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Lexicon :: Strong's G1154 - damaskos

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damaskos (Key)
Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Hebrew origin דַּמֶּשֶׂק (H1834)
Strong’s Definitions

Δαμασκός Damaskós, dam-as-kos'; of Hebrew origin (H1834); Damascus, a city of Syria:—Damascus.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's G1154 in the following manner: Damascus (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's G1154 in the following manner: Damascus (15x).
  1. Damascus = "silent is the sackcloth weaver"

    1. one of the most ancient and most important cities of Syria lying in [a most]1 lovely and fertile plain at the eastern base of the Antilibanus

1. Edited by BLB [An error was made in the original document incorrectly stating "almost".]

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Δαμασκός Damaskós, dam-as-kos'; of Hebrew origin (H1834); Damascus, a city of Syria:—Damascus.
Δαμασκός, -οῦ, , Damascus, (Hebrew דַּמֶשֶׂק), a very ancient (Genesis 14:15), celebrated, flourishing city of Syria, lying in a most lovely and fertile plain at the eastern base of Antilibanus. It had a great number of Jews among its inhabitants (Josephus, b. j. 2, 20, 2 cf. 7, 8, 7). Still one of the most opulent cities of western Asia, having about 109,000 inhabitants ["in 1859 about 150,000; of these 6,000 were Jews, and 15,000 Christians" (Porter)]: Acts 9:2ff; Acts 22:5ff; 2 Corinthians 11:32; Galatians 1:17. [Cf. BB. DD. under the word, especially Alex.'s Kitto.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:2; 22:5
2 Corinthians

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1154 matches the Greek Δαμασκός (damaskos),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:2 - and asked for letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus G1154, so that if he found any belonging to [fn]the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them in shackles to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:3 - Now as he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus G1154, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:8 - Saul got up from the ground, and though his eyes were open, he [fn]could see nothing; and leading him by the hand, they brought him into Damascus G1154.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:10 - Now there was a disciple in Damascus G1154 named Ananias; and the Lord said to him in a vision, “Ananias.” And he said, “Here I am, Lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:19 - and he took food and was strengthened.
Now for several days he was with the disciples who were in Damascus G1154,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:22 - But Saul kept increasing in strength and confounding Jews who lived in Damascus G1154 by proving that this Jesus is the [fn]Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:27 - But Barnabas took hold of him and brought him to the apostles and described to them how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had talked to him, and how he had spoken out boldly in the name of Jesus at Damascus G1154.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:5 - as also the high priest and all the Council of the elders [fn]can testify. From them I also received letters to the brothers, and started off for Damascus G1154 in order to bring even those who were there to Jerusalem [fn]as prisoners to be punished.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:6 - “But it happened that as I was on my way, approaching Damascus G1154 at about noon, a very bright light suddenly flashed from heaven all around me,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:10 - “And I said, ‘What shall I do, Lord?’ And the Lord said to me, ‘Get up and go on into Damascus G1154, and there you will be told about everything that has been appointed for you to do.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:11 - “But since I could not see because of the [fn]brightness of that light, I came into Damascus G1154 being led by the hand by those who were with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:12 - [fn]While so engaged, as I was journeying to Damascus G1154 with the authority and commission of the chief priests,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:20 - but continually proclaimed to those in Damascus G1154 first, and in Jerusalem, and then all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they are to repent and turn to God, performing deeds consistent with repentance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:32 - In Damascus G1154 the ethnarch under Aretas the king was guarding the city of the Damascenes in order to seize me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:17 - nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me; but I went away to Arabia, and returned once more to Damascus G1154.
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