Kaisareia: Caesarea, the name of two cities in PalestineOriginal Word: Καισάρεια, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (kahee-sar'-i-a)
Short Definition: Caesarea
Definition: Two cities of Palestine: one in Galilee (Caesarea Philippi), the other on the coast of the Mediterranean.
Caesarea, the name of two cities in Pal.
STRONGS NT 2542: Καισάρεια
Καισάρεια (Καισαρια Tdf. (cf. his note on Acts 9:30), WH; see Iota), Καισαριας, ἡ, Caesarea; there were two cities of this name in Palestine:
1. Caesarea Philippi (Καισάρεια ἡ Φιλίππου), situated at the foot of Lebanon near the sources of the Jordan in Gaulanitis, and formerly called Paneas (ἥν Πανεαδα Φοίνικες προσαγορεύουσιν, Eus. h. e. 7, 17); but after being rebuilt by Philip the tetrarch, it was called by him Caesarea in honor of Tiberius Caesar (Josephus, Antiquities 18, 2, 1f); subsequently it was called Neronias by Agrippa II., in honor of Nero (Josephus, Antiquities 20, 9, 4); now Banias, a village of about 150 ((?) "about 50" (Bädeker), some forty (Murray)) houses: Matthew 16:13; Mark 8:27.
2. Caesarea (more fully Caesarea of Palestine (modern Kaisariyeh)), built near the Mediterranean by Herod the Great on the site of Strato's Tower, between Joppa and Dora. It was provided with a magnificent harbor and had conferred upon it the name of Caesarea, in honor of Augustus. It was the residence of the Roman procurators, and the majority of its inhabitants were Greeks (Josephus, Antiquities 13, 11, 2; 15, 9, 6; 19, 8, 2; b. j. 2, 9, 1): Acts 8:40; Acts 9:30; Acts 10:1, 24; Acts 11:11; Acts 12:19; Acts 18:22; Acts 21:8, 16; Acts 23:23, 33; Acts 25:1, 4, 6, 13. Cf. Winers RWB (and BB. DD.) under the word ; Arnold in Herzog ii., p. 486ff; Overbeck in Schenkel i., p. 499f; (Schürer § 23, i. 9; and for ether references cf. McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia under the word).<1>
From Kaisar; Caesaria, the name of two places in Palestine -- Caesarea.
see GREEK Kaisar Καισαρείᾳ Καισάρειαν Καισαρείας Καισαρια Καισαρίᾳ Καισαριαν Καισαρίαν Καισαριας Καισαρίας Kaisareia Kaisareíāi Kaisareian Kaisáreian Kaisareias Kaisareías
Strong's Greek 2542
Καισαρείᾳ — 1 Occ.
Καισάρειαν — 10 Occ.
Καισαρείας — 6 Occ.
Matthew 16:13 N-GFS
BIB: τὰ μέρη Καισαρείας τῆς Φιλίππου
NAS: into the district of Caesarea Philippi,
KJV: the coasts of Caesarea Philippi,
INT: the parts of Caesarea Philippi
Mark 8:27 N-GFS
BIB: τὰς κώμας Καισαρείας τῆς Φιλίππου
NAS: to the villages of Caesarea Philippi;
KJV: the towns of Caesarea Philippi:
INT: the villages of Caesarea Philippi
Acts 8:40 N-AFS
BIB: αὐτὸν εἰς Καισάρειαν
NAS: until he came to Caesarea.
KJV: came to Caesarea.
INT: him to Ceasarea
Acts 9:30 N-AFS
BIB: αὐτὸν εἰς Καισάρειαν καὶ ἐξαπέστειλαν
NAS: [of it], they brought him down to Caesarea and sent him away
KJV: down to Caesarea, and sent
INT: him to Ceasarea and sent away
Acts 10:1 N-DFS
BIB: τις ἐν Καισαρείᾳ ὀνόματι Κορνήλιος
NAS: [there was] a man at Caesarea named
KJV: man in Caesarea called Cornelius,
INT: certain in Ceasarea by name Cornelius
Acts 10:24 N-AFS
BIB: εἰς τὴν Καισάρειαν ὁ δὲ
NAS: he entered Caesarea. Now
KJV: into Caesarea. And
INT: into Ceasarea and
Acts 11:11 N-GFS
BIB: ἀπεσταλμένοι ἀπὸ Καισαρείας πρός με
NAS: we were [staying], having been sent to me from Caesarea.
KJV: sent from Caesarea unto me.
INT: sent from Caesarea to me
Acts 12:19 N-AFS
BIB: Ἰουδαίας εἰς Καισάρειαν διέτριβεν
NAS: from Judea to Caesarea and was spending time
KJV: Judaea to Caesarea, and [there] abode.
INT: Judea to Ceasarea he stayed [there]
Acts 18:22 N-AFS
BIB: κατελθὼν εἰς Καισάρειαν ἀναβὰς καὶ
NAS: When he had landed at Caesarea, he went
KJV: at Caesarea, and gone up,
INT: having landed at Ceasarea having gone up and
Acts 21:8 N-AFS
BIB: ἤλθομεν εἰς Καισάρειαν καὶ εἰσελθόντες
NAS: and came to Caesarea, and entering
KJV: and came unto Caesarea: and we entered
INT: we came to Ceasarea and having entered
Acts 21:16 N-GFS
BIB: μαθητῶν ἀπὸ Καισαρείας σὺν ἡμῖν
NAS: [Some] of the disciples from Caesarea also
KJV: of Caesarea, and brought
INT: disciples from Ceasarea with us
Acts 23:23 N-GFS
BIB: πορευθῶσιν ἕως Καισαρείας καὶ ἱππεῖς
NAS: to proceed to Caesarea, with seventy
KJV: go to Caesarea, and horsemen
INT: they might go as far as Ceasarea and horsemen
Acts 23:33 N-AFS
BIB: εἰς τὴν Καισάρειαν καὶ ἀναδόντες
NAS: had come to Caesarea and delivered
KJV: to Caesarea, and
INT: into Ceasarea and having delivered
Acts 25:1 N-GFS
BIB: Ἰεροσόλυμα ἀπὸ Καισαρείας
NAS: went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
KJV: from Caesarea to
INT: Jerusalem from Ceasarea
Acts 25:4 N-AFS
BIB: Παῦλον εἰς Καισάρειαν ἑαυτὸν δὲ
NAS: was being kept in custody at Caesarea and that he himself
KJV: at Caesarea, and
INT: Paul in Ceasarea himself moreover
Acts 25:6 N-AFS
BIB: καταβὰς εἰς Καισάρειαν τῇ ἐπαύριον
NAS: them, he went down to Caesarea, and on the next day
KJV: unto Caesarea; and the next day
INT: having gone down to Ceasarea on the next day
Acts 25:13 N-AFS
BIB: κατήντησαν εἰς Καισάρειαν ἀσπασάμενοι τὸν
NAS: arrived at Caesarea and paid their respects
KJV: came unto Caesarea to salute Festus.
INT: came down to Ceasarea having saluted