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Lexicon :: Strong's G2542 - kaisareia

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Καισάρεια
Transliteration
kaisareia (Key)
Pronunciation
kahee-sar'-i-a
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

Καισάρεια Kaisáreia, kahee-sar'-i-a; from G2541; Cæsaria, the name of two places in Palestine:—Cæsarea.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's G2542 in the following manner: Caesarea (of Palestine) (15x), Caesarea (Philippi) (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's G2542 in the following manner: Caesarea (of Palestine) (15x), Caesarea (Philippi) (2x).
  1. Caesarea = "severed"

    1. Caesarea of Philippi was situated at the foot of Lebanon near the sources of the Jordan in Gaulanitis, and formerly called Paneas; but afterward being rebuilt by Philip the tetrarch, it was called by him Caesarea, in honour of Tiberias Caesar; subsequently called Neronias by Agrippa II, in honour of Nero.

    2. Caesarea of Palestine was built near the Mediterranean by Herod the Great on the site of Strabo's Tower, between Joppa and Dora. It was provided with a magnificent harbour and had conferred upon it the name of Caesarea, in honour of Augustus. It was the residence of Roman procurators, and the majority of its inhabitants were Greeks.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Καισάρεια Kaisáreia, kahee-sar'-i-a; from G2541; Cæsaria, the name of two places in Palestine:—Cæsarea.
STRONGS NT 2542: Καισάρεια
Καισάρεια (Καισαρια Tdf. (cf. his note on Acts 9:30), WH; see Iota), Καισαριας, , Caesarea; there were two cities of this name in Palestine:
1. Caesarea Philippi (Καισάρεια Φιλίππου), situated at the foot of Lebanon near the sources of the Jordan in Gaulanitis, and formerly called Paneas (ἥν Πανεαδα Φοίνικες προσαγορεύουσιν, Eus. h. e. 7, 17); but after being rebuilt by Philip the tetrarch, it was called by him Caesarea in honor of Tiberius Caesar (Josephus, Antiquities 18, 2, 1f); subsequently it was called Neronias by Agrippa II., in honor of Nero (Josephus, Antiquities 20, 9, 4); now Banias, a village of about 150 ((?) "about 50" (Bädeker), some forty (Murray)) houses: Matthew 16:13; Mark 8:27.
2. Caesarea (more fully Caesarea of Palestine (modern Kaisariyeh)), built near the Mediterranean by Herod the Great on the site of Strato's Tower, between Joppa and Dora. It was provided with a magnificent harbor and had conferred upon it the name of Caesarea, in honor of Augustus. It was the residence of the Roman procurators, and the majority of its inhabitants were Greeks (Josephus, Antiquities 13, 11, 2; 15, 9, 6; 19, 8, 2; b. j. 2, 9, 1): Acts 8:40; Acts 9:30; Acts 10:1, 24; Acts 11:11; Acts 12:19; Acts 18:22; Acts 21:8, 16; Acts 23:23, 33; Acts 25:1, 4, 6, 13. Cf. Winers RWB (and BB. DD.) under the word ; Arnold in Herzog ii., p. 486ff; Overbeck in Schenkel i., p. 499f; (Schürer § 23, i. 9; and for ether references cf. McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia under the word).
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2542 matches the Greek Καισάρεια (kaisareia),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:13 - When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea G2542 Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:27 - And Jesus went out, and his disciples, into the towns of Caesarea G2542 Philippi: and by the way he asked his disciples, saying unto them, Whom do men say that I am?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:40 - But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached in all the cities, till he came to Caesarea. G2542
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:30 - Which when the brethren knew, they brought him down to Caesarea, G2542 and sent him forth to Tarsus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:1 - There was a certain man in Caesarea G2542 called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:24 - And the morrow after they entered into Caesarea. G2542 And Cornelius waited for them, and had called together his kinsmen and near friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:11 - And, behold, immediately there were three men already come unto the house where I was, sent from Caesarea G2542 unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:19 - And when Herod had sought for him, and found him not, he examined the keepers, and commanded that they should be put to death. And he went down from Judaea to Caesarea, G2542 and there abode.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:22 - And when he had landed at Caesarea, G2542 and gone up, and saluted the church, he went down to Antioch.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:8 - And the next day we that were of Paul's company departed, and came unto Caesarea: G2542 and we entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, which was one of the seven; and abode with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:16 - There went with us also certain of the disciples of Caesarea, G2542 and brought with them one Mnason of Cyprus, an old disciple, with whom we should lodge.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:23 - And he called unto him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers to go to Caesarea, G2542 and horsemen threescore and ten, and spearmen two hundred, at the third hour of the night;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:33 - Who, when they came to Caesarea, G2542 and delivered the epistle to the governor, presented Paul also before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:1 - Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from Caesarea G2542 to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:4 - But Festus answered, that Paul should be kept at Caesarea, G2542 and that he himself would depart shortly thither.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 - And when he had tarried among them more than ten days, he went down unto Caesarea; G2542 and the next day sitting on the judgment seat commanded Paul to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:13 - And after certain days king Agrippa and Bernice came unto Caesarea G2542 to salute Festus.

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