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  #2958 Κυρήνιος Kurenios {koo-ray'-nee-os}

 of Latin origin; TDNT - n/a; n pr m

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 Cyrenius = "warrior"
 1) the Greek form of the Roman name Quirinus. His full name is
    Publius Sulpicius Quirinus. He was consul B.C. 12., and was made
    governor of Syria after the banishment of Archelaus in A.D. 6. He
    was probably twice governor of Syria; his first governorship
    extended from B.C. 4 (the year of Christ's birth) to B.C. 1. It
    was during this time that he was sent to make enrolment which
    caused Joseph and Mary to visit Bethlehem. Luke 2:2. The second
    enrolment is mentioned in Acts 5:37.

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Of Latin origin; Cyrenius (that is, Quirinus), a Roman:—Cyrenius.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #2958.
  • Κυρη´νιος
  • Kurēnios; of Lat. or.; Quirinius, a governor of Syria:—
  • NASB - Quirinius(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - Cyrenius 1; 1
Luke 2:2.

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