3535. Nineui
Strong's Concordance
Nineui: Nineve.
Original Word: Νινευΐ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Transliteration: Nineui
Phonetic Spelling: (nin-yoo-ee')
Definition: Nineve
Usage: Nineveh, a city on the Tigris in Assyria.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin Nineveh
variant reading for NG3536, q.v.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3535: Νινευΐ´

Νινευΐ´, , Hebrew נִינְוֵה (supposed to be compounded of נין and נָוֵה, the abode of Ninus; (cf. Fried. Delitzsch as below; Schrader as below, pp. 102, 572)), in the Greek and Roman writings Νινος (on the accent cf. Pape, Eigennamen, under the word), Nineveh (Vulg.Ninive (so A. V. in Luke as below)), a great city, the capital of Assyria, built apparently about , on the eastern bank of the Tigris opposite the modern city of Mosul. It was destroyed (about) , and its ruins, containing invaluable monuments of art and archaeology, began to be excavated in recent times (from 1840 on), especially by the labors of the Frenchman Botta and the Englishman Layard; cf. Layard, Nineveh and its Remains, Lond. 1849, 2 vols.; and his Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon, Lond. 1853; (also his article in Smith's Dict. of the Bible); H. J. C. Weissenborn, Ninive as above Gebiet etc. 2 Pts. Erf. 1851-1856; Tuch, De Nino urbe, Lipsius 1844; Spiegel in Herzog 10, pp. 361-381; (especially Fried. Delitzsch in Herzog 2 (cf. Schaff-Herzog) x., pp. 587-603; Schrader, Keilinschriften as above with index under the word; and in Riehm under the word; Winers Grammar, Robertson Smith in Encyc. Brit. under the word); Hitzig in Schenkel 4:334ff; (Rawlinson, Five Great Monarchies etc.; Geo. Smith, Assyrian Discoveries, (Lond. 1875)). In the N. T. once, viz. Luke 11:32 R G.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Of Hebrew origin (Niynveh); Ninevi (i.e. Nineveh), the capital of Assyria -- Nineve.

see HEBREW Niynveh

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