the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #3093 - Μαγδαλά
Magdala = "a tower"
- a place on the western shore of the Lake of Galilee, about 3 miles (5 km) south of Tiberias
Μαγαδάν, see the following word.
STRONGS NT 3093: Μαγδαλά Μαγδαλά, a place on the western shore of the Lake of Galilee, about three miles distant from Tiberius toward the north; according to the not improbable conjecture of Gesenius (Thesaurus, i., p. 267) identical with מִגְדַל־אֵל (i. e. tower of God), a fortified city of the tribe of Naphtali (Joshua 19:38); in the Jerus. Talmud מגדל (Magdal or Migdal); now Medschel or Medjdel, a wretched Mohammedan village with the ruins of an ancient tower (see Winers RWB, under the word; Robinson, Palest. ii., p. 396f; Arnold in Herzog viii., p. 661; Kneucker in Schenkel 4:p. 84; (Hackett in B. D., under the word; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, i., 571f)): Matthew 15:39 R G, with the variant reading (adopted by L T Tr WH (cf. WH's Appendix, p. 160)) Μαγαδάν, Vulg. Magedan (Syriac wdGM [
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Magadan, an unidentified place on the coast of the Sea of Galilee: Matthew 15:39 (Rec. Μαγδαλά ; cf. Mark 8:10, where for Δαλμανουθά , D* has Μελεγαδά , D1 Μαγαιδά , some cursives Μαγαδά , and Euseb. Onomast. Μεγαιδάν ; cf. DB, iii, s.v.).†
(Aram. מַגְדְֺּלָא = Heb. H4026, which in Joshua 15:37 B is rendered Μαγαδά ), Magdala: Matthew 15:39 (Rec. for Μαγαδάν , q.v.).†
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