128. Aithiops
Strong's Concordance
Aithiops: Ethiopian
Original Word: Αἰθίοψ, οπος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Aithiops
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-thee'-ops)
Definition: Ethiopian
Usage: an Ethiopian, Abyssinian.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from aithó (to burn) and ops (an eye, face)
NASB Translation
Ethiopian (1), Ethiopians (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 128: Αἰθίοψ

Αἰθίοψ, (οπος, (αἴθω, to burn, and ὤψ (ὄψ), the face; swarthy), Ethiopian (Hebrew כּוּשִׁי): Acts 8:27, here the reference is to upper Ethiopia, called Habesh or Abyssinia, a country of Africa adjoining Egypt and including the island Meroe; (see Dillmann in Schenkel i. 285ff; Alex.'s Kitto or McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia under the word . Cf. Bib. Sacr. for 1866, p. 515).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From aitho (to scorch) and ops (the face, from optanomai); an ?Thiopian (as a blackamoor) -- Ethiopian.

see GREEK optanomai

Forms and Transliterations
Αιθιοπων Αἰθιόπων Αιθιοψ Αἰθίοψ αίθριον αιθρίου αιλ αιλάμ αιλαμμώθ αιλαμμών αιλαμώθ αιλαύ αιλευ αιλεύ Aithiopon Aithiopōn Aithiópon Aithiópōn Aithiops Aithíops
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 8:27 N-NMS
GRK: ἰδοὺ ἀνὴρ Αἰθίοψ εὐνοῦχος δυνάστης
NAS: up and went; and there was an Ethiopian eunuch,
KJV: a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch
INT: Behold a man an Ethiopian a eunuch one in power

Acts 8:27 N-GMP
GRK: Κανδάκης βασιλίσσης Αἰθιόπων ὃς ἦν
NAS: queen of the Ethiopians, who
KJV: queen of the Ethiopians, who
INT: [under] Candace queen of [the] Ethiopians who was

Strong's Greek 128
2 Occurrences

Αἰθιόπων — 1 Occ.
Αἰθίοψ — 1 Occ.

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