the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2410 - Ἱεριχώ
Jericho = "place of fragrance"
- a noted city, abounding in balsam, honey, cyprus, myrobalanus, roses and other fragrant products. It was near the north shore of the Dead Sea in the tribe of Benjamin, between Jerusalem and the Jordan River
ἱερείχω, see Ἰεριχώ.
STRONGS NT 2410: Ἰεριχώ Ἰεριχώ (Tdf. ἱερείχω (see his Proleg., p. 85; WH's Appendix, p. 155, and under the word εἰ, ἰ; WH Ἰεριχώ; see their Introductory § 408; on its accent in manuscripts cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 103)), ἡ, indeclinable (on its declension in other writings cf. Winers Grammar, § 10, 2; in Strabo ἱερικους ἱερικουντος; ἱεριχους, ἱεριχουντος in Josephus, cf. Winer's Grammar, the passage cited; Hebrew יְרִיחו, from רִיחַ, to smell, so called from its fertility in aromatics), Jericho, a noted city, abounding in balsam (i. e. perhaps the opobalsamum; cf. Tristram, Nat. Hist. etc., p. 337; B. D. under the word
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(T, Ἱερ -; Rec. Ἱεριχώ ; cf. Bl., § 3, 4, 4; WH, App., 155), ἡ ,
Jericho: Matthew 20:29, Mark 10:46, Luke 10:30; Luke 18:35; Luke 19:1, Hebrews 11:30.†
Ἱεριχώ see Ἱερειχώ
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For this late word (for the class. ἱερεῖα θεόθυτα) see the citation from Syll 653 s.v. δερμάτινος. We hear of ἱεροθύται, ";sacrificing priests,"; in connexion with the ceremonial at marriages, e.g. in P Fay 22.8 (i/A.D.) : see further Schubart Archiv v. p. 77 ff. For ἱεροποιός, ";a sacrificial magistrate,"; cf. P Oxy XIV. 1664.20 (iii/A.D.) with the editors’ note.
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