1885. eparchia
Strong's Concordance
eparchia: sphere of duty, province
Original Word: ἐπαρχία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: eparchia
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ar-khee'-ah)
Definition: a province
Usage: sphere of duty, province.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1885: ἐπάρχειος

ἐπάρχειος, ἐπαρχειον, "belonging to an ἔπαρχος or prefect"; ἐπάρχειος namely, ἐξουσία, equivalent to ἐπαρχίᾳ (see the following word), a perfecture, province: Acts 25:1 T WH marginal reading So ἐπαρχιος, Eusebius, h. e. 2, 10, 3 (with the variant ἐπαρχειον); 2, 26, 2; 3, 33, 3; de mart. Pal. 8, 1; 13, 11.

STRONGS NT 1885: ἐπαρχίᾳἐπαρχίᾳ ἐπαρχεία T WH (see εἰ, )), ἐπαρχίας, (from ἔπαρχος i. e. ἐπ' ἀρχή ὤν the one in command, prefect, governor), prefecture; i. e.

1. the office of ἔπαρχος or prefect.

2. the region subject to a prefect; a province of the Roman empire, either a larger province, or an appendage to a larger province, as Palestine was to that of Syria (cf. Schürer, Zeitgesch., p. 144ff): Acts 23:34; Acts 25:1 (see the preceding word); (Polybius, Diodorus, Plutarch, Dio Cass.). Cf. Krebs, Observations, etc., p. 256ff; Fischer, De vitiis Lexicons of the N. T., p. 432ff; (BB. DD. (especially Kitto) under the word ).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
province.

From a compound of epi and archo (meaning a governor of a district, "eparch"); a special region of government, i.e. A Roman pr?Fecture -- province.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK archo

Forms and Transliterations
επαρχεια ἐπαρχείᾳ επαρχειας ἐπαρχείας επαρχία επαρχίας επάρχοις έπαρχος επάρχους eparcheia eparcheíāi eparcheias eparcheías
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 23:34 N-GFS
GRK: ἐκ ποίας ἐπαρχείας ἐστὶν καὶ
NAS: from what province he was, and when he learned
KJV: of what province he was. And
INT: of what province he is and

Acts 25:1 N-DFS
GRK: ἐπιβὰς τῇ ἐπαρχείᾳ μετὰ τρεῖς
NAS: having arrived in the province, three
KJV: was come into the province, after
INT: having arrived into the province after three

Strong's Greek 1885
2 Occurrences


ἐπαρχείᾳ — 1 Occ.
ἐπαρχείας — 1 Occ.











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