The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Damascenes (Δαμασκηνός, Damaskēnos). The residents of Damascus, sometimes translated as the “city of the Damascenes” in 2 Cor 11:32 (e.g., NASB, LEB).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Damascus, Damascenes
Damascus, Damascenes. Syrian oasis city protected on three sides by mountains, and situated on trade routes about 160 miles northeast of Jerusalem. The name Damascus can also refer to the surrounding area and to the southern Syrian state. Though close to the desert, the district is rich in almonds, apricots,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Damascenes damʹə-sēnz [Gk. Damaskēnoi]. The people of Damascus (2 Cor. 11:32, AV).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
DAMASCENES. The inhabitants of Damascus (q.v.) under Aretas, the Arabian or Nabataean ruler, were called Damascenes (2 Cor 11:32).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
DAMASCENES [DAM uh scenes] (belonging to Damascus) — natives or inhabitants of Damascus, which is called “the city of the Damascenes” (2 Cor. 11:32).Photo by Howard VosRoman gate and entrance to the “street called Straight” in the ancient city of Damascus, Syria (Acts 9:10–11).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DAMASCENES<dam-a-senz’>, <dam’-a-senz> [τὴν πόλιν Δαμασκηνω̂ν, ten polin Damaskenon], “the city of the Damascenes”): The inhabitants of Damascus under Aretas the Arabian are so called (2 Corinthians 11:32).
A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines, Volumes I–IV
CENA, CENE (Malm. G. P. ed. Hamilton, 246; Haddan and Stubbs, Councils, iii. 435, 436), archbishop of York. [Ethelbert.][C. H.]
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
DAMASCENE (Dămʹ ȧ sēn) Resident and/or citizen of Damascus. See Damascus.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
DAMASCENES, dam-a-sēnzʹ, damʹa-sēnz (τὴν πόλιν Δαμασκηνῶν, tē̇n pólin Damaskēnō̇n, “the city of the Damascenes”): The inhabitants of Damascus under Aretas the Arabian are so called (2 Cor 11:32).