Ἱεριχώ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Secunda Hebrew יריחו ‎(Yərīḫō), influenced by the Greek word ῑ̔ερός ‎(hīerós, holy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ῑ̔ερῑχώ ‎(Hīerīkhṓf ‎(genitive Ἱεριχοῦς); 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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