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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1048 - Γάζα
γάζα [ γᾱ], ἡ,
I treasure, Thphr. HP 8.11.5, OGI 54.22 (iii B. C.), Epigr. ap. Str. 14.1.39, LXX 2 Esdras 5:17, Acts 8:27, etc.; ἐκ τῆς βασιλικῆς γ. D.S. 17.35.
II large sum of money, Plb. 11.34.12. (Persian word.)
Γάζα -ης , -ἡ
Gaza, in CT, one of the five chief cities of the Philistines: Acts 8:26.†
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According to Lewy Fremdwörter p. 94, in Hellenistic Greek foreign proper names are only found with γ = ע, when this represents the Arabic ̯ : thus Γάζα = עַזָּה ‘Azzā.
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