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Lexicon :: Strong's G1086 - Gerasēnos

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Γερασηνός
Transliteration
Gerasēnos
Pronunciation
ge-rä-sā-no's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

Γεργεσηνός Gergesēnós, gher-ghes-ay-nos'; of Hebrew origin (H1622); a Gergesene (i.e. Girgashite) or one of the aborigines of Palestine:—Gergesene.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G1086 in the following manner: Gergesenes (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G1086 in the following manner: Gergesenes (1x).
  1. Gergesenes = "a stranger drawing near" ?

    1. also called Gadarenes, is assumed to have been located on the eastern shore of Lake Gennesaret

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Γεργεσηνός Gergesēnós, gher-ghes-ay-nos'; of Hebrew origin (H1622); a Gergesene (i.e. Girgashite) or one of the aborigines of Palestine:—Gergesene.
STRONGS NT 1086: Γεργεσηνός
Γεργεσηνός, Γεργεσηνη, Γεργεσηνον, Gergesene, belonging to the city Gergesa, which is assumed to have been situated on the eastern shore of Lake Gennesaret: Matthew 8:28 Rec. But this reading depends on the authority and opinion of Origen, who thought the variants found in his manuscripts Γαδαρηνῶν and Γερασηνῶν (see these words) must be made to conform to the testimony of those who said that there was formerly a certain city Gergesa near the lake. But Josephus knows nothing of it, and states expressly (Antiquities 1, 6, 2), that no trace of the ancient Gergesites (A. V. Girgashites, cf. B. D. under the word) (mentioned Genesis 15:20; Joshua 24:11) had survived, except the names preserved in the O. T. Hence, in Matthew 8:28 we must read Γαδαρηνῶν (so T Tr WH) and suppose that the jurisdiction of the city Gadara extended quite to the Lake of Gennesaret; but that Matthew (Matthew 8:34) erroneously thought that this city was situated on the lake itself. For in Mark 5:14; Luke 8:34, there is no objection to the supposition that the men came to Jesus from the rural districts alone. (But for the light thrown on this matter by modern research, see B. D. American edition under the word ; Thomson, The Land and the Book, ii. 34ff; Wilson in The Recovery of Jerusalem, p. 286f.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
15:20
Joshua
24:11
Matthew
8:28; 8:28; 8:34
Mark
5:14
Luke
8:34

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1086 matches the Greek Γερασηνός (Gerasēnos),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:28 - And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, G1086 there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.
 
 
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