aigialos: the seashoreOriginal Word: αἰγιαλός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-ghee-al-os')
Short Definition: sea-coast, beach
Definition: sea-coast, (sandy) beach; shore (of sea or lake), land.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from aix (a wave)
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 123: αἰγιαλός
αἰγιαλός, (οῦ, ὁ, the shore of the sea, beach, (from Homer down): Matthew 13:2, 48; John 21:4; Acts 21:5; Acts 27:39, 40. (Many derive the word from ἄγνυμι and ἅλς, as though equivalent to ἀκτή, the place where the sea breaks; others from αἶγες billows and ἅλς (Curtius, § 140; Vanicek, p. 83); others from ἀΐσσω and ἅλς (Schenkl, Liddell and Scott, under the word), the place where the sea rushes forth, bounds forward).
Strong's Exhaustive Concordanceshore.
From aisso (to rush) and hals (in the sense of the sea; a beach (on which the waves dash) -- shore.
see GREEK hals
Forms and Transliterationsαιγιαλον αιγιαλόν αἰγιαλόν αἰγιαλὸν aigialon aigialón aigialòn
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 123
αἰγιαλὸν — 6 Occ.
Matthew 13:2 N-AMS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὸν αἰγιαλὸν εἱστήκει
NAS: crowd was standing on the beach.
KJV: stood on the shore.
INT: on the shore stood