Gadarénos: of Gadara, GadareneOriginal Word: Γαδαρηνός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (gad-ar-ay-nos')
Short Definition: Gadarene, belonging to Gadara
Definition: Gadarene, belonging to Gadara (an important Hellenized town, one of the Decapolis, and south-east of the Sea of Galilee).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from Gadara (Gadara, the capital of Perea)
of Gadara, Gadarene
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1046: Γαδαρηνός
Γαδαρηνός, Γαδαρηνη, Γαδαρηνον (from the proper name Γαδαρα; cf. the adjective Ἀβιληνή, Μαγδαληνή), of Gadara, a Gadarene. Gadara was the capital of Peraea (Josephus, b. j. 4, 7, 3), situated opposite the southern extremity of the Lake of Gennesaret to the southeast, but at some distance from the lake on the banks of the river Hieromax (Pliny, h. n. 5, 16), 60 stadia from the city Tiberias (Josephus, Vita65), inhabited chiefly by Gentiles (Josephus, Antiquities 17, 11, 4); cf. Winers RWB under the word Gadara; Rüetschi in Herzog iv., p. 636f; Kneucker in Schenkel ii. 313f; Riehm, HWB, p. 454; (BB. DD. under the word). χώρα τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν the country of the Gadarenes, Gadaris: Mark 5:1 Rec.; Luke 8:26 Rec., 37 R G (but here ἡ περίχωρος τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν), and in Matthew 8:28 T Tr WH; but the manuscripts differ in these passages; see Γερασηνοι and Γεργεσηνοι.
Strong's Exhaustive ConcordanceGadarene.
From Gadara (a town east of the Jordan); a Gadarene or inhabitant of Gadara -- Gadarene.
Forms and TransliterationsΓαδαρηνων Γαδαρηνῶν Gadarenon Gadarenôn Gadarēnōn Gadarēnō̂n
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