3318. Mesopotamia
Strong's Concordance
Mesopotamia: Mesopotamia, a region through which the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers flow
Original Word: Μεσοποταμία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Mesopotamia
Phonetic Spelling: (mes-op-ot-am-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: Mesopotamia
Definition: Mesopotamia, the Country between the (two) Rivers, i.e. the Euphrates and the Tigris.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from mesos and potamos
Definition
Mesopotamia, a region through which the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers flow
NASB Translation
Mesopotamia (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3318: Μεσοποταμία

Μεσοποταμία, Μεσοποταμίας, (feminine of μεσοποτάμιος, Μεσοποταμία, μεσοποταμιον, namely, χώρα; from μέσος and ποταμός), Mesopotamia, the name, not so much political as geographical (scarcely in use before the time of Alexander the Great), of a region in Asia, lying between the rivers Euphrates and Tigris (whence it took its name; cf. Arrian. anab. Alex. 7, 7; Tar. ann. 6, 37; נַהֲרַיִם אֲרַם, Aram of the two rivers, Genesis 24:10), bounded on the north by the range of Taurus and on the south by the Persian Gulf; many Jews bad settled in it (Josephus, Antiquities 12, 3, 4): Acts 2:9; Acts 7:2. (Cf. Socin in Encycl. Brit. edition 9, under the word; Rawlinson, Herodotus, vol. i. Essay ix.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Mesopotamia.

From mesos and potamos; Mesopotamia (as lying between the Euphrates and the Tigris; compare 'Aram Naharayim), a region of Asia -- Mesopotamia.

see GREEK mesos

see GREEK potamos

see HEBREW 'Aram Naharayim

Forms and Transliterations
Μεσοποταμια Μεσοποταμίᾳ Μεσοποταμιαν Μεσοποταμίαν Mesopotamia Mesopotamíāi Mesopotamian Mesopotamían
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Strong's Greek 3318
2 Occurrences


Μεσοποταμίᾳ — 1 Occ.
Μεσοποταμίαν — 1 Occ.

Acts 2:9 N-AFS
GRK: κατοικοῦντες τὴν Μεσοποταμίαν Ἰουδαίαν τε
NAS: and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea
KJV: the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and
INT: inhabit Mesopotamia Judea also

Acts 7:2 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ Μεσοποταμίᾳ πρὶν ἢ
NAS: Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before
KJV: when he was in Mesopotamia, before he
INT: in Mesopotamia before than

2 Occurrences

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