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Strong's #3484 - Ναΐν

probably of Hebrew origin cf (H4999)]
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Nain =meaning "beauty"
  1. a village in Galilee located at the north base of Little Hermon
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ναΐν (WH Ναΐν (cf. Iota) (נָאִין, a pasture; cf. Simonis, Onomast. N. T., p. 115), , Nain, a town of Galilee, situated at the northern base of Little Hermon; modern Nein, a petty village inhabited by a very few families, and not to be confounded with a village of the same name beyond the Jordan (Josephus, b. j. 4, 9, 4): Luke 7:11. (Cf. Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, i. 552f.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(Rec. Ναΐν ), ,


(Heb. H4999),

Nain, a village of Galilee: Luke 7:11.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Petr III. 62 (b).7 (Ptol.) χόρτου ξηροῦ, P Oxy IX. 1188.4 (A.D. 13) κλάδους ξηρο (ύς), ib. IV. 736.82 (c, A.D. 1) σεμιδάρ (=λ)εως ξηρᾶς (ἡμιωβέλιον), ";for dry meal ½ ob.";, P Tebt II. 314.18 (ii/A.D.) κορέου ξηρο [, ";dried coriander,"; and the oracle Kaibel 1039.14 ξηρῶν ἀπὸ κλάδων καρπὸν οὐκ ἔσται λα [βεῖν. For the subst. ξηρασία, see P Tebt II. 379.9 (A.D. 128) χόρτον εἰς κοπὴν καὶ ξηρασ [ ]αν, ";grass for cutting and drying,"; and for ξηρότης, see P Flor II. 176.11 (A.D. 256) ἐκ τῆς τῶν σύκων κακίας καὶ ξηρότητος. The vernacular MGr ξερός reverts to the old Epic and Ionic form (see e.g. Hom. Od. v. 402); cf. the MGr θεριό and σίδερο for the short unstressed vowel.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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Ναιν Ναίν Ναΐν ναίων νάματος Nain Naín
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