Ἱεριχώ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Secunda Hebrew יריחו (Yərīḫō), influenced by the Greek word ἱερός (hierós, holy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ἱεριχώ (Hierikhṓ) (genitive Ἱεριχοῦς) f, third declension

  1. Jericho

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Usage notes[edit]

While Ἱεριχώ is inflected by Josephus, the NT and LXX treat it as indeclinable. The variant Ἰεριχώ (Ierikhṓ) is found on more reliable manuscripts and is considered to more likely be the authentic version.

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