Mark 5:1, Rec. (Edd., Γερασηνῶν ), Luke 8:26; Luke 8:37, Rec. (Edd., Γερασηνῶν ).†
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