Word Summary
Aigyptos: Egypt, the land of the Nile
Original Word: Αἴγυπτος
Transliteration: Aigyptos
Phonetic Spelling: (ah'-ee-goop-tos)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: Egypt, the land of the Nile
Meaning: Egypt -- the land of the Nile
Strong's Concordance
The land of the Nile, Egypt.

Of uncertain derivation -- ?Gyptus, the land of the Nile -- Egypt.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 125: Αἴγυπτος

Αἴγυπτος, , (always without the article, Buttmann, 87 (76); Winers Grammar, § 18, 5 a.), the proper name of a well-known country, Egypt: Matthew 2:13; Acts 2:10; Hebrews 3:16, etc.; more fully γῆ Αἴγυπτος, Acts 7:36 (not L WH Tr text), Acts 7:40; Acts 13:17; Hebrews 8:9; Jude 1:5 (Exodus 5:12; Exodus 6:26, etc.; 1 Macc. 1:19; Baruch 1:19f, etc.); γῆ Αἴγυπτος, Acts 7:11; ἐν Αἰγύπτου namely, γῆ, Hebrews 11:26 Lachmann, but cf. Bleek at the passage; Buttmann, 171 (149); (Winer's Grammar, 384 (359)). In Revelation 11:8 Αἴγυπτος is figuratively used for Jerusalem, i. e. for the Jewish nation viewed as persecuting Christ and his followers, and so to be likened to the Egyptians in their ancient hostility to the true God and their endeavors to crush his people.