2857. Kolossai
Strong's Concordance
Kolossai: Colossae, a city in Phrygia
Original Word: Κολοσσαί, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Kolossai
Phonetic Spelling: (kol-os-sah'-ee)
Definition: Colossae, a city in Phrygia
Usage: Colossae, a town of the Roman province Asia, in the Lycus valley, near Laodicea and Hierapolis.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
appar. akin to kolossos (a colossus, a huge statue)
Colossae, a city in Phrygia
NASB Translation
Colossae (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2857: Κολασσαί

Κολασσαί, see Κολοσσαί.

STRONGS NT 2857: ΚολοσσαίΚολοσσαί (R T WH, the classical form), and Κολασσαί (Rst L Tr, apparently the later popular form; (see WH. Introductory § 423,and especially Lightfoots Commentary on Colossians, p. 16f); cf. Winers Grammar, p. 44; and on the plural Winer's Grammar, § 27, 3), Κολοσσων, αἱ, Colossae, anciently a large and flourishing city, but in Strabo's time a πόλισμα (i. e. small town (Lightfoot)) of Phrygia Major situated on the Lycus, not far from its junction with the Maeander, and in the neighborhood of Laodicea and Hierapolis (Herodotus 7, 30; Xenophon, an. 1, 2, 6; Strabo 12, 8, 13, p. 576; Pliny, h. n. 5, 41), together with which cities it was destroyed by an earthquake (about) A.D. 66 ((Eusebius, chron. Ol. 210); Orosius Paulus, 7, 7 (see especially Lightfoot as above, p. 38)): Colossians 1:2. (See the full description, with copious references, by Lightfoot as above, pp. 1-72.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Apparently feminine plural of kolossos ("colossal"); Colossae, a place in Asia Minor -- Colosse.

Forms and Transliterations
Κολοσσαις Κολοσσαῖς Kolossais Kolossaîs
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Colossians 1:2 N-DFP
GRK: τοῖς ἐν Κολοσσαῖς ἁγίοις καὶ
NAS: in Christ [who are] at Colossae: Grace
KJV: which are at Colosse: Grace
INT: to the in Colosse saints and

Strong's Greek 2857
1 Occurrence

Κολοσσαῖς — 1 Occ.

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