Word Summary
Syria: Syria, a region N. and East of Pal
Original Word: Συρία
Transliteration: Syria
Phonetic Spelling: (soo-ree'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: Syria, a region N. and East of Pal
Meaning: Syria -- a region north and East of Palestine
Strong's Concordance

Probably of Hebrew origin (Tsor); Syria (i.e. Tsyria or Tyre), a region of Asia -- Syria.

see HEBREW Tsor

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4947: Συρία

Συρία, Συρίας, , Syria; in the N. T. a region of Asia, bounded on the north by the Taurus and Amanus ranges, on the east by the Euphrates and Arabia, on the south by Palestine, and on the west by Phoenicia and the Mediterranean (cf. BB. DD. under the word ; Ryssel in Herzog edition 2, under the word Syrien; cf. also Ἀντιχεια, 1 and Δαμασκός): Matthew 4:24; Luke 2:2; Acts 15:23, 41; Acts 18:18; Acts 20:3; Acts 21:3; Galatians 1:21. (On the article with it cf. Winer's Grammar, § 18, 5 a.)