eruthros: redOriginal Word: ἐρυθρός, ά, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (er-oo-thros')
Short Definition: red
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2063: ἐρυθρός
ἐρυθρός, ἐρυθρᾷ, ἐρυθρον, red; from Homer down; in the N. T. only in the phrase ἡ ἐρυθρᾷ θάλασσα the Red Sea (from Herodotus down (cf. Rawlinson's Herod. vol. i., p. 143)), i. e. the Indian Ocean washing the shores of Arabia and Persia, with its two gulfs, of which the one lying on the east is called the Persian Gulf, the other on the opposite side the Arabian. In the N. T. the phrase denotes the upper part of the Arabian Gulf (the Heroopolite Gulf, so called (i. e. Gulf of Suez)), through which the Israelites made their passage out of Egypt to the shore of Arabia: Acts 7:36; Hebrews 11:29. (the Sept. for יַם־סוּף, the sea of sedge or sea-weed (cf. B. D. as below). Cf. Win: RWB under the word Meer rothes; Pressel in Herzog ix., p. 239ff; Furrer in Sehenkel iv. 150ff; (B. D., see under the words,
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancered.
Of uncertain affinity; red, i.e. (with thalassa) the Red Sea -- red.
see GREEK thalassa
Forms and TransliterationsΕρυθρα ερυθρά Ἐρυθρᾷ Ερυθραν ερυθράν Ἐρυθρὰν ερυθράς ερυσίβη Eruthra Eruthran Erythra Erythrā̂i Erythran Erythràn
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2063
Ἐρυθρᾷ — 1 Occ.
Ἐρυθρὰν — 1 Occ.
Acts 7:36 Adj-DFS
GRK: καὶ ἐν Ἐρυθρᾷ Θαλάσσῃ καὶ
NAS: of Egypt and in the Red Sea
KJV: and in the Red sea, and
INT: and in [the] Red Sea and