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Lexicon :: Strong's G2857 - kolossai

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Κολοσσαί
Transliteration
kolossai (Key)
Pronunciation
kol-os-sah'-ee
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently feminine plural of kolossos ("colossal")
mGNT
1x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
1x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Strong’s Definitions

Κολοσσαί Kolossaí, kol-os-sah'-ee; apparently feminine plural of kolossos ("colossal"); Colossæ, a place in Asia Minor:—Colosse.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G2857 in the following manner: Colosse (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G2857 in the following manner: Colosse (1x).
  1. Colosse = "monstrosities"

    1. anciently a large and flourishing city, but in Strabo's time a small town of Phrygia Major situated on the Lycus not far from its junction with the Maeander and in the neighbourhood of Laodicea and Hierapolis

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Κολοσσαί Kolossaí, kol-os-sah'-ee; apparently feminine plural of kolossos ("colossal"); Colossæ, a place in Asia Minor:—Colosse.
STRONGS NT 2857: Κολοσσαί
Κολοσσαί (R T WH, the classical form), and Κολασσαί (Rst L Tr, apparently the later popular form; (see WH. Introductory § 423,and especially Lightfoots Commentary on Colossians, p. 16f); cf. Winers Grammar, p. 44; and on the plural Winer's Grammar, § 27, 3), Κολοσσων, αἱ, Colossae, anciently a large and flourishing city, but in Strabo's time a πόλισμα (i. e. small town (Lightfoot)) of Phrygia Major situated on the Lycus, not far from its junction with the Maeander, and in the neighborhood of Laodicea and Hierapolis (Herodotus 7, 30; Xenophon, an. 1, 2, 6; Strabo 12, 8, 13, p. 576; Pliny, h. n. 5, 41), together with which cities it was destroyed by an earthquake (about) A.D. 66 ((Eusebius, chron. Ol. 210); Orosius Paulus, 7, 7 (see especially Lightfoot as above, p. 38)): Colossians 1:2. (See the full description, with copious references, by Lightfoot as above, pp. 1-72.)
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Colossians
1:2

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Strong's Number G2857 matches the Greek Κολοσσαί (kolossai),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:2 - To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: G2857 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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