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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #4544 - Σάμος
Samos = "a sandy bluff"
- an island off that part of Asia Minor where Ionia touches Caria
Σάμος [ ᾰ], ἡ,
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. )
Σάμος ((probably 'height'; cf. Pape, Eigennamen)), Σαμου, ἡ, 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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Σάμος , -ου , ἡ ,
Samos, an island in the Ægean: Acts 20:15.†
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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.
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