5019. Tarsos
Strong's Concordance
Tarsos: Tarsus, a city of Cilicia
Original Word: Ταρσός, οῦ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Tarsos
Phonetic Spelling: (tar-sos')
Definition: Tarsus, a city of Cilicia
Usage: Tarsus, the capital of the Roman province Cilicia.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Tarsus, a city of Cilicia
NASB Translation
Tarsus (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5019: Ταρσός

Ταρσός, Ταρσου, (on its accent cf. Chandler §§ 317, 318), in secular authors also Ταρσοι, ταρσῶν, αἱ, Tarsus, a maritime city, the capital of Cilicia during the Roman period (Josephus, Antiquities 1, 6, 1), situated on the river Cydnus, which divided it into two parts (hence, the plural Ταρσοι). It was not only large and populous, but also renowned for its Greek learning and its numerous schools of philosophers (Strabo 14, p. 613 (cf. Lightfoot on Colossians, p. 303f)). Moreover, it was a free city (Pliny, 5, 22), and exempt alike from the jurisdiction of a Roman governor, and the maintenance of a Roman garrison; although it was not a Roman 'colony'. It had received its freedom from Antony (Appendix,

b. 104:5, 7) on the condition that it might retain its own magistrates and laws, but should acknowledge the Roman sovereignty and furnish auxiliaries in time of war. It is now called Tarso or Tersus, a mean city of some 6,000 inhabitants (others set the number very much higher). It was the birthplace of the apostle Paul: Acts 9:30; Acts 11:25; Acts 22:3. (BB. DD., under the word; Lewin, St. Paul, 1:78f cf. 2.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Perhaps the same as tarsos (a flat basket); Tarsus, a place in Asia Minor -- Tarsus.

Forms and Transliterations
Ταρσον Ταρσόν Ταρσὸν ταρσούς Ταρσω Ταρσῷ τάρταρον ταρτάρω Tarso Tarsō Tarsôi Tarsō̂i Tarson Tarsón Tarsòn
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 9:30 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτὸν εἰς Ταρσόν
NAS: and sent him away to Tarsus.
KJV: forth to Tarsus.
INT: him to Tarsus

Acts 11:25 N-AFS
GRK: δὲ εἰς Ταρσὸν ἀναζητῆσαι Σαῦλον
NAS: And he left for Tarsus to look
KJV: Barnabas to Tarsus, for to seek Saul:
INT: moreover to Tarsus to seek Saul

Acts 22:3 N-DFS
GRK: γεγεννημένος ἐν Ταρσῷ τῆς Κιλικίας
NAS: born in Tarsus of Cilicia,
KJV: in Tarsus, [a city] in Cilicia,
INT: born in Tarsus of Cilicia

Strong's Greek 5019
3 Occurrences

Ταρσῷ — 1 Occ.
Ταρσόν — 2 Occ.

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