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Strong's #4544 - Σάμος

of uncertain affinity
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Samos = "a sandy bluff"
  1. an island off that part of Asia Minor where Ionia touches Caria
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Σάμος [ ], ,

Samos, the name of several Greek islands:

1 old name for Κεφαλληνία (q.v.), Il. 2.634, Od. 4.671; also called Σάμη, 1.246, h.Ap. 429; though this, acc. to others, is a town on the island: hence Adj. Σαμαῖος, α, ον, Str. 10.2.13 .

2. Σάμος Θρηϊκίη, v. Σαμοθρᾴκη .

3. Samos, the large island over against Ephesus, first in h.Ap. 41: hence Adj. Σάμιος, α, ον, Hdt. 1.70, etc.; ἡ Σαμία (sc. γῆ ) ibid., Thphr. Lap. 62; also Σ. ἀστήρ, clay with medicinal properties, Gal. 12.178: — Σαμιακός, ή, όν, Cratin. 13 . (Acc. to Str. 8.3.19, 10.2.17, σάμος was an old word signifying a height. )

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Σάμος ((probably 'height'; cf. Pape, Eigennamen)), Σαμου, , Samos, an island in that part of the Aegean which is called the Icarian Sea, opposite Ionia and not far from Ephesus; it was the birthplace of Pythagoras; (now Greek Samo, Turkish Susam Adassi): Acts 20:15.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Σάμος , -ου , ,

Samos, an island in the Ægean: Acts 20:15.†

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

This LXX word (Exodus 33:3 al.) is quoted in the same metaph. sense of ";stiff-necked,"; ";obstinate,"; in its only NT occurrence Acts 7:51. For the subst. σκληροτραχηλία see Test. xii. patr. Simeon vi. 2.


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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Σαμον Σάμον Samon Sámon
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