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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1337 - διθάλασσος
- resembling or forming two seas: thus of the Euxine Sea
- lying between two seas, i.e. washed on both sides by the sea
- an isthmus or tongue of land, the extremity of which is covered by the waves
- a projecting reef or bar against which the waves dash on both sides
Att. δῐ-ττος [ θᾰ], ον,
I divided into two seas, of the Euxine, Str. 2.5.22, cf. D.P. 156; of the Atlantic, Str. 1.1.8.
II between two seas, where two seas meet, as is often the case off a headland, Acts 27:41; βραχέα καὶ διθάλαττα shallows and meetings of currents, in the Syrtes, D.Chr. 5.9.
*† διθάλασσος , -ον
(δις , θύλασσα );
1. divided into two seas (as the Euxine, Strab., ii, 522).
2. dividing the sea: τόπον δ ., a tongue of land, or reef, running out into the sea: Acts 27:41.†
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