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Lexicon :: Strong's G1056 - galilaia

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galilaia (Key)
Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Hebrew origin גָּלִיל (H1551)
Strong’s Definitions

Γαλιλαία Galilaía, gal-il-ah'-yah; of Hebrew origin (H1551); Galilæa (i.e. the heathen circle), a region of Palestine:—Galilee.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 63x

The KJV translates Strong's G1056 in the following manner: Galilee (63x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 63x
The KJV translates Strong's G1056 in the following manner: Galilee (63x).
  1. Galilee = "Circuit"

    1. the name of a region of northern Palestine, bounded on the north by Syria, on the west by Sidon, Tyre, Ptolemais and their territories and the promontory of Carmel, on the south by Samaria and on the east by the Jordan. It was divided into Upper Galilee and Lower Galilee.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Γαλιλαία Galilaía, gal-il-ah'-yah; of Hebrew origin (H1551); Galilæa (i.e. the heathen circle), a region of Palestine:—Galilee.
Γαλιλαία, -ας, , Galilee, (from הַגָּלִילָה, 2 Kings 15:29; הַגָּלִיל, Joshua 20:7; Joshua 21:32; גָּלִיל אֶרֶץ, 1 Kings 9:11, i. e. the circle or circuit, by which name even before the exile a certain district of northern Palestine was designated; Sept. Γαλιλαία); the name of a region of northern Palestine, bounded on the north by Syria, on the west by Sidon, Tyre, Ptolemais and their territories and the promontory of Carmel, on the south by Samaria and on the east by the Jordan. It was divided into Upper Galilee (extending from the borders of Tyre and Sidon to the sources of the Jordan), and Lower Galilee (which, lower and more level, embraced the lands of the tribes of Issachar and Zebulun and the part of Naphtali bordering on the Sea of Galilee): ἄνω καὶ κάτω Γαλιλαία (Josephus, b. j. 3, 3, 1, where its boundaries are given). It was a very fertile region, populous, having 204 towns and villages (Josephus, vita 45), and inasmuch as it had, especially in the upper part, many Gentiles among its inhabitants (Judges 1:30-33; Strabo 16, 34, p. 760), it was called, Matthew 4:15, Γαλιλαία τῶν ἐθνῶν (Isaiah 8:23 (Isa. 9:1)), and, 1 Macc. 5:15, Γαλιλαία ἀλλοφύλων. Often mentioned in the Gospels, and three times in the Acts, viz., Acts 9:31; Acts 10:37; Acts 13:31. [Cf. Merrill, Galilee in the Time of Christ, Boston 1881.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

20:7; 21:32
1:30; 1:31; 1:32; 1:33
1 Kings
2 Kings
9:31; 10:37; 13:31

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1056 matches the Greek Γαλιλαία (galilaia),
which occurs 63 times in 62 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 2:22–Jhn 4:46)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:22 - But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there. Then after being warned by God in a dream, he left for the regions of Galilee, G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:13 - Then Jesus *arrived from Galilee G1056 at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:12 - Now when Jesus heard that John had been taken into custody, He withdrew into Galilee; G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:18 - Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, G1056 He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:23 - Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, G1056 teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the [fn]gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:25 - Large crowds followed Him from Galilee G1056 and the Decapolis and Jerusalem and Judea and from beyond the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:29 - Departing from there, Jesus went along by the Sea of Galilee, G1056 and having gone up on the mountain, He was sitting there.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:22 - And while they were gathering together in Galilee, G1056 Jesus said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be [fn]delivered into the hands of men;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:1 - When Jesus had finished these words, He departed from Galilee G1056 and came into the region of Judea beyond the Jordan;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:11 - And the crowds were saying, “This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth in Galilee.” G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:32 - “But after I have been raised, I will go ahead of you to Galilee.” G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:55 - Many women were there looking on from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee G1056 while [fn]ministering to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:7 - “Go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead; and behold, He is going ahead of you into Galilee, G1056 there you will see Him; behold, I have told you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:10 - Then Jesus *said to them, [fn]Do not be afraid; go and take word to My brethren to leave for Galilee, G1056 and there they will see Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:16 - But the eleven disciples proceeded to Galilee, G1056 to the mountain which Jesus had designated.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:9 - In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee G1056 and was baptized by John in the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:14 - Now after John had been [fn]taken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, G1056 [fn]preaching the gospel of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:16 - As He was going along by the Sea of Galilee, G1056 He saw Simon and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a net in the sea; for they were fishermen.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:28 - Immediately the news about Him spread everywhere into all the surrounding district of Galilee. G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:39 - And He went into their synagogues throughout all Galilee, G1056 [fn]preaching and casting out the demons.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:7 - Jesus withdrew to the sea with His disciples; and a great multitude from Galilee G1056 followed; and also from Judea,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:21 - A strategic day came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his lords and [fn]military commanders and the leading men of Galilee; G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:31 - Again He went out from the region of Tyre, and came through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, G1056 within the region of Decapolis.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:30 - From there they went out and began to go through Galilee, G1056 and He did not want anyone to know about it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:28 - “But after I have been raised, I will go ahead of you to Galilee.” G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:41 - When He was in Galilee, G1056 they used to follow Him and [fn]minister to Him; and there were many other women who came up with Him to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:7 - “But go, tell His disciples and Peter, ‘He is going ahead of you to Galilee; G1056 there you will see Him, just as He told you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:26 - Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee G1056 called Nazareth,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:4 - Joseph also went up from Galilee, G1056 from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:39 - When they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, G1056 to their own city of Nazareth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:1 - Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, G1056 and his brother Philip was tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:14 - And Jesus returned to Galilee G1056 in the power of the Spirit, and news about Him spread through all the surrounding district.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:31 - And He came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, G1056 and He was teaching them on the Sabbath;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:44 - So He kept on preaching in the synagogues of [fn]Judea.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:17 - [fn]One day He was teaching; and there were some Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee G1056 and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was present for Him to perform healing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:26 - Then they sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:11 - While He was on the way to Jerusalem, He was passing [fn]between Samaria and Galilee. G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:5 - But they kept on insisting, saying, “He stirs up the people, teaching all over Judea, starting from Galilee G1056 even as far as this place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:6 - When Pilate heard it, he asked whether the man was a Galilean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:49 - And all His acquaintances and the women who accompanied Him from Galilee G1056 were standing at a distance, seeing these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:55 - Now the women who had come with Him out of Galilee G1056 followed, and saw the tomb and how His body was laid.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:6 - “He is not here, but He has [fn]risen. Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee, G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:43 - The next day He purposed to go into Galilee, G1056 and He *found Philip. And Jesus *said to him, “Follow Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:1 - On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, G1056 and the mother of Jesus was there;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:11 - This beginning of His [fn]signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, G1056 and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:3 - He left Judea and went away again into Galilee. G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:43 - After the two days He went forth from there into Galilee. G1056
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:45 - So when He came to Galilee, G1056 the Galileans received Him, having seen all the things that He did in Jerusalem at the feast; for they themselves also went to the feast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:46 - Therefore He came again to Cana of Galilee G1056 where He had made the water wine. And there was a royal official whose son was sick at Capernaum.

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