1179. Dekapolis
Strong's Concordance
Dekapolis: Decapolis, a region East of the Jordan
Original Word: Δεκάπολις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Dekapolis
Phonetic Spelling: (dek-ap'-ol-is)
Definition: Decapolis, a region East of the Jordan
Usage: Decapolis, meaning a group or district of ten cities (of the Greek type) in Palestine, mostly south-east of the Lake of Tiberias; the names and number vary in ancient authorities.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from deka and polis
Decapolis, a region E. of the Jordan
NASB Translation
Decapolis (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1179: Δεκάπολις

Δεκάπολις, Δεκαπολισεως, , Decapolis (regiodecapolitana, Pliny, h. n. 5, 16, 17), i. e. a region embracing ten cities. This name is borne by a district of the tribe of Manasseh beyond the Jordan and bordering upon Syria, embracing ten principal cities with smaller towns also scattered in among them. But the ancient geographers vary in their enumeration of these ten cities. Pliny, the passage cited reckons Damascus among them, which Josephus seems to have excluded, calling Scythopolis μεγίστην τῆς Δεκαπόλεως, b. j. 3, 9, 7. All seem to agree in this, that Gadara, Hippo, Pella and Scythopolis were of the number. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Decapolis; Vaihinger in Herzog 3:325f; Riehm, HWB, 266f; (BB. DD., under the word): Matthew 4:25; Mark 5:20; Mark 7:31.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From deka and polis; the ten-city region; the Decapolis, a district in Syria -- Decapolis.

see GREEK deka

see GREEK polis

Forms and Transliterations
Δεκαπολει Δεκαπόλει Δεκαπολεως Δεκαπόλεως δεκάρχους Dekapolei Dekapólei Dekapoleos Dekapoleōs Dekapóleos Dekapóleōs
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 4:25 N-GFS
GRK: Γαλιλαίας καὶ Δεκαπόλεως καὶ Ἰεροσολύμων
NAS: Him from Galilee and [the] Decapolis and Jerusalem
KJV: and [from] Decapolis, and
INT: Galilee and [the] Decapolis and Jerusalem

Mark 5:20 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ Δεκαπόλει ὅσα ἐποίησεν
NAS: to proclaim in Decapolis what great things
KJV: in Decapolis how great things
INT: in the [the] Decapolis how much had done

Mark 7:31 N-GFS
GRK: τῶν ὁρίων Δεκαπόλεως
NAS: within the region of Decapolis.
KJV: the midst of the coasts of Decapolis.
INT: of the region of [the] Decapolis

Strong's Greek 1179
3 Occurrences

Δεκαπόλει — 1 Occ.
Δεκαπόλεως — 2 Occ.

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